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Programme Coordinator (West Region Lead)

Bloomsbury Football Foundation


Posted 2 weeks ago


Join the transformative mission of Bloomsbury Football Foundation as a Region Lead and drive community-focused football programs in London


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£26000 - £32000

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London, UK

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Expires at anytime

Bloomsbury Football Foundation is on an ambitious quest to revolutionize community football. With a new 5-year game plan, our goal is to engage 20,000 young people weekly through localised, quality football initiatives. We are passionate about embedding Bloomsbury Football Communities into the fabric of local areas, ensuring our programs reflect the spirit and needs of the people they serve.

Role Summary:

  • Oversee the management, strategic direction, and expansion of your region.
  • Lead 1-4 localised 'Communities', managing off-pitch operations without coaching responsibilities.
  • Manage full-time coaching teams, schedule football provision, and maintain high-quality standards.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including parents, schools, and local organisations.

Role Requirements:

  • Ability to make quick, critical decisions and solve problems independently.
  • Team player with the capacity to work alongside other Region Leads and the Regions Manager.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a must.
  • Knowledge of London's sports landscape is highly desirable.


  • Access to internal and external CPD and opportunities for role growth.
  • Central London office with complimentary gym membership and vibrant staff socials.
  • Possibility to receive free tickets to major football events and 5 days of paid training leave annually.
  • Support for relevant training expenses.

Application Process Details:

  • Submit your CV and Cover Letter.
  • Participate in a short task and two-stage interview process.

Bloomsbury Football Foundation is changing the game, and we need great people to help us on our journey! In late 2023, Bloomsbury Football Foundation published its new 5-year game plan with the goal of providing high quality, football provision for 20,000 young people every week. A fundamental part of this game plan lies in Bloomsbury Football Communities. Bloomsbury Football Communities are full-scale community projects that place local roots at the heart of our approach.

The role: As a Region Lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for the management, direction and growth of their region, with each region having 1-4 localised ‘Communities’ by 2028. This role will be off-pitch and there will be no requirement to coach. Key duties include managing all football provision in a region of London, scheduling and leading on a team of full-time coaches, liaising with key stakeholders such as parents, schools, facilities and organisations, and ensuring that the quality of delivery always reaches the standards of the charity.

Job requirements: Essential skills include the ability to think fast and make critical decisions, take initiative to problem-solve, operate in a team-environment and efficiently work with the other Region Leads and Regions Manager, and high levels of proficiency in Microsoft Office. Desirable skills include an in-depth knowledge of the sports landscape in London and the capital as a whole.

Benefits: Benefits of working for Bloomsbury include ongoing internal and external CPD, being a part of a growing organisation, opportunity to increase salary and grow your role, Central London office (Camden Market) with free gym membership, regular staff socials, potential to get free tickets to Premier League, WSL, FA Cup, League Cup, and Champions League football matches, 5 days of paid training leave per year, and cost covered for relevant training.

Application details: Apply with a CV and Cover Letter. The application process includes a short task, first interview, and final interview.


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