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Please find below a list of all of the latest vacancies at Elland Road. To apply for any of the roles please email your CV and a covering letter to jobs@leedsunited.com...

• Commercial Sales Executive

• 2016/17 Matchday Vacancies


Leeds United Academy: Lead Youth Development Phase Coach
Leeds United FC is seeking to recruit a passionate and professional minded Coach to work within our Category 2 Academy in the Youth Development Phase.

Working full-time at our Thorp Arch training ground, you will be responsible for:
 
- Overseeing the development of players in the U12 to U16 age groups, guiding them through the part-time and hybrid training models and preparing them for transition to the full-time Professional Development Phase
 
- Leading on the development of players in the U15 and U16 age groups by providing quality coaching in accordance with the Academy philosophy and coaching curriculum
 
- Managing a group of part-time coaches and ensuring adherence to the Academy philosophy and coaching curriculum
 
- Ensuring each player in the Youth Development Phase has an individual learning plan that is monitored and periodically reviewed
 
- Being familiar with all Academy policies and procedures
 
- Working as part of an interdisciplinary approach to player development as per the Academy Performance Plan
 
- Being fully conversant with the PMA, ensuring all player records, session planning and administration is completed in an accurate and timely manner

The successful applicant will be available to work across a number of evenings and regular weekends and will possess the following as a minimum;
 
- UEFA A licence
 
- The FA Youth Award
 
- An up to date FA BFAS qualification
 
- An FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate
 
- A proven track record of working with players in an Academy environment
 
- Working knowledge of the EPPP framework
 
This role will require the applicant to have a current FA DBS Enhanced with Barred List Check for the Child Workforce Certificate before starting work. The successful applicant will be required to register onto the FA online update service.
 
Application Process: Please review the Job Description and Person Specification (click here to download), then complete and return the Application Form (click here to download) to academy@leedsunited.com for the attention of Adam Underwood, Academy Manager.
 
Closing Date: Monday 11 July 2016. Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 18 July 2016.

Leeds United Academy: Academy Age Group Coach
We are looking to recruit a number of passionate and professional minded Coaches to work within our Category 2 Academy in the Foundation and Youth Development Phases. Working part-time at our Thorp Arch training ground, you will be responsible for:

- Providing quality, age appropriate coaching to players in accordance with the Academy philosophy and coaching curriculum.

- Delivering, monitoring and periodically reviewing each players individual learning plan.

- Being fully conversant with the PMA, ensuring all player records, session planning and administration is completed in an accurate and timely manner.

- Being familiar with all Academy policies and processes, working as part of an interdisciplinary approach to player development as per the Academy Performance Plan.

The successful applicant will be available to work across a number of evenings and regular weekends and will possess the following as a minimum:

- UEFA B Licence

- The FA Youth Award

- An up to date FA BFAS qualification

- An FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate

- Experience of working with players in an Academy environment

This role will require the applicant to have a current FA DBS Enhanced with Barred List Check for the Child Workforce Certificate before starting work. The successful applicant will be required to register onto the FA online update service.

Application Process: Please review the Job Description and Person Specification (click here to download), then complete and return the Application Form (click here to download) to academy@leedsunited.com for the attention of Adam Underwood, Academy Manager.

Closing Date: Tuesday 12 July 2016. Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 18 July 2016.


Commercial Sales Executive Vacancy
Leeds United is now looking to expand its off-field team with the appointment of a Commercial Sales Executive.

The club is looking to recruit an outstanding Sales Executive to drive hospitality and advertising sales on behalf of the club.

Leeds United provide some of the very finest matchday hospitality experiences in the UK and the candidate will be responsible for attracting new hospitality clients to the club, identifying targets, arranging meetings and then making presentations to prospective clients and concluding the sale.

In addition we're looking for someone who is also capable of effectively selling advertising solutions to companies throughout Yorkshire, utilising the broad range of advertising platforms available to clients at the club.

