Football Development Officer Vacancy

Your Opportunity to Enhance Football in South Essex

Development Officer Vacancy at the Essex County FA

Please Note: The application for this vacancy has been extended until Monday 15th November at 5:00pm. Existing applicants for this role need not re-apply.

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 15th November.

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 15th November 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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