Youth Football Engagement Officer

  • Organisation Blackburn Rovers Community Trust
  • Salary £21,000 per annum.
  • Location Blackburn Rovers Community Trust, Ewood Park, BB2 4JF
  • Type of Contract Full Time – 1 year post with a view to extension (subject to funding and performance)
  • Closing Date 12 noon on Friday 10th May 2019

Who we are:

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust is one of the leading football club charities in the country, currently generating and reinvesting a record £1.6m annually in our local community, benefitting those who help us to record more than 50,000 engagements each year.

Winners of five major awards in the past year – including the EFL North West Community Club of the Year and Northwest Football Awards Community Club of the Year – our fast-growing organisation currently employs more than 40 full-time staff and a similar number of part-time and casual coaches and community engagement staff, helping us to deliver more than 50 projects in education, health, social inclusion and sports participation, as part of our role as the official charity of Blackburn Rovers FC.

About the role:
Blackburn Rovers Community Trust are delighted to offer an opportunity to manage and grow a range of football opportunities across the borough. This remit will include managing soccer camps, development centres, matchday coaching activities and any other new revenue streams related to community or holiday football delivery. Around 10 hours per week (approximately 25%)
of this role will be delivery.

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust (BRCT) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated sports coach to support the management and delivery of BRCT’s community football and holiday offer across Blackburn with Darwen and our wider catchment area.

The Youth Football Engagement Officer will spend at least 10 hours delivering football sessions in community hours.

The Youth Football Engagement Officer will also have some responsibility to undertake basic administration and monitoring and evaluation tasks to support the Head of Community Programmes measure effectiveness, continuously improve and report back to the Executive Team.

Main Purpose of the role is to:
The main purpose of the role will be to retain and grow football development services in the following areas:

  • Football holiday camps
  • Development centres
  • Matchday coaching activities
  • New football provision revenue streams

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