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Academy Coaches 2015/16 Season

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: Dependent On Experience

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

A number of coaches are required across the Foundation and Youth Development Phases in an our elite Academy department.

A coach working within these phases would require a U.E.F.A B coaching licence and completion of Youth Modules 1 and 2 together with a Full UK Driving license. In addition a UEFA A licence and/or FA Youth Module 3 would be preferable. Birmingham City FC seek to discover coaches able to deliver with enthusiasm and energy, whilst also meeting the following criteria:-

  • Experience working with elite players.
  • Understanding of teaching and learning strategies.
  • Computer literate. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Understanding / experience of growth and maturity within young players.
  • Able to demonstrate a desire to develop their coaching knowledge through course access and CPD. 

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before commencing in their role.

Academy Doctor 2015/16 Season

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: £200 per session

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

This is a part time role for a doctor registered with the GMC. Experience of working in professional football, a Diploma in Sports Medicine and a current accredited Pitchside Care Course would be an advantage.


The job consists of:

  •  Providing cover for all home Under 21 and Under 18 games. In conjunction with the Head of Academy Sport Science and Medicine, you will be responsible for ensuring that all necessary medical equipment is available for all home and away Academy games.
  • Running an evening clinic at the Training Ground one day a week for the benefit of the Academy schoolboys (aged 9-16).
  • Communication with the existing medical team, the coaching staff, the Academy Head of Sport Science and Medicine and the Club’s Chief Medical Officer will be essential. As will be communication with the players and their parents.
  •  To ensure that complete and comprehensive medical records are kept.
  • The secure handling of any data collected and maintaining confidentiality will be essential.
  • To conduct medical screening with the schoolboy players via medical questionnaires and physical examination as necessary.
  • To conduct medical screening via questionnaires and physical examinations for the new scholars as part of their cardiac screening.
  • To assist with collection and interpretation of injury audit data.
  • To report to The Club’s Chief Medical Officer and the Head of Academy Sport Science and Medicine
     

Academy English Teacher 2015/16 Season

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: Competitive Salary Based On Experience

Application closing date: 13/07/2015

The Club is seeking to recruit a fully qualified English teacher with QTS to facilitate and teach Academy based football players between the ages of 11 and 16.

The suitable candidate will be responsible for assisting with school work which will be brought into the football club for completion during lessons.

The candidate will be required to plan and deliver additional age/stage appropriate english activities along with recording and evidencing data of sessions on the club's online management system.

The school release education program will be delivered in house at the club's Wast Hills Training Ground. The suitable candidate will be required between the hours of 9am and 3pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays during school term time. A competitive rate of pay will be offered to the suitable candidate depending on experience.

Academy Foundation/youth Development Coach 2015/16 Season

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

A number of part time coaches are required across both the Foundation and Youth Development  phases, for coaching in an elite Academy department.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UEFA B License
  • Youth Modules 1/2/3
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Computer literate with excellent communication skills and the desire to develop coaching function within the academy along with high expectation levels
  • Previous role within a professional football Academy
  • Experience of working with elite players in one of the development phases

DESIRABLE

  • UEFA A License
  • Advanced Youth Award
  • Knowledge of the requirements held within the EPPP

 

*Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.  This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

 

 

Academy Goalkeeping Coach - 2015/16 Season

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: Dependent On Experience

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Club for a part time Academy Goalkeeping Coach within our Academy department for the 2015/16 season.

This role requires an experienced coach to lead the delivery of goalkeeping coaching across all three youth development phases. The position requires the ability to organise weekly coaching schedules, deliver sessions to groups within these development phases and observe players within teams operating in the games programme. The individual will possess the appropriate communication and teaching skills to implement the coaching curriculum and provide the necessary environment for the players to learn.

Based at our Wast Hills Training Ground in Kings Norton, we are looking for a highly motivated individual, who possesses knowledge and experience of goalkeeper development within the U9 to U18 age range. The successful applicant will be experienced in dealing with young players, parents and have an understanding of the player development pathway detailed in the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP), and it’s relationship with the Performance Management Application (PMA).  Reporting to the Head of Academy Goalkeeping you will be tasked with the re-design and implementation of the goalkeeping curriculum under the guidance of our Academy Management Team in line with the Club’s Performance plan.

