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Nottingham Forest FC

Nottingham Forest FC

Academy Assistant Kit Executive


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Oct 22, 2023


Salary: Competitive please state your expectations on applicationHours: Part Time, 30 hours per week with main responsibilities working in the evening and at weekends during fixtures and training.Location: The Nigel Doughty Academy, Nottingham, NG2 and The City Ground, Nottingham, NG2 5FJ with travel to Various Fixture Venues.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and hardworking Assistant Kit Executive to join our business and perform a key role within Nottingham Forest Football Club.
Within the role of the Academy Assistant Kit Executive, you will be working as part of the Academy kit team providing support to the Academy Kit Manager and help with all aspects of kit and equipment for players, coaches and staff within the Academy daily.
This is a great opportunity to join NFFC at an exciting time and be part of a successful Club that is passionate about its people.
Employee benefits: Opportunity to access tickets for events at The City Ground. Employee Assistance Programme. Access to high street and gym discounts. Discount within our Club shop. Free on-site parking.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities: Assist the Academy Kit Manager with the running of the Foundation Phase and Youth Development Phase kit and equipment operations of the Academy. Assist in the organisation, packing and laundry of kit for the Foundation Phase and Youth Development Phase age groups for training, trips and fixtures. Assist in the distribution and laundry of all trialists kit in the Foundation Phase and Youth Development Phase. Be in attendance and main point of contact at evening training and weekend fixtures fulfilling the kit requirements for the Foundation Phase and Youth Development Phase age groups. Assist with printing and distribution of all training and match kit across the Academy. Provide cover at U18 and/or B Team games when necessary. Ensure the Academy kit rooms are maintained as a clean and tidy working environment. A full UK driving licence is essential as you will be required to drive the dedicated Club vehicle to and from fixture venues and Academy locations. Present a professional image when dealing with both internal and external contacts and partners, acting in a professional manner always. To create successful and professional relationships with players and staff whilst maintaining professional distance from always playing staff. To act, at all times, in a manner appropriate to a representative of Nottingham Forest FC All staff are responsible for the wellbeing and safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults on all Club sites. If you have a concern or witness a Safeguarding matter, you must report it to the departments. Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO) or the Club’s Lead DSO or Senior Safeguarding Manager. If It’s an emergency, you are to call the relevant emergency service such as Police or CAMHS.
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:Essential: Excellent attention to detail and is very well organised and punctual. Able to communicate effectively at all levels and is fully computer literate. Works effectively in a fast-paced environment; remains calm under pressure and is comfortable working to tight deadlines. Full knowledge and experience of all duties involved in a role of this nature. Drive to achieve deadlines, organise and prioritise workload effectively, and continually review ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Demonstrate skills and attributes in a PA/administration capacity. Good verbal and written communication skills and be able to understand and explain matters arising in own area of work. Excellent interpersonal skills, with people of all ages and backgrounds, able to maintain confidentiality, and act with tact and diplomacy. Willingness and flexibility to deal with urgent changes/ demands, whilst maintaining existing workload. Excellent IT skills, including MS Office, intranets, web and Outlook.
Desirable: Prior experience managing kit and equipment for a sporting institution preferably within football. Experience in health and safety duties and responsibilities appropriate to the post. Skill at handling difficult situations and confidential matters according to policy and procedures, referring to others where necessary/appropriate.

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