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Crystal Palace Football Club

Crystal Palace Football Club

EDI Co-ordinator


posting Date

role Type



Jul 4, 2024


About the job
Job Location Selhurst Park Stadium

Contract Type Full-time

Salary/ ROP £28,000 to £29,000 + 10% Discretionary bonus

Who we are:

We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with more than 160 years of proud history. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism, and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also our team in the offices and on the ground.

About this role:

We are searching for a highly organised and proactive EDI Co-ordinator to join our team. This role will assist the Chief People Officer in the monitoring of the EDI strategy and delivery plan for the Club in order to continue to improve on our culture of inclusion and achieve our strategic objectives.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Responsibilities:

Support the Chief People Officer in the implementation of the EDI strategy
Play a key role in implementing and monitoring the EDI delivery plan.
Coordinate internal and external EDI groups and networks
Co-ordinate all EDI activities and activations for the Club and act liaise with the Palace for Life Foundation to identify areas of collaboration.
Work with the Chief People Officer to ensure continuous development of EDI policies, procedures and processes
Coordinate EDI projects and events in accordance with the yearly calendar.
Work with Chief People Officer and other members of the SLT to achieve the advanced level of the Premier League Equality, Diversity and Inclusion standard (PLEDIS) and requirements
Lead on the annual data collection exercise, collate and present the insights in a structured format in accordance with the PLEDIS standard requirements.
Aid in the creation and development of annual reports outlining the progress of the Clubs EDI activity against targets
Liaise with appropriate training providers
Act as a champion for EDI across the business
Identify EDI initiatives and activities to help the Club achieve their EDI action plan

Employee Experience Responsibilities:

Assist with the monitoring of the effectiveness of EDI and engagement initiatives across the club.
Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager
Support the wider HR team with various duties as/when required.
Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.
Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

A passion for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion along with some demonstratable experience working in EDI
Highly organised multi-tasker with excellent attention to detail
Excellent communication skills
An excellent administrator with a high attention to detail
Proficient and experienced in using all Microsoft applications
Personable, approachable and have excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstratable experience working in a fast paced environment, working towards and achieving tight deadlines.
Discrete and able to keep sensitive information confidential


Complimentary match day ticket
Reward and Discount Scheme through our Tech Scheme and Simple Health app
Health and Wellbeing benefit scheme
20% Discount in our Retail Stores
Volunteering Day - 1 Workday off to support a charity of your choice.
Travel Season Ticket loan
Holiday allowance that increases every year of service

Our commitment to Equality

At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.

We are committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, board members, participants in Foundation programmes and any other person engaged with the club's activities, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

Reasonable Adjustment

If you require disability-related adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact (DLO inbox is for disability-related queries only, if you wish to gain further information regarding this vacancy, please contact ). We are here to help you through the whole recruitment process including trying to apply for a vacancy, getting in touch with us through the process, and/or helping with access in case you are required to come in for an interview.


Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be required to undergo any relevant security checks, including a comprehensive background check, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to ensure the safety and protection of children and vulnerable individuals.

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