Chief Executive Officer


We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead one of Scotland's most historic and prestigious football clubs. As the CEO, you will be responsible for driving the club's strategic vision, enhancing its financial sustainability, and ensuring continued success both on and off the pitch. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of a beloved institution within Scottish football.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership:

    • Develop and implement the club's long-term strategic plan.
    • Foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Financial Management:

    • Oversee the club's financial performance, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
    • Identify and secure new revenue streams, sponsorships, and commercial opportunities.

Operational Oversight:

    • Manage day-to-day operations, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness across all departments.
    • Collaborate with the football management team to support player development and team success.

Stakeholder Engagement:

    • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including fans, sponsors, regulatory bodies, and the media.
    • Represent the club at official functions, events, and in public forums.

Governance and Compliance:

    • Ensure the club operates within all relevant legal and regulatory frameworks.
    • Implement robust governance practices to maintain the club's integrity and reputation.

Community and Fan Engagement:

    • Enhance the club's community outreach programs and initiatives.
    • Foster a positive and inclusive fan experience.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven leadership experience at a senior executive level, ideally within the sports industry.
  • Strong financial acumen and experience managing budgets and financial performance.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans.
  • A deep understanding and passion for football and its cultural significance in Scotland.

Personal Attributes:

  • Visionary and strategic thinker.
  • Resilient and adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Collaborative and inclusive leadership style.
  • High level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Commitment to the values and traditions of the football club.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV along with a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role. 

Join us in leading a historic football club to new heights and making a lasting impact on the Scottish Premier League.

Reference VAC-3017

Salary Competitive

Location Glasgow

Contract Type Permanent

Closing Date Jul 31, 2024

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