Football: Could You Enhance South Essex Football Opportunities?

IF you believe you could support the Essex County FA to deliver the 2018-21 ‘Moving Forward’ Strategy and deliver the strategic development of football in South Essex, then you’re invited to apply for a 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, the County FA 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 at 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

The Essex County FA promotes equality and diversity in employment and welcomes applicants from all parts of the community.

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