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10. Club Accreditation Manager

The Club Accreditation Scheme is based upon the six key drivers which, together with the core values of the game, have been identified as the crucial components of a strong, sustainable club.

  1. Retaining, reengaging and developing players
  2. Recruiting new players
  3. Recruiting and retaining high quality coaches, volunteers and referees
  4. Effective and efficient management and governance
  5. Effective and efficient facilities
  6. Integration within the local community

The scheme is a straightforward self-assessment, designed to recognise achievements, assist continued improvements and encourage clubs to demonstrate a real commitment to providing all that’s best in Rugby Union.


To be responsible for educating members and documenting good practice within the club which will help to achieve Club Accreditation? This will bring many advantages including credibility with local authorities and educational establishments as well as confer the status of the RFU brand to attract potential sponsors.

Key aspects of the role

Facilitate knowledge and understanding of necessary steps
You will make sure all members understand what the club needs to do, establish a team, and liaise with the Executive Committee / Board to ensure appropriate measures are put in place and actions followed through.

Implement policies and strategies
Create a plan for how the club will go through Accreditation, working with the Executive Committee, lead the self-review process and liaise with the RFU and plan for the 12 month health check and 24 month re-accreditation self-review.

Is this role for you?
If you are familiar with the vision of the Club, well-respected, comfortable managing details in a careful and methodical manner and good at managing people, you could hold a role that will have a direct hand in improving the success of your club.

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