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Everton Football Club

Everton Football Club

Academy Lead Area Scout (Local)


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Posting Date

Aug 14, 2023

Role description

Who are we: Everton, a pioneering and globally recognised football club, with a rich, successful history and an exciting future.

Founded in 1878, Everton is one of the 12 Founder Members of the Football League. The Club has been crowned league champions on nine occasions, lifted the FA Cup five times and tasted European success by winning the European Cup Winners Cup in 1985.

Everton’s proud traditions are maintained by clear values and ambitious plans for the future.

The development of our new Everton Stadium on the banks of the River Mersey is well underway, providing a significant platform for further growth.  

About the opportunity: For decades, our Club has been one of the most respected and renowned in football. Its vision to develop young players who are technically and tactically capable of playing for Everton’s Men’s First Team, or having a career in the professional game, remains as focused as ever.   

We now have an extremely exciting new opportunity for an Academy Lead Local Area Scout based in the South/Central/East Manchester to join our expanding Academy Recruitment department. 

As Academy Lead Local Area Scout you will identify and recruit the best local players for our Academy, and deliver comprehensive coverage across your designated area; attending fixtures and spotting top talent. 

Through the identification and reporting of the mist talented young players in your area, you will also support the coordination of recruitment activity in your local area and operate as an expert within your local area of coverage, as such you will be required to maintain a reflective level of knowledge and insight into youth football. 

You will build positive relationships not only across the Everton Family but also externally; to ensure we are recruiting the very best young players.   

Who we are looking for: We are looking for a confident leader who has vast experience of Talent ID and located across South/Central/East Manchester.

You will be confident in communicating with all stakeholders; while developing and implementing recruitment strategies across your local region. This role will provide opportunity to demonstrate the importance of Talent ID within a performance environment and how it is able to support an exciting future for our football club.   

If you feel you are the person we are looking for, someone who would be able to help us drive a successful Talent ID strategy, then we would love to hear from you!   

The role is permanent, part time contract with the expectation of you attending regular fixtures across your local area; working 16 hours per week.  

The closing date of this advert is Monday 28th August 2023.   

The Everton Family is committed to equal opportunities and is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process; we accept all job applications in a variety of formats and should you need any documents in a different format or require any further support or assistance please contact our Recruitment Team via email - 

The Everton Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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