Job advert
First team manager
Worksop Town Football Club
Closing date – 14th May 2017 at 5pm


About the club
Formed in 1861, Worksop Town Football Club are a Club in transition. We operate in the NCEL Premier Division and are considered a sleeping giant of the non-league pyramid. With a new structure in place behind the scenes we are aiming to finally wake that giant from its slumber and realise our potential. Perhaps considered the biggest Club in the league in view of our fan base and history and with an enthusiastic infrastructure to support the manager we are looking to recruit someone with similar ambition and drive. Nicknamed ‘The Tigers’ we are looking for an open individual with sharp attention to detail. The Club are implementing a modern culture with a big emphasis on moving with the times to create a vibrant place of work and leisure for all. Worksop Town belong at the pinnacle of the community and our ambition is to become the first choice for football and entertainment in Worksop and its surrounding areas, our ambitions lie far beyond our current position. We are looking to promote an exciting and attacking approach to the game and the successful candidate will be encouraged to focus on this strategy.

Job description
Role objective
Worksop Town Football Club are looking to recruit an experienced manager with a proven track record in non-league football at steps 4,5 or 6 and above. Essential to the role is the fact we require a very minimum of an FA level 2 coaching badge. The manager will be an integral part of the Club’s structure and work comfortably alongside a management group to achieve our long term goals. Central to the role of manager will be to uphold the culture and ambitions of the Club. Main duties include;
– Selecting & motivating players
– Planning efficient tactics and strategy which align with the Club ethos
– Delegating duties and managing a team of staff
– Identifying talented players suitable for recruitment
– Regularly facing the media and contributing to the Club’s social media and website content as a face of the Club
– Taking into consideration the finances of the Club and helping to maintain targets by following job specification
– Providing support and advice to players and staff
– Attending any meetings with players/staff or the management group where required
– Following the Club’s child protection, health and safety and emergency procedures and policies

Person specification
We are looking for some essential personal attributes to align with the Club’s image. To achieve this we require a highly focused individual to restore the Club to its former glories on the pitch. You will be a reliable leader who is firmly aware of how the modern game is developing. As a representative of the Club we are looking for someone with great communication skills, along with a pro-active attitude towards learning and to developing others. The successful candidate will have an extensive knowledge of non-league football and be able to present a vision of what an exciting style of play means to them for the upcoming season 17/18, whilst also demonstrating a constructive and thoughtful outlook on football management. Desirably you will have some experience of contributing to or implementing a Club development plan, you will not be reliant solely on the Club for income and live within reasonable travelling distance of Worksop in order to carry out duties with ease.

Anyone who has already expressed an interest must now apply through the following channels.

Applicants are required to send a covering letter and CV.

Please send via email to Dave Crisp at, or by post addressed to;

Mr Richard Brandon at Worksop Town Football Club, Windsor Food Service Stadium, Babbage Way, Sandy Lane, S80 1UJ.

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