You will be required to action a number of administrative tasks to ensure each player’s progress is appropriately recorded and as such the candidate will be computer literate across the basic functions of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. In addition to this, the planning and review process of our programme is imperative and as such the candidate should be comfortable in goal setting and performance reviews of the players and activities undertaken by the group.

You’ll show high levels of motivation, the ability to dedicate time to the programme as the schedule determines and engage in the internal and external continual professional development as determined by the Academy’s Coach Developer.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Requirements

  • UEFA ‘B’ Coaching Licence
  • FA Goalkeeping Coaching B Licence
  • F.A Youth Modules 1 / 2
  • Valid Driving License

Desirable Requirements

  • UEFA ‘A’ Coaching Licence
  • FA Goalkeeping Coaching A Licence
  • F.A Youth Modules 3
  • F.A Advanced Youth Award

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Essential Requirements

  • Knowledge of the Player Performance Pathway / EPPP
  • Knowledge of the Performance Management Application (PMA)
  • Relevant skills developed working with U9-U18 age groups
  • Ability to coaching within the Academy system
  • Design and implementation of coaching curriculum
  • Computer literacy – in particular with Microsoft Office

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience working within an elite playing environment
  • Integration of PMA within coaching programme
  • Ability to speak Foreign Language/s
  • ISO Audit process

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Good communicator – written and oral skills; good judgement; highly organised; confident; persuasive; approachable; dependable; uses initiative; professional
  • High expectation of self and others

Only applicants that meet the above criteria will be considered for the role. Previous applicants need not apply.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Under the Disclosure and Barring Service and in accordance with the Club’s own rules regarding Safeguarding the post-holder will be required to meet minimum criteria regarding Safeguarding and a Disclosure and Barring Check will be required in this post.  Exceptions Order to Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 applies.

We would also be interested in hearing from local goalkeeping coaches who would be prepared to work part time hours.

Birmingham City F C is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.

Academy Homework Supervisor - 2015/16 Season

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: £25 per hour

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

We are currently seeking a fully qualified teacher to assist with the supervision of our Academy players in our homework club.

The suitable candidate will have qualified teacher status (QTS), will have experience of teaching students between ages of 11 - 16 and will be able to start immediately (pending DBS verification).

 A full range of subjects will be taught during the homework club sessions, therefore the suitable candidates will need to be versatile and adaptable. The sessions will take place every Tuesday and Wednesday evening between 5.30pm and 7pm on a consistent basis during term time.

Full evidence of documentation will be required by the candidates through the recruitment process.

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.

Academy Math Teacher 2015/16 Season

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: Competitive Salary Based On Experience

Application closing date: 13/07/2015

The Club is seeking to recruit a fully qualified mathematics teacher with QTS to facilitate and teach Academy based football players between the ages of 11 and 16.

The suitable candidate will be responsible for assisting with school work which will be brought into the football club for completion during lessons.

The candidate will be required to plan and deliver additional age/stage appropriate mathematics activities along with recording and evidencing data of sessions on the club's online management system.

The school release education program will be delivered in house at the club's Wast Hills Training Ground. The suitable candidate will be required between the hours of 9am and 3pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays during school term time. A competitive rate of pay will be offered to the suitable candidate depending on experience.

Academy Physiotherapist - 2015/16 Season

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: Dependent On Experience

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

An opportunity has arisen to become part of a progressive medical department at Birmingham City Football Club. We require a Part Time Academy Physiotherapist to join our team.

The successful applicant will work with all players aged 7-21 years. You will be responsible for the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of the schoolboy academy players on a daily basis in the evening clinics. The role requires the applicant to keep an up to date audit of injuries, assist in musculoskeletal screening and formulate/distribution of subsequent individual pre-habilitation programmes. You will also assist in the organisation of the bank of part-time physiotherapists. Due to the nature of the business, applicants must be able to accommodate flexible working hours including evenings and weekends. It is essential that the applicant is able to work efficiently with the multidisciplinary team including Doctors, Sports Scientists and Coaches.

The successful applicant must be a Chartered Physiotherapist and have a relevant Physiotherapy degree. 

Essential requirements:

• Experience in pitch side management of injuries (Sports First Aid preferable).

• Experience rehabilitating athletes.

• Knowledge of injury prevention strategies.

 • HPC registration.

• Up to date CPD portfolio.

• Experience in football, background knowledge of the industry (preferable).

