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Head of Foundation - Aston Villa FC - Midlands

Job Title: Head of Foundation - Aston Villa FC - Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BH824BP01
Contact Name: Ben Piper
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

Our client, Aston Villa FC, are looking for a Head of Foundation to join their team.

A registered charity, the Aston Villa Foundation is the banner under which all of the Club's social responsibility and community work falls and covers five key areas: football and sports participation, education, health, youth cohesion and inclusion, and environment.

In addressing these five key areas, the Club works with several partners on a variety of different community programmes. These include the Premier League, the PFA, Sport England, Birmingham Public Health, West Midlands Police, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, and The Princes Trust, as well as a number of others.

Aiming to expand on the excellent work already undertaken by the Club, the Aston Villa Foundation seeks new funding opportunities and opportunities to work with partners who share its aim and passion to make a difference.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Providing strategic direction for the charitable organisation associated with a successful sports club
  • Building the Foundations portfolio of projects in the community
  • Managing the Foundations current staff
  • Implementing a fundraising programme
  • Developing relationships with corporate partners
  • Supporting the current Foundation structure and progressing it to move the company forward

To be considered for the role, you will need to show proven experience in a similar position, ideally with another elite sports club or sports organisation, and have a passion for sport and charitable events.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, bonuses including a car allowance and CPD Membership, and the opportunity to work with a exciting sports organisation that has a fantastic heritage.

If you think this is the right role for you, then please click apply now.

The Executives In Sport Group are exclusively retained on behalf of Aston Villa Football Club to secure a Head of Foundation. Please send your CV, and covering note, to Ben Piper, Sports Resourcer, The Executives In Sport Group - along with your salary expectations and notice period. Please note that all direct applicants, and agency enquiries will be forwarded directly to The Executives In Sport Group for review.

Executives in Sport Group Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.