Football Development Officer Vacancy

Your Opportunity to Enhance Football in South Essex

Development Officer Vacancy at the Essex County FA

We're looking for an influential and motivated Football Development Officer to help develop projects which support clubs, leagues, volunteers and wider partners as part of the 2024 ‘Moving Forward’ Strategy.

A position has become available in our Development Team, and responsibilities for the successful candidate will include enhancing grassroots football provision, with a specific focus on the local authority areas of Basildon, Castle Point, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock. Applications are being welcomed until 5:00pm on Monday 11th October.

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. This vacancy is not a coaching role.

A job description can be found below. The closing date is Monday 11th October at 5:00pm. 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.

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