Football Development Officer Vacancy

Could You Enhance South Essex Football Opportunities?

Development Officer Vacancy at the Essex County FA

If you believe you could support us to deliver our 2018-21 ‘Moving Forward’ Strategy and deliver the strategic development of football in South Essex, then you’re invited to apply for our Football Development Officer vacancy to help increase grassroots participation.

Responsibilities will include developing services to support clubs, leagues, volunteers and wider partners, with a specific focus on the local authority areas of Basildon, Castle Point, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock. Applications for the position, based in Chelmsford, are being welcomed until midnight on Wednesday 10th July.

Whilst making the game available to all, the successful applicant will ensure links are in place between affiliated and recreational pathways as well as developing strong relationships with clubs and leagues. This vacancy is not a coaching role.

When identifying a suitable individual for the position, we will look for experience and knowledge of grassroots football and The FA’s National Game Strategy. An ability to manage a diverse work programme and multiple priorities is also a requirement, as well as good communication and project-planning skills.

A job description can be found below. The closing date is Wednesday 10th July. Please complete the Application Form and the ‘Section 12 Equality & Monitoring Form’ and return them via E-Mail to

We promote equality and diversity in employment and welcome applicants from all parts of the community.

Football Development Officer Vacancy

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