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Working with us

At the Continental Aspire Soccer, we aim to give young talent the chance to develop and show itself.

We believe that every time you put an extra effort – that when you make the difference.

We value hard work, good team ethic and leadership.

In return, we aim to encourage professional development and we strive to give you the opportunity to take ownership of your work.

Volunteering Opportunities

Recruitment Assistant

This role is with Continental Aspire Soccer – a football international company, which gives the young aspiring footballers the opportunity to succeed in professional European leagues.

This is an exciting opportunity for current or recent graduates to gain experience in recruitment.

You will gain experience from headhunting to interviewing and evaluating the candidates as well as managing recruitment projects.

To apply, send us your CV at [email protected]

Commission Opportunities

Senior UI / UX Designer

Requirements: 

  • Previous experience in a senior or lead UX/UI design role
  • Clear communication and presentation skills
  • Practitioner and advocate of User-Centred Design
  • Experience in user research including surveys, interviews, formative and summative usability testing
  • Experience creating personas
  • Designing user flows and user journeys
  • Developing interactive prototypes using prototyping software like Sketch, Axure, Principle, Proto.io or similar
  • Proficiency in design tools like Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Sketch or similar
  • Knowledge of design principles for web
  • Experience with a design system and ability to create and follow company design guidelines
  • Ability to adapt to the company’s guidelines
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Excellent portfolio showcasing a variety of design work
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines

Nice to have

  • Front end dev experience
  • Experience in creating a design system
  • Previous experience in a start-up

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and own UX and UI design of our product
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders including Dev Lead and Product Owner
  • Own the quality of the designed product
  • Report to the management team

 

Front End Developer

Requirements:

  • Proficient in PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Angular and React
  • Good experience in web development
  • Good experience in web framework
  • Understanding UX, UI and SEO in terms of web development
  • Poblem solving and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of WordPress
  • Hands-on experience in front-end development
  • Experience in working on Agile/Scrum model

 

Responsibilities:

  • Using markup languages to create user-friendly web pages
  • Liaising with the product team on the final UI/UX design
  • Creating quality mock-ups and prototypes
  • Presenting design specs of the product and sharing among the product team
  • Maintaining and updating the website regularly in terms of content and design
  • Understanding and staying up-to-date with current web technology
  • Testing the functionality of the product before the release
  • Ensuring that the website design is UI friendly with mobile
  • Helping with troubleshooting
  • Ensuring high quality and standard and brand consistency
  • Writing technical documentation and guides
  • Collaborating with product development team on usability and how to improve usability
Project Coordinator

Responsibilities:

– Overseeing the marketing team, design, and video editing teams in delivering the goals of the projects

– Working in close coordination with the Project manager on daily basis

– Monitoring project plans and schedules with milestones, work productivity, budgets, and costs

– Contributing to the development of project’s strategy based on data and adjusting the project’s requirements and strategy accordingly

– Being responsible for recruiting relevant team members and giving required training

– Organizing, participating and documenting important information or action items in team meetings

– Proactive in determining project risks and in providing solutions

– Being a key contact for resolving any project-related or team issues

– Keeping up the morale of team members and maintain cordial relation at work

 

Requirements:

– Previous experience coordinating projects in the start-up environment

– The hands-on attitude (the ability to assist the team in the areas where there are no sufficient resources)

– Good understanding of marketing, design, website management, strategy, brand guidelines, and operations

– Good ability to organize and prioritize the project’s workload

– Good communication skills

Football Video Content Creator

Requirements:  

  • Passion for football  
  • Previous experience in any of the following: content research, content creation, interviewing, narrating the content, video editing, podcasting etc 
  • Degree in media  studies or video editing is an advantage  
  • Ability to identify content opportunities for original footballing content  
  • Ability to see the full picture – how the content fits in with the current business and marketing strategy and opportunities  
  • Ability to adapt to Continental Aspire Soccer voice and guidelines 
  • The knowledge of image copyrights 

Responsibilities:  

