Why choose the RFL?

What's on offer?

At the RFL we aim to offer our employees good career prospects backed by excellent company benefits, a competitive salary and a great place to work.

The RFL is committed to the principles of equal opportunities and to ensuring that the culture, philosophy and processes within the organisation and the Game are free from bias and discrimination

We are commited to equality of opportunity, training, promotions and all other aspects of employment. We offer:

  • A wide range of job opportunities, placement and voluntary roles
  • Job opportunities for coaches, development officers and officials
  • Job opportunities for people in business support and specialist functions
  • Health Scheme and Benefits
  • RFL Ticket Pass
  • A full induction for all new employees
  • Personal Development Opportunities
  • Regular reviews of training development needs and performance
  • Safe Working, healthy employees
  • Flexible working policies

Our benefits package reflects our commitment to providing a reward and recognition package for our staff that reflects the work that they do and the high levels of commitment we expect.

Who We Look For

At the RFL we look for people with Passion, Drive, Energy and Commitment - we look for those things that differentiate people, its not just about qualifications, skills and experience although they are important. We are seeking

Passion - We are passionate about our sport and look for people with a passion to achieve, get things done, work with others and have the personal skills, values and attributes to allow them to succeed.

Honesty and Integrity - The RFL is committed to the highest standards of quality, openness and accountability. We believe is demonstrating honesty and integrity in our working lives, to protect the interests of the RFL and individuals.

Professionals - We recruit many experienced professionals and assist individuals who wish to develop careers. We look for people who can demonstrate continuous professional development, appropriate qualifications or experience.

People who can make the difference who can work on projects, get things done and achieve

How We Work


About our work we are developing the sport through focusing on our key objectives, simplifying systems, improving performance, managing cost and continuing to develop a world class team.

We have documented behaviours or competencies, which include

Customer Service

Seeking to identify the needs of a wide range of customers both internal and external and focusing energy and effort on meeting their needs. Taking personal responsibility for problems or queries and ensuring the matter is resolved satisfactorily. Being polite and courteous and developing rapport with people, and using our own judgement to ensure customer needs are met.

Continuous Improvement and Creativity

Seeking to continuously improve our organisational performance and to improve our job related skills and knowledge by striving to ensure adherence to the RFL's standards and administrative procedures.


Communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing. Seeking other viewpoints and encouraging contributions, whilst ensuring information is communicated in a clear, concise and easily understood manner.

Planning and Organising

Going the extra mile to achieve our goals and tasks, encouraging the contribution of others and monitoring our performance against the RFL objectives.

Leadership and Personal Impact

Developing positive working relationships with all our colleagues, offering advice and assistance when required, sharing knowledge and experience. Demonstrating professional conduct and appearance, commitment to personal development and getting things done !