Vacancy: Part time academy scouts

Deadline: Monday 31st July

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club are looking to enhance their existing recruitment structure through the appointments of a number of Academy Scouts to join their Category One Academy. The club are looking for people across the UK.


  • To scout for allocated region and age groups covering Category 1 to Category 4 clubs, to allow Wolverhampton Wanderers FC to identify and recruit players that will play a major role in the success of our teams.
  • Attend games in the region based on recruitment priorities
  • Proactively seek out fixtures to attend


  • Gain a detailed understanding the Academy player profiles and age group succession plans to highlight recruitment priorities.
  • Identify players to Wolves Academy based on recruitment priorities.
  • Communicate effectively with the U13-U18 National Lead Officer and the Regional Recruitment Officer.
  • Ensure all reports are submitted in line with the Wolves Academy report format.
  • Maintain a database of player details at all required levels through appropriate mechanisms of reporting.
  • Be an ambassador of the W.O.L.V.E.S Culture and philosophy.


  • Previous experience of working in a football environment
  • FA Talent Identification Award (desirable or working towards)
  • Talent ID Level 1 Qualification
  • Fully enhanced DBS Check & Up to date Child Protection Certificate
  • Full Driving Licence


  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative / Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Available for Flexible working hours / Adaptable to work to the demands of the job.
  • Excellent IT and presentation skills


  • Financial remuneration in line with experience
  • Bonus structure
  • Home Based / Travel required within allocated region.
  • Attendance of CPD events at Compton Park / Molineux Stadium when required.

To apply for the Academy Scouts role, please send a covering letter and CV to The deadline for all applications is Monday 31st July 2017.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club is an Equal Opportunities Employer