Football development Officer


Football Development Officer

Full time, 37 hours, £20,000 per annum

Lincoln City Foundation is committed to create and provide opportunities that inspire and empowers individuals and communities to develop and improve their physical, social or mental well-being.

We are looking for a Football Development Officer to will primarily be responsible for planning, coordinating, delivering and evaluating a range of the Foundation’s football development initiatives.  The successful candidate will undertake the role of programme lead across the Foundation’s Player Development Centres, and delivery of revenue linked coaching programmes.

Programmes and activities managed and or delivered by the FDO will vary from time to time, depending on new opportunities that arise. The FDO will need to be pro-active in increasing the range of football development initiatives delivered by the Foundation, thereby increasing the Foundation’s presence in local communities.

The FDO will be part of a team that is responsible for providing a high-quality service to Foundation customers and will work in partnership with clubs, schools and community organisations to deliver positive outcomes.  The role may also include working on matchday activities and seasonal events, as and when required.

Applicants must have a FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football.

If you would like an informal discussion or to learn more about the role please call Raj Randhawa, Community Manager on 01522 563792.

Closing Date: Sunday 1 March 2020, 19:00

We anticipate formal interviews for this role will take place on Wednesday 11 or Thursday 12 March 2020 which may form part of a two-stage process including a coaching observation.

All applications must be completed using the Foundation application form and sent directly to

We do not accept CV’s and cannot keep such documents on file.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, a clear DBS and the necessary safer recruitment employment checks.

Why join Lincoln City Foundation?

Lincoln City Foundation value it’s employees and is committed to being a respectful and responsible employer of choice. It is important to the Foundation to cultivate an environment of development and progression therefore actively encourage staff training (internally and externally), networking and opportunities to support a pathway for those that show initiative, innovation and dedication.

Benefits include:

  • Access to an online discount platform

  • Flexible working options

  • Free on-site car parking (non-matchday)

  • Lincoln City FC home fixture ticket allocation

  • Sick pay

  • Employer-paid pension contributions

  • Long service and performance-related rewards and incentives

  • All team CPD and social events.

We look for individuals to enhance our team creativity, ambition and dynamic. We welcome those who are passionate, adaptable, high performing and target driven.

Does this sound like you? Apply now. 

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