• Full UK driving licence.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Academy Professional Development Coach

Term: Permanent Full Time

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: £29,500 per annum

Application closing date: 06/07/2015

Birmingham City Football Club seek to identify an experienced and proactive coach to join it’s successful Academy programme in the position of Professional Development Coach. Primarily to assist the Lead Professional Development Coach in the delivery of coaching to the U18 group, the roles extends to the support of players and staff in the Youth Development Phase through coaching and mentoring. A coach with a high level of technical and tactical knowledge is sought to enhance the delivery of the Academy Performance plan to groups, units and individuals through personalised and detailed development guides. 

The role requires a high degree of flexibility and as such the successful candidate will be committed, enthusiastic and highly motivated. Evening and weekend work will be a key component of this role to deliver the job description and add value to the programme.  

The purpose of the role is to assist in the delivery of the coaching and games for the U18 group and coaching across the Academy programme in line with the Academy Performance Plan. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Communicate and promote the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the development of young players.
  • Implementation of the coaching curriculum in liaison with the Lead Professional Development Coach for the U17-U18 age groups.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver coaching across all coaching phases.
  • Monitoring the attendance record of players within the Professional Development Phase.
  • Management of the recording process for attendance, coaching sessions and fixtures within the Professional Development phase on the PMA.
  • Implementation, monitoring and review of Individual Learning Plans to include suitable action plans, learning objectives and macro targets for all players operating within the U18 group.
  • Provide regularly evaluated learning objectives for all players operating within the U21 group.
  • Monitor and evaluation of players to include the multidisciplinary performance review process for players operating in the U19-U21 coaching programme (6/12 week performance reviews).
  • Assist in the management of the U18 team within the games programme.
  • Manage and coordinate the U17 team within an internal fixture programme, in liaison with the Academy Manager and Lead Professional Development Coach.
  • Match day administration to include the team sheet, referees report and club match report.
  • Monitor and evaluation of U14-U16 players within the Youth Development Phase.
  • Oversee the trialist’s who enter the Professional Development Phase providing suitable evaluation and feedback during the signing / exit policy.
  • Provide the relevant information to the Academy Administration Manager on the coaching schedule enabling effective communication to staff, players and parents.
  • Provide a weekly update to the Academy Manager / Assistant Academy Manager on the previous weeks activity in the designated weekly and monthly meeting.
  • Attendance at all CPD events organised by the Assistant Academy Manager.
  • Attendance at fixtures in liaison with the Academy Recruitment Manager to evaluate players.
  • Co-ordinate the end of season procedure for the Professional Development Phase in liaison with the Academy Manager, Academy Administration Manager and Head of Football Administration.
  • Liaison with the Academy Sport Science team on all sport science related programmes integrated in the Professional Development Phase.
  • Management of scholarship jobs.
  • Liaison with the Head of Academy Education on the performance of scholarship players.
  • Attendance at Academy U9-U21 fixtures as required by the Academy Manager.
  • Monitor through the Coach Competency Framework coaches performance within the coaching and games programmes providing relevant feedback to the staff member.
  • Submission of the relevant information to update and produce the yearly Academy Coaching Curriculum and Academy Brochure.
  • Ensure the well being of Academy players at all times liaising with the Club’s Head of Safeguarding on all safeguarding related matters.
  • Liaison with parents and third parties associated with the Academy Programme.
  • Provide a positive image of the Academy programme at all times.
  • Ensure the Academy facility is kept tidy at all times.
  • Assist where necessary other members of the department.
  • Provide a high level of appearance at all times.  Full training kit is to be worn at the training ground for practical activities and at all other times, trousers, shirt and smart shoes are worn in the office.
  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department.

Experience

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years coaching experience in an elite environment for 16-21yr olds.
  • Experience of player requirements in the Professional Development Phase.
  • Delivery of coaching to teams, units and individuals.
  • Designing individual development guides.
  • Design and implementation of match day coaching.

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of EPPP rules, regulations and processes.
  • Knowledge of PMA system and the player performance clock.
  • Performance Analysis.
  • Sports Science.

Skills & Abilities

Essential Requirements

  • Proven practical coaching skills
  • Observation, review and evaluation and feedback process.
  • Scheduling and organising.
  • Communication skills.
  • Excellent IT

Desirable Requirements

  •  Data collection
  • Mentoring
  • Social media

Personal Requirements

  • Behaves consistently with clear personal values that complement those of the organisation
  • Team working
  • Transparency and effective communication
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable
  • Empathy

Special Conditions

  • Flexibility with working hours required to meet demands of the role
  • Full and clean UK driving licence

Birmingham City Football Club prides itself on the support it offers its employees and as such offers a variety of excellent benefits, for example, pension, life assurance 2 x salary, free car parking, two free season tickets and membership to Blues Loyalty Scheme.  If you offered a position with the company your offer letter will clearly set out the benefits to which you are entitled.

