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The Premier League

The Premier League

Football Administration Executive


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 25, 2023

Role description

Application Deadline: 8 May 2023

Department: Football

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: London, UK



The Premier League Football Administration team are responsible for the management of all player (Academy and professional) and staff registrations across our 20 -member Clubs. The team is also responsible for the creation and management of Premier League fixtures.

We are looking to appoint a Football Administration Executive who will support and enhance the effectiveness of our core work functions within Football Administration. The role will work collaboratively across internal teams, Premier League Clubs and various external stakeholders such as the English Football League, The Football Association, Women's Super League, National League, and Professional Footballers Association.

Who We Are

The Premier League is home to some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. The League and its Clubs use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world. The Premier League brings people together from all backgrounds. It is a competition for everyone, everywhere and is available to watch in over 880 million homes in 188 countries.

We have a wide variety of responsibilities. These include organising the competition and its Handbook as well as managing the centralised broadcast and commercial rights. The work we do in conjunction with the Clubs also goes far beyond the 90 minutes. We support and provide a framework for youth development, we protect the organisation's intellectual property, support the wider game and community programmes, undertake international development work and liaise with governing bodies and other leagues.

The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and strives to create an inclusive culture where talent can flourish. We believe in the potential of everyone and open our doors to those who share those values. All appointments will be made based on merit; however, we particularly encourage applications from women, people from minority ethnic communities, LGBTQ+ people and disabled people.

Our hybrid-working model also allows you some variety on your place of work, offering you the chance to work from home on some days each week. Where possible, you will attend the office or site visits in line with our company policy. All staff liaise closely with their line manager to manage their time appropriately and according to their work and team requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Assist with the processing and approval of Premier League Academy Players, liaising with the Football Association and English Football League where necessary
Inputting and maintaining the quality of data held within existing relevant football systems and assisting in their further development
Provide support for the operation of the Leagues compensation fee account, including inputting of transfer data and creation of payment instructions
Supporting the wider department with attendance at various events including Club Secretary Meetings, Games Programme events and Player Care initiatives
Work closely with colleagues across Football Administration team to enhance internal communication and information sharing
Provide support for internal and external meetings, including scheduling and the management of notes and actions
Provide additional administrative support to the Football Administration team where necessary

Requirements For The Role

Experience in administration and ability to provide high quality service in a busy environment
Experience working as part of an inter-disciplinary team
Proven ability to handle confidential information and exercise discretion
Experience of managing multiple correspondence as part of inter-disciplinary team
Strong IT skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office
Reliable, friendly and able to work with own initiative and as part of a team
Enthusiastic and self-motivated
Observational analysis, ability to interpret data and record it accurately
A good communicator with clear and concise written and spoken communication skills
Ability to interpret written information in a structured and balanced way and present it appropriately to the needs of the reader
Highly motivated to deliver all work to a high standard, with a meticulous approach to completing tasks
Strong time management and organisational skills
Knowledge of professional sports performance

The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All appointments will be made based on merit.

Our commitment to safeguarding includes implementing robust safer recruitment procedures to assess the suitability of individuals applying for roles that involve work with children and adults who are or may be at risk of harm.

To apply please visit our careers page and apply with your CV and a cover letter. The closing date for applications is Monday 8 May.

We will remove barriers that prospective candidates might face at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have a disability and would like the advert in an alternative format, or would like to talk about how we can adjust the interview process to best support you, please contact

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