We are currently seeking a suitable applicant for the below position. This is a great opportunity to join our expanding team of volunteers and make a real difference in the community.
Job Title: Schools Liaison Officer
Organisation: Leatherhead Football Club, Fetcham Grove, Leatherhead
Position Type: Volunteer
Leatherhead Football Club has an objective of increasing its profile within the community it serves;
this includes improving our reputation, presence and involvement with local schools. The Schools
Liaison Officer plays a crucial role in achieving this objective by fostering strong relationships
between our football club and local schools.
As a Schools Liaison Officer, you will serve as a bridge between the club and schools, facilitating
various initiatives and activities to promote the club.
You will work closely with – and be supported by – an energetic, ambitious and talented leadership
team at the club. So, this is a great opportunity to become involved in developing the future of the
football club and its future as an important part of the community.
1. Relationship Building: Build and maintain strong partnerships with local primary and secondary
schools, colleges, and educational institutions.
2. Promote Club Initiatives: With others create and disseminate information about the club's
community activities, events, and promotional initiatives to schools and educational
3. Arrange School Visits: Organize and conduct visits to schools to promote the club, discuss
potential collaborations, and engage with students and staff.
4. Coordinate Player Visits: Arrange for players, coaches, or club representatives to visit schools,
delivering inspiring talks, coaching sessions, or other football-related activities.
5. Matchday Engagement: Collaborate with schools to organise matchday experiences for
students, including group attendance, special seating, or halftime activities.
6. Fundraising and Donations: Work with schools on fundraising projects or donation drives that
benefit both the club and educational institutions.
7. Feedback and Reporting: Collect feedback from schools and educational partners regarding the
club's involvement, and provide regular reports to the club management.
8. Administrative Support: Assist with administrative tasks related to school partnerships,
including scheduling, communication, and record-keeping.
Passion for football and Leatherhead FC in particular, and a genuine interest in community
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with diverse stakeholders.
Excellent organisational and time management skills.
Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed for school events and club activities.
Access to reliable transportation for school visits and events.
A valid background check may be required.
Gain valuable experience in community engagement and sports-related outreach.
Opportunities to network and build connections within the local education sector.
Contribute to the growth and positive impact of Leatherhead FC within the community.
Personal satisfaction in making a difference in the lives of young people through football.
Gain wider exposure to the workings of a non-league football club and the other opportunities
that may bring.
Work with others in the common goal to move Leatherhead FC forward to the next level.
Please note that this is a volunteer position, and no monetary compensation is provided. However,
the club may offer perks such as match tickets, club merchandise, or opportunities for skill
development and training as a token of appreciation for your valuable contribution.
Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter explaining their interest in the
Schools Liaison Officer role and their relevant qualifications. Interviews may be conducted to assess
suitability for the position.
Please e-mail David Pope, Chairman, Leatherhead FC: email@example.com
Leatherhead Football Club is over 100 years old and has a rich non-league history. We currently play
at Step 4 of the non-league pyramid in the Isthmian League South Central division. Please see
www.leatherheadfc.com for further information.
Leatherhead Football Club is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from
individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.