London Irish Rugby Club

Position:                              Commercial Assistant (Internship)

Department:                      Commercial

Location:                              Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex

Length of contract:          Season 16/17

Salary:                                   Expenses to be discussed

The Commercial Assistant will support the Commercial team with a particular focus on ticketing, retail and hospitality.  This role offers the opportunity to learn the commercial side of the sport industry and would suit somebody with a strong interest in the commercial and business side of sport, who is committed to hard work and personal development.

Main Roles (not exclusive, but including):

  • To assist the Ticket Office Manager with the day to day merchandise operations and budget across all retail outlets.
  • To assist with all stock movements, and completing monthly sales and stock reports for all merchandise sales, as directed.
  • To assist in developing a strategy for growth in the Club’s merchandise operations.
  • To assist the Ticket Office Manager with the day to day ticket office enquiries, including developing and enhancing strong customer service relationship with existing members and potential members.
  • Research marketing opportunities to help grow the London Irish fanbase and drive ticket sales.
  • Be a brand ambassador for London Irish.
  • Organise and oversee player signing sessions and ensure the prompt and efficient distribution of all signed merchandise.
  • Assist the Ticket Office Manager/Hospitality Manager with the planning and delivery of matchdays, events and promotional activities.
  • Assist the Hospitality Manager with adhoc admin and sales calls as required.

Person Specification

  • Proactive learner
  • Outgoing and confident
  • Well organised and capable of working to deadlines
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Good Communication and inter-personal skills
  • Well organised and capable of working to deadlines

Please email CV and covering letter to Jackie Roy at [email protected]

Closing Date: Monday 5th September 5pm

Interviews: to be confirmed

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