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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Sustainability Manager


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Posting Date

Nov 29, 2022

Role description

Job Title: Sustainability Manager

Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club

Location: Between American Express Community Stadium, Brighton and American Express Elite Performance Centre, Lancing

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: £24,000 per annum (FTE £40,000)

Job Type: Permanent

Deadline Day: 13th December 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 Women’s Super League club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.

A new and exciting position created to work towards carbon naturality

This position will develop and deliver an innovative, best in class, sustainability strategy that is fit for the culture and the values of both club and community. You will build a robust framework to monitor, analyse and report on, which supports the commercial goals of the club. Making key and impactful relationships fast is key to this role as you will work closely with colleagues and regulatory bodies to create sustainable protocols in reducing our carbon footprint.

Your sustainability background

You will have previous strategic experience in sustainability and have the knowledge and experience of regulatory governance. It would be desirable to have project management experience and/or qualifications relating to this.

This role would suit someone with an extensive understanding of sustainability and a passion for identifying and implementing change towards carbon neutrality.

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 (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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