The main elements of the role are outlined below:

  • Identifying and contacting business decision makers with the aim to meet and discuss Leeds United hospitality and advertising opportunities.
  • Outbound, cold calling to business contacts within the region.
  • Negotiating sales, sending out proposals and concluding each sale.
  • Ensuring targeted numbers of appointments are made each week.
  • Recording all sales activity on the companies booking system.
  • The successful candidate will be required to work at all Leeds United home matches and occasional away matches.

We are looking for a candidate ideally with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Would have a proven sales portfolio, ideally gained in a hospitality or advertising environment.
  • Good knowledge of the Yorkshire region, ideally with an existing contact network.
  • Excellent presentation skills. 
  • Experienced in preparing and making sales presentations.
  • Good interpersonal and team player skills.
  • Minimum education to 'A' Level standard.
  • Must hold a valid, clean driving licence.

THE PACKAGE
We are offering a competitive salary plus a commission structure. 

NEXT STEPS
If you think you're the right person to sell hospitality and advertising on behalf of Leeds United, then please send your CV and a covering letter, including your current salary, to jobs@leedsunited.com.


2016/17 Matchday Vacancies

Matchday hospitality waiting staff
Role: Matchday hospitality waiting staff are required to work all home fixtures with the option of non-matchday work
Age requirements: 16 +
Experience required: Previous waiting experience and/or silver service skills is advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided.
Waiting staff work in the hospitality areas on match fixtures serving matchday corporate guests food.
Hospitality staff need to be able to work well under pressure, have strong communication skills and an extremely smart appearance. 

Match day hospitality bar staff
Role: Matchday hospitality bar staff are required to work all home fixtures with the option of non-matchday work
Age requirements: 18 +
Experience required: Previous bar experience advantageous but not essential as full training is provided.
Bar staff work in the hospitality areas on match fixtures taking orders and serving Match day hospitality guests drinks. This role can include the exchange of monies and till usage.
Hospitality staff need to be able to work well under pressure, have strong communication skills and an extremely smart appearance. 

Match day retail catering staff
Role: Match day Retail Catering staff are required to work all home fixtures within the stadium on a Match day. To work non Match day role extra training sessions must be attended.
Age requirements: 16+ (limited areas for under 18’s)
Experience Requirement: None (Training given)
Matchday retail staff work in the kiosks and bar outlets situated around the stadium serving Match day General ticket holders. Retail staff need to be able to work well under pressure, have a good team working skills and a good attitude. The Uniform for Retail is more informal (Leeds United t-shirt and fleece)

Matchday retail team leader
Role: Matchday Retail Team leaders are required to work all home fixtures (longer shift than standard retail staff).
Age requirements: 18+
Experience requirement: Previous bar supervisory skills and required alongside a good knowledge of cellar and staff management (please note retail team leaders are paid an enhanced rate of pay for the increased responsibility)

Match day kitchen porter
Role: Matchday kitchen porters are required to work all home fixtures in the kitchens. Non Matchday work is available
Age requirements: 16 +
Experience required: No previous kitchen work required. Full Training will be given. All Kitchen staff need to be able to work well under pressure, have a good team working skills and a good attitude.

Matchday cash office
Role:
Matchday staff are required to work all home fixtures in the cash office.
Age requirements: 16+
Experience Required: No previous experience within a cash office required. Full training will be provided. All staff need to be able to work well under pressure, have good team working skills and a good attitude.

Matchday hospitality manager
Role: Matchday hospitality managers will be required to work all home fixtures and have the chance to work other non matchday shifts. You will be responsible for the efficient and effectiveness of the operational staff, as well as ensuring high customer satisfaction from every match/event you run.
Age requirements: 18+
Experience required: Previous experience in functions and events as well as leading a large and diverse team. 

Please email Colin.Charles@leedsunited.com with your CV


Leeds United is an equal opportunities Employer. All employees and other individuals will receive equal treatment regardless of colour, nationality, national or ethnic origin, race, religion,sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability or political views.