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Vacancy: Football Development Assistant

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 26th June 2023

Lincolnshire Football Association is seeking to recruit a Football Development Assistant to support the delivery of The FA National Game Strategy and the Lincolnshire FA’s strategy in partnership with key stakeholders across Lincolnshire.

The pack below provides the following, to assist individuals when considering whether they have the relevant skills and attributes required for the role:

• Role Information & Advert

• Role Profile

• How to apply - Application Form (Including an Equality & Diversity monitoring form)


To be successful, applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and how their expertise and experience will enable them to meet the essential and desirable criteria. The interview panel must be convinced of the individual’s passion for football development, inspiration, and professionalism for the role. 

Applicants should have knowledge and experience of sports/football development, an understanding of grassroots football and experience of working with volunteers in sports/football.

They should be computer literate, have an interest and background in football, with good presentation and communication skills, be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

They will need to demonstrate exceptional customer service, be able to work as part of a team with excellent planning skills and be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

The successful applicant will report to the Football Development Manager, and thereafter to the Head of Football Development. 

The Lincolnshire FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Hours of work are 35 hours per week, between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend work. The position will receive 33 days annual holiday including bank holidays and an initial starting salary of between £21,038-22,274 with a 6-month probationary period.

For any questions about the role or if clarity is required on the recruitment pack, please contact Jake Park, Football Development Manager, at or 01522 596580.

To apply, please complete and return the application form.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 26th June 2023.

Applications should be emailed to with the subject line ‘Strictly Private & Confidential’, or posted to:

Strictly Private & Confidential 
Mr Nick Hanson 
Lincolnshire Football Association 
Deepdale Enterprise Park 
Deepdale Lane 

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