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Newcastle United FC

Newcastle United FC

Equality and Inclusion Advisor


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Jun 6, 2024


Newcastle upon Tyne
People and Talent
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16 days ago
Expiry date:
04 Jun 2024 12:00
Equality and Inclusion Advisor

Location – Hybrid


Competitive Salary

We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Equality and Inclusion Advisor to support our Head of Inclusion to deliver the Club’s Inclusion Action Plan by working with supporter groups to deliver key initiatives with external partners.

As a role model for inclusivity across the Club you will advise on and embed best practice including delivering inductions, and inclusion training for all staff. Supporting the delivery of Club’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy by working collaboratively with internal departments and external partners the role will focus heavily on ensuring all administrative tasks and evidence is submitted and maintained in line the Premier League Equality Standards requirements.

Supporting stakeholders to undertake meaningful Equality Impact Assessments across the Club the role will also represent NUFC at supporter and stakeholder meetings.

Match day working is essential in this role.

Your impact

You will have degree level qualification in a relevant subject or equivalent experience acquired in a similar role, underpinned by a sound working knowledge of the EDI landscape.

Possessing an extensive understanding of the practical implication of the Equality Act 2010 you will significant experience of managing and maintaining internal and external stakeholders with the ability to influence and negotiate on all aspects of EDI.

A formal Equality and Diversity qualification would be highly desirable, but not essential, as would previous experience working with Premier League Equality Standards.

About the team

Joining our growing and friendly People and Talent Team you will report into our Head of Inclusion.

Why choose us?

We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In addition, we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.

United As One

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.


We’re committed to being a place where everyone is safe, heard, valued and able to thrive so we place high value on the safeguarding and welfare of everyone we engage with.

How to apply

To access the full job description for this role please click here.

Please apply as soon as possible as this vacancy may close early should we receive a high volume of suitable candidates.

Recruitment Agencies – please note that we do not accept unsolicited / speculative candidate details or applications. Any candidates supplied, unless formally requested, will be taken as a direct / free candidate.

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