About The Company
Established in 1884, Leicester City Football Club is a leading Football Club, achieving outstanding success as Premier League champions in 2016. Following a period of growth, Leicester City Football Club and Leicester City Football Club Community Trust are recruiting a Grassroots Coordinator to span across the Club’s Supporter Engagement Team and the Community Trust.
About The Role
The Grassroots Coordinator will develop a positive working relationship with Leicestershire and Rutland FA, will become the main contact for registered Charter Standard Clubs, source insight from partners and respond through the development of a new ‘Grassroots Scheme’ that will support, coach and develop local grassroots teams and ensure connectivity to Leicester City Football Club.
The key duties of this role will include working alongside the Community Trust to deliver coaching sessions, working closing with the Supporter Engagement Sales Assistant to develop matchday experiences with group bookings. It will also include monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the Grassroots Scheme.
Who We’re Looking For
The ideal candidate will hold an FA Level 2 Football Coaching qualification and be educated to degree level. They will have knowledge of Grassroots Football Clubs and their challenges. They will have experience of working within multiple teams and will be able to effectively communicate professionally with a variety of roles from a variety of backgrounds. They will be able to work on their own initiative and will be committed with self-motivation.
Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 28 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.
Contract Type – Fixed Term – 12 months
Hours Per Week – 37.5
Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and 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.
Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.
A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.
If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for please apply by sending your CV, along with a covering letter, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date – 19th February 2019
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