Football Development Assistant Inclusion

Football Development Assistant – Inclusion Vacancy

Surrey FA requires an enthusiastic individual to join our Football Development Team

We are seeking a motivated individual to support and grow recreational football throughout Surrey, with a particular inclusion focus. The role will support the delivery of the vision and objectives set within the Surrey FA Business Strategy. 

The Football Development Assistant – Inclusion will work alongside the EDI Manager to develop and increase recreational football opportunities across all Female, Male and Disability pathways, whilst supporting the growth of EDI programmes. They will work to sustain and increase participation through various initiatives and projects to ensure that we are offering opportunities for all. Their work will ensure the football community has routes into grassroots clubs from these programmes. The post holder will operate as a member of the Football Development department to implement the company's business strategy and operational plan to meet agreed KPIs.

The successful individual must have practical experience in sports or football development, including experience of working with underrepresented groups. They will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of working with volunteers with the ability to communicate effectively and in a manner appropriate to different audiences. They must also possess a “can do”, customer-centric approach towards the role.

Salary Scale: £20,000 - £25,000 based on experience 
Contract type: 12 month FTC
The position is full-time and is based at Surrey FA’s Headquarters at Meadowbank Football Ground in Dorking, Surrey.   

The role will report to the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Manager.

Closing date: Midnight on 7th January 2024

Interview date:  18th or 19th January 2024

Due to the number of applications, we receive for such vacancies, we are unable to respond to everyone and as such if you have not heard from us by Friday 12th January 2024 you should consider that you have not been selected for an interview.

How To Apply:

Please complete the below Application form and Equality Monitoring form. If you wish to submit a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) or a video (no more than 2 minutes) supporting your application, please send to Anne-Marie Cliffe, Business Support Officer, Surrey FA, Meadowbank Football Ground, Mill Lane, Dorking, RH4 1DX or by email to

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, including a Criminal Records Check.
Surrey FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Our Equality Policy is available on our website here.

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