Careers: Trust Business Support Officer

By: Watford FC Staff

Our vision at the Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust is to ‘improve lives, enhance communities’ and aim to ‘make a positive difference for all through sport, physical activity and learning’. We have developed a strong track record of delivering high quality community-based initiatives and services.

Our work focuses on three priority areas: Health & Wellbeing, Learning & Skills, and Social Inclusion, alongside a core theme of work in Football and Sports Development. These are all underpinned by our promise to deliver accessible opportunities.

Are you a team player who is passionate about providing a high-quality service to customers and is proud to give business support to colleagues and volunteers at a well-respected and dynamic charity? We are looking to recruit a Business Support Officer.

You will provide comprehensive and professional support, ensuring that the Trust is able to continue to make a positive difference for all through sport, physical activity and learning.

Download the full job advert HERE.

Department: Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust
Reporting to: HR Manager
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: £21,428 – £28,928 dependent on experience
Location: Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday February 6 2022
Interview Date: Wednesday February 16 2022

Your key responsibilities, but not limited to:

• Being the first point of contact for customers, dealing with general email enquiries, phone calls, resolve issues relating to website bookings, etc.
• Provide support and supervision for new and existing volunteers to ensure they are matched to appropriate opportunities and feel valued and engaged.
• Provide a range of support services to colleagues across the Trust, such as helping with audits and assist with data inputting.
• Provide support and guidance to colleagues regarding the use of existing and new IT systems/software.
• Maintain asset registers relating to IT, mobile phones and sports equipment/kit.
• Coordinate the diary and service/maintenance requirements of the Trust’s vehicles (van/mini buses).
• Provide specific administrative support to the Finance Manager and Officer.
• Provide general administration support to the HR Manager.

Equal Opportunities:

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more wide-ranging we are, the better our work will be.

We are committed to Safeguarding children and adults at risk. The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.

Application process:

  1. If you would like to work at Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust as the Business Support Officer download an application form and a copy of the full job profile located on the Watford FC Community Sport & Education Trust website HERE.

  2. Please send a fully completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to, or by post to Trust Recruitment, Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust, Vicarage Road Stadium, Vicarage Road, Watford, WD18 0ER. If you are invited for an interview, copies of all relevant qualifications, and a copy of your proof of right to work in the UK will be needed on the day.

  3. If you require any further information or wish to discuss the opportunity, please contact Karen Stephanou at

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