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Football Foundation Administration Support Officer

Football Foundation Administration Support Officer

£21,000 plus benefits

Football Foundation offices – London

About the Football Foundation

Established in 2000, the Football Foundation is one of the largest sports charities in the World. It is a partnership between the Premier League, The FA and the Government, who between them contribute more than £60 million per year towards the development of football facilities across the country.

The role

The Administration Support Officer will work within a team of three and provide a range of administrative services across the Foundation. The post holder will respond to the administrative needs of the Foundation's departments and provide support for the Grant Management projects. This will include being the first point of contact for external enquiries, logging and assessing applications, sending out correspondence to applicants and grantees, arranging meetings for Grant Managers, assisting with office management duties, booking travel and accommodation as well as performing other ad hoc duties.

Working within a multi-disciplined team and delivering tasks collectively and effectively, this role also involves the undertaking of a continuous review of all relevant business processes with a view to making them more efficient.

What are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be an effective multitasker who is able to work both collaboratively and independently. They will have knowledge and experience of general office administration as well as great customer service skills. The post holder will be highly motivated and proactive in long and short term tasks.


If you are inspired by the work of the Foundation and attracted by this opportunity, please send us:

  • CV 
  • Covering letter (no longer than one-page of A4), stating why you think you would be suitable for the role

Please send to jobs@footballfoundation.org.uk.

Remember, you don’t have to love football, just be great at admin!

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 29th July 2018.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 6th August 2018

The Football Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or those who are pregnant or on maternity leave.

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