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Business Development Officer - (25 hours per week)

Salary - Competitive Base + Performance related incentives

Do you have a proven track record in new business development and income generation? Are you passionate about education and making a difference in the local community?

Northampton Town FC Community Trust is a pioneering charity that uses the unique appeal of Northampton Town Football Club to deliver activities that connect our communities and improve people’s lives.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate, enthusiastic and driven individual to join our team in the following position:

·         Business Development Officer (click to view job description)

With an emphasis initially on schools, the successful applicant will be responsible for pro-actively increasing the revenue and reach of the community trust schools programme, achieving set income generation targets for new business and retained business. They will work closely with the CEO and department leads to identify, develop and close business opportunities to grow our work.

Why work with us?

We know that people are the key to us achieving our mission – and that’s why we look after our dedicated team. We believe that everyone on our team should grow as the organisation grows – and we do that by encouraging constant learning and development. We know that if we invest in our team, our team go the extra mile.


·         Competitive remuneration package and uncapped commission

·         Access to bespoke CPD and training from our partners including the Premier League, EFL, Northampton Town FC & the FA

·         Pension Scheme

·         Free Gym access and other local partner discounts

·         Free tickets to NTFC matches

·         Career progression opportunities

·         Use of company van

Are you eligible?

We’re looking for someone with a track record in sales but also with a passion to make a positive difference within the local community and to the lives of young people. Experience working within sales in the education sector is advantageous but not essential.

All eligible candidates must have a full UK driving license and access to a vehicle too.

The successful candidate will also showcase the following community trust values:

We Innovate - We are forward thinking and adapt to the needs of the community. We plan for the future.

 We Go Further - We don’t do ‘good enough’ we do the very best

 We Are Reliable - We have integrity and transparency at our core.

 We Inspire - We lead by example, delivering with enthusiasm & passion to help others unlock their full potential.

All candidates will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check.


How to apply

If you think you have the passion, skills and aptitude and want to be part of a dynamic team making a difference, please send a copy of your CV along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to:

Please state your current salary and remuneration package within your application.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Thursday 31st January 2019.

Interviews to take place on Thursday 7th February 2019.

We will adhere to our privacy notice in the process of reviewing all applications, a copy of this document can be found here: NTFC privacy notice for applicants


We are always keen to hear from willing volunteers to support our community projects. If you would like to get involved please email your CV and a brief description of the volunteering opportunities you would like to hear about to:

Current opportunities include:

-Matchday family zone and fan engagement activators

-NTFC Ladies Team Physio

I have been volunteering for 7 years since gaining my level 1 coaching qualification and volunteer around 2 hours per week at the multi disabled football club. Volunteering has helped me gain confidence and independence. To anyone out there considering, I would definitely recommend!
— Grant Ellingham, NTFC Volunteer