Content Lead (Women's)

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Professional/Technical
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Contact email:
Job ref: 007943
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 12 May 2024 23:59

Department: Content and Digital Department

Hours of Work: Full Time (with an ability to work flexibly during evenings and weekends) 

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum dependent upon experience 

Location: Bodymoor Heath Training Ground

Closing Date: Sunday 12 May 2024

1. The Department

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Content Lead (Women’s) to join our Content and Digital department. The post holder will work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment within the creative editorial and social media team – alongside the wider content team (video and photography) to deliver outstanding women’s team coverage that resonates with our fanbase. 

2. The Role

We are looking for a proactive and skilled Content Lead who has experience in social media platform management and journalism.

You will be responsible for managing written and social day-to-day content output across all of our Aston Villa Women’s channels including the club’s official website, X, Instagram, TikTok and Facebook to provide unified coverage of Aston Villa to our fans. You will also provide live match coverage for all women’s matches as well as conduct midweek and post-match interviews with players and coaches in collaboration with the wider content team.

For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile.

3. The Person

We are looking for a content professional with a desire to help grow and enhance our coverage as it pertains to the Women’s channels.

The ideal candidate will have previous demonstrable experience in social media platform management and journalism as well as knowledge of current social media trends and best practices.

You must be able to communicate in a clear, concise and accurate manner, manage multiple creative projects effectively and be able to make effective and quick decisions in a fast-paced sporting environment.

You must also be available to work flexibly as this role will require you to work evenings and weekends and hold a full UK driving licence.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.


Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.  

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code. 

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding