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VACANCY: Active Through Football Coordinator

Saints Foundation
Opportunity to create and deliver a plan for your local area

This is a role with Saints Foundation as part of the Active Through Football Initiative, a projectbeing delivered by a consortium of local organisations including Hampshire FA.


What will you be doing? 

You will be developing a team to organise sessions for participants aged 16+ from the Newtown/Nicholstown area, using football themed activities to improve physical health in targeted groups. You’ll be working closely with Health Projects Manager and be responsible for the management and coordination of our exciting new project ‘Active Through Football’.

The role is based at the home of Southampton Football Club, St Mary’s Stadium, joining a vibrant team who really care and work at the heart of their community.

To find out more information on the project, please click on the link below:


Is this you?

If you know the SO14 area and have an established community network, then we want to hear from you. You like to influence people in a positive way and have a passion for changing peoples lives who need it the most. You understand how to lead and motivate a team, enjoy communicating with community groups and professionals, and just love being organised!


Essential Experience:

A good understanding of the local area and the people that live there.

Experience of working at a local level with community organisations.

Previous experience of managing multiple pieces of work or projects to successful conclusions.

Experience of managing relationships and networking with external partners.

Experience of, and ability to prepare, manage and monitor budgets.

Experience of utilising insight and data in relation to specific projects.


Essential Skills:

Excellent communication and organisational skills.

Ability to manage a team and challenge them to continually develop.

A flexible approach to working hours to include evening and weekend work.

A strong awareness and commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.

An awareness of the importance of safeguarding policy and practice.


How this benefits you…

If you are successful, you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;

Access to x2 free match tickets for every home league game

26 days’ holiday per year.

Contributory Pension Scheme.

Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme.

Child Care Vouchers.

Worldwide Travel Insurance.

Free onsite parking.

Flexible working arrangements

Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.


How can we support your application?

We would like to invite you along to one of our Active Through Football Job Insight sessions, where you can discover more about the role and working with us here at Saints Foundation.

Thursday 14th October 13:00 -14:00 or 18:00-19:00 to join us simply click on the link below;


How can I apply?

Very easy. Just click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.

The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd October 2021.

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*