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VACANCY - Scouts

15 August 2016

Port Vale FC is recruiting for scouts to join the Academy Talent Identification and Recruitment Team.

The club is seeking to recruit well-organised and motivated scouts, with an extensive knowledge of football and player recruitment, to identify and assess players from seven years upwards. 

Main duties will include: 

- To work alongside the Director of Academy, Foundation Phase Lead and Head of Recruitment to ensure that the player recruitment strategy is consistent across all phases. 
- To identify and assess players for elite Academy level 
- To work  in accordance with the club’s talent identification player profiles and Academy philosophy. 

Candidates need to: 

- Have knowledge of football and player recruitment 
- Have excellent organisational, communication skills (oral and written), IT and reporting skills with an emphasis on attention to detail. 
- Be driven and enthusiastic whilst able to work within a team to attain the recruitment targets 
- Be prepared to work hour in the evenings and at weekends 
- Hold the FA Talent Identification Award. This is not essential but would be advantageous. However, successful candidates would work to attain this qualification 
- Have a good understanding of children’s welfare and safeguarding aspects 

If you match the candidate profile above and are interested in applying for a position then please email your CV to 

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