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Event Co-ordinator

The FA

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Full Time

Competitive

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Our Organisation

The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grass roots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International teams, and has two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St George’s Park.

The Role

The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of the FA Events Team, ensuring that the challenges and requirements of The FA’s major events are effectively met with world class planning and organisation. The role holder will require strong administrative skills and will work closely with the teams Event Managers, as well as alongside external event-related stakeholders to ensure that all FA events are effectively planned and delivered. The role holder’s remit of events will predominantly provide support for matches based at Wembley Stadium, with some involvement with FA matches across the country, as required by the demands of the season.

This role will require working during evenings and weekends, as well as some travel around the UK.

Key Accountabilities
  • Develop, enhance & maintain the departmental filing systems (electronic and physical) and update template documents/systems as required.
  • Coordination of team hotel bookings and event day parking as required.
  • Oversee preparations of the Players Block office areas prior to the FA Events team moving in e.g. office set up, dilapidations checks, key / swipe pass inventories, checking facilities are working etc.
  • As required, provide support for supplying and organising player mascots and flag bearers’ parade, ball children, and assist with any in bowl entertainment and interactive fan engagement for FA events.
  • Support the delivery of event accreditation. Receiving, checking and completing requests using our ATOS database and distributing passes to staff as required.
  • Provide event day support to the team and assist with pre-event preparations and checks as operationally required.
  • Collate and coordinate photography requirements for event days.
  • Raise, receipt and close off purchase orders, ensuring they are recorded on the Events team purchase order tracker and raise invoice requests as required.
  • Assist with Delivery of FA matches held away from Wembley Stadium
  • Support the delivery of ad-hoc requirements as determined by the FA Senior Event Manager.
What we are looking for

Essential

  • Understanding and experience of football match day management
  • Experience of accreditation operation systems
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office
  • An interest in the events industry

Desirable

  • Experience working in a busy events environment
  • Experience of providing administrative support to multiple team members
  • Degree qualification within the Events or Sports sectors
  • Wider understanding of Stadium operations
  • General understanding of the rules of the game and wider UEFA and FIFA regulations
What we can offer you
  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary for the right candidate.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter.

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