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Aberdeen FC & Aberdeen FC Community Trust were named by UEFA as the ‘Best Professional Club in the Community’ in Europe in 2019. We are now seeking an individual to lead our Football Department and further build on our successes in supporting Grassroots Football across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
We have a vacancy for a Senior Community Coach on a full-time, permanent basis. The role will involve taking the lead on all Football in the Community projects, with a focus on increasing participation, Club Development, League Support and Coach Education. The successful candidate will lead our ‘Football for Life’ pillar, working alongside the ‘Education’ and ‘Healthy Communities’ pillar leads and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, whilst maintaining strong working relationships with Scottish FA Regional staff.
Applicants should have the relevant knowledge, experience and motivation to support the development of grassroots football across the North-East of Scotland. It is essential that candidates have an Advanced Children’s Licence or B Licence, and desirable to hold an Elite Youth A Licence or A Licence.
If you wish to be considered for this position, please submit your CV and Covering Letter via the application link below.
Interviews for this role will take place at a date to be confirmed based on interview panel availability at Pittodrie Stadium.
Subject to meeting the desirable qualifications, there is potentially an option of an additional part-time Youth Academy Coach role. This would be discussed further at interview.
Please direct informal enquiries to Steven Sweeney, Chief Operating Officer at Aberdeen FC Community Trust on 07763 343193.
Please note that due to the number of applications received into the Club, we will only respond if you are successful in securing an interview.