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Job listing closed on 20 Jun 2024
8 Jun 2024

Kit and Equipment Assistant (Women’s First Team)

🇬🇧 Tamworth, UK
Full Time
1+ year exp.

1. The Department

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant to join the Kit and Equipment Department at Aston Villa Football Club. The Kit and Equipment Department aim and strive to provide the best service and support to players and staff to give them all the necessary tools they need to be able to perform to an elite standard. You will be joining an exciting environment with an enjoyable, hard-working ethic and working in a world class training facility.

In continuing our journey and building for the future, we are focusing our efforts to ensure our Women's Team have the resources in place to help us deliver our ambitious plans fornurturing, encouraging, and developing talent and striving to become a leading force in womens football.

2. The Role

We are looking for an individual who is highly motivated, has a passion for sport and has great organisational skills. This is an exciting opportunity to work with some of the world’s best football players in one of the world’s top professional women's leagues.

The role will involve assisting Head of Kit and Equipment Operations providing hands-on assistance with all the activities of the Kit Room for the Women’s and men’s team and Laundry. You will assist with all requirements for the Women’s First Team which will include packing and preparing kit and equipment for home and away games and travelling to Women’s First Team games when required, working within strict deadlines whilst also forming part of team in the wider kit department.

You will support in the management of the kit inventory system which will include ensuring the kit allocation policy is adhered to, kit requirement forecasting, order creating, delivering scheduling, kit distribution and stock management.

3. The Person

The successful candidate must hold a full, manual clean UK driving licence. You must be trustworthy and able to work collaboratively, building strong working relationships. You will need to be organised and be able to prioritise tasks effectively. Previous experience of working in a professional sporting environment is desirable.

You must be available to work flexibly and irregular hours which will include matchday working, evenings and weekends. You will also be expected to travel domestically (including driving a manual van) and internationally as and when required.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

For further information, the Role Profile and to apply please go to

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Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please seeAston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding