Job Title: Operations Executive (WG)
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing
Hours: This is a full-time role. This role requires flexibility to work evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the post.
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 9th February 2024
About Brighton Hove Albion FCWe compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage whilst keeping our Sussex community spirit. Our vision is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club. A commitment to high performance, high professional standards and making a difference is at the heart of everything we do. The 2023/24 season is the start of new adventures, our first in European football and we would love for you to be part of our journey.
Join us in the Women’s Super League and category 1 academy to support with all operational needs
Be a part of the journey at Brighton and provide exceptional operational off pitch support to our women and girl’s elite squads. This will include the coordination of home and away fixtures across our pathway and senior teams and being accountable for effective and timely communication with all key stakeholders related to the girls’ academy including but not limited to staff, players, parents, club partners and other departments. If you are looking for an easy ride, this one might not be for you! The work will be challenging, the environment will be fast paced, and we will have high expectations of you. But we will give you everything you need to succeed (except for drive, determination and motivation – which you will need to bring with you!).
You will be required to attend all home and away fixtures so we need someone who has a flexible approach to their working hours, to include evenings and weekends.
Your operational background
If you have a keen eye for detail and love organisation – then we have the role for you! Your background will include previous experience in a sporting environment and have the knowledge of sporting academies. You will be a great communicator with the skills behind you to build great relationships with key stakeholders at every level. We are looking for someone to play their part in ensuring we uphold our high standards and drive forward our elite professional standards – could this be you?
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are 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:
· 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, some of the additional benefits you will receive will include, but not limited to:
· Free breakfast and lunch at both sites
· 23 days holiday rising with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
· Rewards platform, which includes access to 900+ retailers, a wellbeing centre and much more!
· Priority access to match tickets and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season
· In-house training programme and CPD opportunities
· Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.
Please note all applications must be made through the official club careers page. Third party applications are not accepted.