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Female and Disability Development Officer Job Opportunity

Football Development Officer

Salary: £21-23,000 negotiable dependent on experience

This post is a fixed term contract until 30 June 2019 with a view to it being extended subject to relevant FA funding.

Cornwall FA is seeking to recruit a Football Development Officer to support all areas of the game but offering specific support to positively impact participation throughout the female game and disability football in the county.

The successful applicant will:

  • Support delivery of The FA National Game Strategy in partnership with key stakeholders.

  • Strategically coordinate all womens and girls football provision locally, ensuring provision is aligned and positively impacts the priority areas, thereby sustaining and increasing participation levels.
  • Strategically coordinate all disability football provision locally, ensuring provision is aligned and positively impacts the priority areas, thereby sustaining and increasing participation levels.
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  • Enhance a number of Cornwall FA's major priorities which include player development, raising standards and running the game.

The successful applicant will need to be suitably qualified and experienced, be passionate about and committed to the development of football at a local level; be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. They will need to demonstrate exceptional customer service, be able to work as part of a team with excellent planning, communication and presentation skills.

The post is full-time and is based at Cornwall FA’s Headquarters in Bodmin but with an expectation of working countywide. For full role profile, see attached.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Dawn Aberdeen, Chief Executive, either by email to dawn.aberdeen@cornwallfa.com or by letter marked 'Private and Confidential' to Dawn Aberdeen, Cornwall FA Ltd., Kernow House, 15 Callywith Gate , Launceston Road, Bodmin PL31 2RQ. Please include the details of two referees. (Contact will not be made without prior notification)

 

Closing date: Friday 6th April 2018, 12pm.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 16th April 2018 and the position is subject to an enhanced CRC check.

Cornwall FA is committed to achieving equality and fairness in employment and service delivery. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Disclosure Barring Service check, to ensure their suitability for the role.