Building a story with football can definitely mean pursuing a professional career in the football industry. There are no wrong ways to build a story with the game we all love and careers can serve as an amazing to discover new skills, build reputation and earn income doing something we love.
Even if you’re not looking for a specific career in football, you can explore opportunities to get you inspired or help you define what it is you want to do with your passion.
To help you seize new opportunities in the football industry, we have shared 5+ websites where you can find, search and apply for careers with the game you love.
If you are looking for a career in North America, TeamWorkOnline is probably the best resources to find and seize new opportunities to work in soccer.
TeamWorkOnline lists all career opportunities to work for Major League Soccer or the clubs in that league. It also includes careers in NWSL, USL, Major Arena Soccer League and the US Soccer Federation.
I really like Rebound Jobs. Its simple interface makes it really enjoyable to navigate and filter through the job listings from all around the world. You can also create an account where you can save the jobs that you'd like to apply to.
The platform is run by Hitmarker LTD, largest gaming
jobs platform in the world.
Football Careers is comprehensive website with access to football jobs in the UK, Europe, North America, Australia, and beyond.
They list a wide variety of employment types in football, ranging from Executive positions to coaching, performance, events, HR, marketing, scouting, sports science, retail positions and more.
Football Careers offers 4 membership levels, including one with a free access. The free membership gives you a limited view on the job offers as well as the ability to create your own profile, manage your resumes and send applications.
The paid plans available on Football Careers include:
- Basic at £2.99 per month
- Elite at £5.99 per month
- Elite Hosted CV at £9.99 per month
On top of having an easy-to-navigate Job Board, Jobs4Football’s website also includes resourceful articles and complementary services such as CV writing, consultation and mentoring.
To explore career opportunities, you’ll need to register through their free basic plan, which includes full access to the job board. However, you will limited access to other actions that you can perform on this website. To increase the number of actions, you can learn more about their paid subscriptions.
Their paid subscriptions include:
- Standard at £3 / Month
- Elite at £7 / Month
- Unlimited at £15 / Month
Every tier offers a wide variety of options that you can discover here. Jobs4Football also includes packages for employers.
Work with FIFA
If you are looking to work with FIFA or any of its licensed organizations and tournaments, you should regularly check out the FIFA Career Centre. You can also join the FIFA Talent Network to get alerts whenever a new opportunity is available.
Based in Spain, FutbolJobs offers a wide range of possibilities in different areas of the game and of the world. The website is available in English, French, Spanis
This might be an obvious choice considering that most teams, leagues and agencies are very active on LinkedIn.
The very simple way to go is to search simple keywords such as football or soccer, and add the city, country or region where you’d like to work. You can refine your search keywords and regions as you go.
In some cases, you can apply directly on LinkedIn so you’ll need to make sure that you resume and profile page are up to date and ready to impress your future employer.
You can also set up alerts whenever a new opportunity is made available online.
An example here - Find career opportunities that include the word ‘Football’ in Europe.
Use these websites as a way to build your process as you look and seize opportunities in the football industry.
There are plenty of other job boards and platforms where you can find careers in football, but the websites listed above should serve as a good way to kickstart your process.
Good luck in your job search!