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The Player Executive will cover a diverse set of administrative tasks which range from recruitment, database management, player interaction, dispute resolution right through to event planning and management.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the General Secretary responsible for administration in the following key areas of the association.
* Recruitment - signing up new members, registering them with SIPTU, coordinating the membership database with office manager
* Communicate directly with players - any information relevant to the players as individuals or as teams
* Liaising with delegates at each club - keeping in close contact with the delegates as a group and individually in relation to issues in league, surveys to complete, filtering information back to full squads, arrange and attend club visits(3 times per year)
* Consult with General Secretary - report daily/regularly into General Secretary in relation to any issues/topics that are happening on the ground, individual/squad issues
* Disciplinary/DRC - work with General Secretary and lawyer in relation to any cases that are ongoing or may possibly go to DRC
* Player Of The Year voting - coordinate the whole process from delivery and collection of votes from each club to media launch and announcement of nominees
* Transfer List - assemble and publish transfer list after season end and communicate with managers in relation to player availability
* Annual Training Camp - liaise with coaches and organise dates, facilities, equipment requirements, publicise amongst players, arrange games and inform managers of players involved
* FIFPro - work with members of FIFPro in relation to campaigns, attend conferences/workshops. Build relationships with FIFPro employees and other unions.
* Project manage union initiatives which educate and assist the members in both they're playing career and in their life after football.
* Management committee/ AGM - organise and prepare meetings from location and member attendance to minute taking
* Annual Awards Night - work with the General Secretary and Office Manager in relation to whatever is required, specifically getting nominees/players to attend, VT required, audio/lighting, trophies/medals.
* Social media/Website - Manage the content on all platforms and ensure all the latest information is updated
* Assist General Secretary in other duties from time to time as is required.
The ideal candidate will have:
* Minimum 5 years’ experience in a busy executive administration role
* Previous experience working in a sports administration position is ideal
* Experience in managing budgets and expense accounts
* Highly skilled administrator with experience in project management
* Good organisation skills, self-discipline and attention to detail essential
* Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
* Must be highly motivated, flexible and with integrity being a core value
* The successful candidate will be hard working and enthusiastic with the ability to work on his or her own initiative and equally as part of a team
* Excellent IT/Microsoft Office skills with the ability to work under time constraints
* A good work ethic with a positive, can do attitude and approach to work with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective relationships
* Event management and planning experience desirable
* Experience in PowerPoint preparation and presentation to groups essential
* Knowledge of the League of Ireland landscape essential
* Experience in working with stakeholders in the game desirable
* Experience preparing digital content for distribution across all social media platforms and website desirable
* Knowledge of FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players/ Standard Players Contract /FAI rulebook and basic employment law essential
Process of Application:
You are invited to apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12pm 23rd January 2022.
You will be asked to submit your CV together with a Cover Letter outlining your motivation for application.
Any applications received without a cover letter won’t be considered.
The subject field on the email should read “Job Application PFA Ireland”
Informal enquiries can be made to Stephen McGuinness, General Secretary PFA Ireland, email@example.com
PFA Ireland is an equal opportunities employer