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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Football Administration Executive


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Feb 27, 2024


Job Title: Football Administration Executive
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week.
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 12th March 2024
Start date: We are looking for this role to begin at the start of the 24/25 season, from 1st July 2024 (subject to satisfactory employment vetting and safer recruitment checks).
About Brighton & Hove Albion FCWe compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage whilst keeping our Sussex community spirit. Our vision is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club.  A commitment to high performance, high professional standards and making a difference is at the heart of everything we do. The 2023/24 season is the start of new adventures, our first in European football and we would love for you to be part of our journey.
Come and play your part as a Football Administration Executive
Want to see what it’s like to work behind the scenes at one of the most exciting clubs in Europe? This role would be suitable who is super organised and works well in a fast-paced environment as you will act as a central administrator for the football administration department, working closely with our scouting and recruitment and technical departments (to name a few!)
You will be the first point of contact for our matchday ball kid team, ensuring there is cover on matchdays to support the ball kids.
Your core hours will be 35 hours per week, however due to the nature of the work of the football administration team, the post holder will need to be flexible to work outside of normal office hours to meet the needs of the post, particularly during busy periods such as transfer window.
Your background
We are looking for someone with previous experience working within a professional sporting environment in a related or similar role. Effective communication skills such as attentive listening, verbal and written communication are a must. This role will be fast paced, and we will have high expectations of you, so you need to be able to work calmly under pressure. The successful candidate will be experienced in using Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors.  As a team we live and breathe these values:
·       Treat People Well
·       Exceed Expectations
·       Aim High. Never Give Up
·       Act with Integrity
·       Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, some of the additional benefits you will receive will include, but not limited to:
·       Free breakfast and lunch at both sites
·       23 days holiday rising with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
·       Rewards platform, which includes access to 900+ retailers, a wellbeing centre and much more!
·       Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
·       Priority access to match tickets and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season
·       In-house training programme and CPD opportunities
·       Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.
Please note all applications must be made through the official club careers page. Third party applications are not accepted.

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