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Vacancy - Football Development Administrator

We're looking for a Football Development Administrator to join our team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Football Development Team at London FA, as the Football Development Administrator.

The Football Development Administrator will support our current team in delivering the Workforce Development Strategy. We are looking to appoint someone who is passionate about supporting referees and coaches across London.

We have big plans to grow the number of coaches and referees as well as providing the best support possible. This position will play a key role in developing our workforce and providing a great experience for footballers in London.

Headline details

  • Football Development Administrator  
  • £17,500 (Four days a week)
  • 1-year Fixed Term Contract
  • Hybrid working arrangements (minimum of one day per week at the London FA office at Wembley Stadium)

Job purpose:

  • Ensure excellent customer service standards as primary responder to Football Development workforce enquires.
  • To provide effective administrative support to the Football Development workforce team in delivering the annual operational plan and related outcomes.
  • Support the Marketing and Communications of the Football Development team products and services.
  • Assist in the delivery of the referee operations, development, and services.
  • Assist in the delivery of the coaching operations, development and services.
  • To comply with FA rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidance that are in place from time to time.

Experience and Skills:

  • Competent IT skills (Word/ Excel/PowerPoint/Databases/Microsoft Office/internet).
  • Self-motivated with the ability to build trust-based relationships.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A working understanding and application of inclusion, equality and diversity.
  • A working understanding of safeguarding policy and practice 
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills  
  • Team player

Download the full Job Description

About London FA

The London Football Association is responsible for governing, safeguarding and developing football across the capital. We were established in 1882 and have an incredibly rich and proud history. More recently we have been undergoing a period of very exciting transformation and modernisation, with a new Board and Council in place and a new strategy to take us up to 2028. 

At the heart of this strategy is a vision to harness the power of football to enrich more lives in London. We are passionate about the wider benefits that football can bring to society and its ability to bring diverse communities and people together.

Application Process

If you would like to apply for the role, please download and complete the Application Form, which you can access here. Please submit your completed application form to by Sunday 16th June.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26th June at Wembley Stadium.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion about the roles before submitting your application form, please email