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Hays is proud to be the Official Recruitment Partner of Manchester City.

The partnership is based on a mutual ambition to attract skilled, expert professionals to build high performance teams, whether it is on the football pitch or in the world of work. Below are all of the opportunities available at City Football Group and you can visit our site for the latest professional job opportunities with Manchester City to see if you can match your ambition and become part of this winning team.

City Football Group is the owner of a number of football related businesses with global relevance. These include high profile professional football clubs, academies, technical support and marketing companies. CFG’s clubs include the Premier League’s Manchester City FC, new MLS Franchise New York City Football Club in the United States, Melbourne City FC of the Australian A-League, and a minority shareholder in Yokohama Marinos of the J-League in Japan.

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to the below posts may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

2018/19 City Football Group Graduate Opportunities

Opportunities exist in a range of areas across City Football Group for high achieving individuals who share our values and combine excellent academic standards with the drive to excel in this challenging and exciting environment. Undergraduate students graduating in 2018 are encouraged to apply.

Find more information here

To apply, please perform both actions below:

1. Fill out the following online rel="noopener noreferrer" application form here.

2. Send a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to citygrads@cityfootball.com with the subject 'CFG Graduate Programme Application - First Name Last Name' by Sunday 29 October, 11:59pm BST. Please send this using the e-mail address entered in the survey, so that we can match your application.

(Applications missing one of the two components may be excluded from consideration)

HR Coordinator 

City Football Group is the owner of a number of football related businesses with global relevance. These include high profile professional football clubs, academies, technical support and marketing companies. CFG’s clubs include the Premier League’s Manchester City FC, MLS Franchise New York City Football Club in the United States, Melbourne City FC of the Australian A-League, a minority shareholder in Yokohama Marinos of the J-League in Japan, a shareholder in La Liga Club, Girona FC and ownership of Uruguayan club, CA Torque. 

The common aim across all clubs is to provide the best possible experience and an unrivalled opportunity for fans and communities to participate in, and benefit from, football at both a local and global level. City Football Group prides itself on having a diverse family of employees who share a passion for beautiful football and a steadfast commitment to the local community. City people are innovative, collaborative and motivated by success.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented HR Coordinator to join a progressive, business focused HR team. We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic person who, along with a fellow HR Coordinator can support the HR team by efficiently fulfilling HR Administration for all key HR processes and maintaining HR systems.

We’re looking for candidates with strong administration experience, including experience of managing and improving HR administrative and system processes. A proactive approach and the ability to work well in a fast paced and demanding environment is key whilst maintaining a high attend to detail. Candidates must be strong communicators with the desire to help customers and forge excellent and effective working relationships. Finally, we are looking for a great team worker who has the desire to support others in the team and take initiative to ensure completions of tasks.

We offer a competitive salary plus performance-related bonus and an outstanding working environment.

To apply, please apply with CV and covering letter, indicating your salary expectation. Please quote vacancy reference EW-705-20171019 to jobs@cityfootball.com.  

Closing Date: 3rd November 2017

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for HR Coordinator. 

HR Advisor

City Football Group is the owner of a number of football related businesses with global relevance. These include high profile professional football clubs, academies, technical support and marketing companies. CFG’s clubs include the Premier League’s Manchester City FC, MLS Franchise New York City Football Club in the United States, Melbourne City FC of the Australian A-League, a minority shareholder in Yokohama Marinos of the J-League in Japan, a shareholder in La Liga Club, Girona FC and ownership of Uruguayan club, CA Torque. 

The common aim across all clubs is to provide the best possible experience and an unrivalled opportunity for fans and communities to participate in, and benefit from, football at both a local and global level. City Football Group prides itself on having a diverse family of employees who share a passion for beautiful football and a steadfast commitment to the local community. City people are innovative, collaborative and motivated by success.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented HR Advisor to join a progressive, business focused HR team. We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic person who, along with a fellow HR Advisor, can support the HR Managers in delivering a full range of HR activity including recruitment, performance management, training and induction. It is a development role in which the job holder will be exposed to the full range of HR activity with appropriate supervision in more complex and/or high level situations.

The successful candidate will join a small but truly collaborative team who support and learn from each other and will have the opportunity to contribute to cross-department projects. 

We’re looking for proven experience of working directly with line managers on a range of generalist HR issues including recruitment, absence, performance management in a relevant professional environment, with up to date knowledge of employment law and current HR practice. It’s essential that this person has highly effective written and verbal communication skills and is conscientious and motivated with a high level of personal initiative.  A strong team player, they will be happy to take on whatever work is required to support the team but remain focused on personal goals and priorities. 

