Commercial Manager

University of Wolverhampton - Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing

The Institute of Sport combines the academic (learning, teaching and research) provision of sport along with facilities, student sports teams and our work with the wider sport community. It provides a service to all students and staff in the University of Wolverhampton and beyond. Our work embraces all definitions of sport to include: competitive and recreational sport, physical activity, Physical Education and coaching across all levels of ability. With delivery requiring innovation, partnerships requiring creativity to show value for sport, and a change in emphasis to ensure the inactive become active, and the active remain so.

The Commercial Manager role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, passion and determination to drive and grow the business of Sport. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation.

The role calls for governance; leadership; financial and budget management; continuous improvement; measuring impacts and outcomes; marketing, research and communications; partnerships and event management.

The Commercial Manager is responsible for raising significant commercial income and raising the profile of Sport; to support the strategic aspirations of the University of Wolverhampton.

For further information about this post or an informal discussion please email Bess.Evans@wlv.ac.uk

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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