CAFE is seeking to appoint a full-time Media and Communications Assistant to support the department Manager and the rest of the team.

Hours: full time

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Based: remote, working from home. The successful applicant must have the right to work in the UK

Start date: as soon as possible

Benefits: being part of a passionate team that makes a positive impact on sports and for disabled people, workplace pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working policy

CAFE works closely with our partners at UEFA, and other key stakeholders to promote improved access and inclusion across football. Using the game’s unique power, we celebrate the many roles disabled people can play within football, including as spectators, players, volunteers, coaches, administrators, leaders and decision makers.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a media and communications team and to gain experience in football, the not-for-profit and inclusion industries on a global level. The CAFE team is particularly looking for someone who is creative, engaging and passionate about improved access and inclusion for all, with the ability to write for a number of different audiences.

The successful candidate will report to the Media and Communications Manager and work closely with the rest of the CAFE team.

Download the CAFE Media and Communications Assistant job description.

CAFE has a diverse range of stakeholders from across the world, including sports governing bodies, national associations, leagues, clubs, equality and disability NGOs and fans groups, alongside disabled supporter groups and individual disabled fans and their advocates.

The CAFE team works remotely from home. Depending on the location of the successful applicant, training may be offered in person. The Media and Communications Assistant may also be asked to attend meetings or events abroad. If travel is required, all reasonable expenses will be covered by CAFE.

To submit your application, please send by email or post (details below) the following:

It would also help us if you could complete our Equality Monitoring form although this is not mandatory. 

Please use the reference: ‘CAFE – Media and Communications Assistant’ in the subject title and send the above documents by 18.00 (CET) on Friday 7 April 2023 via email to [email protected].

Applications will be reviewed as they come. Interviews will likely take place between 11 and 14 April 2023 via Microsoft Teams.

For more information about the role, please call +44(0)203 355 9867 or email [email protected].

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of our mission and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work place with equality of opportunity for all.  CAFE particularly welcomes applications from disabled people, and guarantees interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria.

Under the CAFE guaranteed interview scheme (GIS), a disabled candidate will be selected for interview if they meet the essential criteria for the post. If you wish to apply under the GIS please complete the GIS form and return it with your application.

If you need any information in a different format e.g. large print or braille contact CAFE on +44(0)203 355 9867 or [email protected].

Published 24/3/2023