Website A.F.C. Bournemouth Football Club

– Salary: £20,000 – £24,000
– Closing Date: 02/03/2019

1 Plan and coordinate programmes/projects to deliver the targets to retain and grow participation for
male, female and disability players
2 To take specific responsibility for work with grassroots football in increasing understanding and
awareness of key issues and barriers i.e. for women’s and girls, disability and other underrepresented groups to meet potential for growth
3 Analyse and use national and local data & insight to design and deliver customer focused services
4 Contribute to raising the profile and the perception of the Community Sports Trust in leading and
developing community football.
5 Identify, manage and develop relationships with key partners to meet the objectives and targets.
6 To undertake any other duties the job may require
Requirements Essential Desirable
1 Practical experience of Sports / Football Development
2 Demonstrate a working understanding and application of inclusion, equality
and anti – discrimination, safeguarding and best practice
3 Ability to work with partner organisations to deliver Football Development
4 Developing goal setting/strategic delivery plans
5 Monitoring and evaluation
6 Knowledge of the structure and organisations within football
7 Knowledge of partner organisations
8 Sports development/other relevant qualification
9 Project management skills/experience
10 Experience of report writing
11 Good IT skills
12 Hold a current full driving licence and access to a vehicle
13 Willing to participate in and undertake training as necessary
14 Ability to meet deadlines effectively
15 Excellent communication, negotiating, mediating and interpersonal skills, in
particular, an ability to relate well to young people, parents/carers,
colleagues and professionals
16 A courteous, positive and ‘can do’ problem solving approach
17 An ability to form good working relationships with colleagues and to work
cooperatively in a team
18 Ability to work on own initiative
19 Be able to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends)
AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications for
all sectors of the community (Equality Act 2010).
AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust expects all staff to work effectively as part of a team or teams,
delivering high quality support to staff, participants and customers. As a minimum this requires dealing with
people politely and tactfully, communicating with colleagues, participants and customers both formally and
informally, offering guidance and information in accordance with AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust
guidelines, policies and procedures when requested and contributing to the maintenance of the AFC
Bournemouth’s environment. In order to do this, staff are expected to make themselves aware of the relevant
policies and procedures. All staff are required to maintain confidentiality as required.
Considerable importance is attached to the public relations aspect of all work undertaken by AFC
Bournemouth Community Sports Trust staff. It is a prime objective therefore that staff will at all times project
to the public the image of AFC Bournemouth as keen to assist wherever possible, and positively promote the
work that is carried out across its various services.
AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. As this role
involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any
subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening
process, which will include a Criminal Records Check to ensure their suitability for the role. All positions with
AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust are offered only on successful completion of an enhanced DBS check.

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