Cheshire FA HQ

Vacancy - Football Development Officer (Leagues, Clubs & Male Pathway)

Do you want to help us make a difference to grassroots football in Cheshire?


We are looking to recruit a Football Development Officer to join our team at Cheshire FA and lead on Leagues, Clubs and Male Pathway.

A bit about us:
We govern Football across Cheshire and have been doing that since 1878. Now, we are changing our approach to put our clubs, leagues, players, coaches and referees at the forefront of our thinking. These are our volunteers. These are our people. We help to grow the game in Cheshire and develop each and every area of Football.

A bit about the role:
Cheshire County FA are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to provide support to Leagues and Clubs across the County, alongside the development and delivery of a sustainable plan for growth across the male football pathway. 

Working in partnership with our Football Development Team, you will play a key role in the delivery of Cheshire FA's Business Strategy and Operational Plan. This role will involve regular work during evenings and weekends.

What's in it for me?
We’re looking for the best candidates who can support the work of our outstanding grassroots volunteers and be a strong addition to our team. You will get the chance to work with our nationally recognised leaders and help us to improve the work we do. You’ll be part of a forward thinking and progressive County FA.

How do I apply?
Please submit your CV and Cover Letter (2 sides maximum) outlining how you meet the Role Profile and 'What we are looking for' criteria, by either email or post to:
Daniel Landstrom, Football Development Manager at Cheshire FA via  

Postal applications are to be addressed; Strictly Private and Confidential, for the attention of Daniel Landstrom, Football Development Manager, Cheshire FA, Hartford House, Moss Farm Recreation Centre, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 4BG.

Closing Date
Submit your application by 5pm on Thursday 15th September 2022.

Interview Date
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st September 2022.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications received for most roles, we may only be able to contact candidates if they are shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within five days of the closing date, you should assume your application has not been successful. We aim to provide feedback to shortlisted candidates who are unsuccessful at interview. However, due to the volume of applications received for most roles, we will unfortunately not provide feedback to those candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.