Anyone interested should apply online at the following link.  CV’s will not be accepted

https://birmingham-city-fc.eventdaystaff.co.uk/welcome.php

Please note, the application closing date for this role is midnight on Monday 6th July. 

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.  This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Birmingham City F C is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.

Assistant Academy Manager

Term: Permanent Full Time

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: £38,000

Application closing date: 06/07/2015

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for the new role of Assistant Academy Manager based at Wast Hills Training Ground.  The purpose of the role is to support the Academy Manager in the delivery of the Academy coaching programme through the implementation of the Academy Performance Plan and Coach Competency Framework with direct responsibility for mentoring the clubs Academy coaches.  Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Be an Ambassador of BCFC, by communicating and promoting the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the development of young players.
  • Use the Academy Performance Plan to ensure consistent coaching best practice across the Academy to ensure player development is in line with APP.
  • Implementation of the Academy coaching curriculum for the U9-U21 age groups through the processes outlined in the Academy Performance Plan.
  • Ensure the coaching contact time for Academy players is in line with EPPP requirements.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver coaching sessions across all phases of the Academy.
  • Manage the recording process within the PMA for coaching and games programme data (attendance, session objectives, session plans, fixtures, player objectives).
  • Manage the Individual Learning Plans (ILP’s) process.
  • Lead the monitoring and evaluation of players to include the multidisciplinary performance review process.
  • Design and implementation of a multidisciplinary CPD programme for Academy Coaches.
  • Develop close working relationships with the FA Youth Coach Educator programme.
  • Management of the Coach Competency Framework (CCF), Individual Coach Development Plans, coach observations and the formal appraisal process.
  • Direct responsibility for mentoring the clubs Academy coaches, providing support and direction to them so that they excel in delivering the clubs Technical programme.
  • Management of the coaching environment, coaching behaviours, session format and content.
  • Support the Academy Manager in the recruitment and supervision of the Academy coaching staff, taking measures to maintain the highest professional standards at all times.
  • To provide the relevant information to the Academy Operations department on the coaching schedule enabling effective communication to staff, players and parents.
  • Operation of a Football / Coaching Meeting within the set meeting schedule.
  • Assist in the identification and recruitment of players for each of the coaching phases.
  • Attendance at all professional development events organised by the Academy.
  • Maintain an up to date training needs analysis (TNA) for all coaches working within the  Academy Programme.
  • Creation of a coaching resource library inclusive of best practice sessions for each coaching cell.
  • Submission of the relevant information to update and produce the yearly Academy Coaching Curriculum and Academy Brochure.
  • Liaison with the Academy sport science staff on all sport science related programmes integrated in the coaching programme.
  • Liaison with the Academy Head of Education on the performance of players accessing education programmes.
  • Ensure the well being of Academy players at all times liaising with the Club’s Head of Safeguarding on all safeguarding related matters.
  • Liaison with parents and third parties associated with the Academy Programme.
  • Ensure the Academy facility is kept tidy at all times.
  • Assist where necessary other members of the department.
  • Provide a high level of appearance at all times.  Full training kit is to be worn at the training ground for practical activities and at all other times, trousers, shirt and smart shoes are worn in the office.
  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

Essential Requirements

  • UEFA A Licence
  • FA Youth Award Modules

Desirable Requirements

  • UEFA Pro Licence
  • BSc (Hons) Sports / Coaching related degree
  • F.A Advanced Youth Award
  • Teaching related qualifications
  • F.A Tutor training modules
  • First Aid Training for Coaches

Skills & Abilities

Essential Requirements

  • Proven practical coaching skills
  • Mentoring skills
  • The ability to provide observation, recording and feedback
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to successfully deal with conflict
  • Utilises appropriate influencing styles and approaches in facilitating a group towards task achievement
  • Excellent IT & Presentation skills
  • Knowledge of EPPP rules, regulations and processes
  • Knowledge of PMA system and the player performance clock
  • Ability to provide session observation and feedback to coaches
  • Seeks to maximise own and others’ potential and seeks to develop and share new skills and knowledge
  • Excellent organisation and scheduling skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Previous coach education position
  • Line management skills
  • Knowledge of Performance Analysis
  • 3 years coaching experience in an elite environment
  • Experience of players in each of the development phases
  • Experience delivering CPD within the football pyramid
  • Skills or experience in event management
  • Skills or experience in meeting coordination
  • Skills or experience in data collection
  • Skills or experience in document / proposal creation

