Participation and Development Manager

  • Gloucestershire FA
  • Oaklands Park, Almondsbury, Bristol. BS32 4AG
  • 04 May, 2023
Full time Leadership & Management

Job Description

Working Locations: Oaklands Park, Almondsbury, Bristol. BS32 4AG

Salary: Up to £30,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Hours per week: 37.5

Closing Date: MiddayTuesday 30th May 2023

In-Person Interview Date: Thursday 8th June 2023

Vacancy Type: Permanent


The Organisation

Gloucestershire FA is the not-for-profit governing body of football in the County. We grow participation, promote diversity and enable football to thrive so that everyone can participate in a safe & inclusive environment. With over 600 Clubs and 2,400 teams of all ages and abilities playing in the County, Gloucestershire FA is proud to support Football For All.

Our staff are a friendly and inclusive team and as an organisation, we promote the health, well-being and development of our colleagues. We have a hybrid flexible working environment that enables staff to work from the office as well as offering the flexibility of working remotely from time to time.

To find out more about Gloucestershire FA and the work we do, visit

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a person with a football or sports development background to join the team at Gloucestershire FA in a leadership role. You will support the development of the grassroots game across the County and lead the development and growth of women’s and girls’ football participation. We are looking for a person with enthusiasm, energy and a passion for sport who can engage with and support both the professional and volunteer workforce.

What we can offer

  •  A rewarding career with the local governing body of the grassroots game.
  • Opportunities to progress your career within the Association and potentially across the County FA Network and The FA.
  • Access to high-quality training, FA networking and personal development opportunities.
  • Hybrid, flexible working arrangements
  • 28 days’ Annual Leave including Bank Holidays, contributory pension scheme and life insurance.
  • Staff Reward and Recognition Programme
  • Access to England and FA Cup Final tickets
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Nike corporate clothing


Gloucestershire 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 an Enhanced 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 the information provided.

Equality and Diversity

Gloucestershire FA actively promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any requirements in relation to the recruitment or interview process, please include details on the application form.