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The British American Football Association (BAFA) is recruiting for the position of Head of Communications and has appointed a new Media Manager.

Head of Communications vacancy

The Head of Communications (a voluntary role) will lead BAFA’s communications activity across media, web and digital, and be responsible for delivering an ongoing communications and digital strategy to support BAFA’s 10-year vision. It is an important, exciting and varied position, reporting directly to the CEO and available at a unique time in the growth of British American football.

Current Head of Communications, James Platt, will assist the recruitment and transition process before stepping down to focus on other work and family commitments which have become increasingly demanding. James joined BAFA in December 2019 and, amongst other activity, led delivery and implementation of the new BAFA brand and website.

The job description for the Head of Communications can be found here: Job Description – Head of Communications (2). The deadline for applications is 25 November 2021.

Media Manager and team structure

BAFA is pleased to announce that Maurice Anton Brown has joined the organisation as Media Manager, and will be responsible for news stories, announcements and proactive and reactive engagement with the media. Maurice has experience working across sports media for leading organisations such as DAZN and the International Basketball Federation, and is also Media and Communications Manager for the London Olympians.

Maurice will report to the Head of Communications, alongside Tara Bunker (Web and Social Media Manager) and Owen Widdowson (Assistant Web and Social Media Manager).

John Kohl, Assistant Design and Communications Manager, has stepped down from his position to focus on the final year of his university education. BAFA would like to sincerely thank John for his contribution to British American football, and his role in several positive and influential initiatives across communications.