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Matchday Support Officers and Stewards

Coventry City Football Club

Coventry City Football Club is a professional association football club based in Coventry, West Midlands, England. The team currently compete in the Championship, the second tier of the English football league system.

30 Mar 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
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Coventry City Football Club is looking to recruit Match Day Support Officers (SIA) and Match Day Stewards and to work on home match days throughout the stadium. There are a number of positions available.

Reporting to the Head of Stewarding, the successful candidate will work in a team of staff and ideally have some experience of working in a safety role previously.


  • Will report directly to the Steward Supervisor in charge of the area to which the Safety Steward is allocated for duty.
  • Will observe the highest standards of Health & Safety and not do anything to prejudice the health and safety of himself/herself or any Club employee or visitor.
  • Will attend all training sessions as required and achieve a Level 2 NVQ in Spectator Safety.
  • Will attend the Stadium at given dates and times as directed by the Chief Steward.
  • Maintain a smart in appearance and abide by the Club’s dress code, wear the issued personal protective clothing and be in possession of the Club Steward Safety Briefing Document.
  • Will attend pre-and post-match briefing/debriefing sessions and ensure all information is understood.
  • Will be responsible for the safety, security, comfort and service to spectators within their designated area of duty and in so doing enforce, when necessary, the Ground Regulations.
  • Assist in relevant area searches to identify any Stadium defect or anything likely to cause injury or harm to spectators and advise their Steward Supervisor of the result.

Person Specification:

  • Must adhere to the highest standards of health and safety in the course of the role
  • Willing to learn and ability to interact positively with colleagues and fans
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Must be trustworthy and reliable.
  • A strong work ethic.

Only candidates over 18 will be considered.


Coventry City FC is committed safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to safer recruitment throughout the company. An enhanced DBS check and the receipt of satisfactory references are a requirement of the role.

This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and checks against the Barred Lists and is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared.


Coventry City FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.


  • Please read the job description and ensure that you meet the requirements of the role
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  • Please send a Covering Letter (or email) setting out your experience and why you would like to be a Match Day Steward, and a CV highlighting any relevant qualifications, along with the completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to [email protected]
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
  • Incomplete applications and those which do not meet the essential requirements of the role will not be considered.

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Stadium / Facilities Management

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