We offer a competitive salary plus performance-related bonus and an outstanding working environment.

To apply, please apply with CV and covering letter, indicating your salary expectation. Please quote vacancy reference ZB-704-20170517 to jobs@cityfootball.com.  

Closing Date: 3rd November 2017

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for HR Advisor.

Safeguarding Manager (UK)

The City Football Group (CFG) is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults across all its business operations. The Group’s safeguarding framework extends across a global portfolio of football clubs, commercial soccer operations and charitable foundations. The CFG is looking to recruit a suitably experienced and qualified individual as its Safeguarding Manager (UK) who can drive forward the safeguarding programme (known as SafeAtCity) across UK operations, primarily focussed on Manchester City FC (MCFC) and associated activities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • promoting and protecting the rights of children and other vulnerable people across MCFC and other UK activities;
  • being the face of safeguarding across the relevant operations, providing leadership, advice and guidance to internal stakeholders and working closely with statutory and non-statutory external bodies;
  • leading the UK safeguarding team of designated persons;
  • co-ordinating Safer Recruitment processes;
  • managing and delivering a range of formal and informal training to the workforce, related to their roles and UK safeguarding requirements;
  • ensuring that the UK operations meet all legal and regulatory requirements in respect of safeguarding children and other vulnerable people, and oversee the internal monitoring of activities to ensure compliance with these;
  • leading and co-ordinating the concern management process for safeguarding referrals made to the safeguarding team, and where necessary leading the resulting inquiries into these;
  • providing safeguarding support to all residential provisions offered by Manchester City FC and its associated activities; and,
  • managing the data required for all safeguarding-related processes (including DBS checks, training records, concern management) in a confidential manner and within data protection regulation parameters.

In order to meet the challenges of safeguarding in a professional football  business you will need: post-qualification experience of working with varied professionals in a multi-agency safeguarding setting; excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to lead and liaise effectively within a multi-disciplinary team; experience of design and delivery of training; the ability to challenge others and promote best practice and provide information to address under performance;  to be highly skilled at engaging with people at all levels including internal and external colleagues, children, adults, young people and families, police and legal representatives, OFSTED etc; have knowledge of case management systems; and the ability to manage and deal with people at times of distress and conflict and where necessary mediate or investigate as the situation dictates. Finally, City Football is a 24/7 operation in the context of both child and adult safeguarding and therefore a flexible approach to working arrangements is required.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 31st October, 2017; An assessment day is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 15th November, 2017.

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference NS-743-20171019 to jobs@cityfootball.com. 

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Please click here to view the Job Description for Safeguarding Manager (UK). 

Senior Tour Guide - Casual 

City Football Group is the owner of a number of football related businesses with global relevance. These include high profile professional football clubs, academies, technical support and marketing companies. CFG’s clubs include the Premier League’s Manchester City FC, MLS Franchise New York City Football Club in the United States, Melbourne City FC of the Australian A-League, and a minority shareholder in Yokohama Marinos of the J-League in Japan, a shareholder in La Liga Club, Girona FC and ownership of Uruguayan club, CA Torque. 

The common aim across all clubs is to provide the best possible experience and an unrivalled opportunity for fans and communities to participate in, and benefit from, football at both a local and global level. City Football Group prides itself on having a diverse family of employees who share a passion for beautiful football and a steadfast commitment to the local community. City people are innovative, collaborative and motivated by success.

We have an exciting new opportunity for the right candidates to play an important role within our growing Stadium Tours business here at Manchester City. We are looking for two Senior Tour Guides to join the operations team on a casual basis, taking the lead in the absence of the Operations Manager. Successful candidates will have supervisory experience and will have previously worked within a guest experience environment. We are looking for candidates with a keen eye for detail and confidence taking control of a busy stadium tour operation.

The tours run 7 days a week, so there will be a requirement to work weekends and cover the Operations Manager in her absence.

Closing date: 3rd November 2017

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference AB-744-20171019 to jobs@cityfootball.com.  

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for Senior Tour Guide – Casual 

HR Operations Manager

City Football Group is the owner of a number of football related businesses with global relevance. These include high profile professional football clubs, academies, technical support and marketing companies. CFG’s clubs include the Premier League’s Manchester City FC, MLS Franchise New York City Football Club in the United States, Melbourne City FC of the Australian A-League, a minority shareholder in Yokohama Marinos of the J-League in Japan, a shareholder in La Liga Club, Girona FC and ownership of Uruguayan club, CA Torque. 

