Marketing & Communications Vacancy 2022

Marketing & Communications Officer Vacancy

Join our team!

We are seeking to recruit a Marketing & Communications Officer to help raise the profile of the organisation and support the delivery of The FA Grassroots Football 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. The individual should also be able to work occasional evenings and weekends. 

We are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk, and anyone working with us will be required to follow the Sussex County FA safeguarding policies. 

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 
• Access to FA Cup Final and England tickets at Wembley Stadium 
• Workplace Pension Scheme 
• Personal Development Budgets 
• Additional leave after 5,10 years’ service 
• Additional time off over Christmas 
• Long Service Awards for 10, 15, 20 years’ service 
• Health Scheme 
• Employee Assistance Programme 
• Personal Accident policy 
• Free Nike Staff Uniform every year 
• Flexible working hours 

To apply, please complete the application form in our application pack and either email: or post to the address as follows:

Strictly Private & Confidential, 
Vicki Windslow
Marketing & Communications Officer
Sussex County FA
Culver Road
West Sussex 
BN15 9AX

Hours of work are 35 hours worked flexibly across a week with occasional required evening and weekend working. The position will receive 20 days’ annual leave as standard and a salary in the range of £21,000-£22,000 per annum, with a three-month probationary period. 

Closing date for applications is 2:00pm on Wednesday 21 September 2022, with an interview date of Thursday 29 September 2022. Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. 

Disability Confident 
The Sussex County FA prides its-self on being an employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. We have a dedicated team to support any employee with a disability. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

Equality Statement 
The Sussex County believe that football belongs to, and should be enjoyed by, anyone who wants to participate in it. We are committed to promoting equality within the business in every aspect of its work and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, and experiences to apply for this role, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

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

T: 01903 753547