We're hiring! City Football School Coordinators

If you love working in sport, are well organised and have exceptional communication skills, then we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team at Melbourne City FC.

The Jobs

We are looking for two experienced co-ordinators to administer and co-ordinate the delivery of the City Football Schools Program for Melbourne City FC.

Both co-ordinators will be required to communicate and educate players, parents and coaches in the understanding and delivery of the program to ensure a high quality, enjoyable, exciting, educational and fun weekly and school holiday coaching sessions at numerous sites across Melbourne, including the South East and North Melbourne suburbs.

The successful candidates will be trained in the City Football Group coaching philosophies, methodology and principles.

Key responsibilities

Football Delivery
  • Coordinate the squad program including delivery, development and growth

  • Coordinate a training and games program which challenges players individually and as a group to allow for the

    best possible CFG experience

  • Connect with and develop young players

  • Ensure City Football Group coaching philosophies, methodology and principles are incorporated into the

    delivery of the programs

  • Ensure consistent standards are adhered to both on and off the field

  • Educate both players and parents on the football delivery and development

  • Ensure the sessions delivered are enjoyable, exciting, dynamic, challenging, educational and fun by using a variety of teaching and coaching techniques

  • Devise and review content on weekly and term basis, following a long- term development plan Operations (Administration)

  • Ensure parents are fully aware of a season schedule including training and games program

  • Ensure bookings are tracked, recorded and delivered

  • Manage online registrations

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders including venues and partners

  • Manage and educate SoF coaches ensuring a skilled and professional pool of coaches at all times

  • Ensure coaches sessions are tracked, recorded and reviewed on a regular basis Parental Communications

  • Manage and communicate professionally with existing and new customers

  • Communicate and educate players, coaches and partners in the understanding and delivery of a City Football program

  • Communicate in a variety of settings such as informal, formal, individual or groups

  • Educate both players and parents on competitive football delivery and development

Program Coordination
  • Plan and prepare sessions in different coaching environments

  • Prepare and host regular meetings to consider player and coach development / learnings and program

    development

  • Report quarterly on financial and operational results

  • Recruit players locally through schools and sports associations

Business / Strategic
  • Understand each age group, always acting pro-actively

  • Manage sessions numbers, ensuring quality v quantity is measured

  • Ensure high retention rates and how it is key to the success for the Football School

  • Suggest and implement new ways to attract customers and create growth

What we need from you

  • A Genuine passion for football and understanding of the positive affect it can have on young persons.

  • Knowledge of youth coaching and youth football (in Victoria preferred)

  • Ability to develop and manage young athletes

  • Organised and proactive

  • Proven experience as a coordinator in a similar role.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Ability to multitask and reach desired outcomes.

  • Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft 365 - Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Must have current WWCC and Police Check

  • Flexible with a willingness to work weekends where applicable

We are offering

1 x Full Time Role
1 x Full Time - Fixed Term (6 month Contract)

Please advise which position you are applying for and send your covering letter and resume to Susan Mills, Head of Human Resources at recruitment@melbournecityfc.com.au. Applications close on Friday 30 July, 2021 with only shortlisted candidates to be contacted. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility of work rights within Australia.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business This appointment will be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including satisfactory criminal record and other background checks. City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.