Personal Qualities

  • Team working
  • Must be highly organised
  • Transparency and effective communication
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable

Special Conditions

  • Flexibility with working hours required to meet demands of the role
  • Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.  This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
  • Full and clean UK driving licence

Only applicants that meet the above criteria for the person specification will be considered for the role.

Applicants will be required to undertake practical tests and a competency based interview as part of the recruitment process.  In order to allow for internal holidays and depending on the level of response interviews may be postponed until June/July.

Birmingham City Football Club prides itself on the support it offers its employees and as such offers a variety of excellent benefits, for example, pension, life assurance 2 x salary, free car parking, two free season tickets and membership to Blues Loyalty Scheme.  If you offered a position with the company your offer letter will clearly set out the benefits to which you are entitled.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Birmingham City F C is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.

Birmingham City Ladies Fc Volunteer Match Day Operations Supervisor 2015-16 Season

Term: Match Days and Events as required

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: Voluntary

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

The Volunteer Matchday Operations Supervisor  will provide excellent customer service and assistance to all supporters and visitors who visit the stadium on match days.

You will be an advocate of fantastic customer service and act as a supervisor to other matchday volunteers, offering guidance and support where needed.

You will also be able to answer any problems directly or direct to the General Manager to resolve issues in a prompt manner. On non match-days you will be part of a fan feedback group that will feedback ideas and suggestions to develop and improve the Football Club. Your role will be:

  • To provide support and guidance to the  Matchday Volunteers
  • To provide help, assistance and advice to supporters on match-days. i.e. with directions, ticket purchase, and general enquiries and queries as they arise
  • To become a recognizable point of contact which aims to help all visitors to the stadium
  • To communicate courteously with customers face to face at all times
  • To represent the Football Club in a professional manner at all times
  • To provide information and assistance in line with the Company’s standard information / protocols/and accepted standpoint as will be advised to you
  • To promote the Football Club in a reputable manner at all times
  • To provide feedback to the Football Club that may be gained from supporters and input ideas on changes and improvements that could be made to improve the supporter experience.

The scope of these duties may be extended as dictated by the changing requirements of the role the organisation and relevant regulatory bodies, and therefore, the role may develop. The Volunteer Matchday Operations Supervisor must be presentable, positive and represent Birmingham City Ladies FC in an appropriate manner at all times. Previous Customer Service would be advantageous as well as a good knowledge of the city of Birmingham and directions to various locations. Successful Volunteers will have a sufficient understanding and knowledge of Birmingham City Ladies FC and a desire to develop the Football Club to achieve improvement for all concerned. The role will promote the Football Club in a positive light and represent the Club in a professional and appropriate manner at all times. As attendance is required for the whole game volunteers are provided with a complimentary match ticket to watch parts of the game when not working for the relevant fixture where services are provided. Please note that you will not have uninterrupted viewing of the game.

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Under the Disclosure and Barring Service and in accordance with the Club’s own rules regarding Safeguarding the post-holder will be required to meet minimum criteria regarding Safeguarding and a Disclosure and Barring Check will be required in this post.  Exceptions Order to Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 applies.

 

 

 

Creative Artworker

Term: Permanent Full Time

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: Circa £17,000-18,000 per annum

Application closing date: 08/07/2015

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for the role of Creative Artworker based at St. Andrew's Stadium.  The purpose of the role is to manage and produce design work for the Blues News matchday programme and Birmingham City Ladies. You will also be expected to contribute to Ticketing, Retail, email marketing and web design. Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • To assist the Brand & Marketing department with all graphic design projects
  • To primarily focus on the design and creation of the Blues News matchday programme and Birmingham City Ladies programme.
  • To produce artwork for all projects in line with the brand style for each area of the business including retail, ticketing, memberships, commercial events
  • To produce artwork for the website include flash banners and buttons, headers and home page takeovers
  • Any other duties as reasonably required
  • To be a brand guardian for the club, through the creation and enforcement of the Clubs brand guidelines
  • Effective time and work load management to ensure all tasks are completed
  • Be active in the planning and creation stage of projects
  • Confident in pitching and presenting ideas to senior staff
  • The scope of these duties may be extended as dictated by the changing requirements of the organisation and relevant regulatory bodies, and therefore, the role may require additional ad-hoc duties as reasonably required
  • This job description sets out current duties of the post that may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

