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Vacancy - Facilities and Investment Support Officer

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

We are Changing Lives Through Football, do you want to come and join us?

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

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:
We are looking for Facilities & Investment Support Officer to support our current team to deliver investment in grassroots football facilities where it is most needed in our county.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about grassroots football facilities, has the ability to help club volunteers to shape their ideas and be in a position to apply for funding to improve their facilities and sustain their clubs. The role will also require a customer-focused approach as you will provide support across the business with customer service enquiries via telephone and email. 

We have big plans to improve our grass pitches across Cheshire and this role will play a big part delivering this priority ensuring that our clubs and partners are able to access advice, support and funding through the Grass Pitch Improvement Programme.

Lots of our clubs require support to access grants for small scale projects for improvements, equipment and activities. Using your skills, you will guide them through the maze of opportunities available in the county and nationally.

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:

Vesta Pear, Facilities & Investment Manager at Cheshire FA via 
Postal applications are to be addressed; Strictly Private and Confidential, for the attention of Vesta Pear, Facilities & Investment Manager, Cheshire FA, Hartford House, Moss Farm Recreation Centre, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 4BG.

Closing Date
Submit your application by 5pm on Tuesday 5th July 2022.

Interview Date
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 13th July 2022.