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Brentford FC Football Vacancies

Emerging Talent Scout Ages 17-20

To apply, please click below.

Closing date for applicants is 17:00 on 12 March 2021.

The Role of the Emerging Talent Scout

In this full time role, the main responsibility of the Emerging Talent Scout is to help identify and assess young aspiring players (aged 17-20) from all levels/competitions within the UK primarily for the B Team squad but also for the 1st team.

 Main Accountabilities

  • To Lead the Identification phase and 1st assessment phase of the recruitment process for the B Team squad reporting directly to the DoR.
  • To build a knowledge base of all players aged 16-20 from within the UK from selective areas/competitions using all available tools and resources including the use of data and statistical models as appropriate.
  • To recommend the best most suitable players on a regular basis to the DoR as per the recruitment department processes / structure.
  • Ensure effective / relevant communication within the department.
  • Attend live fixtures and complete video assessments using own initiative and at the request of the Director of recruitment.
  • To complete thorough reporting procedures on suitable players in line with the recruitment department processes.
  • To ensure all scouting databases are kept up to date with key relevant information.
  • To assist in 1st team related Recruitment tasks on request
  • To participate in any other recruitment related tasks at the request.
  • Attend regular Recruitment department meetings.
  • Develop existing network of agents, club representatives.

General Club Accountabilities

  • To ensure compliance with all relevant Club policies, including health and safety policies and with specific reference to the data regulations (GDRP and PECR)
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements
  • To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing Brentford FC
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Club and its personnel
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times

Key Internal Relationships

  • Recruitment department
  • B Team coaching

Person Specification - Essential Personal Characteristics

  • Demonstrable proven experience (ideally at least 2 years) working within a professional football recruitment department specializing in ages 16-20 within the UK.
  • Demonstrable proven experience / evidence (ideally at least 2 years) of recommending aspiring players in ages 16-20 within a professional football club / environment.
  • Daily commutable distance to London area
  • Proficient in the use of the latest online football recruitment video platforms & data resources.
  • Excellent IT Skills (Including excellent Microsoft office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
  • Full, clean driving license
  • Good contacts / network within football with agents, club representatives.
  • Commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace

 Person Specification - Desirable Characteristics

  • At least 2 years proven experience operating in a senior professional development phase / youth development phase recruitment role within a professional football environment.
  • Player recruitment qualification.
  • Coaching qualification.
  • Knowledge of local London area.


To apply, please click below.

Closing date for applicants is 17:00 on 12 March 2021.

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