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London Area Coordinator

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.

Identify and recruit the best potential players across all academy phases

You will be responsible for coordinating a team of Academy Scouting Representatives in the London area ensuring they are attending football matches in your dedicated region, scouting for talented players to join our elite Category 1 Academy. You are accountable for ensuring a comprehensive coverage across all Professional Academies, Grassroot Clubs, Private Academies, and non-league.

Off the pitch, the Club is building a platform for long-term success enabling us to retain the privilege of competing at the highest level. The post holder will work hard to create and maintain a strong scouting network in the London area, whilst communicating effectively with your internal stakeholders from Scouts to Senior Academy Recruitment Staff.

This is a great flexible and part-time opportunity watching matches in the evenings and weekends.

Your scouting bio

You will have a strong network in the London area and be able to build further on this by creating new relationships. It essential that you have a clear understanding of the Academy system and the professional football environment. You will have FA Talent ID Level 2 Award. You will have proven understanding and knowledge of the rules and regulations governing players and recruitment along with a familiarity with the mechanics of youth football recruitment.

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 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.