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Job Vacancy | Local Recruitment Co-ordinator – Part-Time

21 October 2022

Club News

Job Vacancy | Local Recruitment Co-ordinator – Part-Time

21 October 2022

Job title: Local Recruitment Co-ordinator – Part-Time

Salary: Discussed at Interview

Department: Recruitment

Main Contacts: Academy Manager, Head of Recruitment, Lead Pre-Academy Coach

Position Overview

The successful candidate will be part of the leadership team within the recruitment department. You will be expected to be in regular attendance at the academy training sessions & games programme. The local recruitment co-ordinator will be an active scout around the north west including cross-checking players recommended for an 8 week trial. You will provide operational support across the recruitment department and wider academy as required.

Essential Requirements

  • Clean, valid driving licence
  • DBS Checked
  • FA Safeguarding award
  • Knowledge of grassroots football within the local area
  • Understanding of Academy football and the EPPP
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working within a professional football environment at Academy Level
  • Talent ID Level 2

Job Responsibilities

  • To specialise in the recruitment of players within a designated geographical area
  • Ensure that the Club is represented at local fixtures, festivals and tournaments
  • Create and develop links with local clubs, coaches and teachers
  • Work closely with regional co-ordinators and volunteer scouts to ensure coverage requirements are met
  • Work closely with the HoR to develop player reports & gradings
  • Provide scouts with feedback on trialists
  • Manage relationships with parents of players who are on trial. This includes being present on their first night and providing feedback where necessary
  • Implement and adhere to all Club policies and practices relating to the recruitment of players
  • Work closely with the HoR to develop a continuous professional development (CPD) plan for scouts
  • Support the recruitment department on an operational level and wider academy as required
  • Support on the creation and implementation of recruitment software
  • Support the Crewe Select programme from a coaching, operational and recruitment perspective
  • Attend midweek sessions on a weekly basis and games as and when required
  • Represent Crewe Alexandra in a professional manner at all times

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

Crewe Alexandra Football Club promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience appear to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Deadline for applications is 28/10/2022 – Applicants must be able to provide contact details for two written references upon request who will be contacted at Interview stage. Please note, if you are not contacted by the club seven days after the deadline, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Application details – Please complete the attached application form and return to;

Head of recruitment,

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