U8 – U12 Academy Recruitment Officer

  • Employer Crystal Palace FC
  • Town / City London
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 05/04/2021
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Job Location: CPFC Academy, Copers Cope Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 1NZ

Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time

Salary: Competitive

Opening Date: March 30th, 2021

Closing Date: April 5th, 2021

Crystal Palace Academy are looking to strengthen their recruitment department by employing a specialist Recruitment Officer for the U8 – U12 age groups.

The Academy Recruitment Officer will be responsible for identifying, monitoring and recruiting local grassroots talent to join our Category 1 Academy. The successful candidate will coordinate and manage a team of Academy Scouts to provide extensive coverage of the south London area.

You will need to have a proven track record of building relationships in the local community and experience of identifying talent in the local area. You will need an in depth knowledge of Crystal Palace’s catchment area and experience of managing a small team.

You will be responsible for….

  • Identifying, monitoring and recruiting local grassroots talent to join our Academy
  • Supporting a team of scouts
  • Managing and keeping up to date monitoring, tracking reporting and recommendation procedures
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager
  • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

You will have…

  • An FA Level 1 & 2 in Talent ID
  • A Valid Driving License
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Completed an FA Safeguarding Children Course
  • Full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Criminal Record Check (CRC)
  • Experience of working in football recruitment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

You are…         

  • Flexible and available to work unsociable hours
  • Able to work using your own initiative and as part of a team

What you’ll get in return…     

  • Competitive salary
  • Cycle to work and tech scheme
  • Social activities (day at the races, holiday party, team nights out)
  • High level of responsibility from day one!
  • 20% Club Shop discount

To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@cpfc.co.uk with the subject of what role you are applying for.

Crystal Palace Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all such sections of the community – view our Equality Policy.

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