Association of Colleges (AoC)

National Football Development Coordinator

London Office (with possibility of a regional location)
c£23,700 (London), c£20,300 (Regional)
12 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Member Organisation

An exceptional opportunity has arisen within AoC Sport as we recruit a National Football Development Coordinator, in partnership with the Football Association.

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 stakeholder 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.

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If you have any questions about this role, please contact Lauren O'Sullivan (National Football Development Manager) via email Lauren_O'


To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to

Your completed application must be submitted and received by 23:59 on Thursday 2nd May 2019.

Please note that all applicants must have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role and will be expected to provide proof of this if invited for interview.

AoC is an Equal Opportunities employer.

**Thank you for your interest in working for AoC Sport**

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