Role: Community Development Manager

Job Title: Community Development Manager

Reports to: CEO

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, with additional hours as required.

Salary: Negotiable

Jobs reporting to the job holder: Coaches (Full Time), Coaches (Casual), Volunteers

Job Purpose: To strategically manage the Southport FC community development programme and establish a community foundation.

Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities:
– To liaise with all identified partnership agencies with a view to promoting the community and outreach services and to identify opportunities to work with others not yet identified.
– The development, creation and management of a new charitable foundation for Southport Football Club.
– Support the delivery of programmes funded both nationally and locally.
– Assist in increasing participation for people within the community and with kehy demographics.
– Coordinate and deliver a wide range of football programmes, events and festivals.
– Work with the CEO to raise standards within the Club.
– To familiarise with and adhere to all club policies and procedures.
– To actively work as part of the team to contribute to accomplish the club objectives.
– To work with key partners across Southport to deliver a community outreach programme.
– To develop new community partnerships to raise the profile of the Club and create sustainable community links.
– To create a range of programmes for diverse communities across Southport located at the Club.
– To complete any other duties as and when required by the Club.

Essential Knowledge/Experience/Skills:
– Graduate/ Graduate calibre
– Must have relevant experience. This will include coaching within a sports development environment, experience of coaching and/or playing and project management skills.
– Working within partnership and multi-agency programmes.
– Working with young adults, primary and secondary school aged pupils. Activity planning, project management and staff management.

Desireable Knowledge/Experience/Skills:
– Knowledge of the structure and organisations within football BOTH Nationally and locally.
– Knowledge of partner organisations within Southport.

Application closing date: Friday 18th May, 5.00pm. Interviews will take place on Thursday 24th May and Friday 25th May

Please send applications and/or questions to

As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure, to ensure their suitability for the role

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