Vacancy: Academy Secretary

Cambridge United are hiring an Academy Secretary to be responsible for supporting all player and team administration...

The role will require excellent interpersonal skills to build trust and relationships with stakeholders within the Club, as well as externally across the wider game. The role requires a dedicated and driven individual, who will relish the challenge to succeed in a fast-paced and innovative environment.

An acute acumen for detail and prioritisation is essential, given the high demand to work to set deadlines within the role. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the operational delivery of the programme, including all Academy administration, scheduling, logistics management, governing body compliance and communication with key stakeholders.

They will be required to oversee and direct the safeguarding provision of all safeguarding activities and associated training across the Academy. This will involve ensuring there is an Academy wide awareness of current legislative obligations in respect of safeguarding and to advise and support staff in their roles and responsibilities.

There is an expectation to attend fixtures and training and attendance at all schoolboy home games is required, as well as fulfilling the safeguarding responsibilities within the Academy.

The closing date for applications is Friday 27 October 2023.

Cambridge United FC is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit.

We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or political belief or affiliation, trade union membership, gender, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic background or any other inappropriate distinction or characteristic covered by the Equality Act 2010.