Your responsibilities will vary depending on your skills and previous experience. Your responsibilities may include: 

  • Working on the video content strategy in the football area 
  • Conducting content research, sourcing relevant contacts for the videos 
  • Conducting interviews  
  • Hosting the podcast 
  • Writing scripts 
  • Sourcing copyrighted images for the videos 
  • Editing the videos following our brand guidelines  
  • Maintaining the schedule of the videos on social media 
  • Promoting our videos in marketing channels 
  • Working closely with key stakeholders including Video Lead, Designers and Marketing team 
Marketing Content / SEO Manager

This role is with Continental Aspire Soccer – a football start-up, which gives the young aspiring footballers the opportunity to succeed in professional European leagues.  

 This part-time role is commission based (paid after trading). However, it provides a great opportunity to lead and shape our marketing strategy.   

 Requirements:  

  • The knowledge of the football industry 
  • Previous experience in journalism, copywriting or content marketing, particularly in the area of sports and football 
  • A portfolio showcasing examples of your written work 
  • Good writing skills 
  • Ability to adjust to the company’s voice 
  • An experience in conducting SEO research, SEO optimization, a good understanding of white-hat SEO practices 
  • Knowledge of imagery copyrights 
  • Basic image editing skills are good to have 
  • Experience in working with the data, particularly Google Analytics and Google Search Console 
  • Experience in managing content in CMS 

Responsibilities 

  • Working on long-term SEO strategy 
  • Continuously improving SEO performance of the website and working towards increasing the page ranks for targeted keywords as well as building quality links to our website 
  • Planning, creating and editing website content to reflect current business and product needs, good user experience and SEO considerations 
  • A good understanding of SEO practices and strategies including link building strategy and technical aspects of SEO 
  • Closely working with key stakeholders including the product owner, UX designer and marketing lead 
  • Managing email and newsletter communication 
  • Working towards building brand awareness and trust through an effective content presentation 
  • Ensuring higher conversion and retention rates on the website 
Sports & Nutrition Expert

 

This role is part-time, and it is commission-based.

The main goals of the role is to contribute to the educational content around football.

If you have an expertise in specific area of football development, this role is for you.

You will contribute to our courses and other educational content to educate young aspiring footballers.

 

Requirements: 

-relevant educational background

– previous playing experience is a plus

– extended knowledge on your area of expertise 

– excellent research quality, ability to assess quality of sources

– some marketing experience is an advantage

– ability to present complex ideas in easy to digest form

– good communication skills, excellent team player

 

Responsibilities:

– contribute to our courses

– research and produce the educational content ( for example Tips, Guides, Advice) for our audience

– work closely with our marketing team in communicating the content to our audience

– may require to contribute to the materials for our online courses

– identify content opportunities

– keep up to date with the developments in your area of expertise

– work towards increasing Continental Aspire Soccer Brand Awareness

 

To apply, email your CV and Cover letter at [email protected]

Video editor

This part-time role is commission-based – paid after trading (15 hours a week.) 

This role is with Continental Aspire Soccer – a football start-up, which gives the young aspiring footballers the opportunity to succeed in professional European leagues. 

We work with German Bundesliga, Dutch Eredivisie, French Ligue 1 and many more partners in both European and global levels. 

 

Requirements: 

– previous experience in video editing 

– the portfolio showcasing some examples of your video editing work 

– good video editing skills and some image editing skills 

– knowledge of imagery copyrights 

– ability to engage and collaborate across different channels and teams 

– ability to make content judgements (identifying the theme of the video in a few words etc) 

– ability to follow brand guidelines and basic motion graphics skills 

 

Responsibilities: 

– video editing of the podcasts, marketing and educational materials 

To apply, email your CV and Cover letter at [email protected]

Social Media Manager

This role is commission-based (paid after trading.)

This part-time role is with Continental Aspire Soccer – a football start-up, which gives the young aspiring footballers the opportunity to succeed in professional European leagues.  

