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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

National Area Coordinator (North)


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Posting Date

Dec 6, 2022

Role description

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Job Title: National Area Coordinator (North)
Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Location: North of England and American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing. This role requires extensive travel in the North of England.
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.
Identify and recruit talented players across all Academy phases, in either the North of England 
You will be responsible for coordinating a team of Academy Scouting Representatives ensuring they are attending football matches in your dedicated region, scouting for talented players to join our elite Category 1 Academy.  You are accountable for ensuring a comprehensive coverage across all Professional Academies, Grassroot Clubs, Private Academies, and non-league.
Off the pitch, the Club is building a platform for long-term success enabling us to retain the privilege of competing at the highest level.  As a National Area Coordinator, you will play your part in this by supporting in seeking out talented players.  The post holder will work hard to create and maintain a strong scouting network in either the North of England, whilst communicating effectively with your internal stakeholders from Scouts to Senior Academy Recruitment Staff. 
Your scouting background
The post holder will hold a minimum Talent ID Level 2 qualification and a recognised First Aid qualification. The post holder will have extensive knowledge and experience of the football industry and the professional game in a similar or related role.  Our ideal candidate will have proven understanding and knowledge of the rules and regulations governing players and recruitment along with a familiarity with the mechanics of youth football recruitment.
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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