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WORKING AT CRYSTAL PALACE F.C.

Working at Crystal Palace FC

We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with a proud history of over 110 years. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park Stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also with our team in the offices and on the ground. With plans for significant growth in the future, we are excited at the prospect of bringing new and dynamic members into our CPFC family.

Current Vacancies

Job Location      Selhurst Park Stadium

Contract Type   Zero Hours/ Match Day

Salary/ ROP       £10.75/hr

Closing Date      Ongoing

If you have experience in the concessions or catering business or a passion for customer service – we want to hear from you! You will be engaging, enthusiastic and have a thirst to learn and grow. You want to be a part of the buzz and excitement of a match day by being the face of our company and providing the best service to the customers of our many bars and kiosks.

Our match days are typically on Saturdays with some weekday evening and Sunday matches and the typical shift day is 6- 8 hours depending on the game.

 You will be responsible for...

  • Take initiative and participate in set up of kiosk, inventory and supplies
  • Welcome guests to the concession stand/ bar
  • Take order for food and beverages
  • Process payment and tender change, along with ensuring that all received cash is well- accounted for and stored in a safe area
  • Perform clean-up duties after each shift and ensure that concession stand is sanitized and tidied up for the next attendant

You will have…

  • A can do attitude and be prepared to help the team
  • immaculate grooming standards and overall appearance
  • excellent interpersonal skills and be polite and courteous

You are…           

  • Engaging and easy to talk to
  • Always look for ways to improve
  • Mature and able to handle situations calmly and insightfully
  • Can work in high pressure situations

What you’ll get in return….       

  • Competitive salary – London Living Wage
  • High level of responsibility from day one!
  • Social events such as end of season barbeque and holiday party

You must adhere to all CPFC Safeguarding and Equality policies and additionally please be aware that you may be subject to CPFC security checks. 

To apply, please send your CV to staffing@cpfc.co.uk with the subject of what role you are applying for.

 

Job Location      Selhurst Park Stadium

Contract Type   Zero Hours/ Match Day

Salary/ ROP       £10.75-£12 depending on experience 

Closing Date      Ongoing

If you have experience in or are passionate about customer service we want to hear from you! You will be well presented, engaging and committed to meeting and safeguarding all guests of our stadium. You are approachable, hardworking and enjoy helping others with a smile. You want to be a part of the buzz and excitement of a match day by being the face of our company and providing the best service to the customers visiting Selhurst Park Stadium.

Our match days are typically on Saturdays with some weekday evening and Sunday matches and the typical shift day is 5-5.5 hours depending on the game.

You will be responsible for...

  • The safe access and comfort of spectators visiting the stadium
  • Identifying and reporting any incident, occurrence or hazard among spectators and report to as supervisor
  • Ensure that CPFC standards are upheld by being the first line of contact with guests and provide a welcoming environment to provide the best experience and visit at Selhurst Park Stadium

You will have…

  • A can do attitude and be prepared to help the team
  • immaculate grooming standards and overall appearance
  • excellent interpersonal skills and be polite and courteous
  • An NVQ2 in Spectator Safety (or are registered to start the course)

You are…           

  • Engaging and easy to talk to
  • Always look for ways to improve
  • Mature and ab le to handle situations calmly and insightfully

What you’ll get in return….       

  • Competitive salary – London Living Wage
  • High level of responsibility from day one!
  • Social events such as end of season barbeque and holiday party.

You must adhere to all CPFC Safeguarding and Equality policies and additionally please be aware that you may be subject to CPFC security checks. 

To apply, please send your CV to staffing@cpfc.co.uk with the subject of what role you are applying for.

Job Location      Selhurst Park Stadium

Contract Type   Zero Hours/ Match Day

Salary/ ROP       £13.00/hr

Closing Date      Ongoing

If you have experience in preparing and cooking hot food or as a grill chef with a passion for customer service – we want to hear from you! You will be engaging, enthusiastic and have a thirst to learn and grow. You want to be a part of the buzz and excitement of a match day by being the face of our company and providing the best service to the customers of our many bars and kiosks.

Our match days are typically on Saturdays with some weekday evening and Sunday matches and the typical shift day is 6 hours depending on the game.

You will be responsible for:

  • Understand all menus, product offerings, packaging and pricing
  • Responsible for preparing and cooking all of the hot food for a unit on match day and meeting peak periods with appropriate food levels
  • Ensure all products are accounted for, prepared and distributed according to cook off numbers and instructions from your manager
  • Restock and ensure the food prep area is clean at the end of your shift
  • Ensure all unit kitchen equipment (electrical or otherwise) is cleaned down and properly maintained at the end of every shift
  • Adhere and keep up to date records for food and health and safety standards such as food temperature control levels as well as follow all company safety and security policies and procedures

 You will have…

  • Basic food hygiene qualification and strong knowledge of proper food handing procedures
  • Experience grilling or cooking food in mass quantities, particularly in a busy or similar environment
  • A can do attitude and be prepared to help the rest of the team out with a positive attitude
  • Immaculate grooming standards and overall appearance

You are…

  • Always look for ways to improve
  • Can work in high pressure situations

What you’ll get in return….       

