Premier League

Coaching Team Assistant

Premier League



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Aug 2, 2021

Role description

The Premier League is responsible for the development of the Professional Game coaching workforce in partnership with the Professional Game partner organisations (PL, FA, EFL, PFA, LMA) via the ongoing delivery of the Integrated Coaching Strategy (ICS.) The Premier League have developed a long-term strategic plan named the Elite Coaching Plan (ECP) with the goals of; 1) Elevating the quality of the English Coaching System and; 2) Changing the global perception of the English Coaching System.
Key responsibilities
The purpose of the role is to provide administration support to the Head of Coaching and the Coaching Department. To support members of the team to deliver specific projects.

Key Function
Provide administration support to the Head of Coaching and Coaching Team
Coordinate and organise multi stakeholder, internal and external meetings
Be a member of the Coaching Team and specifically the Planning and Projects team which is responsible for the delivery of the Elite Coaching Plan (ECP)
Support members of the team with the operations and delivery of specific projects including development programmes, events and conferences
Support and coordinate the bi-monthly Coaches communications
Coordinate and streamline department administration processes and resources
Collate and maintain a central filing system and database for Club and Coach contacts
Process department contracts and invoices where necessary
Update and maintain the department calendar
Coordinate department Nike kit and gifts
Coordinate and communicate with all stakeholders including the PFA, EFL, FA, and LMA
Be a member of the Coaching Team and represent the Premier League in relation to Coaching matters with Clubs and other football bodies where relevant
Perform any other duties or responsibilities as the PL may reasonably require
Requirements for the role
Experience in project administration
Experience in event management and administration
Experience of working in an agile team supporting multiple projects
High level communication (oral and written) skills
High level emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills
High level planning and organisational skills
Attention to detail, proactive and methodical approach to tasks
DBS clearance – to be obtained via Premier League, prior to job offer
Nice-to-haves for the role
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Good understanding of football and an appreciation of the Premier League’s structure and context in the industry
Understanding of the principles of Coaching Youth Development in a football environment and stakeholders
Possess a full driving licence as frequent travel will be required
About The Premier League
The Premier League is the top tier of England’s football pyramid, which produces some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. With our Clubs, we use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world.

We bring people together from all backgrounds and we are a competition for everyone, everywhere – available to watch in 880 million homes in 188 countries.

The Premier League head office is based in central London and the organisation delivers across a range of roles, including football, coach development, community, youth development, safeguarding, broadcast, commercial, communications, digital, finance, legal, marketing and policy.

Work at the Premier League varies greatly and we are committed to delivering equality, diversity and inclusion across the organisation. We look for people who excel at what they do and would be a positive fit for the organisation, regardless of their background.

Application Deadline: August 03, 2021