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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Academy National Recruitment Manager


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Mar 12, 2024


Job Title: Academy National Recruitment Manager

Hours: This is a full-time role requiring flexibility to work some evenings and weekends

Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing

Job Type: Permanent

Deadline Day: 18th March 2024

About Brighton & Hove Albion FC

We compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage whilst keeping our Sussex community spirit. Our vision is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women's Super League club.  A commitment to high performance, high professional standards and making a difference is at the heart of everything we do. The 2023/24 season is the start of new adventures, our first in European football and we would love for you to be part of our journey.

Help support Brighton's fantastic player recruitment model in our Category 1 Boy's Academy.

The Academy National Recruitment Manager will manage the efficient operation of the club's domestic youth recruitment.  The post holder will be responsible for managing a team of hard-working Academy Scouts to identify and recruit elite young players at Academy and Pre-Academy age ranges.

Do you have what it takes?

You will have extensive knowledge of the football industry and the rules and regulations governing players and recruitment within EPPP guidelines. You must have the ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload. You will also have excellent IT skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and database experience.

To be successful in this role it is essential that you hold the following qualifications:

Talent ID Level 2
Talent ID Level 3 or 4
Valid membership to FA
FA Safeguarding Children Workshop Certificate

Our values play a pivotal role in our success

Our values are a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors.  As a team we live and breathe these values:

Treat People Well
Exceed Expectations
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special

How we say thank you

In return for your hard work and commitment to us, some of the additional benefits you will receive will include, but not limited to:

Free breakfast and lunch at both sites
23 days holiday rising with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
Rewards platform, which includes access to 900+ retailers, a wellbeing centre and much more!
Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
Priority access to match tickets and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season
In-house training programme and CPD opportunities
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.

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