JOB OPPORTUNITY: ATF Project Officer

In partnership with the Football Foundation and Sport England, the purpose of this role is to be the Project Officer reporting directly to the Active Through Football manager. To deliver a host of key activities for the project and support consultation and development of new opportunities. The ATF programme’s main purpose is to increase activity levels and create sustained behaviour change using a place-based approach working with residents in a targeted area of Blackpool.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, personable, proactive, and hardworking individual to join our organisation. The post holder will be appointed to deliver physical activities in community settings, which will predominantly be football but not exclusively. The post involves community engagement, and you will be responsible for recruiting participants and sustaining their involvement on the programmes to ensure delivery targets are met. Monitoring and reporting are central to the role. Additionally, the post holder will be expected to promote the broader opportunities available through the Trust, as well as positively represent the Trust itself.

Candidates must be available for weekend and evening community sessions. Experience of delivering or leading community development projects would be an advantage as would additional multi-sports coaching qualifications. The ideal candidate will have a passion for coaching and have a general understanding of a variety of different sports. An ability to socialise and create strong working relationships will be vital. 

Further information about the programme can be found via https://footballfoundation.org.uk/active-through-football 

How to Apply

Please download an application form or contact lauren.dugdale@bfcct.co.uk to request an application form.

Once completed please send your application to lauren.dugdale@bfcct.co.uk or post it to Blackpool FC Community Trust, F.A.O. Lauren Dugdale, Active Through Football Manager, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, Blackpool. FY1 6JJ.

This job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS procedures.

Closing Date: 5pm Wednesday 31st August 2022

We encourage early applicants as we reserve the right to close the application process at any time.