Job Vacancy


Football Activator

Monday 1 April, 2019

Earn up to £90 per week for 10 hours work during the academic year.

Closing date:  Wednesday 1 May 2019 | 23:59

Do you want to play a part in helping the University Community find their fit within our
HertSquad programme?

Working as a Football Activator offers many great opportunities to gain real and exciting work experience. Football Activators can earn up to £90 per week for 10 hours paid work which will be spread across daytime, evening and weekends. Due to the nature of the programme the work load will vary each week.

What kind of people are we looking for?

• Friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming students

• Students who have a passion for and a knowledge of football

• Reliable, committed and organised students

• Good communicators.

What are some of the duties involved in being a Football Activator?

• Introduce students and staff to the different forms of the game, support others to continue playing
and encourage keen footballers to play more football both at university and within the local community

• To welcome, interact with and enthuse students and staff to get involved in football enhancing their
student/staff experience

• Promote all levels of football campus wide to encourage more students to get involved via methods
such as face to face marketing, leaflet dropping and social media

• Attend key events such as Sports Fair, Freshers Fair and Refreshers Fair to promote all football
opportunities and signpost students to the appropriate level of football

• Assist with organising fixtures, regularly updating results and league tables and organising equipment

• Coordinate regular weekly turn up and play sessions, leagues and semesterly tournaments.  This includes acting as a first point of contact for players and referees

• Monitor and report to the HertSquad team the number of students/staff involved in the sessions and
events delivered

• Scan student/staff I.D. cards at each session/event via our HSV Hub app

• Ensure all sessions are safe, fun and have a welcoming environment for all

• Administer first aid when required (training will be provided)

• Attend early morning team meetings

• Identify other opportunities to expand student or staff football participation

• Any other duties linked to the HertSquad programme as required


As part of the recruitment process all applicants applying for the role must be available for Monday 20 May – Friday 24 May 2019, 09:00 – 17:00 at Herts Sports Village, de Havilland Campus to complete the following qualifications which are mandatory for the AU Activator role:

• CSLA Level 2 (Community Sports Leader Award)

• First Aid, Safeguarding and Protecting Children


Apply Now

This role is only open to current University of Hertfordshire Students.  Applicants should send a covering letter and CV via email titled ‘Football Activator application’ to Lynne Pestle-Bass at by 23:59 on Wednesday 1 May 2019.

Football Activator Job Description
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