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Vacancy - Referee Development Officer

Join the team at Liverpool County FA.

Are you passionate about making a positive difference to refereeing? 

Liverpool County FA – the governing body for grassroots football across Merseyside – is looking to recruit a forward thinking, self-motivated and inspiring Referee Development Officer. 

This is an exciting time to be joining the team as Liverpool County FA embark on a new three-year strategy in partnership with The FA, local partners, member clubs and leagues. 

As the governing body locally, we are responsible for supporting, developing and promoting the grassroots game. Across Merseyside, we support over 55,000 players, coaches, volunteers and referees within the game.

Want to play your part in developing the beautiful game?

A little bit on the role…

Liverpool County FA is looking for a passionate individual who can demonstrate the required knowledge, experience and values in order to successfully recruit, convert, retain, develop and progress referees within the game.

The successful applicant will report directly to the Football Services Manager.

What can Liverpool County FA offer…

A progressive, high performing and forward-thinking culture. An opportunity to make a positive impact, working collaboratively with likeminded volunteers, colleagues and partners across Merseyside. An organisation committed to personal development.

On top of that, the role is advertised with a salary of £23,000 plus benefits.

How do I apply?

A copy of our Referee Development Officer recruitment pack is attached and provides further detail on the role and Liverpool County FA. 

To be considered, applicants must submit a CV, cover letter (including two references) and complete our Equality & Diversity Form by midday on Monday 26 April 2021. 

Applications should be sent to and marked ‘Private & Confidential – Referee Development Officer Application.’

Any applications after the deadline will not be considered. 

Please note, interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 5 May 2021 and applicants successfully shortlisted must be available to attend.

For an informal discussion about the role and/or Liverpool County FA, please contact:

Steve Swinnerton (Football Services Manager) on or 07714 642 061.