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Devon FA - Football Development Officer (Multiple Roles)


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Posting Date

Sep 5, 2023

Role description

Our Organisation

Founded in 1888, Devon County Football Association is the governing body for football in the County.
We work with the FA to deliver the national game strategy in our county, in line with our vision of enhancing lives through football in Devon. We have developed a three year strategy (2021 to 2024) which outlines our plan and priorities for the next three years, up to 2024. We hope working together with members of the grassroots game and partners, that we can together deliver a strategy that everyone is proud of.
Our role is to unite and serve Devon football to provide an inclusive and enjoyable experience for all. We want to work in partnership with a variety of stakeholders and partners to promote the benefits of football, improve facilities where football is played and make a positive impact of the community of Devon.
With over 400 clubs, 1,600 teams, 35,000 players and 500 referees, Devon County FA is responsible for providing a robust support structure that enables everyone involved with the game to participate in a safe and enjoyable environment.
The County FA workforce is divided into two sections, Football Development and Football Services.
The Football Development team's main role is to increase participation and standards across the County in all aspects of football. Our friendly, vibrant and knowledgeable Development team are on hand to offer their support to grow the game in Devon. The Football Services department are here to oversee the rules, regulations and sanctions to provide a safe and structured environment for all our clubs, leagues, referees, players and volunteers.
We operate within a high performing organisation and as we deliver our current business strategy and begin to develop our next three year strategy, this is an exciting time to join the team that leads the way for football in Devon.

The Role

Following the retirement of our long-standing Chief Executive Officer and the promotion of staff within the organisation we havefour new exciting positionsto fill;

Football DevelopmentOfficer (Facilities Investment)will drive the development of facilities across the county to support the development of football throughout Devon.

Football Services Officer (Media Partnerships)will be integral to the promotion of football across all formats of the game in Devon. The officer will be the key driver in the reward and recognition programme for everyone involved in football within the County.

Football Services Officer (Front of House)will be key to the day to day running of the Devon County FA complex and administration across our two departments.

Football Services Officer (Competitions)will be integral to the management, organisation and delivery of competitions including our prestigious County Cup competitions.

We are looking for dynamic, self-motivated individuals with a 'can do' attitude who want to make a positive contribution to grassroots football in Devon. The successful applicants will need to be able to demonstrate, both in their application and at interview, their ability to deliver high quality customer service which supports our Devon football family.

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