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VACANCY: Head of Media & Communications

3 May 2022

Club News

VACANCY: Head of Media & Communications

3 May 2022

Oldham Athletic are seeking to employ a new full-time Head of Media & Communications.

Job Title: Head of Media & Communications
Location: Boundary Park, Oldham
Reports To: General Manager
Internal Liaison: All departments.
External Liaison: Clubs, NL, FA, Journalists, Media Outlets
Working Hours: 40 hours per week, plus attendance at all first-team fixtures.
Annual Leave: 20 days holiday.
Salary: Competitive salary.

Responsible for the day to day running of the football club’s media output. This role line manages the media department’s matchday staff and volunteers.

Main Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing the delivery of all club media content.
  • Responsible for the management and organisation of the club’s media department.
  • Brief and advise national, regional and local journalists on club matters.
  • Report and liaise with the Chairman and board-level staff to create club communications such as press releases and club statements.
  • Produce and edit the club’s matchday programme.
  • Provide commentary and interviews for the club’s own channel alongside matches.

Person Specification & Experience Required:
(E) = Essential, (D) = Desirable 

  • Experience of working in a similar role within football. (E)
  • Excellent organisation and administration skills. (E)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. (E)
  • Excellent planning skills with experience of working in a fast-paced environment. (E)
  • Excellent knowledge of design and editing software such as Photoshop and Final Cut Pro or similar. (D)
  • Knowledge of other languages. (D)
  • Full UK driving licence. (E)


To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy a DBS will be a requirement for this role.

How To Apply

To apply, please provide your CV plus a covering letter including why you would be the ideal candidate for the role, your previous experience and salary expectations to:

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 20 May 2022.

Due to the role being available for an imminent start we may conduct interviews before the closing date. All interviews will be at the earliest available opportunity.

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