Job Title: Recruitment Scout (Women & Girls)
Hours: Full time
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing. This role will also require extensive travel in the UK and on occasions, Europe
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 17th January 2024
About usWe 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 Super League club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.
Help us find new talent for our Women and Girls teams
This new and exciting role will work as an integral member of the women football recruitment department in identifying both first team and academy/investment players. You will be required to attend matches and provide detailed scouting and player reports. As part of this role you will need to keep up to date with WSL and Pro Game Academy requirements.
Your scouting background
Our ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience of the football industry with an identifiable track record in scouting and recruitment. You will also have an understanding of the Women Super League and Pro Game Academy requirements. It is essential that you hold an FA Talent ID Level 2 or equivalent industry relevant qualifications.
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.
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 reward package which will include, but not limited to:
· Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season (upon completion of probation)
· 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
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.