The common aim across all clubs is to provide the best possible experience and an unrivalled opportunity for fans and communities to participate in, and benefit from, football at both a local and global level. City Football Group prides itself on having a diverse family of employees who share a passion for beautiful football and a steadfast commitment to the local community. City people are innovative, collaborative and motivated by success.

We are recruiting an experienced HR Operations Manager to join the Group’s growing Human Resources Department.

Reporting to the Group HR Director the HR Operations Manager will build and lead an effective and efficient HR Operations function which delivers proactive, business focused and compliant HR advice and services, including recruitment and selection, employee relations and reward and systems. The role will be UK focused with expanding international coverage.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Employee relations
  • HR Service Delivery
  • HR Systems Lead
  • Data, Information and Metrics Legal and Compliance
  • Team Leadership

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of HR technology, IT and experience leading on HR systems implementation. Process analysis and continuous improvement tools knowledge is essential, along with excellent employment law awareness and knowledge. We are looking for a team player who demonstrates and understands the importance of working with others to achieve common goals. It is integral that candidates are approachable, diplomatic, thoughtful and driven to succeed. The HR Operations Manager will be responsible for the management of a small team of HR generalists, therefore we are looking for candidates who have line management & coaching experience, in a fast paced and demanding environment. Finally, we are looking for candidates who have experience of developing and implementing employment policies, protocols and guidance what are legally compliant and practical in application.

Closing date: 27 October 2017.

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference to CM-742-20171013 jobs@cityfootball.com.  

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for HR Operations Manager.  

Loan Team Coach 

We are recruiting an experienced Loan Team Coach to join our Emerging Talent Team within the Academy. A crucial role within the City Football Group, is to develop, coach and support the City Football Group Loan Players.

We are looking for an experienced coach to support, motivate and develop the Loan Players of CFG. This will include setting goals and development plans, working closely with the Academy staff and U18/EDS Players. The successful candidate will be expected to compile and present detailed progress reports, communicating and supporting the development of Loan Players.

The ability to build and maintain successful relationships is key to the position. Partnerships and professional relationships are essential between loan clubs, in order to maintain effective and consistent messages for the Loan Players throughout their transition. Additionally, this role collaborates closely with Academy Coaching, Performance and Sports Science staff, to ensure the welfare of players remains at the highest standard. 

Successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience coaching, with a professional qualification at UEFA B Licence level or experience within professional football. We are looking for candidates who have experience working with children/vulnerable adults, a true dedication and appreciation of the Groups Safeguarding Polices is essential.

Closing date: 23rd October 2017

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference FG-740-20171005 to jobs@cityfootball.com.  

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Please click here to view the job description for Loan Team Coach

Youth Coaching Methodology Lead

With the continuous growth of the City Club’s footprint and associated projects across the world, we are very excited to be recruiting for a Youth Coaching Methodology Lead. The Youth Coaching Methodology Lead will support the Global Lead for Football Performance with; creating, developing and distributing the City Coaching Methodology, by driving the support to our Academy coaches across the Group.

Key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to;

  • Developing and supporting the implementation of Youth Coaching Methodology across CFG’s clubs
  • Capturing, highlighting and presenting on “best practice” in order to develop talent and maintain exceptional coaching standards
  • Creating, developing and delivering Coaching Education
  • Supporting other commercial opportunities

Ideal candidates will have a genuine passion and desire for youth player development and player support. We are looking for candidates with an understanding of Academy football, and experience in youth coaching and coaching education programmes. Candidates will have a confidence assimilating, defining and presenting information to key stakeholders within the Academy and football landscape.

Closing date: 27th October 2017

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference PM-741-20171011 to jobs@cityfootball.com.  

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for Youth Coaching Methodology Lead.

Paralegal

City Football Group is recruiting a Paralegal to join its Manchester-based legal team on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Legal Director, this role will be responsible for providing legal and administrative support to the team, assisting solicitors on an ad-hoc basis with legal research, drafting and day-to-day transaction and case management tasks.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the preparation, negotiation and signature of high-volume standard form agreements
  • Reviewing agreements and preparing contract summaries to be used in the contract sign-off process
  • Co-ordinating day to day brand protection and enforcement activities pursuant to the MCFC brand protection strategy
  • Carrying out the administration work required by the legal team (excluding company secretarial work) such as managing contract approval and signature processes, organising team know-how development and document management procedures.

