Brighton & Hove Albion

Academy Recruitment Administrator

Brighton & Hove Albion



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Sep 20, 2021

Role description

Academy Recruitment Administrator
Vacancy ID : 003407 Salary : Salary dependant on skills & experience
Employment : Hour Basis :
Location : Elite Football Performance Centre Closing Date : 20-Sep-2021

Job Title: Academy Recruitment Administrator
Employer: Brighton and Hove Football Club
Salary: Salary dependant on skills & experience
Location: American Express Elite Performance Centre, Lancing
Hours: 35 hours per week
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 20th September 2021

Who are Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club?
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women's Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000+ seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas Broadfield Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women's Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football.

The job
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club is recruiting for a rare and exciting opportunity for an Academy Recruitment Administrator to join our category one status academy recruitment team based at the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre in Lancing.

What does the day to day look like for an Academy Recruitment Administrator?
Reporting to the Academy Recruitment Manager, this role will be responsible for all aspects of academy recruitment administration, including but not limited to keeping academy recruitment databases up to date, coordinating and administering all development centres, booking flights and co-ordinating travel arrangements for scouts, triallists and parents.

What we need
Suitable candidates will have experience of working within a professional football environment in a related or similar role and be familiar with Academy structures and processes. Applicants must have the ability to work calmly under pressure, plan and prioritise workload, meet deadlines and use their own initiative.

Our values
Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values are not just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in anyway with our brand. Each year we hold the TEAM Brighton awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to the TEAM Brighton value.

Our values are:

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

What is in it for you?
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:

Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
Free onsite parking (a train station near site and accessible bus travel)
Travel discounts
Discounts at the Club superstore
Health benefits including eye care
Discounts and benefits for local businesses
Group life protection
Inclusion in the pension scheme (if applicable)

Disability Confident
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.

Equality Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.