Community Football Officer

  • Employer Long Eaton United FC
  • Town / City Derbyshire
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £23000 - £26000 per annum
  • Closing Date 31/07/2019
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Long Eaton United Football Club is looking to recruit a full time Community Football Officer to support and deliver the Clubs Football Development Plan.

The Community Football Officer will have specific responsibility for overseeing the management and development of the Clubs new 3G Astro Turf Pitch (“ATP”) as well as our existing playing facilities and also take responsibility for overseeing the management of the Club’s Academy; a prime user of the new 3G facility.

The Community Football Officer (“CFO) will be a key member of the clubs Football Steering Group (“FSG”) and report directly to the Board.

The role will encompass the following;

  • Facilities management
  • Growth and retention
  • Training & Development
  • Health & Safety
  • Raising standards and improving behavior
  • Marketing, PR & Communications

To apply you need to be of graduate calibre with experience in football/sports development and an understanding of the FA’s National Game Strategy.

You need to be passionate about and committed to the development of football at a local level and be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet appropriate deadlines. You will need to be able to demonstrate both team working skills as well as the ability to work unsupervised.

Candidates will be expected to have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills as well as having excellent IT and social media capabilities.
You will need a current driving licence, your own transport, hold at least 1st4 Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football with a willingness to progress those skills further and able to work both evenings and week-ends.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter with details of your current salary and salary expectations for the role by email FAO of Club Managing Director Nick Dargan on

The closing date is Wednesday 31st July 2019 with interviews taking place during w/c 5th August 2019 at Grange Park, Long Eaton United Football Club, Station Road, Long Eaton NG10 2EF

Please note that due to the high volume of expected applications for this post, feedback will only be provided to shortlisted candidates.

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