Applications are welcome from qualified or part-qualified Legal Executives (ideally from an administrative background) and LPC graduates who have experience of supporting transactional legal work in a law firm or in-house. We will also consider applications from outstanding paralegals who are awaiting the commencement of a training contract and are keen to gain valuable experience in the professional sports industry.

All applicants should be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of English law principles, specifically contract law.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@cityfootball.com quoting vacancy reference: NC-681-20171301.

Closing date: 25th October 2017

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and welcomes all applications from people who meet the requirements of the job description.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK. 

Proposed start date: ASAP

Click here to view the job description for Paralegal.

Partnership Marketing Manager - Europe and Africa 

City Football Group is the owner of a number of football related businesses with global relevance. These include high profile professional football clubs, academies, technical support and marketing companies. CFG’s clubs include the Premier League’s Manchester City FC, MLS Franchise New York City Football Club in the United States, Melbourne City FC of the Australian A-League, and a minority shareholder in Yokohama Marinos of the J-League in Japan, a shareholder in La Liga Club, Girona FC and ownership of Uruguayan club, CA Torque. 

The common aim across all clubs is to provide the best possible experience and an unrivalled opportunity for fans and communities to participate in, and benefit from, football at both a local and global level. City Football Group prides itself on having a diverse family of employees who share a passion for beautiful football and a steadfast commitment to the local community. City people are innovative, collaborative and motivated by success.

We are recruiting for an experienced Partnership Marketing Manager (Europe and Africa) to work within our Partnerships – EMEA department. Based from our London Office, this position reports to the Senior Partnership Marketing Manager. This position works closely and effectively with the Partnership Marketing and Operations teams, as well as other club departments, to deliver outstanding quality of service.

The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the below;

  • Planning – immersion in the Partners world, enabling the development of powerful relationships and a strategic Partner approach.
  • Club brand – engaging Partners on the club’s brand vision and positioning.
  • Delivery – working with Partnership Operations to deliver all Partnership Rights to the highest quality.
  • Case Studies – working with Partners to co-create and present rich stories.
  • Business Development – working with Partnership Sales and planning to shape compelling proposals.

Successful candidates will have a strong knowledge of the global and regional football landscape, and be familiar with football sponsorship contracts and rights packages. We are looking for candidates with a strong team ethic and collaborative approach, confident in managing multiple stakeholders.

Closing date: 20th October 2017

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference TB-739-20171005 to jobs@cityfootball.com.  

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for Partnership Marketing Manager – Europe and Africa.

Senior Partnerships Marketing Manager - Europe and Africa

We are recruiting for an experienced Senior Partnership Marketing Manager (Europe and Africa) to work within our Partnerships – EMEA department. Working closely with the Head of Partnership Marketing, the Senior Partnership Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing and maximising City Football Marketing’s (CFM) growing portfolio of partners across Europe and Africa.

The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the below;

  • Acquisition – working collaboratively with Partnership Sales to shape compelling partnership proposals.
  • Planning – immersion in the Partners world, driving the planning approach, actively involving key stakeholders to develop powerful relationships and a strategic Partner approach.
  • Brand – engages and educates both the team and partners on the CFG/MCFC brand vision and positioning, as well as the current marketing strategy and priorities.
  • Delivery – Work with the Partnership Operations team and other internal teams to ensure all contractual assets and campaign activations are delivered to a best-in-class standard and maximum efficiency.
  • Upsells – develops ideas and draft proposals for top-tier partners that demonstrate clear benefits to the Partner and Club.
  • Case Studies – working with Partners to co-create and present rich stories, reporting on a monthly basis to the senior team.
  • Renewals – develops a renewal strategy, driving discussions with senior contacts at key partners.

Successful candidates will have a outstanding knowledge of the global and regional football landscape, and be familiar with football sponsorship contracts and rights packages. We are looking for candidates with a strong team ethic and demonstrable leadership skills in order to build and lead high-performing teams.

Closing date: 27th October 2017

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference TB-739-20171005 to jobs@cityfootball.com.  

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for Senior Partnership Marketing Manager – Europe and Africa.

