Player Liaison Officer - London based Premier League Club - Essex
To support the player and be the link between the players and management staff.
Hold current clean driving licence and have use of own vehicle.
Excellent organisation and time management skills, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively under own initiative and as a team member and to anticipate and prioritise different workloads.
Ability to communicate concisely, assertively and effectively with various professional disciplines and at all levels of an organisation.
Ability to adapt quickly and have flexible attitude.
Maintain absolute confidentiality.
Excellent IT skills.
Assisting with relocation requirements for new players including trialists, in terms of hotel bookings, travel arrangements, housing, schooling, banking arrangements, setting up NI numbers, showing them around the local area and helping them to settle.
Liaising with player agents regarding player requirements before and after player trials and/or signing of contracts.
Assisting players with housing issues, arranging viewing, negotiation of rental contracts, assisting with mortgage requirements and paperwork, co-ordinating meeting with financial parties.
Assisting players with managing all aspects of their personal life such as utility bills, mortgage payments, travel documents, banking etc.
Arrange vehicle hire or purchases when required.
Arranging English lessons for non- English speaking players.
Assisting with player family and helping where required.
Assist the Media, Marketing and Commercial department with all player appearance requests, making sure that players understand what is required of them, where they need to be and what they need to be doing.
Management of team schedules and calendar working closely with First Team Management and Club Secretary regarding training times, ensuring that players, staff and all concerned are aware of schedules.
Co-ordinate home and away match day arrangements for players in respect of arrival/departure times, coach times, dress codes etc, liaising with the management Team & Club Secretary.
Co-ordinate player merchandise signing sessions as required.
Any other duties as and when required.