Vacancy – Club Manager

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Are you looking for an opportunity within our Club to assist us to strengthen our engagement with the local community, improve local participation in club sport and contribute to our ongoing success? The Gap Football Club is seeking a motivated, self-driven and proactive person to fill the role of Club Manager. This full-time position will offer the successful applicant flexible work arrangements, generous income, and annual leave entitlements. Applications close at 5 pm on the 7th of September 2022.

Job details

  • Status: full-time, 38 hours per week
  • Salary: $70,000 p.a. (plus superannuation)
  • Tenure: Contract role to be reviewed at the end of 12 months
  • Closing date: 07/09/2022

About us

The Gap Football Club (TGFC) is one of Brisbane’s largest football clubs, catering to approximately 900 members, their families and The Gap community and its surrounding suburbs. TGFC fields both male and female football teams from U6 to over 45 in competitions ranging from Miniroos, Metro Divisional, Football Queensland Premier League Development, National Premier League (Female) and Female Skills Acquisition Phase (SAP). With a focus on continuous improvement both on and off the field, TGFC is a club focused on attracting and retaining quality staff, coaches and volunteers who will proudly model the values and ethos of the club.

Purpose of the role

Reporting to the Club President, TGFC’s Club Manager is a critical front-facing management position to support the club’s ongoing growth, the ability to continue to deliver exceptional footballing opportunities, and raise the club’s profile in the local community. The role will proactively identify opportunities for improvement and provide essential advice to the club’s board on matters such as facility maintenance management, opportunities to grow the club funding base through sponsorship, grants and fundraising, and is the key point of contact for members of the community. The role will also be responsible for the club’s bookkeeping and will work closely with the club Treasurer to ensure the club’s financial management practices are compliant with all relevant legislation.

This is a salary position and is covered by the Registered and Licensed Clubs Award 2020 (Level 11), with wage rates as published in the Federal Government’s Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2).

Key requirements

Mandatory requirements

  • Hold a current Queensland Blue Card, or the ability to obtain a Queensland Blue Card.

Highly desirable requirements

  • Previous experience in managing a not-for-profit sports or community club, or in the events management industry.
  • Previous experience in bookkeeping, managing a complex budget with multiple income sources.

Your key accountabilities

Your part in the ongoing success of The Gap Football Club will see you responsible for work, including, but not limited to:

  • Management of the administration and maintenance of club-built facilities to ensure the club is maximising current built infrastructure capability and identifying programs of work to meet future requirements.
  • Management of the club's hospitality licenses and lodgement of required licenses to governing bodies, e.g. Office of Fair Trading, Liquor Licensing Board.
  • Coordination of bookings and functions held in club facilities, including identifying and promoting opportunities to grow interest in the club as a local function venue.
  • Management of the club’s leases and subleases.
  • Growing the club’s existing sponsorship base and sustaining the club’s ongoing relationships with key partners, as well as identifying, growing and sustaining relationships with future partners to maximise club income.
  • Undertaking club bookkeeping functions to ensure club finances are managed in accordance with sound financial practices, providing monthly reporting to the club Treasurer.
  • Identifying and applying for financial grants and seeking feedback on submitted proposals to maximise income and enable the ongoing delivery of club programs and maintenance of club facilities.
  • Management of club employees, including contract and casual staff to maximise club capability and meet demand.
  • Undertake tasks as requested by the club board or executive.

Once you join us we will want you to exemplify The Gap Football Club’s shared values:

  • Respect
  • Loyalty
  • Fairness
  • Unity in Football

Want more information?

Please contact The Gap Football President at You can also visit our website at The Gap Football Club to find out more about our organisation.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please email your current curriculum vitae, together with a covering letter of up to two pages that demonstrates your experience and ability to undertake the duties outlined in the Your Key Accountabilities section to The Gap Football Secretary at

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