Assistant Director (Development)

Contract Type: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 23 May, 2022 - 17:00
Salary Scale
Per Annum
Foundation of Light

Foundation of Light, the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club, aims to involve, educate and inspire people of all ages from Sunderland, South Tyneside and Durham to improve their life chances, using football as the motivator. We are proud of our history and culture, our innovative and proactive solutions to community problems, and our people.  We are now looking to add to our passionate and enthusiastic team.


Assistant Director (Development)

Foundation of Light are seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to fulfil the exciting new role of Assistant Director.

Managing our Development Team, you will be responsible for several vital functions for the Foundation of Light Group of companies, including commercial, events and marketing and communications with the aim of increasing unrestricted income, which will enable us to continue to provide inspirational and aspirational opportunities for young people and their families across our communities.  

The role will also see the successful applicant join our Executive Leadership Team, helping the Foundation of Light achieve its strategic and operational aims.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jamie Wright, Managing Director, at to arrange a call.

The base for the post is the Beacon of Light, with regular travel across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham.

Interested applicants should request an application pack or send a CV to or download packs from our website Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful. The closing date is 23rd May 2022.

Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check · Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



Foundation of Light · Beacon of Light · Sunderland · SR5 1SN

Tel: 0191 563 4777

Registered Charity No 1089333