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Port Vale FC

Port Vale FC

Academy Administrator and Recruitment Coordinator


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Posting Date

Dec 7, 2022

Role description

Applications are invited for the full time post of Academy Administrator and Recruitment Coordinator within the Port Vale Academy.

Successful applicants will ensure all aspects of Academy football administration are managed effectively and provide secretarial support for other members of the academy team. In regard to recruitment, they will assist the Head of Recruitment with the registration of potential new players, and ensure all staff follow the guidelines and processes set out in the club Recruitment Strategies.

Applicants must:

Be available for daytime, evening and weekend work
Undertake any training relevant to the post, including ongoing CPD training
Be computer literate
Applicants must have:

The right to work in the UK
A meticulous attention to detail
Good interpersonal skills – must be a consistent team performer
Ability to prioritise workload
Player recruitment experience
Ability to travel independently and a full driving license
Excellent IT Skills
Excellent organisational qualities
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Successful applicants will need to:

Ensure all academy player paperwork is accurately completed and submitted
Manage the triallist and recruitment databases, ensuring compliance with all governing body rules and regulations
Oversee matchday operations of the schoolboys’ games program on Sunday mornings
Attend and minute academy/ club meetings as directed
Act as the first point of contact for the academy with other clubs and stakeholders, responsible for matchday confirmation and communication.

Be experienced in working with players in an Academy environment.
Be familiar with the PMA and willing to input the relevant information for training and games programme
Previous professional academy coaching experience
Player recruitment experience
It is necessary to undertake any training relevant to the post, including ongoing CPD training, be trustworthy and adhere to codes of conduct, ethics and confidentiality.

The nature of the business means that there are significant variations in the level of activity; this requires the job holder to work whatever hours are needed to allow deadlines to be met.

The position is subject to a DBS at Enhanced Level, references and a six-month probationary period.

Applicants need to apply via the link below:

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