Academy Transport Coordinator

  • Stoke City FC
  • London, UK
  • 19 Jul, 2022
Full time Academy Coordinator EFL Logistics Youth

Job Description

Stoke City Football Club of the English Football League is looking for an Academy Transport Coordinator to support its football operations at our Training Ground facility at Clayton Wood in Trent Vale.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the planning of the Academy transport provision as well as undertaking regular driving duties.

You will oversee a busy team of Academy drivers, create and plan schedules as well as allocating workload to allow the safe transport of players and staff to Academy activities whilst ensuring that procedures and policy are implemented and adhered to.

The successful applicant will be the first point of contact for staff, parents, host families and players so communication is key. You will respond to all welfare issues and requirements during transport and ensure the relationship with passengers is appropriate.

You will also be responsible for monitoring of and arranging maintenance of the vehicle fleet.

Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Reliable, trustworthy and courteous under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality.
  • Personal integrity and commitment to the wellbeing of all children and adults at risk associated with the Club.
  • Computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Office, to include but not limited to Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Good local knowledge of the area.
  • A full clean driving licence including category D1 is essential.

The ideal candidate will be available to work evenings, weekends and public holidays as the role will require a high level of flexibility. The position will be offered on a full time basis. 

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and DBS checks at the appropriate level will be obtained prior to employment commencing.


Closing date for applications is 16th August 2022.