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Marketing & Communications Officer Vacancy

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We are seeking to recruit a Marketing & Communications Officer to help raise the profile of the organisation and support the delivery of The FA National Game Strategy.

This position will be responsible for developing, managing and maintaining the County FA website ensuring that it remains a central resource for the dissemination of information. The successful applicant will also be responsible for the strategic co-ordination of all the County FA’s social media channels. A full role profile can be found below.

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.

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

The successful applicant will report to the Marketing & Communications Manager and thereafter to the Chief Executive.

Applicants should have knowledge and experience of marketing and communications, be digitally savvy with a flair for social media, possess excellent writing and presentation skills and have a passion for football. They should also be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

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 and 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 35 hours between 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday with occasional evening and weekend working. The position will receive 4 weeks annual holiday and a salary in the range of £16,000-£20,000 per annum, with a three month probationary period.

Closing date for applications is 2:00pm on Friday 29 March 2019, with an interview date to be confirmed.

To apply please complete and return your application form by email to Sussex County FA Marketing & Communications Manager, Darren Ford via or post to:

Strictly Private & Confidential
Darren Ford
Sussex County FA
Culver Road
West Sussex
BN15 9AX

If any questions arise about the role or clarity is required on the recruitment pack, please contact the Marketing & Communications Manager: 

Marketing & Communications Manager
T: 01903 766855