Retail & Licensing Coordinator (1yr FTC)

Wembley, GB
Full Time
Competitive
30 / 04

We are excited to be searching for a Licensing and Retail Partnerships Coordinator to join the team. The post holder will facilitate the delivery of the relationships with FA partners, whilst providing support to key accounts across our licensing and retail programmes.

 

 

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Are you interested in supporting and coordinating licensing and retail programmes?

We are excited to be searching for a Licensing and Retail Partnerships Coordinator to join the team. The post holder will facilitate the delivery of the relationships with FA partners, whilst providing support to key accounts across our licensing and retail programmes.

Your Impact

  • Developing the relationships with key partner personnel and ensure delivery of rights and obligations.
  • Act as a key stakeholder with other FA departments to ensure efficient and effective lines of communication between the Licensing and Retail Partners on The FA.
  • Supporting the team across other strategic projects as required (e.g., renewals, future planning, measurement, rights delivery)
  • To planning, implementation and reporting related to key Licensees and Retail partners.
  • Managing key suppliers.
  • To provide administrative duties such as; status reports, planning frameworks, reports, and proactive ideation.
  • Executes additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group's changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and well-being can be maintained.
  • As part of The FA's commitment to ensuring a safe environment for everyone in football, every employee will be required to complete a DBS check. The level of the check required will be based on the activity of the specific job role and in line with legislation and government guidance.

What are we looking for?

Essential for the role:

  • Good understanding of the sports industry in general and the football industry in particular.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to remain organised in a fast-paced environment, whilst managing a large workload.
  • Strong numeracy skills.
  • Strong coordination skills with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong team player with a collaborative and can-do mindset
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills

Beneficial to have:

  • Experience in working on major Licensing and Retail programmes preferred.
  • Experience of supporting and co-ordinating Licensing and/or Retail programmes preferred.
  • Marketing and communications support experience.
  • Account Management Experience.
  • An interest in football and above basic understanding of the game and its business structure

What's in it for you?

We are committed to ensuring everyone can flourish in their roles, to achieve this we have unique office spaces under the arch of the iconic Wembley National Stadium, which is the home of English Football. We are also delighted to offer a world-class, Elite Performance Centre, St. George's Park in Staffordshire which is an exceptional setting to develop and inspire high-performing England teams and leaders.

We pride ourselves in offering a competitive salary as well as great opportunities to develop and grow in your role. But that is not all; we also have a range of exciting benefits, some of which can be found below:

  • Access to event day tickets at Wembley Stadium, alongside a host of regular internal events throughout the season encouraging you to connect and learn with your colleagues and look after your mental health and wellbeing.
  • Free, nutritious lunches, at Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park.
  • Free private medical cover.
  • A contributory pension scheme.
  • An additional Thank You days leave, volunteering days as well as 25 days annual leave.
  • A hybrid working model offering flexibility on where you work.

For more information on what it is like to work at The FA, please visit our FA Careers page, https://www.thefa.com/about-football-association/careers

Our Organisation

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams across men's, women's, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women's Super League, FA Women's Championship, and Women's Adobe FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

Your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George's Park or our Processing Centre, unless the role is advertised as a homebased contract. The contractual location of this role can be found at the top of this advert on our FA vacancy page.

The FA, For All, For You

Our equality, diversity and inclusion strategy forms an integral part of our long-term commitment to using our influence across English football to create a game free from discrimination.

https://www.thefa.com/-/media/thefacom-new/files/about-the-fa/2021/fa_a-game-for-all-strategy.ashx

A Game For All outlines three key strategic commitments - Lead the Change, Be the Change, and Inspire the Change - which will ensure tackling discrimination remains a core priority for English football for years to come.

We are a diverse workplace, aspiring to represent football across the country. The Football Association actively promotes inclusion and diversity, encouraging you to be the best version of yourself at work.

We welcome applications from everyone and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process, please mention this during your application.

As part of The FA's commitment to ensuring a safe environment for everyone in football, every employee will be required to complete a DBS check. The level of the check required will be based on the activity of the specific job role and in line with legislation and government guidance.

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