Non-League side Bromley FC are hiring a full-time tactician using the Football Manager video game.
Bromley announced the competition in collaboration with Football Manager on Tuesday. The winner will become a full-time support performance tactician from January until the end of the 2023-24 season.
In order to enter for the role, applicants must complete the ‘Championes’ achievement on Football Manager 24 by winning any domestic league title. They must also send in a one-minute video on why they deserve the job, before then interviewing with Bromley.
The job application lists the salary as £13.15 ($16.36) per hour pro-rata and the successful applicant will report to Bromley’s first-team manager, Andy Woodman, and head of performance analysis, Joe Broad.
“We are looking for a talented Football Manager gamer who wants to test their skills in the real world and take their first step in a potential career in professional football,” the job application says.
“This person will join Bromley’s tactical staff for the rest of the season. No CV or experience required. This is a backdoor to the backroom for someone who wants to explore a career at a professional club.
“We want a Football Manager expert, the guru of the group chat, the final score forecaster. In this role you will not have to make any executive decisions, but you’ll be shadowing and learning directly from all backroom positions to understand the ins and outs of managing a real football club.”
Bromley compete in the Vanarama National League, where they are fourth after winning 10 of their opening 19 fixtures. The south London club have competed at that level since the 2015-16 season and have never played in the Football League.
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