Women's and Girls' Assistant Kit Person - Women's and Girls' Assistant Kit Person

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Posted: 20/08/2019 14:32
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £9,257.14 per annum (FTE of £18,000)
Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton
Level: Not Applicable
Deadline: 20/09/2019 23:59
Hours: 18
Benefits: Club Pension Scheme | Group Life Protection | Club discounts & offers
Job Type: Fixed-Term

Job Title: Women's and Girls' Assistant Kit Person
Employer: Brighton & Hove Albion FC
Contract type: 12-month fixed term contract
Hours: This is a part-time role of 18 hours per week to be worked over some weekends and evenings, to include matchday cover when required.
Location: The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton and the People Pension Stadium on match days.

Salary: £9,257.14 per annum based on an FTE of £18,000 per annum.
Benefits: Club Pension Scheme | Group Life Protection | Club discounts & offers
Closing date for applications: 20th September 2019 @ 23:59:59

Women's and Girls' Assistant Kit Person

Roles and responsibilities

  1. To assist in all aspects of kit management.
  2. To assist in monitoring the kit and equipment budgets.
  3. To support the stringent process for kit issue to include regular stock taking, kit request and allocation and support the maintenance of kit and equipment.
  4. To ensure that all first team/reserves/development squad/RTC squads/staff have correct kit throughout the season to include:
    - Supporting the orders placed pre-season and checked on arrival.
    - Supporting further kit orders as needed throughout the season
    - Ensuring players’ and staff preferences are consistently met
    - Ensuring shirts are correctly printed on time as needed
  5. To support the General Kit Manager in providing input, identification and ordering of all first team kit and equipment needs and meet the designated deadlines as determined by the club and Nike.
  6. To support on all matters relating to kit and equipment, under the direction of the General Kit Manager.
  7. To work collaboratively with other relevant key staff and teams to include but not limited to medical, analysis, player liaison, etc.
  8. To establish, develop and maintain good working relationships with first team players and coaches.
  9. To act as an ambassador for the Club and the kit and equipment staff, and must be committed to further enhance the excellent reputation of BHAFC
  10. To demonstrate and uphold the values, ethos and standards Brighton and Hove Albion FC is known and respected for in football and the local community.
  11. To understand diversity and equality challenges within the game.
  12. To adhere to a strict code of club conduct, social media guidelines and confidentiality provisions.
  13. To undertake such other duties appropriate to the level and character of work as may reasonably be required. 
  14. To attend staff meetings that require the kit department to have an input in to the day to day running of the training ground.
  15. To transport players and/or staff in club mini-bus transport as required.

General duties and accountabilities

  • To support Brighton & Hove Albion FC and AITC in their aims and objectives at all times.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant club policies, including health and safety policies.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the charity, club and its personnel.
  • To represent Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and AITC in a professional manner.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time.

General Expectations

  • To uphold and live our Team Brighton Values; Treat people well, Exceed Expectations, Aim high (never give up) and Make it special.
  • To be a champion of equality and diversity in the workplace and treat all staff, customers, sponsors, clients and applicants with fairness, dignity and respect.
  • To report incidents of any form of discrimination through the correct channels.
  • To promote best practice in safeguarding and create an environment that is safe for children young people and vulnerable adults.
  • To report safeguarding concerns through the correct channels.
  • To ensure that any safeguarding training and certificates are kept up to date.

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Brighton & Hove Albion FC. 

Qualifications & Experience

Essential

  • GCSE Maths & English at Grade C or higher
  • Qualification to drive a mini-bus or willingness to undertake
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • High level of communication and listening skills
  • Good recording and reporting skills
  • Competent IT skills to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Competent overall level of numeracy and literacy
  • A “can do” attitude, an innovative thinker
  • Presents solutions rather than problems
  • A genuine team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to adapt communication style to suit different ages
  • Proactive attitude within the role
  • Quality focus – takes responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple tasks
  • Drive and energy – demonstrates enthusiasm and is personally committed to achieving objectives set
  • Self-development – is receptive to feedback about own behaviour, strengths and areas for improvement     
  • A high level of confidentiality
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a professional football environment in a related or similar role
  • Experience of managing others effectively in a highly pressurised environment
  • Familiarity with a football set-up

Applicants must provide an accurate account of their professional skills and experience in the form of a C.V, and proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

Equality Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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