Football Development Officer

  • Job Reference: FITC/Football DO
  • Date Posted: 11 October 2022
  • Recruiter: Football in the Community
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £21,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Football in the Community
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Football Development Officer

Colchester United’s Football in the Community (CUFITC) is the official charity partner for Colchester United Football Club. We provide high quality sports and education programmes to 8,500 children, young people and adults from across the region each week.

Would you like to make a difference in your local community? Are you passionate about giving opportunities to people to positively impact their lives?

CUFITC are looking to appoint a Football Development Officer, this exciting opportunity provides a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join a progressive team. 

We are seeking a driven, energetic and ambitious individual to plan and deliver a co-ordinated programme, in line with our charitable objectives and targets.

As this position is a key appointment in our organisation, you will have the tenacity to achieve targets and the creativity to overcome obstacles. You will be a leader and have the ability to inspire and motivate people from all backgrounds and communities.


Position: Football Development Officer

Location: Shrub End Community and Sport Centre, Boadicea Way, Colchester, C02 9BG

Reporting to: Sports Development Manager

Contract Type: Full Time

Number of Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 (dependent on experience)

Benefits: As part of your involvement with Colchester United Football in the Community the following benefits are available to staff:


• Company pool vehicle

• Opportunities to progress within the organisations via increased responsibilities and promotions

• Opportunities to work match days for Colchester United Football Club

• Equipment, resources and uniform

• Access to bespoke CPD from our partners including the Premier League, English Football League, The FA Professional Football Association and other key partners

• A pension scheme is available for eligible applicants

• Free car parking onsite

Download our Job Pack for the Football Development Officer here


Closing date: Friday 2nd December 2022 (Please note this may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found)

Interview date: Monday 5th December 2022

Proposed start date: January 2023