About the job
We've got an exciting opportunity to join the Academy as an Elite Local Scout.
What will you be doing?
Attend Academy fixtures under the direction of Northwest Regional Manager and the Assistant Head of Academy Recruitment.
Work as part of regional team to collect information on U11 - U18 players registered with Academy teams in the Northwest of England.
Identity and recommend suitable players through the clubs standardized processes, who have the potential to join the LFC Academy.
Collaborate as part of a team and show a willingness and experience of contributing in this way.
Undertake International or other National fixtures when deemed necessary by the Academy Scouting Coordinator.
Undertake video work as requested by the Assistant Head of Academy Recruitment
Who are we looking for?
To be successful you will hold an FA Level 2 in Talent ID and have completed the FA safeguarding children’s course. You’ll have a proven track record working as a Scout, reporting to, and recommending players for a professional team. You’ll be able to demonstrate in depth and recent knowledge of Academy players in the North West of England. You will be experienced in using video to support the recommendation of a player. Ideally you will have experience working for a category 1 or category 2 Academy.
Why should you apply?
This is a casual position, offering variable hours including evenings and weekends on a flexible assignment basis depending on the football calendar. Your main base will be our Academy, located in Kirkby.
At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch.
We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all.
We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.
Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.