Essential Requirements

  • Clean valid driving license
  • Design Qualification

Desirable Requirements

  • Graphic design qualification

Experience

Essential Requirements

  • Experienced Designer/Artworker with a wide knowledge
  • Have experience working quickly and efficiently to produce quality work
  • Confident pitching and presenting to senior staff

 Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with working within a sporting environment or stadia, including football

 Skills & Abilities

Essential Requirements

  • Ability to exceed supporter/customer expectation
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Able to keep up to date with other Clubs activity
  • Show respect for the Clubs history and heritage
  • Fully computer literate – including proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Show initiative and confidence in own ability with a positive attitude to undertake any aspect of the job role
  • Good communication, written and oral skills, good judgement, confident, persuasive, approachable, dependable, professional
  • Displays no prejudice when working with others
  • Works to improve relationships
  • Desire to be the best in the field
  • Experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite especially InDesign but also Photoshop and Illustrator Mac based

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of the print process
  • Strive to gain the club recognition for their work
  • Editorial and publishing experience

Personal Qualities

  • Organised
  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident

Special Conditions

  • Flexibility with working hours required to meet demands of the role

Only applicants that meet the above criteria for the person specification will be considered for the role.

Applicants will be required to undertake practical tests and a competency based interview as part of the recruitment process. 

Birmingham City Football Club prides itself on the support it offers its employees and as such offers a variety of excellent benefits, for example, pension, life assurance 2 x salary, free car parking, two free season tickets and membership to Blues Loyalty Scheme.  If you offered a position with the company your offer letter will clearly set out the benefits to which you are entitled.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.  This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Birmingham City F C is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.

Family Stand Hosts - 2015/16 Season

Term: Match Days and Events as required

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: Voluntary

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

 

Family Stand Hosts (FSH) will provide excellent customer service and assistance to supporters and visitors who visit the stadium on match days whose seats are within the Family stand.

You be an advocate of fantastic customer service!

The Customer Services Manager will be based at an information point located within the Kop Car Park and the FSH’s will be on hand to assist with any Family stand  match day queries/issues that may arise such as directing supporters to the correct destination / entrance points / Family Stand area of the stadium. The FSH’s will be identifiable and based within the Family Stand . The FSH’s will also be able to forward any problems directly to the Customer Service Manager (or other identified line manager depending on actual responsibilities) who will attempt to resolve issues in a prompt manner. On non match-days you will be part of a fan feedback group that will feedback ideas and suggestions to develop and improve the Football Club. Your role will be:

  •  To meet and greet all supporters and visitors to the Family Stand on match-days. i.e. with directions , general enquiries and queries as they arise and provide a prompt response
  • To become a recognizable point of contact which aims to help all visitors to the Family Stand
  •  To communicate courteously with customers face to face at all
  • To represent the Football Club in a professional manner at all times
  •  To provide information and assistance in line with the Company’s standard information / protocols/and accepted standpoint as will be advised to you
  •  To promote the Football Club in a reputable manner at all times
  •  To attend and participate in the Quarterly Fan Forum Meetings wherever possible.

 

The scope of these duties may be extended as dictated by the changing requirements of the role the organisation and relevant regulatory bodies, and therefore, the role may develop. Family Stand Hosts must be presentable, positive and represent Birmingham City FC in an appropriate manner at all times. Previous Customer Service would be advantageous as well as a good knowledge of the city of Birmingham and directions to various locations. Successful FSH’s will have a sufficient understanding and knowledge of Birmingham City FC and a desire to develop the Football Club to achieve improvement for all concerned. FSH’s will promote the Football Club in a positive light and represent the Club in a professional and appropriate manner at all times. As attendance is required for the whole game FSH’s are provided with a complimentary match ticket to watch parts of the game when not working for the relevant fixture where services are provided. Please note that you will not have uninterrupted viewing of the game. A waterproof rain jacket will also be issued. If you are interested please fill in an online application form.

