careers

The latest vacancies at Elland Road and Thorp Arch.

Careers

Listed below are all the vacancies currently available with Leeds United Football Club. Please click on the role you are interested in for more details and information.


Full Time, Part Time and Match Day Retail Staff
   
We are currently recruiting full-time, part-time and match day staff for the 2021/22 season. Positions are available in our Elland Road, White Rose and City Centre stores.
 
Job Role
 
The main objective of the role is to support the store management team ensuring that the store's work is completed on time and to company standard.
  
Key Responsibilities
  
• Deliver a positive and friendly customer experience 
• Assisting customers to find products and give advice on product selection 
• Handle basic complaints 
• Replenishment of stock ensuring merchandise standards met 
• Till operations 
   
Teamwork and communication
   
• Work productively within a team to achieve collaborative goals 
• Communicate effectively with peers 
• Be a positive, respectful and helpful team member
 
Required knowledge, skills and experience
• Previous retail experience not essential
• Strong communication skills
• An awareness of our brand 
   
Interested applicants should email a copy of their CV to chris.shepherd@leedsunited.com. Please state clearly the position and hours you are applying for.

Loan Manager

Leeds United is seeking to recruit an experienced football professional to take on the role of Loan Manager. The Loan Manager will lead on the delivery of the loan strategy across the First Team and Academy with the aim of ensuring loan opportunities are maximised, the process is well managed and players have the appropriate support during their loan. 

The Role 

The Loan Manager will identify and facilitate domestic and overseas loan opportunities for First Team and Academy players. They will be responsible for monitoring the progress of all players on loan and will compile regular reports for management staff to support effective pathway management and decision making.

They will maintain regular communication with loan clubs and build strong relationships with all players on loan, acting as a mentor and providing structured, individualised support for the duration of their loan.

Working across all levels of the game, they will establish effective relationships with potential loan clubs and maintain a strong knowledge of the loan market.  

The role will involve spending time at both Elland Road and our Thorp Arch training ground, however significant domestic travel and regular work during evenings and weekends will be required to effectively monitor and support our players.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a similar role in a professional football club. As a result, they will have a firm grasp of the regulations governing the loan system and an established network of professional contacts. A credible background in professional football is essential and will be evidenced with formal qualifications in coaching or talent identification.

They will be highly diligent, capable of working autonomously within defined limits of responsibility and possess excellent relationship building and communication skills.

A high level of IT literacy is essential and the ideal candidate will be comfortable working with objective data and video to produce actionable insights.

The succesful candidate will hold the FA Safeguarding Children Certificate and will be required to undertake and enhanced DBS check prior to the commencement of employment. 

Safeguarding Statement

Leeds United is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and adults at risk and require all employees to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups.

Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands, including those that are considered ‘spent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013). Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory DBS Check (with children’s barred list check) and references.

Equality Statement

Leeds United is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex; and sexual orientation

Data Protection

As part of any recruitment process, Leeds United collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The club is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Applications 

All applicants must complete an application form. CV's alone will not be accepted. 

Completed application forms should be sent to jobs@leedsunited.com 

The closing date for applications is 31.05.21

Application Form


Health & Wellbeing Officer

The Leeds United Foundation are seeking to recruit a Health & Wellbeing Officer who will be responsible to work in the very heart of local communities to develop and deliver a range of health & wellbeing and physical activities programmes based on community need for children and adults. This will involve support for weight management groups, veterans and promoting healthy living within schools. While also managing casual staff and the project budget, booking venues arranging sessions, liaising with partners, quality assurance and data collection from participants. 

The successful candidate will have knowledge of health & wellbeing projects and proven experience in project planning. Educated to degree level or the equivalent is desirable with good IT skills, strong handling of all MS Office packages and must hold a level 2 personal trainer qualification. Able to work pro-actively as part of a team as well as using their own initiative, this person will be professional, friendly, and approachable. Confidence and assertiveness will be important coupled with a good sense of humour and a genuine empathy with the work of the organisation.

To Apply please send Covering Letter, CV and completed Application Form to gary.waddington@leedsunited.com

Closing Date: Wednesday 31st May 2021

Interview Date: w/c 7th June

Job Description

Application Form


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