Employment and volunteering

Employment and Volunteering

Want to work with us?

The Foundation of Light is an equal opportunities employer and offers positions with varying levels of responsibility for the development and support of our mission of using the power of football to involve, educate and inspire through the power of football.

Current vacancies

Head of commercial

Applications are invited for this key post within Foundation of Light.  The main focus will be to manage the commercial function of the Foundation, ensuring enough unrestricted revenue is raised to maintain and grow Foundation programmes.  Experience and demonstrable skills are required to deliver the Commercial strategy, including Corporate, Individual and Community fundraising, research and marketing, together with managing a team of Business Development Managers and Events personnel.

Applicants should demonstrate an enthusiastic, professional and flexible approach with strong sales creativity and proposal writing skills together with a strong recent track record of meeting sales targets and managing a Commercial Sales and Events department.

Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to gemma.snaith@foundation.co.uk downloading packs from our website www.foundationoflight.co.uk or by contacting Gemma Snaith on 0191 551 5053.  CVs are not accepted.  Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful. The closing date is Friday 20th March 2015.

Appointments may be subject to an enhanced CRB Check · Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Foundation of Light · Stadium of Light · Sunderland · SR5 1SU

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