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📝 INTERNSHIP VACANCIES: Academy Performance Analyst x 2

12 February 2021

We are a supporter owned club through the Exeter City Supporters' Trust and under Trust ownership Exeter City has gone from strength to strength. An exciting opportunity for a sandwich year university student has arisen within the Company, who require 2 full-time (40 hours per week) Academy Performance Analysts.

The analysis applicant would welcome the opportunity to apply theory into a practical environment with elite young football players (aged 8 to 18 years).
A performance analysis programme has been written and guidance on how to deliver the programme will be provided by the Head of Academy Sport Science and Medicine, alongside the First Team Performance Analyst.
The Academy Performance Analyst will provide support to  young players, and become part of a multi-disciplinary team who aim to produce players for our First Team and for the highest level of professional football.
Key Responsibilities
The core duties and responsibilities of this role are:
  • Film/organise filming of all home U9-U18 fixtures.
  • Create video files and store all footage on an external hard drive. Fixtures are to be uploaded to the academy YouTube channel.
  • Manage academy and player/parent google drive.
  • Maintain filming equipment.
  • Manage volunteers to film and produce a stat sheet on home games and involve them in other tasks they have declared an interest in.
  • Update and maintain U9-U14’s stats in a ‘Cumulative stats’ sheet.
  • Provide a ‘Player Friendly’ version of all stat sheets for parents and players to view.
  • Update ‘Summary of Analysis’ sheet to track and monitor stats and filming.
  • Produce video highlights of all home games as requested by coaches for them to use during classroom sessions.
  • Organise receiving of away game footage when possible.
  • Manage U16’s individual analysis.
  • Code all U18’s fixtures to provide stats and video clips.
  • Update stat and video databases

Job Description

Please click here to download the Job Description for the full details.

Person Requirements

  • Enhanced FA DBS Check
  • Child Protection Workshop
  • Enrolled on a sports science/coaching based degree/module at university and are looking for a full-time work placement
  • An interest in working with young people
  • An interest in football
  • Experience in providing match analysis support to athletes
  • A desire to work as a Match/Performance Analyst after graduating
Please click here to view the Person Specification for full details.

Duration and preferred placement dates:

  • Start date – successful applicant will start week commencing Monday 1st July 2021.
  • Duration – one football season, July 2021 - August 2022 (one month off in June)
  • End date – Friday 31st July 2022 (the majority of placement duties will end before this date, however a handover week will be arranged prior to the next internship students starting).

Other Information:

  • Expenses offered, up to a value of £300 per month.
  • ECFC Academy kit will be provided.
  • Season ticket for first team games.
  • Support to attend available external CPD opportunities.
  • Excellent opportunity to gain practical experience during your work placement year at University and a potential reference within a professional football academy.
  • Possibility to progress through the ECFC Academy staffing pyramid, which has been done by a number of work placement students.

How to Apply:

If you wish to apply please complete an application form and send a copy of your current CV and a covering letter to the HR Department, Exeter City Football Club, St James Park, Stadium Way, Exeter, Devon, EX4 6PX or email:
Only completed applications that are sent directly to HR will be accepted. Any applications after the closing date will not be accepted.  
  • The closing date for this post is 5pm on Sunday 7th March 2021.
  • Interview date: Week commencing 15th March 20021
  • Interview format: Panel Interview (details to be confirmed). 
All candidates will require a DBS Check and must be able to prove their eligibility to work within the UK at Interview.
ECFC is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and employees to share this commitment. 

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