The Premier League believe that having a diverse workforce is important to drive business performance. The organisation is committed to improving greater access opportunities and career progression for under-represented groups in football, including individuals from Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic backgrounds.
The organisation is running a placement programme for the second year running targeted at these groups, aiming to develop and prepare individuals for a future career in football. There are currently three places on the cohort. The Premier League are looking for individuals who are available to commence on Monday 12 September 2022.
The Programme and Objectives
We are looking for people who can bring our values to life during their time at the Premier League. These values are ‘ambitious’, ‘inspiring’, ‘connected’ and ‘fair’. You should:
Successful candidates will be chosen based on merit as measured against the person specification, set out above, for the scheme. There will be a range of assessments undertaken, which include a first stage application form. Further assessment will be done via a second stage interview and candidate experience day, to which a small pool of applicants will be invited.
We aim to advise all individuals the outcome of their application within two weeks of the closing date. Further details on how to prepare for the assessment day will be shared with successful applicants in due course.
About The Premier League
The Premier League is the top tier of England’s football pyramid, which produces some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. With our Clubs, we use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world.
We bring people together from all backgrounds and we are a competition for everyone, everywhere – available to watch in 880 million homes in 188 countries.
The Premier League head office is based in central London and the organisation delivers across a range of roles, including football, coach development, community, youth development, safeguarding, broadcast, commercial, communications, digital, finance, legal, marketing and policy.
Work at the Premier League varies greatly and we are committed to delivering equality, diversity and inclusion across the organisation. We look for people who excel at what they do and would be a positive fit for the organisation, regardless of their background.
How to Apply
To be considered for the programme, please click 'Apply Now' and complete the application form. Please note, you should aim to write approximately 250 words per written answer. The deadline for submission is Sunday 10 July 2022.