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Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

Academy Scouting Representative (Midlands)


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Nov 8, 2023


About the job
Job Title: Academy Scouting Representative (Midlands)
Salary: Dependant on game quota for season
Hours: Part-time (Evenings and weekends)
Location: Midlands

Job Type: Fixed term until 31st May 2024
Deadline Day: 22nd November 2023

About us

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 us find the future talent for Brighton and Hove Albion FC!

Can you help us find the next Lewis Dunk or Solly March? This role will be responsible for the identification and recruitment of players in the Midlands area to supply our development centre program with the best potential talent. You will be set an amount of games to attend during the season and you will comply with all scouting protocols and keep up to date records of all games attended during the season.

This is a great flexible and part-time opportunity watching matches in the evenings and weekends.

Your background

We are looking for someone who has an eye for talent and a strong network of connections. It essential that you have a clear understanding of the Academy system and the professional football environment. You will have FA Talent ID Level 2 Award and hold a valid FA Safeguarding Children Workshop Certificate or be willing to undertake this training if successful.

Our values play a pivotal role in our success

Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but 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.

Our values are:
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, you will receive a reward package which will include, but not limited to:

Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season (upon completion of probation)
In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
Discounts at the Club superstore and online
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Enhanced club pension scheme
Access to occupational health and mental health support
Group life protection

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.

Safeguarding is part of everything we do

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.

Please note all applications must be made through the official club careers page. Third party applications are not accepted.

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