Our Organisation

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams across men’s, women’s, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, and Vitality Women’s FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

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The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Broadcast Manager, who specifically will be a key contact for all broadcasting matters across England Men’s teams, Emirates FA Cup & Youth Cup and the FA Community Shield.

You will work with the Senior Broadcast Manager on all the delivery of media rights and associated commercial matters where required. Manage all broadcast operations and the on-site servicing needs of both The FA and its various broadcasting partners across a portfolio of FA-led competitions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Be the key contact for all broadcast matters surrounding the England Men’s team, Emirates FA Cup and The FA Community Shield and work with our broadcast partners on the optimum delivery of their contracts.
  • Manage the Emirates FA Cup scheduling process liaising with broadcast partners, clubs and internal teams. Fixtures agreed and announced for the benefit of The FA’s domestic, international and radio partner.
  • Manage the broadcast operations of The Emirates FA Cup Draws.
  • Manage and book the match managers for the Emirates FA Cup.
  • Compile linear and digital audience figures and distribute to the wider business as appropriate. Ensure audience trends are analysed, monitored and communicated effectively.
  • Manage and negotiate all broadcasters on your competition event days and the days leading up to the events including; accreditations, access, studio requirements, camera plans, compound and gantry layouts, match day reporters and interview requests, mixed zone, flash and super flash.
  • Ensure the broadcast operation works seamlessly within the management of the wider FA event, liaising between broadcasters, stadium management and FA events team.
  • Arrange site visits and all logistics for each event including passes, parking, liaising with security, rig days and de-rigging. This covers domestic club games, home as well as overseas internationals.
  • Execute additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.

What we are looking for?


  • Experience of television operations ideally in sports industry.
  • Thorough understanding of the broadcast industry covering: media rights, scheduling, production and operational delivery.
  • Flexible approach to working hours – some weekend work will be required.


  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and manage conflict effectively.
  • Experience working in Commercial environment.
  • Knowledge of men’s football.

What we can offer you?

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary.

Please be aware that unless you are on a homebased contract, your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George’s Park or our Processing Centre.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your application.

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