Brentford FC is beginning a recruitment process for a new Role of the Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The Club has an aim to put inclusion at the heart of everything we do. The Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion will bring their knowledge, expertise and experience and help to imbed inclusive practices across our Club.
The Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion will be responsible for successfully implementing our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy, both internally and externally. A key part of this role will be as subject matter expert, acting as both a strategic and operational advisor to every area of the business. They will also work closely with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee on our Board of Directors.
Applicants should have proven experience in a similar position as well as a strong understanding of the equality and diversity challenges in professional football. Knowledge of the Premier League Equality Standard and the EFL Code of Practice is also essential. It is also important applicants have knowledge of inclusion and anti-discrimination programmes run by the football bodies.
The successful candidate will review, update and drive forward the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy within Brentford FC and Brentford FC Community Sports Trust. They will ensure the Club and Trust meet (and in future years, exceed) the relevant industry standards in this area including the Premier League Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (PLEDIS) standard. Our Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion will also be expected to shhare new ideas from equality, diversity and inclusion networks as well as innovate initiatives to push the inclusion agenda forward.
Interested candidates can apply now. The closing date for applications is Monday 29 November. For more information on the role and how to apply see Head of Equality Diversity and Inclusion job description November 2021.pdf.