Vacancy - Business Support Officer

We're looking for a Business Support Officer to join the team at Oxfordshire FA.

Oxfordshire FA
Business Support Officer

Salary: £25,000-£26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Contract: Full time – 37.5 hours per week with some evenings & weekends. Initial contract until 30th June 2024

About the Role

Oxfordshire FA is seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated person with excellent communication skills and attention to detail to take our County Cup Competitions to the next level. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing, promoting and delivering our portfolio of 17 competitions spanning the male and female, youth and adult game and including the Oxfordshire Senior Cup, our premier competition, which was first contested in 1885.

As well as delivering on our competitions programme the successful applicant will also be providing support to the Association across our business functions as well as working with our clubs, leagues and other stakeholders.

We are therefore seeking a person who would be passionate in those areas and has a drive to help others.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisation skills, experience in the delivery and administration of projects and/or events and be adaptable to the demands of the role. At the Final stages of the Competitions then there would need to be flexible working to cover evening and weekend events. 


About Oxfordshire FA

Oxfordshire FA is the local governing body for football covering most of Oxfordshire. Our role is simple; to develop and govern football for all.

These are exciting times for the County FA as we support football’s response from lockdowns and having just delivered the first year of our three-year Strategy. Interest in the game has also risen following the success of the England Lionesses during the summer. The successful candidate for this role will be instrumental in helping the County FA to achieve our ambitions.

What is it like to work for Oxfordshire FA?

We have a small dedicated staff team that see working in football as a privilege and all have one thing in common, we all believe in why we come to work, to connect members, new people and change lives using the power and attraction of the national game. We know the opportunities that football has on wider learning and wellbeing and this is our motivation to succeed. 

The organisation operates a hybrid working approach allowing the successful candidate to split their time between the office and home.

Equality and Diversity 

Oxfordshire FA promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from everyone in the community. If you have any requirements in relation to the recruitment or interview process, please include details on the application form.

We ask all candidates to submit the optional Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to support our commitment to ensuring we are inclusive in our approach.


About the application and selection process

To apply, please complete and return the Application Form no later than 10am on Monday 20 March 2023 (Applications received after deadline will only be considered in exceptional circumstances).