Venue Events Manager at Southampton FC

Southampton Football Club

Job Vacancy: Venue Events Manager at Southampton FC

Location: St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton (with up to 40% home working)

Hours: Full time, flexible.  Will include match days and events.

Contract Type: Permanent

Criminal Record Check: Enhanced with Child Barred List

Your next role

We’re excited to be looking for someone to plan and deliver Matchday and non-match day experiences in line with our Venue Experience strategy.  This role will cover both inside and outside of the bowl at St Mary’s Stadium and our ground in Totton.  You will be responsible for creating a unique Southampton Football Club matchday that tells a story, as well as be the go-to person on matchdays


  • End to end planning and delivery of special events at the stadium
  • Find and share local new talent that can enhance the matchday experience
  • Manage bookings and contracts
  • Communicate regularly with colleagues, stakeholders, contractors and suppliers
  • Keep up to date records and documents
  • Manage the team of casual matchday staff
  • Manage the budget requirements for your area

What are we looking for?

The competencies which are required include:

Essential Experience:

  • Experience of coordinating and delivering small/medium and large events
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to think spontaneously and to be flexible
  • Ability to manage a budget and provide reports on progress

Desirable Skills:

  • An understanding of audio and visual technology

What we can do for you

Giving you the right balance in your life is important to us, and our benefits are designed to complement this – from 2 free match tickets for every home league game, free breakfast and afternoon snacks on site, discounts at local shops and restaurants, an Employee Assistance Programme and mental health first aiders for when things get tough, to specialist support with professional development and access to a world of internal and external training courses and professional qualifications.

For you to apply

Click here to apply for the Venue Events Manager job vacancy.  You will be asked to enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV which should include a link to your creds.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 12 June 2022.

Although we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.

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