Tottenham Hotspur is a world-famous football club based in North London. Off the pitch, the Club has a strong and successful business model centered around building a platform for long-term success.
The position will involve working irregular hours (e.g. evenings/Saturdays/Sundays/ Bank Holidays) so a flexible candidate is sought. The Position will focus on London and the surrounding region although further travel around the UK and abroad will be needed as and when required.
Reporting directly to the Head Of Emerging Talent, the role will consist of the identification of High Potential players for THFC from the ages 16-20 within the London & South of England Region. They will take a pro active approach and work closely with the Emerging Talent department on a daily basis, therefore knowledge of the market in these age groups and previous experience is essential.
Attending live fixtures and completing video assessment of players on a daily / weekly basis. Supported with Match / Player reports.
Pro Actively researching the market prior to attending fixtures with a targeted approach.
Checking club data on emerging talent daily / weekly to help identify targets through the clubs software platforms.
Help identify and assess emerging talent to the level required across all competitions.
Compiling shortlists and recommendation of players on a daily / weekly basis in readiness for the Head Of Emerging Talent based on the requirements of the club.
Pro Actively feeding back on a daily basis to share information.
Using own initiative to follow up on key targets
Building external and internal relationships
Working closely and maintain a positive working relationship with key personnel within the recruitment department.
Fixture organisation - strategic and targeted approach to match Coverage based on succession plan and key position requirements.
Attending weekly Recruitment meetings to discuss reports /fixtures / targets
Daily communication with key personnel in the recruitment department including other THFC scouts within the UK.
Contact with clubs / intermediaries.
Submitting own fixture requests.
Ability to be pro active and work on their own initiative
Work alone and part of the team
Ability to communicate with all members of the team
Thinks ahead and generates innovative ideas.
Values and respects others and their opinions.
Ability to build relationships and willing to collaborate.
Delivers to the highest standards and takes responsibility.
Drive and enthusiasm to work in a competitive and demanding environment.
A proactive approach to the role and the ability to react quickly to share and pass on information.
A willingness to develop with a receptive nature to feedback.
Highly organised and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
Passion for the role and pride towards the work produced.
A willingness to go above and beyond to produce work required.
Accepting of new ideas and processes and an open mindedness approach
Skills & Experience
Previous Experience in the Emerging talent market within the UK is essential.
Previous experience of working within a professional football environment.
Strong work ethic and passion for the job. The ability to work in a team environment and work under pressure.
Experience in writing player reports and the ability to adapt to the clubs requirements.
IT literate with the ability to learn quickly.
Ability to work to tight deadlines when requested.
Confident interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge of relevant scouting software such as ISF Scout7 and Hudl.
Knowledge of computer productivity programmes such as Tableau, Excel.
Ability to adapt to a changing market
Ability to adapt to the needs of the club.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation