Football Services Assistant

£18,000 yearly
  • Amateur Football Alliance
  • London, UK
  • 03 Sep, 2021
Full time Administration Customer Service Entry Level Safeguarding

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Amateur Football Alliance, who are looking for a Football Services Assistant to join the team.


Who are we?

The Amateur Football Alliance was formed in 1907 and is unique among County FAs in not being based around a particular geographical area, although most of our clubs are in London and the Home Counties. We provide and support football wholly outside the football pyramid for those who play for the joy of playing, for to build lasting friendships and play in clubs who are inclusive of all ability levels. We work in alliance with many clubs and competitions to protect and preserve the original amateur spirit, whilst priding ourselves on the skill and competitiveness of our leagues and on our traditions of fair play and respect for opponents and match officials.

Overview of the role:

To support the delivery of all aspects of the Amateur FA’s discipline processes within the county in line with The FA Rules and Regulations and sanctioning guidelines and to administer Amateur FA’s County Cup competitions

What you’ll be doing:

You will be working in the Football Services team, assisting in investigating disciplinary cases, supporting clubs and leagues with the administrative functions of football affiliation, administering our county cup competitions, working with partners to implement new IT initiatives aimed at improving the grassroots football experience and contribute to ensuring that safeguarding and equality are embedded throughout the Amateur FA and grassroots football.

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking passionate, organised, motivated, honest people with an attention to detail and an excellent team approach to join our existing team of highly skilled staff.


The successful applicant will need to be passionate and committed to the development of football at a local level; be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. They will need to demonstrate exceptional customer service, excellent planning and communication skills.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm. We expect relevant staff to undertake an FA DBS Enhanced level with a check of the children’s barred list and we expect all staff to sign and adhere to a code of conduct.


For a detailed job description and person specification, along with details on how to apply, please visit New vacancies at the Amateur FA - Amateur Football Alliance (


The deadline for applications is Sunday 26 September. Interviews will be held on w/c 11 October.


For further details on the role, please contact Melanie Armstrong (Football Services Manager) via


The Amateur Football Alliance is committed to achieving equality and fairness in employment and service delivery. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including males and females, those from a BAME background and those with a disability.