The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grassroots through to the professional game, The Emirates FA Cup and the England international teams. We have two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park.
The Football Association and government partners of the UK and Ireland are undertaking feasibility work for a five-association bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup. This work will run through until July 2022 by when it is anticipated FIFA will have formally opened the bidding process. An exciting opportunity has arisen to be an integral part of the team coordinating this work. Based out of Wembley, you will work with all partners to assess the feasibility of bidding to stage a FIFA World Cup which could provide an incredible opportunity to deliver tangible benefits in the UK & Ireland.
The role of International Relations Lead for the 2030 World Cup Bid Feasibility will be central to the project management and coordination of International Relations (IR) work during the feasibility stage of a UK & Ireland bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup. This role will ensure the power of the partnership is realised through the provision of organisation, coordination and leadership in this area of work across five associations and their respective government authorities. Working closely with The English FA's IR team.
This is a Fixed Term contract, starting in December 2021 and ending in July 2022.
Event Management: (subject to a decision to bid)
Collaboration and Partnering:
The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your application.
Closing date: 23 September 2021
The Football Association is the governing body of association football in England.