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Hearts of Midlothian

Hearts of Midlothian

Academy Kit Manager


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Posting Date

Dec 23, 2022

Role description

Heart of Midlothian Football Club is a Premiership Scottish Professional Football Club based in Edinburgh with Elite Academy Status. The Football Club is looking to recruit a full-time Academy Kit Manager to provide kit, equipment, and operational assistance for both the Academy boys and girls players. The successful candidate will be required to attend all boys U18s games and support with transport needs of Academy player’s travelling to and from Balerno Performance School and with matchday requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Organising kit and equipment for all boys and girls Academy players and staff as required
Take the lead with Academy kit distribution, kit and equipment inventory maintenance and assist with annual kit orders
Organising the laundry and co-ordinating kit distribution to all Academy age groups, coaches and other members of staff in a timely manner
Work with the Head of Balerno Performance School and Balerno Player Development Coach to ensure the safe and secure travel of young players to and from school, transport hubs and the Academy using the Academy transport vehicles
Refuelling the Academy transport vehicles as and when required
Reporting any vehicle defects, faults, incidents and/or accidents to the Head of Academy Operations
Assist in any other related duties that may be required by the Academy Director

Essential Requirements

A full clean driving licence which permits the driving of a minibus (D1 unrestricted or a PCV licence or D1)
You must be at least 25 years of age and have held a full driving licence for a minimum of two years as per Government guidance and Company insurance requirements. Please note that drivers who passed their driving test after the 1st January 1997 are required to hold a D1 PCV driving licence in relation to the use of the minibus and therefore your CV will only be considered if you meet these requirements.
Administration duties, working to deadlines and managing your own schedule
Confident computer user with basic computer skills, particularly relating to Microsoft Word and Excel
Legal right to work in the UK

The role will have regular contact with children, and it is therefore required by law to have a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check through Disclosure Scotland as a condition of employment.

How to apply:

If you think that you are suitable for the position and meet the criteria above, please send a Covering Letter and CV to email.

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