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Job listing closed on 9 Jun 2024
5 Jun 2024

Football Analyst - First Team

🇬🇧 London, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.

The Role

We are looking for a Football Analyst to play a key role in the delivery of holistic and rounded football clarity and insight through analysis to our Men's First Team.

Your detailed and insightful analysis will make a major contribution to how the Football Analysis team sets us up for success and enhances our chances of winning in different contexts. You will passionately collaborate with the wider Analysis team and forge impactful and proactive relationships with our Tactical Assistant Coach and First Team Manager.

Who we are

We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.

Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

  • Diligently prepare pre-match opposition analysis - you will support in the preparation of all pre-match opposition analysis content
  • Develop impactful pre, post and individual match analysis - you'll spearhead the design of all content and materials for meetings with players
  • Support in the creation of key content - you will actively support in the preparation of all content relevant to our game model
  • Handle critical analysis of training - you'll be actively involved in the analysis of our training programme
  • Proactively support match-day operations - you'll travel with the team to all home and away matches to assist in the integration of new live data streams, troubleshooting of match-day networks and lead in the implementation of new technology
  • Collaborate with our data specialists - you'll form and uphold successful relationships with our data scientists and data visualisation analysts to automate working processes
  • Ensure training sessions are captured - you will take ownership of the process of filming and editing our training sessions
  • Champion new technology - you'll pioneer the use and integration of emerging technology and AI into our daily workflow and processes

What we are looking for

  • Proven background in football analysis - you come with a credible background of providing football analysis at an elite level and you possess an excellent tactical understanding of football
  • Excellent level of telestration skills - you're skilled at preparing team meetings including telestrations to deliver to coaches and players
  • Best-in-class communication skills - you're confident in your ability to deliver and communicate performance insights to key colleagues across our club
  • Champion of best practice - you hold a detailed understanding of varying working methodologies and current and emerging best practices within elite sports analysis
  • Courageous team player - you're motivated by a strong hunger to continuously challenge and evolve and you use your exceptional inter-personal skills to positively contribute to our strong levels of team cohesion
  • Flexible, adaptable and accurate approach - you are proud of your resilience and your ability to retain a high standard of output in a ever changing fast paced environment


  • Good level of design skills - you're skilled at designing templates, graphics and pictures for presentations
  • Technology first mindset - you recognise the potential of AI and adapt to other emerging technologies and their application in automating working processes

Why choose us

At Arsenal, we want everyone to feel a sense of trust and belonging, so we are proud of both our club values and also what we offer to our employees. As one of our Gunners, you will receive:

  • An exciting reward and recognition scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance which increases with your length of service
  • Great internal learning and development programmes
  • A flexible hybrid working model
  • Priority access to apply for match tickets
  • A competitive health and wellbeing benefits package
  • A leading Employee Assistance Programme
  • Great discounts with some of our Partners

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. 

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

Application Closing Date - Saturday 8th June 2024

Please note: we reserve the right to close the position early if application volumes are particularly high. We encourage you to get your application in sooner rather than later.

Good luck!