Vacancy | First Team Analyst (Work Placement)

Role Profile – First Team Analyst (Work Placement)

  • Salary: Voluntary with reasonable expenses
  • Contract: Temporary, one year (to May 2025)
  • Reporting to: Lead First Team Analyst / First Team Manager
  • Hours: Part time, to be discussed

The Role

The club is seeking a proactive and motivated individual to join our first team performance department on a voluntary work placement for the duration of the 2024/2025 season.

This volunteer position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the performance of the first team, with direct access to the manager and coaching staff. Your role will cover a broad range of different activities on a day-to-day basis across the club.

Why Volunteer With Us?

Impact: Your work will directly contribute to the success of our club, supporting our players, staff, and the broader community we serve.

Experience: Gain invaluable experience in performance and data analysis, within the sports industry, enhancing your skills and expanding your professional network.

Community and Team: Become part of a passionate team committed to sports excellence and community engagement. Your efforts will be recognized and appreciated by the entire club and its supporters.

About You

The successful candidate will ideally have prior experience, a postgraduate student or a recent graduate. Preferably aiming to secure a career in professional football in the future. We value positivity, enthusiasm and hard work, these traits will stand any applicants in good stead. We are looking for the following attributes in particular:

• Strong desire to pursue a career in the football industry
• Committed, enthusiastic and highly motivated
• Availability to attend all home games, some training sessions and shorter distance away games
• Positive and professional attitude, with an ability to meet the deadlines of the weekly match analysis requirements
• Excellent problem-solving skills 

Duties

• Supporting the analysis needs of the first team both pre and post games
• Filming (wide angle) games and training
• Live and Post-Event Coding of matches and training
• Supporting the creation of pre/post-match reports supported by coach requested clips
• Supporting the creation and storage of individual and team archives

Essential Skills

• IT literate with access to own laptop/computer
• Experience of using basic performance analysis equipment (Camera and Tripod)
• Knowledge of Analysis Software
• Understanding of how to analyse and breakdown the principles of football

Desirable Skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Previous experience working within the football industry
• Full driving license
• Based in or around Greater Manchester

Other Key Information

You will be mainly based at the J.Davidson Stadium and the club’s Egerton training facility with flexibility to work from home when appropriate. Your working hours will suit the demands of the club and you will be required to work all home and some away matchdays. Due to these locations access to a car is essential.

The successful applicant should expect to receive training to improve in all skills listed above.

How To Apply

Any applicants should send a CV and examples of previous work to jackfarrelly@altyfc.com before the application deadline of Wednesday, 26th June 2024.

Due to the nature of the role early applications are encouraged, and the interview process may commence prior to the date listed above.

Altrincham Football Club is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities, fairness of treatment, dignity, work life balance and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in the workplace for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassments and in which all decisions are based on merit.

It is the Club’s policy to treat all workers and job applicants equally and fairly irrespective of their sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, national origin, culture, religion, age or disability.

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