Join our team - Communications & PR Director

Join our team - Communications & PR Director

By Southport RFC
3 days ago
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We are seeking to appoint a Communications & PR Director


To promote Southport RFC and its interests, to members and the wider community, raising the club’s profile and boosting the popularity of the game locally by ensuring good news stories are communicated through the right channels.

Key aspects of the role:

1. Lead the PR of the club:-
Developing a marketing and communications strategy to build the profile of the club amongst media, audiences and key stakeholders. Create and implement a comprehensive digital and social media strategy to build the clubs profile in the community. Maximise publicity for the club’s games, events and activities.

2. Oversight of communication:-
Oversee internal channels like the club newsletter, website, social media, welcome packs and notice board. Ensure that the results of every home game are communicated together with match reports, giving brief verbal reports and interviews where necessary. Working closely with the local community to promote and elevate all activities of the club. Working across the club to raise awareness of all commercial partners and sponsors via all channels and developing opportunities for new partners.

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in marketing, communications and social media, and media interviewing and video editing.
  • Ability to manage a wide range of both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail, and great organisational and planning skills.
  • Competent in the use of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and also Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of Pitchero and the GMS would be helpful.

You may also consider the team you might want to build around you to support you on match days and in the lead up to and delivery of major events.

This is a volunteering role if you are interested and feel you have the required skills and attributes please apply to the Chairman, John Vandermeer on 07977488805 or

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