  • Competitive salary – London Living Wage
  • High level of responsibility from day one!
  • Social events such as end of season barbeque and holiday party

You must adhere to all CPFC Safeguarding and Equality policies and additionally please be aware that you may be subject to CPFC security checks. 

To apply, please send your CV to staffing@cpfc.co.uk with the subject of what role you are applying to.

Job Location: Selhurst Park Stadium

Contract Type: Fixed term/ Voluntary

Opening Date: June 1st, 2020

Closing Date: Ongoing (based on start of 2021 season)

Crystal Palace FC are recruiting volunteers to join the club’s Equality Advisory Group (EAG).

Do you want to help shape the future of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion within our Club?

At Crystal Palace F.C. we pride ourselves on being a very diverse and fully inclusive football club.  In order to continuously review and improve on our equality strategy and action plans, we are seeking passionate and enthusiastic representatives from charities and community groups who can play a role in shaping our equality agenda by providing advice and guidance to the club. The group will also support Crystal Palace FC in the completion and distribution of its Equality Action Plan and assume an essential job in supporting the club to achieve its objectives.

The desired applicant will have the experience and drive to influence constructive change, whilst building on existing relationships within network associations or organisations.

The minimum commitment involved would be to attend quarterly meetings organised by the club, usually held at Selhurst Park Stadium.

Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be subject to any relevant security checks as required.

To express your interest in becoming a member of the Equality Advisory Group, please send your CV to recruitment@cpfc.co.uk with the subject of the role title.

Job Location: Crystal Palace Football Club Academy, Beckenham.

Contract Type: Casual/ Zero hours

Salary: Competitive

Opening Date: June 8th, 2020

Closing Date: July 8th, 2020

If you are an experienced and personable driver we welcome you to apply for this job. 

You will be responsible for…

  • Driving all players of all ages from U9’s to U23’s
  • Driving all players and coaches to and from selected venues for training, matches and tournaments
  • Driving to and from airports
  • Driving the minibus in a safe manner in accordance with all traffic laws and policies
  • Keeping the mini bus clean and tidy
  • Ensuring all mileage is recorded and all paperwork relating to the minibus is kept up to date and accurate
  • Reporting all accidents and near misses to managers

You will have…

  • A full UK driver’s license (essential)
  • Experience driving mini buses (essential)
  • An understanding of safeguarding issues
  • Experience working with children

You are…           

  • Personable
  • Over 25 ( to meet the requirements of our insurers)
  • Willing to undergo a DBS clearance to work with children

To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@cpfc.co.uk with the subject of what role you are applying for along with a completed application form found below.

Job Location: CPFC Academy, Copers Cope Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 1NZ

Contract Type: Permanent/ Full time

Salary: Competitive

Opening Date:  July 7th, 2020

Closing Date: July 21st, 2020

**Please note this role has a September start date.

If you are a qualified teacher with experience working in an elite sporting environment and are passionate about educating and working closely with 16-19 year olds we have a role for you at the Crystal Palace Football Club Academy.

You will be responsible for….

  • Leading the delivery of the BTEC Sport qualification for the Under 18’s
  • Leading the delivery of the Sporting Excellence Apprenticeship for the Under 18’s
  • Delivering BTEC sport to the Under 18’s
  • Tracking and monitoring of player progression on the BTEC sport programme
  • Preparing all the Under 18’s for the Sporting Excellence Professional football apprenticeship – end point assessment
  • Liaising with education provider on delivery of BTEC Sport qualification
  • Attending relevant Premier League training for BTEC and SEP qualifications
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager
  • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

You will have…

  • Qualified Teacher Status (essential)
  • Experience working in an elite sporting environment (essential)
  • A proven track record of delivering outstanding results for 16-19 year olds (essential)
  • A1 Assessors qualification (desired)

 You are…           

  • An expert in delivery of the BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sport Level 3
  • Experienced in tracking and monitoring BTEC Sport provision
  • Experience of BTEC Compliance and submission guidelines
  • Able to build strong relationships with students and professionals alike
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and committed

What you’ll get in return….       

  • Competitive salary
  • Cycle to work and tech scheme
  • Social activities (day at the races, holiday party, team nights out)
  • High level of responsibility from day one!
  • 20% Club Shop discount

To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@cpfc.co.uk with the subject of what role you are applying for.

Crystal Palace Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all such sections of the community - view our Equality Policy.

Palace For Life Foundation vacancies can be viewed here. Email recruitment@palaceforlife.org for further information on Palace for Life Foundation opportunities currently available. 

Take a look at what it's like to work for the club by reading this interview with our Director of Operations, Sharon Lacey.

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