Vacancy – Facilities and Investment Support Officer

We are changing lives through football, would you like to join us?

We are looking to recruit a Facilities and Investment Support Officer to join our team at Cheshire FA.

A bit about us:
We govern football across Cheshire and have done so since 1878. Now we are changing our approach to put our clubs, leagues, players, coaches and referees at the forefront of our thinking. They are our volunteers. These are our people. We help develop the game in Cheshire and develop every area of ​​football.

A bit about the role:
We are looking for a Facilities and Investment Support Officer to assist our current team in providing grassroots football facility investments where our county needs it most.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about grassroots facilities, able to help club volunteers shape their ideas and be able to apply for funding to improve their facilities and support their clubs. The role will also require a customer-focused approach, as you will provide company-wide support for customer service inquiries via phone and email.

We have big plans to improve our grass pitches across Cheshire and this role will play a big part in delivering this priority by ensuring our clubs and partners can access advice, support and funding through the grass pitch improvement program.

Many of our clubs need support to access grants for small-scale improvements, equipment and activities. Using your skills, you’ll guide them through the maze of opportunities available across the county and nationally.

What’s in it for me?
We are looking for the best candidates who can support the work of our outstanding volunteers and be a strong addition to our team. You will have the chance to work with our nationally recognized leaders and help us improve the work we do. You will be part of a forward-thinking and progressive county federation.

How to apply?
Please send your CV and motivation letter (maximum 2 sides) describing how you meet the job profile and the criteria of “What we are looking for”, by e-mail or by post to:

Vesta Pear, Head of Facilities and Investments at Cheshire FA via
Mailing requests should be addressed; Strictly private and confidential, Attn: Vesta Pear, Facility and Investment Manager, Cheshire FA, Hartford House, Moss Farm Recreation Centre, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 4BG.

Closing Date
Submit your application by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

Date of interview
Interviews will take place on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.