Durham FA Office

Job Opportunity At Durham County FA

Durham County FA are seeking an Administrator to join the team! 

Administrator - durham county fa


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 (the role is office based)


The Role:

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with a 'can do' attitude and a knowledge of the grassroots game who wants to make a positive contribution to grassroots football. The successful applicant will work within the football services department and will report to the Football Services Manager.

The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate, both in their application and at interview, their ability to deliver the requirements of the role.

Role Purpose:

Provide the highest level of customer excellence to support volunteers and adopt FA Technology across grassroots football (Whole Game System, Club & Competition Portals, Matchday App and Full-Time).

Support the affiliation of clubs and ensure safeguarding requirements are met.

Support delivery of all County Cup and Charity Cup competitions organised by the County FA, including referee appointments, processing of payments for entry and fines where relevant, managing and distributing draws and rules.  Completing risk assessments where appropriate.

Work closely with the Referee Development Officer in preparation of referee courses and their continued progression.

Assist with administration of DCFA Leagues.

Assist Clubs and Leagues with the Player Registration process.

Support club and league secretaries with the discipline process and provide regulatory updates where necessary, complying with rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Collaborate with the Designated Safeguarding Officer with all matters safeguarding and welfare related.

Carry out any other administration duties as determined by the Football Services Manager and CEO.

Key Information 

The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 31st July 2024

The date for interviews will be Thursday 8th August 2024

Start date expected Monday 16th September 2024 or sooner

Salary: £21,000 per year on a fixed term contract until 30th June 2028

Hours: 35 hours per week

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