We are looking for a Communications Manager who will coordinate and manage the delivery of our contracted and proactive media requirements across our Men’s First Team and Academy squads.This is fantastic role for someone to take control and lead on the delivery of our media activities across two of our three key teams. You’ll be working with our players of all levels on a day-to-day basis to ensure our communications strategy is delivered to an exceptional standard.

Who We Are: We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).Your day-to-day

  • Coordinate and manage all media requirements for our Men’s First Team players, including the delivery of the Premier League TV broadcast contract and matchday media operations across all competitions. 
  • Manage the media demands for our Men’s First Team players and support on the demands for our Men’s First Team Manager. 
  • Organise contracted (and proactive) preview media opportunities with Men’s First Team players. 
  • Work with home venue colleagues to support the matchday media accreditation process and delivery. 
  • Manage matchday media requirements, including pre and post-match TV opportunities and press conferences. 
  • Be the key liaison point into counterparts from broadcasters, media, the Premier League, FA, UEFA and opposition clubs. 
  • Play a key role in relationship management for our football media operations; working closely with many stakeholders including players, broadcast media, written media, governing bodies, players’ representatives and opposition clubs. 
  • Respond to media enquiries and act as a point guard for external and internal stakeholders. 
  • Work as part of a wider team to provide support for PR and communication programmes across the club.  

What We Are Looking For

  • Relevant communications/sports industry qualification preferable. 
  • Strong experience working in a dynamic communications environment. 
  • Experience of working at a football club or elite sport is desirable. 
  • Experience of working in social media content creation is desirable. 
  • A good knowledge of football generally and a keen interest in football is preferable (or at least a willingness to learn!) 
  • Excellent relationship building skills with people of all levels, and someone who is a team player. 
  • Someone proactive, with a continuous improvement mindset. 
  • Someone willing to work flexibly to support our busy and exciting fixture schedule. 

Why choose us At Arsenal, we want everyone to feel a sense of trust and belonging, so we are proud of both our club values and also what we offer to our employees. As one of our Gunners, you will receive:

  • An exciting reward and recognition scheme 
  • Generous holiday allowance which increases with your length of service 
  • Great internal learning and development programmes 
  • A flexible hybrid working model 
  • Discounted Arsenal season tickets 
  • A competitive health and wellbeing benefits package 
  • A leading Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Great discounts with some of our Partners 

Arsenal for EveryoneArsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. Disability Confident LeaderWe are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

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