Job Advert – Project Manager for CPST Training Ground Project

17th May, 2011

Crystal Palace Supporters’ Trust

£165 to £185 per day dependent on experience.

Part time consultancy role, initially six month fixed term contract, primarily based at Selhurst Park SE25. Terms and working hours will be negotiated.

We believe that Football Supporters can make a difference to their football club and their community. As part of an exciting new venture we are working with CPFC to provide a state of the art training ground in South London that will also provide community benefit to the local area and we are looking for someone to lead on and deliver the project. This is the first such venture in League Football and requires a wide range of skills. Over the course of the project we are looking for someone who can provide most if not all of the following:-

a. considerable fundraising experience, ranging from individual giving to major donors
b. excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to work with a range of people, from football fans to corporations, politicians to football club owners
c. understanding and experience of the process of applying for planning for a major development
d. experience of working with volunteers and using them effectively
e. a good understanding of the workings of London local/regional government
f. an interest/understanding of football

A full job description is available from Alan Palmer, the Chairman of CPST at

This is a unique opportunity to get involved in the world of football and to be involved at a high level in a project that sets the standard for a new approach to the national game.

Please apply by email (to the Chairman of CPST) with a CV and a covering letter setting out your vision for the project.

The closing date for applications is 12 pm, Friday 3rd June 2011.

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