Premier League Internship Programme

  • Employer Premier League
  • Town / City London
  • Job Type Internship
  • Salary £26000 per annum
  • Closing Date 24/06/2024
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The Premier League believes that a diverse workforce is vital to driving business performance. We are committed to improving access to opportunities and career progression for everyone across football.

They are delighted to launch their Season 2024/25 Internship Programme, aiming to develop and prepare individuals for a future career in football. There are five places available in the cohort, with each Intern assigned to a department for an 11-month period where you will learn and develop your skillset across that function.

The departments for candidates to apply to are: Policy & Corporate Affairs, Commercial, Finance, Football Development and Football Operations. Your department will depend on your current skillset and interests, which we will explore with you at application and interview stage.

To understand the roles and responsibilities for each department opportunity, please click the relevant link on the website to request a candidate briefing pack.

The Candidate:

We’re looking for individuals who embody their values and are excited to contribute to the Premier League. As an intern, you should be:

  • Motivated to work in the football industry and eager to learn about the opportunities that a career in football can offer
  • Friendly, open and adaptable
  • An excellent communicator, with the ability to grow the skills to manage relationships across multiple stakeholders
  • A team player – both ready to offer help and accept it, whilst upholding the values of equality, diversity and inclusion
  • An excellent multi-tasker and can demonstrate curiosity to learn new professional skills
  • Dependable, proactive and knows the importance of prioritising tasks
  • Able to live / work in the UK with no restrictions and can commit to all aspects of the programme, including being able to work in London

The Package:

  • Annual salary of £26,000
  • 70/20/10 learning structure where 70% of learning is done on the job, 20% from coaching and mentoring, and 10% from formal training
  • Hybrid-working model offers you the flexibility to work from home on some days each week

The Premier League is home to some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. They use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities, and partners in the UK and across the world. They have a wide variety of responsibilities, from organising the competition and managing the centralised broadcast and commercial rights to supporting youth development and liaising with governing bodies and other leagues. We’re an equal opportunities employer and strive to create an inclusive culture where talent can flourish.

They are committed to creating an inclusive culture where talent can flourish, and they particularly encourage applications from individuals from minority ethnic communities.

To ensure a fair and inclusive recruitment process, we are working with as our trusted recruitment partner for this vacancy. Therefore, all applications for this position will be handled and managed exclusively by them.

To apply for this role, you will need to first register your interest by submitting your CV. Your CV will only be used for information purposes and will not be relevant in the application process. You will then be emailed a response containing a link needed to answer some work-related questions. Our goal is to assess your approach to a problem and better understand what knowledge and skills you have. Your answers will be anonymised, randomised and reviewed by a diverse panel.

We also think giving feedback is incredibly valuable for candidates, so at the end of the process, you’ll see how well you performed during the application process.

The closing date for applications is Monday 24th June at Midday, and the deadline for submission of the work-related questions is Wednesday 26th June at Midday.

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