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RLWC2021 are seeking a talented Commercial Director

The role will require both strategic vision and commercial management.

23 Jan 2019

RLWC2021 are seeking a talented Commercial Director

The role will require both strategic vision and commercial management.

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 Ltd (RLWC2021) are seeking a talented Commercial Director who will bring commercial leadership to the organisation and develop and implement a Commercial strategy. The Commercial Director will oversee the commercial department across Sponsorship, Partnerships and Broadcasting, Corporate Hospitality, Merchandise, Licensing and overseas travel. 

Job description can be viewed here

This will require both strategic vision and commercial management of the organisation, leading staff and stakeholders. 

RLWC2021 will be the sixteenth staging of the Rugby League World Cup. The tournament will include 32 teams and will be held in October to November 2021. RLWC2021 will see the men’s, women’s and wheelchair World Cup’s take place concurrently. 

The successful candidate will report into the Chief Executive and will have responsibility for overseeing all commercial elements of the tournament. 

The role will require a highly collaborative approach with multiple partners and will contribute to the tournaments vision of staging the biggest and best ever World Cup that benefits the sport in the long term. The role will require an eye for detail and a good understanding of the interdependencies involved in major event planning. 

In addition to this experience and qualities we want someone that shares our values these are: 

To apply candidates should submit a CV and a letter detailing the positive contribution and impact that you could make along with the motivation for applying to Stephen Brown preferably by email to stephen.brown@rlwc2021.com. 

The closing date for applications is 18 February 2019, 5pm 

The position will be based in Manchester 

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 25 February 2019 

Interviews will be held on 11 March 2019 

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 is committed to equality through diversity. 

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