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Equality & Diversity Officer

Please note, we are no longer accepting applications for this vacancy.
Closing date 10th September 2018, 5pm


Equality & Diversity Officer

Salary £21,000 - £25,000

Kent FA is seeking to recruit an Equality & Diversity Officer that reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer to develop work around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and support delivery of The FA National Game Strategy in partnership with key stakeholders. 

The successful applicant will; 

• Lead programmes to support work around equality, diversity and inclusion
• Deliver and support programmes to retain and grow participation. 
• Analyse and use data/insight to design focused services.   
• Recruit, retain and develop club and league volunteers. 
• Contribute to raising the profile and the perception of the Kent FA in leading and developing grass roots football. 
• Identify, manage and develop relationships with key partners to meet the objectives and targets of the Kent FA.
• Support the marketing and communication of programmes to players and volunteers. 

The successful applicant will need to be passionate about and committed to the development of football at a local level; be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. They will need to demonstrate exceptional customer service, be able to work as part of a team with excellent planning, communication and presentation skills. Experience of community development within minority communities will also be advantageous. 

The post is full-time and is based at Kent FA’s Headquarters in Ditton, near Aylesford.

Please note, this post is not a Football Coaching position. 

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Darryl Haden, Chief Executive, either by email to or by letter marked 'Private and Confidential' to Darryl Haden, Kent County FA Ltd., Invicta House, Cobdown Park, London Road, Ditton, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 6DQ. 

For a full role profile, which includes specific targets, please see the attached documents. 

Closing date: 5pm Monday 10th September 2018. 

Due to the number of applications we receive for these vacancies we are unable to respond to everyone and as such if you have not heard from us by Friday 14th September 2018 you should consider that you have not been selected for interview.

The position is subject to an enhanced CRC check.

Kent FA is committed to achieving equality and fairness in employment and service delivery. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. An Equality Monitoring form is attached to the Job Advert, any completed form will be separated on receipt and used for statistical purposes only.