Chief Executive Officer - Surrey County FA Ref: CEOSFA

Competitive - based on experience
Role location
Type of contract
Full Time

Closing Date: Friday 22nd March 2019


Our Organisation:

The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grass roots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International teams, and has two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St George’s Park.

The Role:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to lead one of the most prestigious County FAs in the country, based in our brand-new headquarters at Meadowbank Stadium, Dorking.

The Surrey FA is one of the leading County FAs in the country, serving in excess of 55,000 players and 3,000 teams. We have a workforce consisting of 60 County members and 25 paid staff, working across 15 Local Authorities, and recently moved into our new home at the state-of-the-art football facility at Meadowbank, Dorking, right in the heart of the County.

This is an incredibly exciting time for us as we continue to transform our organisation and implement our primary objective of inspiring and creating football opportunities for all.

We are now seeking to recruit an inspiring, dynamic and motivated leader as our new Chief Executive Officer, to drive our organisation forwards.

We are looking for a charismatic, energetic and confident individual with a track record in strategic leadership and maximising commercial opportunities.

Salary of up to £70k p.a. (plus bonus), depending on experience.

Due to the number of applications we receive for these vacancies we are unable to respond to everyone and as such if you have not heard from us by Friday 29th March you should consider that you have not been selected for interview.

Please see full job description attached for more details.


How to Apply:

To apply, a completed application form with a covering letter should be sent to;

Les Pharo, Surrey FA Chairman by email to

If this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, 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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