Marketing and Communications Officer - Middlesex FA Ref: MCOMFA19

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

Role location
Middlesex FA
Type of contract
Full Time

Starting Salary: £22,000- £25,000 per annum

Location: Middlesex FA Offices with regular travel across the County


Role purpose:

  • To lead, manage and develop the marketing and communications operation across the Middlesex FA network and to build and maintain appropriate partnerships to support the ongoing development of Middlesex FA
  • To support the delivery of the National Game Strategy and Business Plan across the Middlesex FA network
  • To Provide high quality Customer Service
  • To act in the best interests of Children and Young People at all times and ensure their welfare is considered in all decision and actions taken.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the Associations Marketing and Communications Strategy to support the overall Business objectives
  • To be responsible for the creation and delivery of a rolling annual marketing and communications calendar.
  • Ensure all marketing activities are coordinated and in line with The Football Association’s marketing activities at national level
  • To be responsible for all marketing communications and branded marketing collateral. Manage external and internal publications to ensure consistency of message and maximise efficiency
  • Coordinate the publication of the Association's printed material (such as Annual Review, County Handbook and the newsletters)
  • Manage, maintain and develop the Association's website ensuring it remains a central resource for the dissemination of information to all stakeholders
  • To develop & deliver a Social Media strategy to help increase followers and engagement rates across all Middlesex FA and MCFC social channels (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, You Tube)
  • Build and manage relationships with key partners to gain support for key communication projects e.g. Universities and PR/Media companies
  • To manage and build the relationships with local media to obtain positive coverage of the County FA.  Work with the media to build a positive brand perception and publicity for the game across the County
  • Support on key events such as County Cup Finals to ensure an excellent level of customer service is delivered in line with our brand
  • Utilise insight to make informed business decisions. Work with the Senior Management Team to identify and provide insight of the business
  • Support any other areas of the Association as required by the Board/Senior Management Team


  • Graduate Calibre
  • Ability to communicate to a wide range of partners and to individuals at different levels
  • Evidence of successfully implementing media and marketing strategies
  • Experience of developing online marketing campaigns
  • Significant experience of marketing and communications
  • Significant experience of managing and developing brands
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Able to successfully network with key staff and contacts
  • Communication skills – written and verbal
  • Experience with digital marketing: email, websites and social media
  • Commitment and passion for development of the Game
  • Evidence of successfully implementing media and marketing strategies
  • Demonstrate a working understanding and application of inclusion, equality and anti – discrimination, safeguarding and best practice.
  • Knowledge of new and emerging media opportunities
  • Negotiating skills
  • ICT Skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)


  • A degree and/or relevant professional qualifications and experience
  • Experience of marketing in the sports/football industry
  • Knowledge of brand management
  • Experience of working alongside partner organisations
  • Good understanding of grassroots football/the National Game Strategy
  • Customer focus
  • Ability to undertake and utilise research, as required
  • Awareness of the functional workings of County FAs
  • Ability to identify and progress new opportunities
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and set priorities  
  • Experience of developing online marketing campaigns
  • A formal marketing qualification
  • Driving licence
  • Knowledge and awareness of changes taking place within the Game


Values – as defined by Middlesex Football Association:

  • We are Committed
  • We are Connected
  • We are Collaborative
  • We are Creative


Further information:

This job description is only a summary of the role as it currently exists and is not meant to be exhaustive.  The responsibilities, skills, experience and behaviors might differ from those outlined and other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job.

As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of 18, within the context of the job or any subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Check to ensure their suitability for the role.


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

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