Assistant Club Secretary
Who are Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club?
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women’s Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000+ seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas Broadfield Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women’s Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football.
The Assistant Club Secretary is responsible for providing high quality and detailed administrative support to the Club Secretary. The job holder will be a valued key contact for numerous football authorities (The FA, The Premier League, English Football League) and will undertake all associated governance duties as per the rules and regulations required. The Assistant Club Secretary will also manage and respond to general enquiries received in the office via post, email, and telephone.
What does the day to day look like for an Assistant Club Secretary?
Want to see what it looks like behind the scenes at a Premier League football club? This is your opportunity to be part of our hardworking Football Administration team who work tirelessly to go the extra mile for our Club, colleagues, players, and fans alike. This is a busy, fast paced, and varied role. Reporting to the Club Secretary, you will be responsible for or support the day-to-day administration for our men’s First Team, U23’s and Scholarship Players. The job holder will ensure this is completed to the highest standard, with the ability to work confidentially and calmly in a fast-paced environment. Your core hours will be 35 hours per week, with the requirement of attending all men’s First Team home games, so our ideal candidate must be flexible and committed to work outside of normal hours to meet the needs of the post.
What we need
Our ideal applicant will have a proven experience of working in a football administration role at a professional football Club. It is essential that the job holder has proven up to date knowledge of Premier League or English Football League, the FA, UEFA and FIFA regulations. The job holder must also be able to work at pace, remain calm when under pressure and deliver to strict deadlines.
Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values are not just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in anyway with our brand. Each year we hold the TEAM Brighton awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to the TEAM Brighton value.
Our values are:
- Treat People Well
- Exceed Expectations
- Aim High. Never Give Up
- Act with Integrity
- Make it Special
What is in it for you?
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:
· A flexible working environment
· Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
· Free onsite parking (a train station near site and accessible bus travel)
· Travel discounts
· Discounts at the Club superstore
· Health benefits including eye care
· Discounts and benefits for local businesses
· Group life protection
· Inclusion in the pension scheme (if applicable)
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We ask that applicants complete our diversity monitoring form. You are not obliged to answer any of these questions but the more information you supply, the more effective our monitoring will be. All information supplied is anonymous and will not be viewed by recruiting managers.
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The Executives in Sport Group are retained on behalf of Brighton & Hove Albion to appoint the Assistant Club Secretary. All direct applications and CV's will be forwarded to The Executives in Sport Group.
Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide specific feedback on unsuccessful applications.