Fixed Term Contract

Race Equality & Inclusion Executive

Posted on 20 September 22 by Liam Parmenter

  • London, W2 1HQ
  • - per Annum
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level= is proud to be supporting The Premier League in their search for a Race Equality and Inclusion Executive.


The Premier League is home to some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. The League and its Clubs use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities, and partners in the UK and across the world. The Premier League brings people together from all backgrounds. It is a competition for everyone, everywhere and is available to watch in nearly 800m homes in 188 countries. 

The Premier League is committed to using their profile and resources to drive race equality and inclusion in football, the UK and around the world. With high-profile initiatives such as the No Room for Racism campaign and action plan, this area of work is of vital importance, liaising across the business and with stakeholders across the industry. This new role, hired on a 12-month, fixed-term basis with scope for review following the initial term, will work directly with the Premier League’s Head of Race Equality & Inclusion (RE&I) as part of the Premier League’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team to coordinate and deliver a growing portfolio of projects. 

 

Race Equality & Inclusion Executive responsibilities:

  • Coordination and administrative support of the Head of Race Equality & Inclusion's (RE&I) portfolio of programmes and projects

  • Support the planning function of the No Room for Racism (NRFR) action plan, monitoring activity across the business, enhancing internal planning and communication and bringing together key personnel where needed

  • Coordination of our internal Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Steering Group and the Premier League’s Black Participants Advisory Group, including arranging meetings and tracking actions

  • Support the development of new RE&I programmes

  • Work with key external stakeholders on initiatives prioritising and embedding the delivery of RE&I

  • Support the Head of RE&I in developing, alongside the Premier League’s People team, initiatives as part of the Premier League’s employee engagement, training and recruitment offerings

  • Assist where needed with the Premier League’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Standard (PLEDIS) work with our Clubs

  • Work with colleagues in Business Intelligence to learn about collecting, analysing and presenting data relating to RE&I

     

Person Specification:

  • Highly competent in programme coordination/administration

  • Passion for Race and EDI work

  • Keen and confident to take on working with external stakeholders

  • Excellent attention to detail and deadlines

  • An ability or interest in analysing, modelling and interpreting data

  • High standard of communication and writing ability

  • Hardworking with a flexible and collaborative working approach

  • High standard of professionalism

 

Benefits include:

  • Flexible hybrid-working model

  • Group pension scheme

  • Permanent health insurance

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Life assurance

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Retail discounts with selected Premier League partners

 

The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. While all appointments are made based solely on merit, they actively encourage applications from candidates from underrepresented groups, including people from ethnically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ+ community.

 

To apply for this role, you will need to first register your interest by submitting your CV. Your CV will only be used for information purposes and will not be relevant in the application process. You will then be emailed a response containing a link needed to answer some work-related questions. Our goal is to assess your approach to a problem and better understand what knowledge and skills you have. Your answers will be anonymised, randomised and reviewed by a diverse panel.

We also think giving feedback is incredibly valuable for candidates, so at the end of the process, you'll see how well you performed during the application process.


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19th October 2022 at 5pm, and the deadline for submission of the work-related questions is Friday 21st October 2022 at 5pm.

Job Information

Rate / Salary

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Sector

Leisure and Sport

Category

Policy & Corporate Affairs

Skills / Experience

Highly competent in programme coordination/administration; Excellent attention to detail; High standard of communication and writing ability; Passion for Race and EDI work

Benefits

Flexible hybrid-working model; Group pension scheme; Permanent health insurance; Employee assistance programme; Life assurance

Our Reference

PRJ-1023

Job Location