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Participation & Development Manager

We're recruiting for a new member to join the Gloucestershire FA as a Participation & Development Manager

Participation and Development Manager

Gloucestershire FA is the governing body of football in the County. We grow participation, promote diversity, and regulate the sport for everyone to enjoy. 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.

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.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) permanent role and a salary of up to £30,000 pa (dependent on experience) is offered plus staff benefits including a personal development programme, high-quality training, networking opportunities, contributory pension, life insurance and a staff reward and recognition programme.

To view the full job description, person specification and to download the application form please visit Please complete the Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and return to no later than midday on Tuesday, 30th May 2023. Application Forms submitted by post to the Association’s office are welcome, but applications received after deadline will only be considered in exceptional circumstances e.g., proof of posting indicates undue delay through no fault of the applicant.

If you have any questions about the role and would like an informal discussion, please contact Head of Strategy & Delivery, Matt Boucher, on 01454 615888.