Fixed Term Contract
Posted on 20 September 22 by Liam Parmenter
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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 Leagues Head of Race Equality & Inclusion (RE&I) as part of the Premier Leagues 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 Leagues 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 Leagues People team, initiatives as part of the Premier Leagues employee engagement, training and recruitment offerings
Assist where needed with the Premier Leagues 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
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
Flexible hybrid-working model
Group pension scheme
Permanent health insurance
Employee assistance programme
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.
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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
Flexible hybrid-working model; Group pension scheme; Permanent health insurance; Employee assistance programme; Life assurance