Chief Executive Officer (CEO) (Amateur FA) Ref: CEO17

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Role location
Amateur FA
Type of contract
Full Time

Chief Executive Officer (Amateur FA)

Closing Date: Monday 18th December 2017


Amateur Football Alliance (“AFA”) seeks a Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) to be responsible and accountable for the strategic planning and development of the organisation and to deliver the priorities and targets of the County Football Association’s Business Plan and The FA’s National Game Strategy.

The successful applicant will be fully responsible for managing AFA’s team of staff and for ensuring the effectiveness of the AFA along with delivering plans and strategies to meet the key priorities and targets of the organisation, for increasing participation at levels of the grassroots game, in addition to running of the game itself, which includes discipline, AFA cup competitions, rules and regulations.

The role will involve collaborative working. The AFA works closely with a range of partners; the successful applicant will be expected to continue and improve these relationships and forge further ones with new partners to increase AFA income streams.

The applicant will be expected to provide the leadership, personality and skills to take AFA forward in the exciting phase of producing a new business strategy for Season 2019-2023.

The role would suit somebody with a track record of strategic management and/or experience of managing change as well as an understanding of grassroots football and passion for our national game.

Applicants for the Role must submit a CV and a statement of no more than 1000 words via post marked “Private & Confidential” to Tony Julien, Board Chairman, AFA, Unit 3, 7 Wenlock Road, London N1 7SL, or by email to:

Equality Monitoring forms will also be enclosed for your use.

Interviews and presentations will be held during the week commencing Monday 8th January 2018 at a location to be advised to you at a later date.

Further information about AFA including a Role profile can be found on our website:


This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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