Charlton Athletic FC

Operations Administrator

Charlton Athletic FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date

First Team

Jul 27, 2021

Role description

Location: The Valley, South East London

Salary: Depending on experience

Benefits include private medical insurance & SimplyHealth cash back scheme.

Hours: 35 hours per week + match days

Closing date: Wednesday 28th July 2021

Charlton Athletic Football Club are currently recruiting an Operations Administrator to join our team. We are looking to invest our time in someone who is practical, hands-on and enthusiastic who is looking to progress in their career. We are undergoing amazing organisational growth, and this is a fantastic time to join the team as you will be able to stamp your mark on what we do.

This position supports the operations team to allow for effective and efficient running of the stadium site on Matchdays and Non-Matchdays. The role requires the individual to ensure that they are following the brief provided to them, and that these are done to support the team and the business.

The Operations Administrator’s role is to ensure any administration is completed to the highest standard which in turn enhances the Club, Stadium and Training Facility assets. They are responsible to achieve and maintain excellent and efficient standards of operational administration.

The person should have an outgoing personality, able to self-motivate and communicate with others in a consistent and professional manner. A polished professional with the proven ability to develop strong relationships at all levels.

It is the company’s intention that this job description is seen as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business will change, and the jobholder’s obligations are bound to vary and develop, so the job description should be a guide not as a permanent and definitive statement.

Key Responsibilities:

Supports the administration of soft services and maintenance operations at The Valley and at the Sparrows Lane Training Ground (TG).
Proven written communication, presentation and report writing skills;
Proactively creating work rotas to improve where possible.
Assist in administration of matchday operational plans.
Ensure the Facilities and Health and Safety Manager is effectively briefed on key issues;
Attend meetings to complete minutes in the highest confidentiality.
Proactively investigate ways to improve the current administration and improve on this once consulted with your line manager.
Work collaboratively with the rest of the team.
To assist with the logging of expenditure for both sites.
To assist in the production of supporting financial information and update both manual and electronic records.
To undertake general office duties relating to all contracts including:
o Correspondence and filing;

o Minutes of meetings;

o Preparation of reports and documentation;

o Updating of electronic records;

o Subcontractor’s administration;

o Raising purchase orders and ensuring that purchase orders are updated when changes required;

= Cover help desk and reception duties as required.

= Update the approved contractors list regularly, including reviewing this and informing other team members if any part is about to expire.



Good IT skills; Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, Outlook (email), Internet (E);
Must have good administrative and organisations skills, and be able to prioritise workload (E);
Strong numeracy skills (E);
Excellent telephone manner (D);
Must be a self-starter, and able to be extremely flexible with regards to daily work (E).

Actively cooperate and communicate with others, fostering a culture of teamwork and collaboration;
Positive about achieving Club, departmental and individual success;
Proactively take on new responsibilities and seek out opportunities to learn new skills;
Seek out and act upon opportunities to improve the fan experience;

How to apply:

Please submit your CV and supporting statement to apply


Charlton Athletic Football club are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We endeavour to provide a fun, safe and welcoming environment where children and young people feel respected and valued.

Additional Information

This a full-time role that includes work on weekends and evenings
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK
Charlton Athletic FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.
Any personal data that you provide to Charlton Athletic Football Club Ltd (data controller) will be processed in line with applicable data protection laws and will be used only for the purpose of recruitment.
We will keep your personal information for 6 months after which we will erase it. You can always choose to have your data erased earlier by emailing us at
We’d love to hear from you if you believe you can meet the challenges of working within an elite sporting environment.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we regret that we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants.