Job Descriptions

Honorary President – Christof Niklaus

  • This role is honorary, no executive function is involved
  • Provide advice, support and direction to the Club Committee on an ad hoc basis
  • Assist in developing relationships between Club and other institutions, funders or associations as appropriate
  • Ceremonial duties

Internal recruitment by FDFC Committee

 

Chairperson – Nicholas Gregory

  • Provide leadership and direction for the Club
  • Oversee the work of the Club Committee
  • Chair Club meetings
  • Advocate of the football club for the local community
  • Be familiar with the Club’s constitution, rules and committee procedures
  • Oversee and guide all decisions taken by the Club Committee
  • Liaise with the secretary on the Agenda for each Club Committee meeting and review the draft minutes before they are circulated
  • Liaise with the Treasurer to ensure that funds are spent properly and in the best interest of the Club
  • Liaise with FFC on all matters regarding partnership work, kit, use of facilities, PR and any other matters

Internal recruitment by FDFC Committee

 

Vice Chairman – (TBC)

  • Supports the chairman in the above duties.
  • Provide assistance and direction for the Club
  • Oversee the work of the Club Committee
  • Chair Club meetings in the absence of the chairman
  • Advocate of the football club for the local community
  • Be responsible for updating the Club’s constitution, rules and committee procedures each season
  • Take on any other duties left vacant by anyone on a temporary basis until a replacement is found

Internal recruitment by FDFC Committee

 

Treasurer – Jonathan Evans

  • Manage and administer finances of the Club
  • Create annual income and expenditure sheets and balance sheets
  • Ensure all payments and fines are paid on time and recorded
  • Support all fundraising and sponsorship opportunities.
  • To prepare the Club’s accounts and present the accounts to every Club meeting or when instructed by the Committee
  • To prepare the Club’s accounts and present the accounts to the Club’s Annual General Meeting
  • To ensure that all spend, invoices and bills authorised by the Club are paid
  • To submit a written fund raising plan with set targets.
  • To submit a written application for grants
  • To carry out fund raising activities on behalf of the Club and to meet the targets set in the plan.
  • To liaise with players and officials to arrange collection of Club fees e.g. membership, training, match fees and fines.

Internal recruitment by FDFC Committee

 

Club/Fundraising Secretary – Ayad Sarraf

  • Official contact between Club and County FA and other clubs
  • Ensure Club affiliation and league membership
  • Ensure effective correspondence and communication
  • Provide minutes of meetings for official Club records
  • Being the first point of contact for all Club enquiries
  • Register all team players and officials
  • Deal with all relevant Club correspondence
  • Work in conjunction with the chairman to prepare agendas and minutes and to ensure all required actions have been carried out
  • To make funding applications on behalf of the Club
  • To identify and target sources of funding for the Club
  • To identify grants and complete applications with Club committee members or FFC Community Trust as appropriate
  • To prepare funding bids in partnership with Club committee members or FFC Foundation as appropriate
  • To develop a sponsorship proposal(s) for the Club
  • To promote and publicise any funding and/or sponsorship secured for the Club through the website, in association with the PR officer and webmaster

Match Day Duties

  • Match day duties to support teams and officials
  • Attend meetings to represent the Club e.g. league meetings, national meetings
  • Register all team players and officials ahead of matches
  • Deal with all relevant team correspondence
  • To arrange pitches and referees for matches
  • To liaise with the Club’s opponents to arrange matches

Internal recruitment by FDFC Committee

 

Club Social Secretaries – Andrew Kenward

  • Organise at least one fundraising event a year (Target – minimum £1500)
  • Organise Presentation Party
  • Book venue for Xmas Party and ensure each squad books dinner.
  • Organise team building activities, parties and other gatherings throughout the season
  • Liaise with Treasurer re finance for fundraising events/activities
  • Communicate plans/ideas to Committee for approval
  • To promote and advertise events on the Club website in association with the PR officer and Webmaster.

Internal recruitment by FDFC Committee

 

Webmaster – Tom Collard and James Loveridge

  • Manage and administer Club website
  • Promote the Club to the local and national community
  • Manage & work with Men’s, Ladies and Club & Youth News PR Officers
  • Take responsibility for delegating/supplying reports and taking photos at events or big games
  • Promote the squad and individual players via the website and FaceBook group page

Internal recruitment by FDFC Committee

 

Men Team Manager – Richard Parker

  • To manage all aspects of the football club
  • To arrange a pool of players
  • To liaise with players to arrange coaching / training sessions
  • To liaise with players to arrange matches
  • To record attendance and departure from Club activities
  • Have the final say on the selection of players for matches
  • To liaise with the players, player’s parents and coaches on arrangements for travel to Club activities
  • Keep themselves and the coaches informed of all development activities / training
  • To liaise with the Club committee on all requirements for equipment and/or kit
  • To give progress reports to the Club Committee three times a season (October, February & end of season)

Internal recruitment by FDFC Committee

 

 

Men Assistant Managers – Daniel Hogan

  • To provide assistance to Manager of the football club whenever required
  • To arrange a pool of players in liaison with the Manager
  • Support the Manager to liaise with players to arrange coaching / training sessions
  • Support the Manager to liaise with players to arrange matches
  • To record attendance and departure from Club activities
  • Support the Manager to liaise with the players, player’s parents and coaches on arrangements for travel to Club activities
  • Keep themselves and the coaches informed of all development activities / training

Internal recruitment by Men Team Manager in consultation with FDFC Committee

 

Men Head Coach – Mark Saunderson

  • To deputise for and carry out the duties of the Club Manager as and when required
  • To assist the Club manager select a squad of players for the season and a team for Club matches
  • To be responsible for the fitness levels and coaching of all players in the squad
  • To prepare in conjunction with the Club Manager a fitness and coaching programme for all players in the Squad
  • To implement agreed fitness and coaching programmes for all players in the Squad
  • To ensure that there is first aid cover and a first aid kit during all Club activities plus access to a telephone
  • Be responsible for Club equipment e.g. goalposts ensuring that there is sufficient equipment and that it is in good working order
  • To work towards attaining the necessary FA Coaching Certificates and attend other compatible courses

Internal recruitment by FFC

 

Team PR – Andrew Kenward

  • Update website weekly with FDFC and deaf football news
  • Update and maintain player profiles annually
  • Promote the Club to the local and national community
  • Take responsibility to add results, news, photos and videos to the website.
  • Liaise with Webmaster to keep website up to date on squad news and events
  • Supply webmaster with profile and team photos annually
  • Take responsibility for delegating/supplying reports and taking photos at events or big games
  • Promote the squad and individual players via the website and FaceBook group page

Position to be filled annually at AGM

 

Men Kit Manager – Richard Parker 

  • Wash and look after playing kit
  • Ensure all equipment is ready and prepared for match day including match balls
  • Ensure all equipment is ready and prepared for training sessions
  • Report any issues to Team Manager

Internal recruitment by Men Team Manager

 

Men Match Day Treasurer – Jacob Willis

  • Collect match fees from players on match days
  • Maintain float to supply funds to manager and Kt manager when required
  • Provide funds to Manager to pay referee fees on match day
  • Provide funds to Men Kit manager for washing of match kit
  • Maintain spreadsheet of all income and expenditure
  • Liaise with the Club Treasurer and Club/Fundraising Secretary at all times
  • Collect any outstanding non-match day related payments on behalf of the Club Treasurer and Club/Fundraising Secretary.

 

Men Players Rep – Daniel Hogan

  • Look after welfare of squad members and relay concerns to the Manager
  • Ensure all players are happy!

Position to be filled annually at AGM

 

Page last updated: 04h September 2015

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