Jobs at The John Smith’s Stadium

See below for the latest job opportunities here at The Stadium!

Public Catering Vacancies- Part Time (Kudos Catering)

The John Smith’s Stadium are now recruiting part time catering staff to work on both match days and non match days. We have opportunities in the following areas:

  • Public Catering Food and Bar service staff
  • Team leaders
  • Area Managers

To apply for any of the above positions, please email your CV to

Hospitality / Conference and Events Vacancies - Part Time (Kudos Catering)

We are currently recruiting staff and Managers for our prestigious hospitality areas.

Staff – You will have excellent customer service skills engaging with many different clientele; be passionate about the hospitality industry; willing to work within bar/waiting areas and be able to commit to the season to ensure our excellent service standards are maintained. A minimum of 1 years’ experience is essential due to nature of the business.

Managers – As a Manager you will support the management team and assist in maintaining our excellent customer experience through motivating and training our team of casual staff. You must be hands on, self motivated, be passionate about the business and strive to identify opportunities to upsell within the hospitality areas. This position plays a key role on matchday and it is essential you are able to commit to the season and be flexible with working hours. The position is casual, however Kudos encourage development/progression within their teams and offer additional work during non-matchday events.It is anticipated that applicants will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience within the hospitality industry.

We offer an excellent rate of pay, training and further benefits if you wish to pursue a career in the catering and hospitality business.

If you are interested in either of the above vacancies, please send a CV to

Part Time Vacancies – Turnstile Operators

Kirklees Stadium Development Ltd is looking for people who are willing to work matchdays, predominantly Huddersfield Town games, but may be required for Huddersfield Giants games.  Matchdays can be any evening during the week or weekends throughout the year.

Your main role and responsibility will be to ensure the safe and swift entry to the Ground of the general public attending events at The John Smith’s Stadium.

Previous experience of dealing with customers and cash handling is preferable but not essential as training will be provided.

You must be an honest individual, punctual and committed to attending most matches and events held at the Stadium.  You must be of smart appearance, work well within a team and you must enjoy interacting with people.  Good communication skills are essential.

You will work approximately 2½ to 3 hours on match/event days, the specific hours will be variable depending on the time of kick off.  Match or event days can be any day of the week but are predominantly Saturdays and Sundays.  The pay rate for this job is minimum wage, plus holiday pay.

If you are interested in the position, please download the Job Description and an Application Form from our website and return it to Jayne Armitage, HR & Event Manager, KSDL, The John Smith’s Stadium, Stadium Way, Huddersfield, HD1 6PG, alternatively, call in to our Main Reception.

Download the Application Form here

Part Time Vacancies - Match Day Stewards

Kirklees Stadium Development Ltd is looking to recruit the following matchday staff to work at The John Smith’s Stadium: Safety Stewards, Car Park Stewards and Courtesy Stewards.

Matchday staff are expected to work a minimum of 75% of all Huddersfield Town and Huddersfield Giants games, along with any other events or matches held at the Stadium. ‘Matchdays’ can be any evening during the week or weekends throughout the year.

The primary role of a Steward is to ensure the safety of the general public at all times during an event taking place at the Stadium. Ideal candidates will be those who enjoy interacting with people, have good communication skills and are willing to attend training in order to achieve a Level 2 qualification in Spectator Safety. Applicants must be aged 18 or over for these roles.

Working as a Steward can be an incredibly enjoyable and rewarding experience. A number of our Matchday Staff have been with us for over 10 years, some even 20 years and we are looking to increase and strengthen our Stewarding teams.

Job descriptions and an application form are available to download from The John Smith’s Stadium website Completed application forms should be sent to the HR Manager, Kirklees Stadium Development Ltd, Stadium Way, Huddersfield, HD1 6PG. All applications will be scored on their content and those achieving the required level will be invited to an Assessment Centre where they will be further assessed for their suitability for the role for which they have applied.

Download the Application Form here

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