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Under the Disclosure and Barring Service and in accordance with the Club’s own rules regarding Safeguarding the post-holder will be required to meet minimum criteria regarding Safeguarding and a Disclosure and Barring Check will be required in this post.  FSH's will be required to attend Football Association Safeguarding Training. Exceptions Order to Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 applies.

Hospitality Service Staff - 2015/16 Season

Term: Match Days & Events as required

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

Enthusiastic and reliable individuals to work with our award winning Hospitality Service Staff at St. Andrew’s for the 2015/16 season within suites, lounges and bars throughout the Stadium. Responsible to Hospitality Supervisors, you will be part of a team helping the Club continue to achieve excellence and ensure a warm welcome to St. Andrew’s. Hospitality Service Staff, will be involved in serving first class food and a range of drinks including alcoholic beverages (anyone serving alcoholic drinks must be over 18).

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing and maintaining a high standard of customer service
  • Taking orders and serving food and drinks in one of our corporate areas or bars
  • Ensuring company policies, hygiene, health and safety are followed

The ideal candidate will be well presented, polite, confident, welcoming, friendly and should be prepared to work well under pressure in a busy, quality driven environment. There are opportunities for certified training and development within the company for candidates who shine. Some previous experience is desirable but not essential as training will be given

If this post interests you then please fill in our online application form, which has been designed to be quick and easy for you to use.

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.

Hospitality Supervisors - 2015/16 Season

Term: Match Days & Events as required

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

We are looking to recruit a number of Hospitality Supervisors to work within our award winning team on both matchdays and non-matchdays, with varying shifts dependent on business need. However, as these roles will be servicing matchdays and non-matchdays, we are particularly looking for people who can work full time hours on a flexible basis. Additionally, successful candidates who prove themselves reliable and trustworthy on a flexible basis may be offered permanent contracts in the future.

As a Hospitality Supervisor, you will join our Corporate Hospitality department and generally be one of the first points of contact in the Hospitality areas.  You will be required to supervise and deliver a first class service to Corporate Hospitality business non-match days and match days.

You will ‘meet and greet’ our conference delegates, event organisers and wedding parties.  You will ensure coffee, tea and lunch and any other refreshment breaks are served at the appropriate times and check the service stations are clean and tidy.  You will also be required to ensure function rooms are set up to the required high standards and knowledge of audio visual equipment is desirable but training can be given if necessary.

Taking pride in ensuring our standards and procedures are met in all areas, you should therefore have a passion for providing excellent customer care.

Hospitality Supervisors will expected to support the Hospitality Manager in team leadership and staff development and to ensure any staffing issues are dealt with promptly, efficiently and fairly, so successful line management skills or experience would be a distinct advantage.

If this post interests you then please fill in our online application form, which has been designed to be quick and easy for you to use.

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.

Host Family Providers

Term: Self Employed

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground, Redhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EL

Salary: Dependent on role

Application closing date: 31/12/2015

We are currently seeking host family providers, couples or singles, to support our elite young players who need to live away from home to undertake their football training at our club.

Host families would be required to provide homely accommodation throughout the season.  The actual accommodation needed is a double bedroom with WIFI connection.  Access to public transport and local amenities is desirable. The host families we are looking for would preferably be situated within a five mile radius of Wast Hills Training Ground, Kings Norton, and/or within reasonable travelling distance by bus or train.

Our placements vary from short-term to long term, with some specialist accommodation, offering short notice limited accommodation for trialists and their families, or holiday cover for other host families.

Host families would be required to guide our young players by teaching them basic independent living skills such as washing, cooking cleaning after themselves alongside self care skills, for example, how to book medical appointments.  Young players are also paid a ‘wage’ so may also require guidance on saving and budgeting especially for items such as mobile phone credit.  The host family will be required to provide some meals (dependent upon the Academy schedule) in line with the basic nutrition guide provided by the Academy.

Hosts are encouraged to include young players in family life, and scholars are expected to respect their host family’s way of life in return for being accepted as a family member. Both hosts and young players are given guidelines explaining what is expected of each of them. All our host families are regularly visited and inspected by us. Additionally, they formally undertake to protect and care for the young players in their charge.

The Football Club is committed to equal opportunities as well as safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Any applicant wishing to be considered as a host family will need to demonstrate they are able to share this commitment.

As part of this commitment, Host Families are required to attend Safeguard Training every three years which is delivered by the Football Association/Football League.  Hosts family members and any other persons over the age of 16 who reside at the address, are legally required to complete enhanced DBS checks, subscribe to the DBS Update Service on an annual basis and to authorise the Club to obtain a medical report from their GP.  Fees for checks will be reimbursed.

