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National Football Development Coordinator

  • Organisation: Association of Colleges
  • Salary: London: £24,000-£25,000 dependent on experience. Regional: £21,000-£22,000 dependent on experience.
  • Closing Date: 05 July 2022 | Strategy & Research

An exceptional opportunity has arisen within AoC Sport as we recruit a National Football Development Coordinator in partnership with The Football Association (FA).

In this role you will be providing administration support to the Football Development Team, coordinating ECFA projects and managing data / insight in order to support and enhance football and futsal participation in colleges and across FE communities.

You will liaise with AoC Sport colleagues to design, deliver and plan football and futsal projects which contribute towards the FA National Game Strategy. You will build strong internal and external relationships to grow college and community football and futsal under the organisation’s football brand, ECFA. You will lead on the collation and management of data, the monitoring and evaluation of projects, feedback from stakeholders following engagement events, generation of impact report and will provide insight to the Football Development Team which will help colleagues improve future services and generate income.

To be successful in this role you will have a passion for football and its growth in association with the development of young people. We are seeking an individual who has the capability to provide and prioritise administration and project coordination support to multiple colleagues, with advanced IT skills to collate, analyse and evaluate data to inform decision making.

You will demonstrate an eye for detail, the ability to work independently and under your own initiative; and will also be a collaborative team member by generating and contributing ideas to meetings helping the team achieve individual and collective goals. Effective interpersonal skills, the ability to tailor communication to different audiences and identify causes of problems (not just symptoms) to build solutions are essential for this role.

Additionally, you will have a positive outlook and demonstrate respect for equality and diversity and contribute towards an inclusive working environment.

This role will involve some travel across England to support the coordination and delivery of events or meetings with the occasional overnight stay. Please visit the link to our website to view the full job listing including the Job Description & Person Specification.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Dan Greenwood (National Football Development Manager) via email

How to Apply

Please send your complete application, including CV, cover letter and monitoring form via email to

The deadline for applications is 9am on Wednesday, 6 July 2022.

Please note that your equality and diversity monitoring form will be separated from your application and will not be considered by the shortlisting panel.

Interview date: Tuesday, 12th July (venue: London or Midlands). AoC are prepared to cover travel expenses. The selection process will include a competency-based interview, skills test and presentation to the panel.

AoC is committed to providing equal opportunities and embracing diversity. We encourage applications from everyone and will not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of age, disability, sex, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend any interview, please email us at to let us know or contact the HR team via telephone: 020 7034 9900.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity to join the AoC team.

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