Job vacancy: Fans for Diversity campaign manager
Posted on 14th April 2023
The Football Supporters’ Association is the democratic, membership-based organisation working to represent the interests of football supporters in England and Wales.
We are looking for an excellent communicator who is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in football.
The Fans for Diversity campaign manager will be responsible for driving EDI in the football-supporting community whilst managing and supporting a diverse network of volunteer supporter organisations located throughout the country.
This is an exciting opportunity where you will help give a voice to under-represented communities in football, to build relations, create new supporter groups and be creative through events and other national or local initiatives.
You will facilitate regular events with football supporters and their clubs to promote inclusivity in football.
Additionally, you will support the creation of supporter groups and networks that help underrepresented groups feel welcome at football. You will be required to react to the needs of the individual supporter organisations and co-ordinate the network to provide a representative voice for supporter views.
You will work alongside network managers responsible across all levels of football and with specialist staff.
- Hours: 37.5 hours/week
- Salary: £35k pa (London weighting may be considered)
The successful applicant will need:
- Knowledge of legislation, practices and procedures relating to Equality Diversity and Inclusion
- Experience as a football supporter and an awareness of the issues affecting match-going fans
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- To be organised, focused, and able to work unsupervised
- An ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
The FSA particularly welcomes applications from historically marginalised groups, especially ethnic minorities, women, people who identify as LGBT+ and people with disabilities.
The deadline for receipt of application forms is midnight on Monday 1st May. Please provide a fully completed application form and you have the option to attach an up to date CV.