Voluntary and unpaid with reimbursement of agreed expenses only
The OFA’s mission is to lead change, driving the development of football in Oxfordshire, creating environments which encourage participation and enjoyment of football For All.
Over 10,000 players, 250 clubs, 1,000 teams and thousands more volunteers of all ages help the OFA enable the grassroots game to flourish and grow.
As the home of local football at the heart of our community, we're proud to be developing the sport in Oxfordshire, providing equal opportunities For All to get involved in the game - in whatever role they choose.
Our role is to grow participation, promote diversity and regulate the game for everyone to enjoy. In doing so, we aim to govern, develop and innovate football within our county in a manner that is transparent, inclusive and supportive of our predominantly volunteer community.
As part of our commitment to develop and diversify the OFA Board we are now looking for a non-executive Commercial Director to join the team as funding is key to our ambitions.
These are exciting times for the OFA. We now need additional specialist expertise in attracting new commercial partners; developing innovative marketing campaigns; securing new sponsorship and advertising income; and creating fresh, diversified revenue streams.
The Commercial Director is responsible for overseeing all commercial and sponsorship agreements in respect of the OFA and is accountable to the Board of Directors. They will be required to contribute to overall company strategy and policy making by advising the Board on the best ways to maximise the commercial opportunities of their decisions.
The Commercial Director is required to:
The role includes the following responsibilities:
✓ Identifying partnership and sponsorship opportunities
✓ Ensuring consistent branding and marketing
✓ Reviewing partnership and sponsorship agreements or contracts
✓ Supporting the promotion of County FA events
✓ Performing any other responsibilities as agreed by the Board
A keen interest in, and knowledge and understanding of, grassroots football, The FA National Game Strategy and related activities would be ideal.
In order to successfully deliver the role, the Commercial Director will need the following skills, knowledge and experience: