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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Grassroot Scout Coordinator


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Posting Date

Dec 6, 2022

Role description

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Job Title: Grassroot Scout Coordinator  
Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing.
Hours: 35 hours per week
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 19th December 2022
About Brighton Hove AlbionWe are a family run local community club who compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage. Our ambition is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club.  A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.
Play a leading role in the club’s pursuit of elite local players
This includes making decisions on which players to pursue, strategize the best approach and engaging with other football club’s about player availability. You will work on developing relationships with elite and grassroot clubs in the local area and within a 90 minute radius of our training ground. Part of the role will include coordinating our local scouting network, ensuring regular feed for each development centre and the pre-academy.
Your scouting background
The post holder will hold a minimum Talent ID Level 2 qualification and a valid membership with to FACA. The post holder will have extensive knowledge and experience of the football industry and the professional game in a similar or related role.  You will have a high understanding of talent identification, scouting and recruitment at academy level.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but 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 and celebrate them with TEAAM Brighton awards each season.  
Our values are:
·         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, you will receive a package which will include, but not limited to:
·         Free breakfast and lunch when on site (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
·         23 days leave plus 8 bank holidays rising to 28 days with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
·         Club wide bonus scheme for 22/23 season
·         Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 22/23 season (upon completion of probation)
·         Free on-site parking at the Amex and the training ground
·         MyAlbion Rewards – benefits and reward platform
·         Employee Assistance Programme
·         In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
·         Discounts at the Club superstore and online
·         Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
·         Enhanced club pension scheme
·         Access to occupational health and mental health support
·         Group life protection
We are a Disability Confident employer
We are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
We champion diversity and equality
We believe the club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, allowing us to meet the needs of a diverse audience.  Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.

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