Gosforth Fields Sports Association

The GFSA are looking for someone to run & promote the Facilities at every opportunity.

Are you looking for a varied role within Hospitality and Leisure where you can really make a difference?

GFSA is a charitable organisation set up with the amalgamation of 2 football clubs and a rugby club and we’re looking for someone to take over from the current Facilities Manager who’s retiring after 12 years service.

GFSA’s facilities comprise of an 8 changing room clubhouse, complete with a bar/social room, office, commercial kitchen and snack kiosk. We’re proud to have 8 football pitches and 2 rugby pitches and a 3G pitch.

Summary of main duties and responsibilities to include:

Manage the bar on match days and evenings during the week to include:

  • Customer Service
  • Cellar management
  • Staff recruitment and management
  • Negotiation with suppliers
  • Manage the outside caterers and kiosk
  • Finance and budgetary responsibilities

Other income generation

  • Sales of other events to generate income for the GFSA
  • Room hire for birthday parties, festive parties weddings, etc.. .
  • Commercial Business Meetings
  • Coming up with new ideas or looking at ideas generated by others to increase sales
  • Looking at funding opportunities including with the FA and RFU and associated reporting.

Manage the pitch and changing room  allocation 

  • Booking the 3 clubs fixtures in
  • Coordination of various changes across the season
  • Sales of spare capacity of the 3G pitch to other clubs, organisations or for private use

Facilities Management

  • Manage the building, car park, grounds and pitch maintenance working with contractors and volunteers
  • Pre planned and reactive maintenance
  • Work with the GFSA and local community groups to continue to make the Facility somewhere we’re all proud of.
  • On call for emergencies call outs

Necessary skills and experience required


  • Strong Communication skills
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • The ability to multitask
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Finance and Budget Management
  • Adaptability

Preferred but not essential as training can be given

  • Experience of working within hospitality and leisure
  • Cellar Management

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus stats & pension

To apply please send your CV to John Morris john@jmorris.co.uk