*Full job descriptions and application forms for all positions are to the right of this section*

Business Support Officer

Salary £18,000 - £24,000

Closing Date: Friday 1st September – 9am       

Interview Date: Friday 8th September

Do you want to make a difference?  Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual with experience of providing business support in a busy office environment?  Do you believe in the power of sport and education?  If so then you may be the person we are looking for. 

Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust (registered charity no: 1102239) is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual to the role of Business Support Officer.  This is a full-time position. This post presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and hard-working individual to join our team, based at Watford FC’s Vicarage Road Stadium.

This role will be responsible for providing comprehensive office based support, ensuring that the Trust’s business support needs are met.  The job holder will also provide high level support to the leadership team and will work closely with them in implementing efficient and effective administration and quality assurance systems, processes and procedures.  The Business Support Officer will also be responsible for providing a high quality administrative service to the Trust’s customers.  The role will include working on matchday activities and seasonal events, as and when required.

 

The ideal candidate will have the following:

 

  • At least two years’ experience of working in a busy office environment.
  • Experience of implementing new systems and processes within an organisation.
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience of providing excellent customer service.
  • Managing and maintaining databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience of working under pressure, meeting deadlines and prioritising workload.

 

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work some evenings and weekends.  In return for your dedication to this role we will support and develop the successful candidate.

You can download the job description and application form to the right of this section.

Please return your application to Rob.Clarke@watfordfc.com or by post to Rob Clarke, Head of Skills & Quality Assurance, Watford FC CSE Trust, Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford, Herts, WD18 0ER.  Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.      

 


Premier League Kicks Project Officer

Salary: £18,000 - £24,000, fixed term contract – Two Years
Closing Date: Monday 28th August – 5pm                         Interview Date: Monday 4th September

 

Do you want to make a positive difference to peoples’ lives?  Do you want to work for an organisation whose staff are passionate about improving lives and enhancing communities, through the power of sport and education?  Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual with experience of working with young people?  If so then you may be the person we are looking for. This position presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our team, based at Cedars Youth & Community Centre in Harrow.

 

We are looking to recruit a full-time (40 hours per week) Project Officer who will be responsible for leading on the management, coordination and delivery of the Trust’s Premier League Kicks programme.  The Officer will work closely with the Community Development Manager, as well as a range of partners to further develop our offer, as well as monitor and evaluate the impact and outcomes achieved. The role involves managing sessional staff and volunteers to ensure that the services offered are of the highest quality and provide opportunities which inspire, motivate and empower young people to realise their potential.  The Officer will also be expected to support and develop new inclusion based initiatives for the Trust.

 

The role will include working on matchday activities and seasonal events run by the Trust, as and when required.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

 

  • A proven track record of working on football/sports based youth diversionary projects, including experience of working with hard to engage young people in a range of settings.
  • Experience of developing positive partnerships with a range of organisations.
  • Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football.
  • Experience of managing or supervising staff/volunteers.
  • Proficient IT skills.  
  • Experience of project management, report writing and working with budgets.
  • A passion to make a difference through sport and education.
  • A full and valid UK driving licence with access to a vehicle for business use.

 

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work some evenings and weekends. In return for your dedication to this role we will support and develop the successful candidate.

 

You can download the job description and application form from watfordfccsetrust.com/Vacancies

 

Please return your application to Sean.Flaherty@watfordfc.com or by post to Sean Flaherty, Community Development Manager, Cedars Youth & Community Centre, Chicheley Gardens, Harrow Weald, HA3 6QH.   Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.


50/50 Matchday Raffle Seller

Location: Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford, Herts

Position: Casual – every home matchday

Salary: Commission Based

Start date: ASAP

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Watford FC Community Sports & Education Trust are currently recruiting sellers to join their Match day 50/50 Raffle Team. The successful candidate will be confident and outgoing and enjoy the challenge of selling to the public.

The role involves;

  • Selling 50/50 raffle tickets in and around Vicarage Road Stadium on a match day prior to kick off.
  • Sellers should arrive two hours prior to kick off, and finish once the game has kicked off.
  • Sellers are set a target number of tickets to sell, normally 150+ per match once you are an established seller.
  • Following kick-off, all takings and unsold tickets are handed back to the Team Supervisor to be totalled up.
  • Sellers earn an initial rate of £7.05 per hour (exclusive of holiday pay) with the opportunity to earn additional commission based on the number of tickets sold.
  • Additional incentives will be offered to sellers who regularly hit their target e.g. a ticket to the game.

 

 

Sellers will ideally be available to work all home games, however if you are unavailable you will need to notify the team supervisor at least one week before hand.

Applicants should ideally live local to Watford and be UK/EU residents or non-residents with a valid UK work permit. We will require proof of ID e.g. passport, should you be invited for a trial game and are successful. The minimum age for sellers is 16 years and Under 18s are required to complete a parental consent form.

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV to Tamora Burford at Tamora.Burford@watfordfc.com, or for more information call 01923 496225.

Deadline for applications is ongoing.


Sessional Coach

Hourly sessional rate (variable)
 
Do you want to make a positive difference to young peoples’ lives?  Do you want to work for an organisation whose staff are passionate about improving lives and enhancing communities, through the power of sport and education?  
 
Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed coaches to join our team and help support and deliver an array of high quality provision across Hertfordshire and the London boroughs of Harrow and Hillingdon including curriculum and after school sessions, holiday course and matchday events, girls and women’s specific projects and disability multi-sports activities.
 
The applicants will need have a flexible approach to work, with evening and weekend projects a possibility. This position is for a casual worker, with hours varying according to assignments.
 
Qualifications and Requirements
 
• A minimum FA Level 1 in Coaching Football working towards FA Level 2 in Coaching Football (we may at times look for assistant coaches with a minimum FA Level 1 in Coaching Football)
• Any other relevant National Governing Body (NGB) sport related certificates/qualifications
• Hold a valid FA Safeguarding Children Workshop and FA Emergency First Aid certificate
• Hold a clean driving licence and have access to a vehicle
• Ability to work during the school day, evening weekends and/or school holidays
• Willingness to learn and develop coaching skills
• Good communication and leadership skills
 
Preferred Skills
 
• Knowledge of planning and delivering high quality sessions within a safe learning environment
• Knowledge and experience to work independently and collaboratively
• Knowledge and experience of working/coaching within a school environment
• Knowledge and experience of working with grassroots level
• Knowledge and experience of working with community initiatives
• Knowledge and experience of monitoring and evaluation
 
To download an application form please see the right of this section.
 
Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All successful candidates will be subject to the Trust’s Safer Recruitment process and Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this role.