Golf 3

 

Job Description
Role: Business Development Officer
Reporting to: Director of Golf and Business Development
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract
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Overview of Role

The successful job holder will provide dedicated business support to Golf Clubs throughout the Island of
Ireland which will cover the following support areas: club strategy and business plans, financial,
compliance, marketing, club membership, training, health & safety. The job holder will have a good
understanding of business issues and be seen by others as having a deep level of commercial acumen. It is
expected that the job holder will be solutions oriented, provide sound strategic advice to clubs and be
able to determine what a golf club should do now to bring about a more profitable and successful future.
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Responsibilities

• To deliver the CGI’s business services strategy to Golf Clubs
• To establish positive relationships with golf clubs in Ireland
• To understand the Golf Clubs needs and offer effective solutions and services
• To achieve relevant CGI targets
• To ensure maximum use of CGI’s current and future club and business services.
• To assist Golf Clubs in embedding appropriate governance guidelines
• To work closely with Golf Club committees in assisting in the development of business plans and
providing support as required
• To achieve and report on Sport NI targets.
• To develop and deliver a club accreditation system in partnership with Sport NI.
• Signposting to support for Health & Safety matters
• Provide to Golf Clubs constitutional and organisational templates as required
• Signposting to Safeguarding Services
• Providing appropriate marketing support
• Provide guidance in the areas of membership recruitment and retention of membership
• Signposting to Governing Bodies Services
• Deliver training on practices/issues that will be of relevance to the clubs
• Deliver presentations to Golf Clubs
• Attend Clubs meetings and seminars
• Financial guidance and signposting to Clubs
• Observing CGI reporting and administration requirements
• Maintaining comprehensive and up-to-date records of Clubs’ progress
Personal Specification
The successful candidate will possess the following capabilities and attributes:
• Business / Financial degree desirable
• Strong client management skills
• Capable of hands on problem-solving, with ability to generate ideas and solutions
• Ability to use own initiative, a self-motivated individual who is seen as a self-starter
• Ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritise tasks
• Strong communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
• A positive attitude to dealing with people, approachable to others
• Capable of working independently, and having responsibility as an individual
• Exceptional level of articulation, drive and most importantly determination
• Polished, smart and be able to communicate effectively
• Passionate energetic and positive person
• Results Focused
• Clean driving licence
• A positive contributor to team performance

 

How to Apply

Please send your CV with details of your expected salary package to Louise Fitzgibbon, Senior Consultant,
Careers Register louise.fitzgibbon@careers-register.com or call me on 01 500 5984 to discuss. Closing date is Friday November 21st at 5pm