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Crowd Safety Support

The FA

The Football Association is the governing body of association football in England and the Crown Dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.

8 May 2024
Contract - Fixed Term
Full Time
Closing date
21 May 2024

The FA are looking for a Crowd Safety Support to take responsibility for helping prepare event day crowd safety staff allocations plus creation and distribution of event day documentation during a busy and exciting events season.

This role will require weeknight and weekend working hours, in line with the stadium's event calendar. During the events season it is likely that you will be required on site full time so please do consider whether you could commit to this prior to applying.

Interviews are currently scheduled to be held at Wembley Stadium on the week commencing 3rd June.

What will you be doing?

  • Assist the Operation division with all Wembley Stadium event day operations.
  • Work closely with the Crowd Safety Manager
  • Assist with the creation of bespoke crowd safety documents for each event at Wembley Stadium and any other administrative support that is necessary.
  • The role will require a large amount of data input to ensure we have the necessary resources for each event.
  • Raise, receipt and close off purchase orders, ensuring they are recorded on the crowd safety team purchase order tracker and raise invoice requests as required;
  • Provide event day support to the team and assist with pre-event preparations and checks as operationally required;
  • Post Event function will include preparing and submitting payroll and scrutinising invoices.
  • Live the Wembley Common Purpose and Quality Standards and promote and support a culture of guest service through actions and behaviours.
  • Executes additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.
  • As part of The FA's commitment to ensuring a safe environment for everyone in football, every employee will be required to complete a DBS check. The level of the check required will be based on the activity of the specific job role and in line with legislation and government guidance.

What are we looking for?

Essential for the role:

  • Experience working well in a fast paced environment and delivering to deadlines.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Intermediate numeracy skills.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently.
  • Good Team Player

Beneficial to have:

  • Experience in the Crowd Safety sector of the Events Industry.
  • Experience providing administrative support to multiple team members.
  • Previous experience with electronic purchase order system.
  • Experience of working in a high profile multipurpose venue.
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety
  • Basic knowledge of crowd safety

What's in it for you?

We are committed to ensuring everyone can flourish in their roles, to achieve this we have unique office spaces under the arch of the iconic Wembley National Stadium, which is the home of English Football. We are also delighted to offer a world-class, Elite Performance Centre, St. George's Park in Staffordshire which is an exceptional setting to develop and inspire high-performing England teams and leaders.

We pride ourselves in offering a competitive salary as well as great opportunities to develop and grow in your role. But that is not all; we also have a range of exciting benefits, some of which can be found below:

  • Access to event day tickets at Wembley Stadium, alongside a host of regular internal events throughout the season encouraging you to connect and learn with your colleagues and look after your mental health and wellbeing.
  • Free, nutritious lunches, at Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park.
  • Free private medical cover.
  • A contributory pension scheme.
  • An additional Thank You days leave, volunteering days as well as 25 days annual leave.
  • A hybrid working model offering greater flexibility.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click ‘Apply Now’ to begin the online application

Applications close on 21st May 2024

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Full Time
Job Type
Event Management

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