Ready to play your part?

Discover the latest opportunities available at the Football Foundation.

The work we do really does make a difference. You don’t need to be passionate about football to apply to work here, however, an appreciation of the work of the Foundation and our aim to get more people across the country taking part in football and being active, is always beneficial.

Jobs at Football Foundation

Facilities Planning Managers – multiple opportunities

To help us with this important mission, we currently have vacancies for three new Facilities Planning Managers to support us in identifying and developing a pipeline of projects for future investment. This is an exciting time to be joining the Football Foundation and these roles are a great opportunity for successful candidates to use their skills and experience to support grassroots community football. Location: Home-based, with travel to funded sites within a designated region.

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Delivery Managers - multiple opportunities

To help us with our important mission, we currently have vacancies for three Delivery Managers to support the delivery of our facility projects from inception to the completion of construction. This is an exciting time to be joining the Football Foundation and these roles are a great opportunity for those with facility development experience to use their skills to support grassroots community football.

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Grant Assessment Managers

We currently have opportunities for a permanent Grant Assessment Manager and a second Grant Assessment Manager on a temporary maternity cover contract that is expected to last 12 months. These are exciting roles for those with grant management and grant assessment experience to use their skills to support grassroots community football.

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We are an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity

At the Football Foundation we value diversity for many reasons:

  • We want to reflect the society we serve better
  • We want the best people to work for us
  • We want to encourage creativity and fresh ideas
  • We want our workplace to be inclusive

Accordingly, we encourage candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to apply if they meet the specified criteria. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process will be considered for any candidates with a disability.

What's on our EDI agenda?

We're committed to continuously reviewing our culture and processes to improve our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI).

In 2021, we have made some great strides on our EDI journey, including:

  • Appointing a new Head of EDI
  • Creating a new Trans Inclusion policy
  • Raising awareness of unconscious bias in recruitment

We are currently developing an organisation-wide EDI Action Plan and staff awareness programme.

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