Applications are being invited for the post of County Development Manager at the Essex County FA.

There is a application deadline of Monday 20th February for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, grassroots football development.

As a result of Brendan Walshe stepping up to become Chief Executive in the New Year, a vacancy has now been created at the Chelmsford headquarters.

The successful candidate will lead a large team of experienced and talented development staff and coordinate and implement the Essex County FA Strategy.

The role also encompasses liaising with key partners including the Football Foundation and other investment sources to support priority funding applications. They’ll be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. In addition they must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to positively influence at all levels, as well as a proven track record of managing staff.

A full job description and personal specification can be downloaded from and applications should be submitted by Monday 20th February, with an interview date of Thursday 2nd March.

Applications, in the form of a completed job application pack should be posted to the address on the form or E-Mailed to

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