Football Development Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated Football Development Officer to join our team and lead the coordination and delivery of our football and sports activities across the Kingston and Surrey areas.

The successful candidate will be responsible for growing and developing our current programme as well as overseeing our successful disability programmes.  Our Development Officers play a key role in ensuring all activities run as planned and to the highest quality standard.  Excellent organisational skills are required to ensure that resources are used efficiently and in line with budget. 

You will be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with key partners and customers and so exceptional verbal and written communication skills are a must.  You must be confident in dealing with challenges and able to solve problems in a logical manner.

As part of the wider operations team, you will contribute to the development of our coaching workforce, helping us to recruit and develop enthusiastic, highly skilled coaches who understand and demonstrate our values.  You will be a leader and role model within the team, both in terms of your personal conduct and your coaching ability.

The following qualifications, skills and experience are essential:

  • A degree in a relevant subject
  • A minimum FA Level 2 Award and FA Youth Award Module 2 in Football Coaching or equivalent in another sport
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of managing a budget
  • Experience of working with schools
  • An enhanced DBS check
  • Driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle

If you think you can add value to our team please send your CV with a covering letter to

Closing date 15th December 2017