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Video Analyst - Crystal Palace

Video Analyst – Crystal Palace

Job Purpose

To aid the Recruitment Analysis Department in the recruitment of players through watching and analysing matches on video, and production of video content to be presented to senior members of staff.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Watching/analysing matches on video across a number of European and global leagues using industry-specific software, such as SportsCode and Coach Paint
  • Immersion in various leagues around the world (being up to date on news, match highlights, transfer rumours, etc.)
  • Contribution to the identification of new transfer targets through both video work and reports
  • Maintain a video database of short-term and long-term transfer targets
  • Production of video content for presentation to senior members of staff
  • Communication with members of the scouting network in order to ensure the smooth flow of the scouting process

General Responsibilities

  • Contribute ideas to the continual development of the scouting and recruitment process
  • Ad hoc tasks as may be reasonably expected (e.g. tasks surrounding the transfer window)

Key Relationships

  • Sporting Director
  • Video/ Data Analysts
  • Scouting Network
  • Manager and Coaching Staff


Job Title: Video Analyst

Department: Performance Analysis/ Recruitment

Person Specification


  • Strong knowledge of football, including European and global leagues
  • Proficient in both Windows and Mac operating systems, including the use of software such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Keynote
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills


  • Experience of using video analysis/ editing/ telestration software, such as SportsCode, Coach Paint (or equivalent, although training will be provided)

General Skills and Attributes


  • Highly motivated
  • Well organised
  • Detail oriented, with an analytical mind-set
  • Ability to recall accurate information about players when required
  • Flexible and adaptable in working processes
  • Creative and confident to contribute new ideas
  • Trustworthiness and appreciation of confidential information
  • Approachable and communicative
  • Able to work both under direction and be self-driven
  • Able to work to strict deadlines/ manage own time well

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send through your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 18/08/2019.

More info at: https://www.cpfc.co.uk/club/vacancies/


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