Sportspeople Recruitment

General Manager - Commercial

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Rugby League Club

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  • Belmore, Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Full Time
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  • Revenue focussed role
  • Iconic Sport Business
  • Attractive, senior executive package
  • Belmore (Sydney) location

The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Rugby League Club is an iconic brand within Australian sport. Since 1935, Canterbury-Bankstown has provided many of the greatest moments that the game of Rugby League has seen. The Club actively engages with its community, harnessing the Game's popularity to deliver programs that make a difference in people's lives across Australia.

Under the direction of the new leadership team the Bulldogs are experiencing an era of rapid and aggressive expansion & growth.

What's the role?

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Manager - Commercial has an absolute focus on and responsibility for leading & developing the revenue generation activities for the Bulldogs. The three main pillars of responsibility include:

  • Ticketing & Membership
  • Partnerships/Corporate Sales
  • Retail and Merchandise

What are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates with outstanding commercial and business acumen and a reputation for achieving sales and revenue targets. You must be able to navigate a crowded and competitive market, with a focus on growing revenue while leveraging off the Bulldogs legacy and community. You will oversee the implementation and execution of Salesforce across all commercial function and develop and implement business wide rewards program.

A proven background in leading and influencing a range of people and interest groups is essential, as is the ability to engage with a diverse range of key stakeholders (internal and external). You will enjoy the challenge of seeking new opportunities and come to the role with a broad network of commercial connections and a proven track record as an innovator and a closer-of-deals.

As a member of the Bulldogs Executive Leadership team you will manage a highly focussed group including the Department Heads for each of the three pillars under your watch.

This is a unique opportunity to work within an iconic sport business during a significant growth phase and making a positive difference to the Bulldogs membership and wider community.

The General Manager - Commercial Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs RLFC search and recruitment process is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment. In the first instance general enquiries should be directed to Scott Oakhill on 0408 258 337, FREECALL AUST 1800 634 388 or +61 2 9555 5000

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