Academy Operations Coordinator

  • Southampton FC
  • Southampton
  • 23 Jun, 2022
Full time Academy Administration Coordinator Customer Service Education Premier League Stadia & Operations

Job Description

Academy Operations Coordinator (U15-18)

Location: Staplewood Training Ground, Southampton

Hours: Full Time, flexible hours including evenings and weekends

Contract Type: Permanent

Criminal Record Check: DBS Enhanced with Child Barred List


What will you be doing?

You’ll be driving operations of the Academy, contributing to the pursuit of the Academy’s strategic aim of becoming the no.1 youth developer in football. 

You’ll be responsible for delivering the training and games programme for the U15-18 age groups of the Academy through organising and planning logistics, transport, and scheduling.  You’ll be accountable for weekly operational tasks, contributing to the overall development of staff and players.

Other duties include sourcing and delivering tours and tournaments across the world, and you’ll also ensure the relationship with children and vulnerable adults is appropriate and language, behaviour and demeanour is suitable.


Is this you?

You know the operational needs of Academy players, staff and teams, and you understand the need for flexible working due to the demands of the football industry. You have a strong work ethic, thrive on completing tasks to a high standard and you’re comfortable with communicating to anyone.

Essential Experience:

•        Experience in a football Academy environment.

•        Experience of project management and planning.

Essential Skills:

•        Proficient in Microsoft programs.


What we can do for you

Giving you the right balance in your life is important to us, and our benefits are designed to complement this – from 2 free match tickets for every home league game, free hot drinks, breakfast and afternoon snacks on site, discounts at local shops and restaurants, an Employee Assistance Programme and mental health first aiders for when things get tough, to specialist support with professional development and access to a world of internal and external training courses and professional qualifications.


How can I apply?

Just click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.


The closing date for applications is Monday 11 July.

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*