The County Ground

Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer

Rare opportunity to lead the country's biggest CFA
The largest County Football Association in the country is looking for a new leader

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Employer: Lancashire Football Association Limited
Salary: £55,000-£60,000 + benefits
Interviews: Tuesday 29th May
Application Deadline: Wednesday 16th May, 12noon 

This is a rare opportunity to lead one of the most successful County Football Associations in the country.

The Lancashire FA has an unrivalled history in football and a reputation for being both progressive and innovative.

We are now looking for someone to inspire the next generation through the new FA National Game strategy.

Someone who can develop and implement our Business Strategy to the benefit of all our members.

Someone who can uphold the ideals and values that have made the Lancashire FA what it is today.

The successful applicant will find a dedicated and experienced Senior Management Team and a committed and enthusiastic workforce.

There will be scope to put forward ideas on how the Lancashire FA can develop as a business and to work with the Board of Directors on some exciting projects going forward.

Other key areas of responsibility include:

  • Implementing the FA Safeguarding and Operating Standards.
  • Developing close working relationships with both professional and grassroots leagues and clubs within the county.
  • Developing and managing relationships with contractors and business partners.
  • Delivering operational plans and financial control systems. 
  • Ensuring the company is compliant with all relevant legislation.

This is a full-time position and as a champion of equality of opportunity the Lancashire FA welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.

We would also encourage applications from persons not currently working full time in football.

The successful candidate will be subject to a six-month probationary period and will undertake an advanced DBS check.  

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, with details of your current salary, in an email marked 'Ref: Chief Executive Officer application' to

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