Current Vacancies:

Marketing & Communication Officer – Worcestershire Cricket Board
Retail Manager
Casual Chefs

Worcestershire County Cricket Club recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.  We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.  


Worcestershire Cricket Board
New Road, Worcester
£18,000 – £20,000 a year – Full-time, Permanent

Worcestershire Cricket exists to lead, support and influence the growth, quality and accessibility of recreational cricket across the county.

We strive to connect communities and improve lives by inspiring people to discover and share a passion for cricket, as well as shifting the perceptions of our game and becoming pioneers of inclusion.

We aim to Inspire a generation to say ‘Cricket is a game for me’ using three simple words:

Excite – Ignite passion for the game.

Embed – Provide opportunities for everyone to find their place in cricket.

Excel – To support everyone, to become the best they can be.

Summary of Job Purpose:

The Marketing and Communications Officer role will be responsible for creating and delivering a marketing and communications strategy to promote and celebrate the fantastic work undertaken by Worcestershire Cricket, focussing on ensuring what we do reaches more people.

Role Description & Person Specification

Objectives:

· Develop and deliver an annual marketing and communications plan.
· Management of Worcestershire Cricket social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked In)
· Management of the Worcestershire Cricket website.
· Collation and publication of Worcestershire Cricket’s monthly newsletter.
· Coverage and Content of new stories in various media outlets (newspaper, radio and television).
· Increase of Worcestershire Cricket social media following and engagement.
· Creation of assets and visuals for marketing campaigns.
· Building a library of high-quality imagery and video.
· Support the quality of outbound communication.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Knowledge:

· Understanding of marketing and communication strategy.
· Knowledge of Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked In).
· Knowledge of web and social media analytics tools.
· Understanding of social media trends and their opportunities for engagement.
· Knowledge of Photoshop.
· Understanding of current programmes undertaken by Worcestershire Cricket.

Experience:

Essential

· Significant experience of creating social media content.
· Experience of creating marketing assets.
· Experience of photo and video creation.
· Experience of Photoshop use.
· Use of IT and Microsoft office.

Desirable
· Experience of creating a marketing plan.
· Experience of creating coverage and content for media outlets (newspaper, radio and television).
· Experience of Indesign and Premier Pro.
· Experience of copy writing.
· Experience of partnership working.

Personal Attributes:

· A positive attitude with initiative, focus and drive.
· Excellent communication and inter-personal skills; written, verbal and listening.
· A customer-orientated approach to all facets of the work and Worcestershire Cricket operations.
· Ability to work effectively under pressure with minimum supervision.
· Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
· A commitment to equal opportunities and working towards equality, diversity and inclusion standards.
· Ability to work within a team and to contribute to the overall success of the team as a whole.
· Ability to interact effectively with all areas of the organisation.
· Ability to evaluate, review, revise and implement new ideas and methods of working.
· Ability to contribute positively at all times to a pleasant and friendly atmosphere throughout the Company.
· Commitment to work to the Companies standards and within formalised rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

The Job Holder will ideally have:

· Eligibility to work in the UK.
· A full clean current driving licence, and access to own transport.
· An up to date ECB DBS check.

Safeguarding:

Worcestershire Cricket Board is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

Worcestershire Cricket will ensure that all existing and potential employees receive equal consideration and is committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion/belief or sexual orientation.

All applicants will have equality of opportunity during our selection processes.

Deadline for applications is midnight on: Friday 22nd April 2022.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00-£20,000.00 per year

Application deadline: 22/04/2022

To apply via indeed click here


 

Retail Manager

Department Commercial
Main purpose of role: To plan and direct the day-to-day operations of the Club Shop by developing strategies to improve customer service, drive sales, increase profitability and create policies that will increase sales and grow the existing customer base. In addition to this designing, buying and allocation of Professional Team kit. Maintain high standards and conditions and foster a positive environment at Worcestershire CCC.
Key tasks: ·      Looking after the design, buying and delivery of all retail and professional team kit

·      Responsible for the online shop

·      Recruiting, training and managing additional seasonal staff

·      Merchandising

·      Delivering on set targets and GP’s with regular updates to your line manager

·      Maintain good and efficient stock control

·      Seasonal planning and buying

·      Development of good relations with both suppliers and customers

·      Understanding your customers needs and developing strategies that work

·      Comply with all company policies and procedures

·      Managing the shop software and retail website area

Key results
/objectives:
·      To maximise the clubs retail operation to the full by ensuring good product range, great customer service, being able to deliver on both controls and KPI’s and build a successful engaged team

·      Fulfil all of the professional team kit requirements

Person Specification: ·      A proactive team player and leader who works on their own initiative and is able to react to changing market trends

·      A great communicator with a genuine interest and enthusiasm for customer service

·      Willingness to work flexible hours – attendance at some events in evenings and weekends is a requirement for this role

Skills and Qualifications: Required:

·      An experience operator with a minimum on 3 years experience

·      An understanding of buying from concept to sale

·      Being able to manage and motivate a team

·      Maximising sales through good merchandising

·      Having an understanding of professional teams and their requirements

·      Polite, courteous, and presentable at all times

·      Have a professional and positive attitude

·      Provide a welcoming atmosphere to all customers

·      Happy to take direction

·      Commitment to customer care with the ability to demonstrate it

Reporting to: Head of Commercial and Operations
Salary: The salary for this role is £25,000 per annum.

Please email a CV and covering letter to peoplematters@wccc.co.uk Application deadline: 02/05/2022


 

Casual Chefs

 MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE:

To work closely with the Head Chef to produce quality food to menu specifications in a high turnover unit on match days and for on-site functions as required. Creativity and enthusiasm for good food and its presentation is essential.

KEY OBJECTIVES:

  • Produce fresh and tasty food for our box holders and executive members while minimising food waste.
  • Work to company standards to ensure world class service for customers and staff.
  • Inspire other members of the team to reach the high standards set and encourage a productive team environment

KEY TASKS:

  • Successfully prepare, cook, and serve food to clients across the stadium.
  • Ensure all food is served to the company’s specification and high standards.
  • Support the lead Chef with the day to day running of the kitchen.
  • Assisting other Chefs before, during and after service.
  • Helping with deliveries and restocking.
  • Assisting with stock rotation.
  • Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • A proactive team player who works on own initiative.
  • A great communicator with a genuine interest and enthusiasm for good food.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours – (attendance at some events on evenings and weekends is a requirement for this role).

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Level 1 or 2 NVQ or a minimum of two years relevant experience
  • A minimum of level two hygiene certificate
  • Basic knowledge of all sections of a kitchen
  • Understanding of health and safety and basic food hygiene practices
  • Knowledge on how to use major cooking kitchen equipment including: stoves, rationales, combination oven-grills, brat pans and refrigerators.
  • Good verbal communication and a high level of attention to detail
  • Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes.
  • Previous experience of working in a fast-paced sports stadium environment is desirable but not essential

HOURS AND BENEFITS:

  • There are no set hours associated with this role, you will work on a casual basis.
  • Rate of pay: to be discussed
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Complimentary food on match days.

TO APPLY:

Please email a CV and covering letter to peoplematters@wccc.co.uk Application deadline: 15/4/22

Worcestershire County Cricket Club recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.