Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Local Scout (Grassroots)


Role Type



Posting Date

May 24, 2022

Role description

Locations: Carshalton, Whyteleafe, Eastbourne and Chichester

Positions: 4 (one per location)

Salary: Salary dependant on games attended in the 22/23 season

Hours: Part time – weekends and evenings

Contract Type: Fixed term until 31st May 2023

Deadline Day: 7th June 2022

About Brighton & Hove Albion

We 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 WSL club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.

Help us find the next Lewis Dunk or Solly March!

We develop and nurture home grown talent in our elite category 1 academy. You will be responsible for the identification and recruitment of the most talented players in our local area.

This is a part time role watching matches in the evenings and weekends. This may suit someone who already has a non-scout related job who is looking for additional income, flexibility and to enjoy their football passion.

Your scouting bio

You must hold a FA Talent ID Award and an understanding of EPPP and Category 1 requirements. You will have a proven track record in scouting and recruitment along with a good network of contacts within the professional game. You will also need to be living close by or in one of the following locations across the South East:


Please ensure you select the location you wish to apply for when making your application.

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.

Our values are:

Treat People Well
Exceed Expectations
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special

As a team we live and breathe these values and celebrate them with TEAAM Brighton awards each season.

How we say thank you

In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:

Discounts at the Club superstore and online
Health benefits including eye care and health & fitness
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Club pension scheme
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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