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Celtic FC

calendar icon Closed: 29th February 2024

Head of Soccer Academy

money icon Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Job Role Summary

Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Academy, Coaching & Performance
Employment Terms
Full-Time, Permanent
Closing Date
Applications must be submitted by Thursday, 29th February 2024

The role

Football Careers is delighted to be working in retained partnership with Celtic Football Club to recruit a Head of Soccer Academy.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the Club’s Soccer Academy
department. This is a very important and strategic position aimed at aiding the successful delivery of the
business strategy, club partnerships and football activity both in Scotland and abroad.

Duties & Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and ensure first class delivery for the Club’s e-learning platform and curriculum, attendance and delivery at international coaching conventions
  • Manage, facilitate, and run overseas coaching camps, team tours and international tournaments
  • Manage strategic stakeholder relationships with international clubs and partners
  • Design, implement and where necessary amend the business development strategy
  • Prepare, manage, and take responsibility for strategic business targets and budgets
  • Identify new business opportunities and formalise commercial partnerships
  • Lead a team to achieving strategic business and budget targets

The Person

  • The successful candidate will already possess, and not be working towards a UEFA A Licence or above.
  • You will have experience of working in a professional environment and a proven track record of delivering high level coach education, both pitch based and online, to large groups and individuals.
  • You will also be passionate about creating new and solidifying existing relationships and partnerships across the globe.
  • Having the ability and personality to lead and work with a team and the wider club is essential, as is your ability to influence and drive performance.
  • This vacancy has an excellent balance between coaching and commercial duties, so being passionate about delivering sessions and working to targets is desired.


To apply for this position and intimate your interest, please send a current up to date CV with a covering
letter or statement outlining your suitability to [email protected].

Please note:

There will be a significant amount of international travel required for the carrying out of this
position so please only apply if that suits your circumstances.

Please also note that due to the estimated number of applicants, Football Careers will only be able to contact those who are deemed suitable and experienced for the position.

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