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Football Foundation Marketing Officer Intern

Football Foundation Marketing Officer Internship - 13-month year-in-industry work placement

Marketing Officer Intern - 13-month year-in-industry work placement  

£13,000 stipend

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, 40% of which is targeted at the 20% most deprived communities. The Football Foundation is responsible for the execution and delivery of the National Football Facilities Strategy.

The role

The Marketing Officer Internship will help communicate the role and activities of the Football Foundation with a focus on its performance management software Upshot. The role will expose the applicant to lots of aspects of the communications and marketing for both the Foundation and Upshot. The successful candidate will need to produce articles for the websites, create and design marketing collateral and assist with the preparation and the delivery of the overall strategic objectives of the organisation. The post holder will work on marketing for both the grantees of the Foundations and the marketing of Upshot.  

What are we looking for?

Successful candidates will have some experience in marketing and communications and have experience in using social media as a marketing tool. The post holder will have to work to tight deadlines and be a proactive self-starter. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as demonstrating that they are able to work towards tight deadlines.  The post holder will also need strong organisational skills and the ability to self-motivate. Most importantly, a willingness to work as part of a team to help the Foundation achieve its aims is a key part of the role.      


If you are interested in this unique opportunity to kick-off an exciting career in marketing, you can find out more by reading the description and recruitment pack attached to this page. If you wish to apply, please e-mail jobs@footballfoundation.org.uk with the following: 

  • Covering letter    
  • CV   
  • Examples of your work (e.g. blogs,tweets campaigns you have run).   


We encourage all applicants to complete the automated equality and diversity monitoring form. This confidential form helps the Football Foundation build up a picture of who is applying to join the organisation.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 27 May 2018.

Interviews to be held week commencing 4th or 11th June 

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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