From the chairman to the cleaners, there are many important roles when it comes to football clubs. Wherever your passion lies, there are many different positions you can achieve through an apprenticeship. Using Everton FC as the example, Arch Apprentices have created this guide to show the vast variety of roles available within a sports team and how to get there.
Most of us grow up dreaming about being a professional footballer, scoring a goal in the cup final for our favourite team. Many don’t make it but you can still work for your dream club, starting as an apprentice.
Arch Apprentices has created this map to show how you can play a crucial role for the team as an apprentice. From the chairman to the cleaners, everyone plays an important part in achieving the squad’s goals.
(2016 Annual Report and Accounts)
64 Club Roles
General Staff: £8,607,000
Total Revenue: £121,500,000
Record Turnover £171.3m (2016/17)
Apprenticeship Levy Payment 16/18: £404,175
Apprenticeship Levy Payment 17/18: £606,000
Team: Highest Paid X11
Manager: Marco Silva
Jordan Pickford: £60,000
Seamus Coleman: £38,000
Ashley Williams: £75,000
Michael Keane: £60,000
Leighton Baines: £70,000
Theo Walcott: £110,000
Morgan Schneiderlin: £120,000
Gylfi Sigurdsson: £150,000
Yannick Bolasie: £80,000
Sandro Ramirez £120,000
Chairman, Club Secretary, Academy Director, Director Of Marketing, Director / CEO, Director Of Risk Governance, Board Of Directors, Commercial Director, First Team Manager, People Director, Chief Executive
*Arch Apprentices offer apprenticeships that could lead to these Tier One roles such as a People Director, Director Of Marketing and Chief Executive.
Sports Scientist, Kit Manager, Physios, Performance Analyst, Head Of Education, Head Of Analysis, Coaches, Recruitment Officers, Academy Recruitment Manager, Head Of Safeguarding, Safeguarding Officers, Operations Officers, Nutritionist
*Arch Apprentices offer apprenticeships that could lead to these Tier Two roles such as a Head Of Recruitment and Academy Recruitment Manager.
Matchday Stewards, Photographers, Security Assistants, Groundsmen, Retail Manager / Store Manager, Security Officers, Kitchen Porters
*Arch Apprentices offer apprenticeships that could lead to these Tier Three roles such as a Retail Manager / Store Manager.
Receptionists, Digital Marketing Executives, HR / Admin Managers, Translators, Sales Assistants, Sales Officers, Sales Officers, Video Production, Cleaners, Web Designers, Content Writers, Graphic Designers
*Arch Apprentices offer apprenticeships that could lead to these Tier Four roles such as HR / Admin Managers, Digital Marketing Executives and Content Writers.
£404,175 goes towards funding apprentices from Everton FC. With their Everton In The Community charity and reputation as the People’s Club, it’s clear that they will have a real focus on improving career prospects for those in the local area.
For more information on Everton FC’s current approach to work-based learning, visit their website on www.evertonfc.com/news/2015/07/31/apprenticeships-work-based-learning
Find out what other apprenticeships you could apply for online today with archapprentices.co.uk