This role is an exciting opportunity to grow with the success of the company and to have ownership of your project. There will be also opportunities to get involved in more projects or to initiate a new project with Continental Aspire Soccer.    

   

Requirements:  

   – an ability to utilize a successful social media strategy which fits it within current business requirements

– an ability to think outside of box – being able to utilize the opportunities creatively and efficiently 

– the track record in delivering successful social media campaigns 

– an ability to adjust the marketing communication and tactics to the company’s guidelines and current needs 

– a good understanding of the football industry, particularly European football 

– the start-up mentality: the hands-on, proactive attitude 

– the ability to think outside of the box, being able to utilize marketing content creatively 

– knowledge or experience of social media community building and community management  

– knowledge of imagery copyrights  

– ability to engage and collaborate across different channels and teams  

– ability to see the whole picture and change social media tactics depending on the results  

 - the ability to take ownership of the project, to identify new opportunities, resources required  

– a degree in the marketing field is good to have but not essential   

– basic image editing skills and some knowledge of Photoshop are good to have  

 

Responsibilities: 

 

The main responsibilities of the role include:  

– managing our organic and paid social media  in order to increase brand awareness and promote our new and existing products and services

– working towards driving traffic from our social media channels to the website and promoting our new products  

– sourcing ideas and content for social  

– managing community building and community management on social  

– analysing and building on social media performance  

The role may also open the opportunities to other projects with Continental Aspire Soccer. 

To apply, email your CV and Cover letter at [email protected]

Marketing Lead

 

This part-time role is commission based and provides a great opportunity to make a real impact on our upcoming projects and shape the marketing strategy of the company.

Requirements: 

– The start-up mentality, the passion for the project

– A good understanding of social media marketing, content marketing, SEO, brand awareness, design guidelines, evaluation of the data etc

– An ability to develop an effective marketing plan to target the project and business goals

– An ability to collaborate with design, development and product teams.

– Project management and team management experience

– An ability to operate social media channels, MailChimp and WordPress

– The hands-on attitude, the ability to think outside the box and be flexible

– Experience working with start-ups is desired

– Passion for football

– Project management skills

Responsibilities:

– Managing marketing channels including social and content

– Managing marketing team and identifying recruitment opportunities

– Ensuring that the current business needs and project goals are met

– Building the company’s brand awareness and unique identity of the brand

– The role may require the posting of the content on the social, website or sending out newsletter depending on the current team workload

– Coordinating with other teams to ensure the alignment of a marketing plan to action with other teams’ requirements.

– Critically evaluating the data on a weekly basis

– Being responsible for providing constructive feedback to other team members and providing training when required

– Being the first point of contact for marketing related questions and conversations

To apply, email your CV and Cover letter at [email protected]

Apply by sending your CV and Cover Letter at [email protected]

Opportunities

For the scouts interested in commission based opportunities

For Scouts who are not eligible for the Kickstart program, we will be launching the commission-based opportunities.

If you are interested in these opportunities, send us your CV and the cover letter outlining your previous experience in recruiting players at [email protected]

In the subject of your application include – Commission based so we are aware that you are not applying through the Kickstart scheme.

Volunteering opportunities for current students and graduates

We will be opening a range of volunteering opportunities for young professionals looking into gaining professional experience in the area of their expertise.

If you are interested in these opportunities, send us your CV and the cover letter outlining your previous experience and the skills you are looking to develop further ([email protected])

In the subject of your application include – Volunteering so we are aware that you are not applying through the Kickstart scheme.

Didn’t find a suitable opportunity?

Submit an open application to [email protected]

About Continental Aspire Soccer

 

Continental Aspire Soccer – a football academy start-up, which gives the young aspiring footballers the opportunity to succeed in professional European leagues.

 

We work with German Bundesliga, Dutch Eredivisie, French Ligue 1 and many more partners in both European and global levels.

 

Our unique philosophy is instilled by our coaches in all age groups, with a goal of developing confident and independent players with the right mental attitude to create a long and successful career in football.