Durham FA is seeking a new Facilities, Marketing & Communications Officer


This is a full-time role with Durham County FA working 35 hours per week - working at the Durham County FA Offices, Riverside South, Chester le Street, DH3 3QR.

Durham County FA are an equal opportunities employer and actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Role Purpose:

We require a Development Officer to work three days a week on Facilities and two days a week on Marketing and Communications.


Durham County FA has played an important role in strategically planning, developing and delivering facilities for grassroots football since The FA, The Premier League, Sport England and Government formed the Football Foundation in 2000. To date we have secured significant investment to improve grassroots football facilities for players, clubs, leagues and other football facility providers in our County.

The National Football Facilities Strategy sets out clearly to improve the following types of facilities:

· Grass Pitch

· 3G Football Turf Pitches

· Changing Rooms and Pavilions

· Small-sided Spaces.

Communications and Marketing:

The Communications and Marketing Officer will be responsible for delivering a high quality communications service across a range of platforms. Working with the Football Division and Development Department, you would be responsible for ensuring communications and marketing activity drives member, stakeholder and partner engagement.

Be responsible for all marketing strategies and activities within the company, provide direction and feedback on major projects.

We are looking for someone who is passionate and understands grassroots football, has the ability to help club volunteers to shape their ideas and be in a position to advise on Facilities plus Marketing and Communication opportunities.


• The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 16th February 2024

• The date for interviews will be Friday 23rd February 2024

• Start date expected Monday 25th March 2024 or sooner