Main stand at Winklebury Football Complex

VACANCY: Facility Operations Assistant (Winklebury Football Complex)

Opportunity to join our team at Hampshire FA’s HQ: Winklebury Football Complex, Basingstoke

Hampshire FA is excited to offer a unique opportunity to join our team as a Facility Operations Assistant at Hampshire FA’s Main HQ at Winklebury Football Complex, Basingstoke, working under the Facility Manager.

The facility has recently undergone a £1million investment and now offers a full-size, state-of-the-art artificial 3G football pitch within a stadia environment.

This opportunity will require the successful candidates to help maximise the impact of the upgraded facility and associated community space for the benefit of local grassroots football and the wider community. This site already has existing partner football organisations and working with these groups will be a key requirement.

We are looking for individuals who possess an enthusiasm for customer excellence and drive for maximising the opportunities for using the facility. The successful candidates will be required to have a commitment to delivering first class customer service. They must have a desire to engage and work with all users and help to create a welcoming and professional environment.

As the facility includes catering facilities, experience in working in a catering or hospitality setting would be desirable as part of the role will include the preparation and sale of refreshments (food and drink). You must be able to work unsupervised, under pressure and have the ability to meet deadlines. Candidates must be able to demonstrate team working skills and have a commitment and willingness to work at weekends and evenings.


How to apply:

Please see the accompanying job description and person specification. Please send an email marked Private & Confidential with a CV and a brief Cover Letter explaining why you are interested in the vacancy to

For any further information or to discuss the role further, please email to Sam Charles (Senior Operations Officer) at

Hampshire FA have an understanding and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and would be grateful if you could complete an optional, anonymous Equality Monitoring form as part of your application. By completing this questionnaire, you are helping us to plan for the future and ensure we recruit from a diverse pool of applicants that are appropriate and relevant to the community we service. Please complete the Equality Monitoring form by clicking here.

*The application form can be made available in alternative formats and should this be required please contact us to advise of your requirements


The interview process:

The final date for consideration of applications is Thursday 23rd December 2021.

Interviews will be held on the W/C Monday 3rd January 2022.