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Cumberland FA are recruiting a Full Time Football Services Administrator (Discipline and Competitions)

County FA Football Services Administrator (Discipline and Competitions) – (Full Time)

Salary Range £18,000 to £20,000 (Dependent upon experience)

Cumberland Football Association (CFA), in partnership with The Football Association, is inviting applications for an exciting and stimulating role within football as part of a passionate and dynamic sports organisation looking to increase participation, regulate the game and promote safe, inclusive football within Cumberland.

The FSA (D & C) will lead and manage operations with regard to Discipline and County Cup Competitions within the County, with the aim of providing a proactive and a customer centric approach to the delivery of these services to our members.

Reporting directly into the Chief Executive, the successful candidate will need ideally to have some experience in an administration role and be an excellent organiser.  

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual to work as part of a team focused on developing the grassroots game.  Therefore, whilst a knowledge and/or passion for local grassroots football is not essential, the role may well suit an individual with an interest in the game.

You will be expected to be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.  It is important that you have excellent interpersonal and Communication skills.

This exciting post is full time and will be based at Cumberland FA’s Offices in Cockermouth.  Whilst the role is office based you will be required to have a flexible approach to hours worked, as these might possibly include some weekend and unsociable hours.

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Or alternatively for an informal discussion about the vacancy or to arrange a visit to the CFA you can contact a member of our Ben Snowdon on 01900 511 800 or e-mail

If you do not have the formal qualifications or experience specified but can demonstrate equivalent skill/experience or a real desire to make a difference in the grassroots game, we would be interested in your application.

Salary is based on FA recommendations and will be discussed at interview

The CFA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

To apply, please download an application form or alternatively you can request a form to be sent to you by e-mailing

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Please return your completed application form, along with a CV, two named references/referees (with contact information),  marked FSA, ‘Private and Confidential’ to Cumberland Football Association, Units 3 & 4, Tithe House, Station Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9QW or e-mail with subject title ‘P&C FSA Role’

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 24th January 2020

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 5th and/or Thursday 6th February 2020

The CFA is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. All eligible roles are subject to a DBS check.

As an equal opportunities employer the CFA welcome applications from all parts of the community.