If you require further information prior to applying please contact Matthew Pyle, Academy Logistics Coordinator for further details on 0121 244 1407 or by email on matthew.pyle@bcfc-tg.com.

BCFC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.

Kiosk Staff - 2015/16 Season

Term: Match Days and Events as required

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: Minimum wage

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

Looking for part time work? Whatever your circumstances here is a great opportunity to gain experience in a fun, fast-paced environment and earn extra income.

Birmingham City Football Club is on the lookout for enthusiastic and energetic Kiosk assistants to cover home matches on an ad hoc basis over the 2015/16 season. The role entails service of food and beverage, (including alcohol) along with cash handling. Help us deliver a high level of customer service within the retail catering outlets and contribute towards giving all visitors of St. Andrews Stadium an exceptional experience.

Responsibilities include:  Ensure a high standard of service and customer care is delivered at all times  Ensure outlets are kept tidy, organised and fully stocked  Dispense alcoholic beverages to customers in line with licensing laws  Operate cash register  Deliver a prompt and efficient service  Ensure all procedures and policies relating to health and safety are adhered to including hygiene standards The ideal candidate will be a hard working team player, confident, friendly and proactive in an extremely busy environment.

Starting rates of pay for new staff are in line with National Minimum Wage, however, where staff show reliability and punctuality, hourly rates will increase for each game attended up to a maximum of £6.80 per hour.

If this post interests you then please fill in our online application form which has been designed to be quick and easy for you to use. Once you create an account your details are saved on our data base therefore enabling you to apply for additional roles. There are limited spaces for candidates ages 16-17 and these candidates will be unable to serve alcohol.

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.

Kitchen Porter -2015/2016 Season

Term: Home Matchdays and Events as required

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: Minimum wage

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

Birmingham City Football Club is looking for a number of Kitchen Porters to cover matches and events on an ad hoc basis over the 2015/16 Season.

Kitchen Porters assist the back and front of house operations by providing an excellent level of cleanliness, and that turnaround of crockery and cutlery is efficient to ensure food and service is given to customers at all times.
Typical hours will be 4pm until midnight in the evenings and weekends so you must be prepared to work and commute at unsociable hours. However, on occasion you may be requested to cover other shifts to cover for holidays etc.

The main responsibilities of the role are:
• To keep the Kitchens clean and hygienic at all times
• To be responsible for the cleaning of back of house areas to the highest standard during the shift period
• To have responsibility for the removal of rubbish from the kitchen areas and the correct and appropriate storage in the          loading bay.
• To continuously replenish paper rolls and fill soap dispensers throughout the kitchen areas during the shift
• To be responsible for taking the clean cutlery and crockery between event rooms, kitchens and dish wash area.
• To assist with deliveries and help the Head Porter.

The ideal candidate must be hard working and proactive in an extremely busy environment.

If this post interests you then please fill in our online application form, which has been designed to be quick and easy for you to use. 

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.
  

Match Day Chef - 2015/2016 Season

Term: Home Matchdays and Events as required

Location: St. Andrew's Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL

Salary: Dependent on experience

Application closing date: 31/07/2015

Birmingham City Football Club prides itself on providing our guests with the finest sporting hospitality ensuring that our matchday catering is of the very highest standard. We are currently looking for a number of chefs, particularly pastry chefs, who can help us cover home matches and events during 2015/16 season.

The role entails preparation of food and assisting the catering team in ensuring an excellent level of food and service is provided to customers at all times.

Responsibilities include:

• Assisting the Executive Chef in food preparation maintaining high culinary standards
• Ensuring that dishes are prepared and served on time
• Making sure that all the items of food offered to our customers on the menus are available
• Kitchen is to be kept in a clean and workable condition at all times
• Ensuring all company policies, hygiene, health and safety regulations are followed at all times.

The ideal candidate will be hard working, efficient, able to prioritise and work to a high standard under pressure in a busy quality driven environment. The candidate that takes on this role will have some previous experience of working in a professional kitchen and will be passionate about their career path and looking to learn as much as possible. If this post interests you then please fill in our online application form which has been designed to be quick and easy for you to use. 

Chefs can be appointed on a PAYE casual basis or on a self-employed basis, please state in your application what type of contract you would prefer.

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.