Career Opportunity to Develop the Youth Game

This opportunity is now closed.  Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA would like to thank all applicants who submitted their applications during this time. 

Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA (SHCFA) has an exciting opportunity to join our Football Development Team. 

The Youth Football Officer will be responsible for supporting the development of youth football across South Yorkshire, in line with The FA National Game Strategy.  You will be a team player, but also a self-starter and able to use your initiative to bring our values to life.

Successful candidates will report directly to the Football Development Manager and must share our passion for the game, have great interpersonal skills and be keen to develop themselves and others.

You will possess high personal energy levels, be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and have the ability to build relationships with our stakeholders at all levels. You will also need a full and current driving licence and be able to work some evenings and weekends on occasion.

Please note, this is NOT a coaching role

Youth Football Officer

Starting salary:  £22,000

Role Purpose:  To lead the strategic development of youth and mini-soccer football across Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA.  To support the delivery The FA Game Plan for Growth through the County FA National Game Strategy.

A full role profile can be found here

To apply for the role, please send your CV, together with a covering letter, explaining why you wish to be considered for the particular role being applied for, to:

Sarah Wood, Football Development Manager, 204 Meadowhall Road, Sheffield, S9 1BN or via email to 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday 25th March, 5:00 pm. 

Interviews are planned to take place on Friday 3rd April during the day.

Should you wish to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sarah Wood, Football Development Manager on 0114 261 5504.

Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk.  Due to the nature of these roles, the successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. 

At Sheffield & Hallamshire CFA we value diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity. We therefore, welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community.