Sussex County FA logo on 3G pitch

Referee Development Administrator Vacancy

Join our team!

We are seeking to appoint a Referee Development Administrator to carry out aspects of administration within the Sussex County Football Association. 

To join the team and be successful, the individual must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role on offer and how their expertise and experience will enable them to meet the essential and desirable criteria within the role.

(Please note, this is simply an admin role and being a referee is not required)

The interview panel must be convinced of the individual’s passion, inspiration and professionalism for the role.

The successful applicant will report to the Referee Development Manager and thereafter to the Chief Executive. 

Applicants should be computer literate, also ideally have a Football interest and background with presentation and communication skills and capable of carrying out and implementing administration systems.

He / She should be able to work very occasional evenings and weekends. We take the safeguarding and protection of children seriously and anyone working with us will be required to follow the County FA policy. 

The Sussex County FA take the safeguarding and protection of children seriously and anyone working with us will be required to follow the County FA policy. Due to the nature of this post, the successful candidate may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check through The FA Criminal Records Check process.

What can the Sussex County FA offer?
• An exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking, progressive business
• An exciting opportunity to work with key stakeholders within the grassroots and professional game
• A commitment to empowered and supportive personal development
• A Workplace Pension Scheme
• A Personal Accident policy

Hours of work are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and the position will receive 4 weeks annual holiday, and a salary in the range of £15,000 to £16,500 p.a. with a six month probationary period.

Closing date for applications is:  Noon on Thursday 25 July 2019, with Interviews being held on Thursday 8 August 2019.

To apply please complete and return your application form by email to Chief Executive Officer Ken Benham via or post to: 

Strictly Private & Confidential
Ken Benham
Sussex County FA
JOB / Referee Development Administrator
Culver Road
West Sussex
BN15 9AX

If any questions arise about the role or clarity is required on the recruitment pack, please contact the Referee Development Manager:

T: 07710 091363