Payroll Manager

City Football Group is the owner of a number of football related businesses with global relevance. These include high profile professional football clubs, academies, technical support and marketing companies. CFG’s clubs include the Premier League’s Manchester City FC, MLS Franchise New York City Football Club in the United States, Melbourne City FC of the Australian A-League, a minority shareholder in Yokohama Marinos of the J-League in Japan, a shareholder in La Liga Club, Girona FC and ownership of Uruguayan club, CA Torque. 

The common aim across all clubs is to provide the best possible experience and an unrivalled opportunity for fans and communities to participate in, and benefit from, football at both a local and global level. City Football Group prides itself on having a diverse family of employees who share a passion for beautiful football and a steadfast commitment to the local community. City people are innovative, collaborative and motivated by success.

We are recruiting an experienced Payroll Manager to join the Group’s growing Finance Department.

Reporting to the Financial Controller the Payroll Manager will have full responsibility for the UK payroll management process with the scope for international payroll management.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the payroll system to ensure that reporting is accurate
  • Leading on the SAP payroll system implementation and integration 
  • Preparing year end statutory information and returns to HMRC
  • Managing the annual bonus and sales commission calculations and the monthly hospitality sales commission
  • Managing the relationship and transfer of information to our international payroll bureaus
  • Identifying continual improvement and development of payroll processes and systems to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness

The ideal candidate will have comprehensive and in-depth working knowledge of payroll systems, preferably SAP. Technically, experience of the Apprenticeship Levy, PAYE, NI, SSP, SMP, student loans, pensions and other deductions is essential. In addition to this, candidates must also be a highly competent user of Excel. It is integral that candidates have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information appropriately at all levels of the organisation. Candidates must also be able to work effectively, prioritising a busy workload in a fast-paced working environment. Finally, we are looking for candidates with experience in managing and designing global mobility policies/processes and have exposure to and an understanding on international payrolls.

Closing date: 18th October 2017

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference NW-738-20171003 to jobs@cityfootball.com.  

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for Payroll Manager

 

Insights Data Support Worker

City in the Community Foundation (CITC) is recruiting an Insights Data Support Worker to join its growing team in Manchester. The Data Support Worker will be responsible for day-to-day maintenance of CITC’s data monitoring system, ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of data entered by project delivery staff. The successful candidate will work closely with project officers and delivery coaches to ensure quality reporting against project targets.

Key responsibilities include:

  • being the first point of contact for staff responsible for entering CITC’s monitoring data
  • running regular and ad hoc checks to ensure data quality and accuracy, working with staff to back-fill missing data and correct inaccuracies identified
  • keeping the ‘front end’ of the system clean by archiving old data, highlighting duplicate entries etc
  • supporting the production of monthly reports on progress against project targets
  • keeping up-to-date on data system developments via webinars and training sessions
  • assisting with the input of questionnaire/survey responses as required

Candidates must have a strong eye for detail, and be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure. They must have previous experience of working with online data monitoring systems and spreadsheets. They should be organised, have good time management skills and a positive attitude towards work, be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative.

To apply for this excellent opportunity in a high performance working environment, please send a CV and covering letter to emma.carter@cityfootball.com quoting vacancy reference AW-012-20171002.

Closing date: Friday 27th October 2017

Interview date: week commencing Monday 6th November 2017

This is a 12-month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension on successful completion of this initial period. The post attracts a salary in the range £16,500 to £20,000 per annum.

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and welcomes all applications from people who meet the requirements of the job description.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

Proposed start date: as soon as possible

Due to the large volume of expected applications we will only be able to contact those short-listed for interviews. Click here to view the job description.

Operations and Development Intern (Fixed Term) 

We are recruiting an Operations and Development Intern to join the team at the Manchester City Football Club Academy on a fixed term contract for a period of 2 years. 

The Operations and Development Intern will provide administration, operations and project management support to the Operations and Development departments within the Academy.

Responsibilities of the role include: 

  • To support the Academy Secretary with the development of academy policies and procedures.
  • To manage the collection and distribution of academy team results from matches and tournaments to the communications department, including producing match report information.
  • To manage a variety of ad hoc Academy projects from inception to completion, with the support of the Academy Secretary.
  • To provide operational support for academy home matches.
  • To provide administrative support to the Academy Secretary and the wider Operations and Development Departments.

We are looking for candidates who have a strong understanding of the requirements of the high performance sport environment and the wider high performance sporting landscape. Candidates must have excellent organisation and administrative skills, have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and have the ability to manage multiple projects, always being able to prioritise their workload. It is essential that candidates are able to build and maintain excellent relationships with demanding clients and stakeholders and are highly motivated being able to demonstrate a passion for high performance sport. Finally, we are looking for candidates who are educated to degree level.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@cityfootball.com quoting vacancy reference EK-735-20170918. 

