Cheshire FA

County Referee Appointments Officer

We’re changing lives through football and we’d like you to be part of our team.

Are you an excellent organiser, communicator and time manager, with the ability to work to tight deadlines?

Do you have experience of working with volunteers and knowledge of the structures and organisations with in local football?

Are you IT literate, contactable by email and phone with an understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel?

Are you able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings?

Yes? Read on!

A bit about us:

We govern football across Cheshire and have been doing that since 1878 (yes, that long!) putting our clubs, leagues, players, coaches and referees at the heart of our delivery. We support, develop and grow the game in Cheshire for each and every format of Football. It’s our Responsibility to act with Integrity and Empathy, leading as a Team to provide Inspiration For All.

A bit about the role:

We are looking to appoint a Referee Appointments Officer to support the delivery of the FA National Game Strategy and Cheshire FA County Cup Competitions.

You will be

  • Appointing Match Officials as required to the Cheshire FA County Cup Competitions.
  • Helping to deliver KPIs within the Referees Sections of Cheshire FA’s Operational Business Plan
  • Providing progression opportunities for Match Officials.
  • Helping to streamline Match Official appointments.
  • Working with the FA Full Time Admin System and the Whole Game System

What’s the deal?

We’re looking for the best candidate who can increase the activity of Match Officials ensuring the number of matches controlled by a qualified Referee increases in line with FA/ Cheshire FA targets.

See role Profile for further information.

An annual honorarium will be paid for the role.  

Travelling expenses will also be paid for any meetings you are required to attend.

How do I apply?

We’re glad you asked! Simply read through the Role Profile found below and send a covering letter stating your suitability for the role, a copy of your most recent CV and your completed monitoring and evaluation form to

For further information please call Ed Duckworth – Referee Development Officer on 01606 30 2003

In the subject field in your email please use – REF – CRAO Application

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 20th June 2018 at 5:00pm

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