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Vacancy - Chief Executive Officer

“Football belongs to, and should be enjoyed by, anyone who wants to participate in it"

As the governing body of the game in Merseyside for over 120 years, Liverpool County Football Association is responsible for setting high standards and values throughout the game at every level.

The County FA is responsible for providing the structure and support that enables our players, coaches, volunteers and referees to develop. Our utmost priority is that every participant in our county is given the opportunity to develop in a progressive and enjoyable football environment.

By promoting ‘Football for All’ we encourage participation across all sections of society, regardless of age, ability, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or socio-economic status.

An exciting opportunity has arisen due to the retirement of the existing postholder to lead one of the most prestigious County FAs in the country.

Liverpool FA is one of the biggest County FAs in the country, serving in excess of 55,000 players and 500 clubs and 3,500 teams.

We have a workforce consisting of ten staff that work across six Local Authorities Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, Warrington & Halton.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for us as we continue to transform our organisation and implement our primary objective of inspiring and creating football opportunities for all.

We are seeking to recruit an inspiring, dynamic and motivated leader as our new Chief Executive Officer to drive our organisation forwards. We are looking for a highly skilled and enthusiastic individual with a passion for football to lead the business, with a track record in strategic leadership, operating a small to medium sized business and the ability to maximise commercial opportunities.


Closing date: 5pm on Friday 4th December 2020

The post is full-time (35 hours per week) and will be based between the Liverpool FA head office at Walton Hall Park in Liverpool and our new ‘LCFA Sefton’ site, Drummond Rd, Thornton, Sefton. 

The role will include regular evening and weekend work.

Interview Date (1st round): 14th & 15th December 2020
Interview Date (2nd round): 7th & 8th January 2021