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Vacancy: Referee Development Officer

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8 November

North Riding County FA is inviting applications for the position of Referee Development Officer.

The successful applicant will lead the delivery of the referee development programme, being responsible for the consistent delivery of a high level of performance and customer excellence. We are looking for an individual with a passion for the game, and refereeing in particular, who wants to make a difference to football across Teesside and North Yorkshire.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Football Development & Operations to provide strategic direction as we seek to deliver The FA's Refereeing Strategy and achieve the four transformational goals to: make refereeing a an attractive career choice; improve the refereeing experience; make refereeing more inclusive and enhance refereeing performance and development.

What can we offer?

- The salary band for this role is £24,000 to £28,875 per annum (dependent upon experience).
- You will initially be entitled to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
- North Riding FA offers a pension scheme (3% employer contribution).
- We are committed to helping our staff maintain a healthy work-life balance, so offer a hybrid working policy to help achieve that.

How do I found out more?


How do I apply?

Complete the application form via the link below:


Application deadline: Wednesday 8th November 2023.

We would be grateful if candidate could also complete and return the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form below. Please note that completing this form is entirely voluntary

Diversity Monitoring form

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted no later than: Monday 13th November 2023

Interviews will be held during the week commencing: Monday 20th November 2023

If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact:

Steven Wade, Chief Executive Officer


Tel: 01642 717777