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Luton Town FC

Luton Town FC

Football Administrator


Role Type



Posting Date

Sep 11, 2023

Role description

Get ready to join the action, working closely with the Club Secretary and the rest of the Football Admin team, you will support The Club, navigating through the twists and turns of different leagues and rulebooks, player signings and registrations and ensuring matches run without a hitch.
This isn't just another opportunity – it's a game-changing, once-in-a-lifetime chance to be a part of the Premier League's freshest faces. As we embark on our inaugural Premier League season, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping and supporting our journey. It's your time to shine among the league's elite!
Luton Town Football Club is immensely proud of its complex history, inclusivity and its passionate fanbase. These cultural aspects are reflected in all ofour recruitment practices,ensuring that new staff members align with and contribute to the club's cultural identity and long-term goals.
Job Description

Collaborate closely with the Club Secretary to handle all administrative tasks for both the First Team and Academy, including the preparation of player contracts, registration, and transfer documents while adhering to regulatory guidelines.
Facilitate communication between the first team management/academy staff and football authorities, addressing various aspects of football administration on a day-to-day basis.
Establish and maintain productive relationships with other clubs and governing bodies to ensure the club's compliance with match preparation protocols.
Assist in coordinating First Team fixtures and complete pre and post-match documentation with attention to detail.
Support the organisation of match fixtures, including securing venues and managing travel arrangements for the team.
Collaborate with the medical team to manage players' medical records, injury reports, and updates on rehabilitation progress.
Contribute to the coordination of team events, meetings, and activities related to media engagement.
Maintain an accurate and current record-keeping system for player contracts, administrative documents, and correspondence.
Act as a point of contact for visiting clubs and match officials, providing assistance and information as needed.
Assume full responsibility for these duties in the absence of the Club Secretary, as directed by the CEO / Operations Director.
Any other duties as defined by the Club Secretary / Operations Director.

Specific Requirements

Experience in the administration of professional Football at either Club, League or Governing Body Level.
Knowledge of the Rules and Regulations of The FA, The Football Conference and The Football League.
General knowledge and understanding of the professional football regulations of FIFA / The FA / Premier League and English Football League, particularly pertaining to the transfer and registration of players, fixtures, governance, intermediary regulations, player disciplinary and youth development rules
Excellent organisational skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to adapt communication style to suit different stakeholders
Ability to work calmly under pressure, plan and prioritise workload, meet deadlines and use own initiative
Highly organised and able to manage multiple tasks.
Meticulous attention to detail

Desirable Requirements

Certificate in Professional Football Management & Administration
Sports Law degree
Any other relevant football regulation qualification

Additional Information:

This a Full-Time role – including all home fixtures
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

About Luton Town Football Club

Luton Town Football Club, founded in 1885, is a historic English football team based in Luton, Bedfordshire.
The Club is immensely proud of its complex history, inclusivity and its passionate fanbase. These cultural aspects are reflected in all of our recruitment practices, ensuring that new staff members align with and contribute to the club's cultural identity and long-term goals.
In 2015 we became the first professional football club to pay the Real Living Wage.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, and demonstrated a commitmentto ensuring that applicants and employees from all sections of the community are treated equally and not discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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