Closing date: 20th October 2017

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

Click here to view the job description for Operations and Development Intern

School Sports Coach

City in the Community Foundation are recruiting a School Sport Delivery Coach to join their team in an outstanding working environment in Manchester. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to make a real difference to the lives of young people in the Manchester area.

The School Sport Delivery Coach will take responsibility for the delivery of CITC’s extensive School Sport programme in designated partner primary schools in Greater Manchester. The post holder will be expected to lead on the practical delivery of a school sport activity programme in their partner schools with attention being paid to curriculum delivery, pre/post school activity and support for the continued professional development of school teaching staff. The post holder will support the generation of new ideas and innovative opportunities to further expand delivery, contributing to ongoing staff training & quality assurance of the programme. With effective organisational skills, the role will require the post holder to work practically across a wide range of partners, stakeholders, participants and staff members.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To delivery on all practical aspects of designated project delivery areas.
  • Maintain and further develop specifically designated programmes in the school sport environment, delivering innovative sessions to a range of age groups in a school environment.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and ongoing development of the quality of CITC participation programmes across school partners.
  • To be responsible for the ongoing support of CPD for partner school staff.
  • Full accountably for all quality assurance and monitoring reports associated to their delivery on the project, with careful attention to detail and adherence to all set deadlines
  • Contribute to the development of a programme of continuous improvement with specific attention to quality delivery and monitoring and evaluation.

CITC are looking for candidates who have a good knowledge and previous experience of working practically in Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum delivery settings. Experience of coaching in a school and a community setting is required with a range of practical coaching qualifications also being an advantage. We require the candidate to have knowledge of curriculum PE delivery in England, with experience of training and mentoring non-sport specialist staff also an advantage. Experience of project management to a high standard.

A good general understanding of CITC themes and programmes is required from the successful candidate and an ability to work across those themes to promote a participation pathway for participants. Candidates must have excellent time management and prioritisation skills, along with the ability to work independently and use their own initiative. It is essential that candidates have proven experience in planning and delivering school and community sports programmes, preferably sport within the primary education sector. Finally, we are looking for flexible, positive, innovative resilient and determined candidates to join a growing team.

To apply for this excellent opportunity please send a CV and covering letter to emma.carter@cityfootball.com quoting vacancy reference LM-009-20172605. Please include your salary expectations within your covering letter.

Closing Date: 31st October 2017

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and welcomes all applications from people who meet the requirements of the job description.

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School Sports Coach (Casual)

City in The Community Foundation are looking for community coaches to assist with the delivery of the School Sports Programme. Due to variable demands in sessions, coaches will be engaged on a casual basis.

Applicants must possess a passion for sport and have experience of working within a school environment delivering towards the national curriculum. They should also have the desire to develop their own skills and knowledge in a high performance working environment.

The role will consist of planning and delivering practical sports sessions in both a school and community environment. As well as delivering outstanding sessions, the successful applicant will also be expected to maintain and develop excellent relationships with schools and with the wider CITC team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate looking to progress their sports coaching career and to gain valuable experience working within a Premier League Community Foundation.

We require you to have a valid driving licence and at least a F.A. Level 2 Coaching qualification to consider your application.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a CV and covering letter to emma.carter@cityfootball.com quoting vacancy reference NS-001-20170603

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and welcomes all applications from people who meet the requirements of the job description.

As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone. We make a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

Proposed start date: ASAP

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role.

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. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Click here to view the job description for School Sports Coach (Casual)

 

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As a member of the Two Ticks scheme, we are proud to show our commitment to employing disabled people and judging people on their abilities alone.

As a member of the scheme we make five commitments regarding recruitment, training, retention, consultation and disability awareness:

These commitments are:

  • To interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities
  • To discuss with disabled employees, at any time but at least once a year, what both parties can do to make sure disabled employees can develop and use their abilities
  • To make every effort when employees become disabled to make sure they stay in employment
  • To take action to ensure that all employees develop the appropriate level of disability awareness needed to make these commitments work
  • To review these commitments each year and assess what has been achieved, plan ways to improve on them and let employees know about progress and future plans.

Further information rel="noopener noreferrer" about the Two Ticks scheme rel="noopener noreferrer" is available from the Gov.uk website.