Work for us

Do you want to work for an organisation that helps change the lives of 20,000 people each year?

Based at the Beacon of Light, we believe that the successful recruitment, retention and development of staff alongside a values-led culture is vital to our success.

As part of our team you can look forward to: 

Corporate Sponsorship Manager – Full Time (35 Hours)

Do you enjoy creating and delivering innovative B2B sales strategies?

We are seeking an experienced and motivated individual with exceptional negotiation skills and a proven track record in B2B sales or sponsorship to lead on generating new commercial opportunities for the Foundation of Light’s award winning home the Beacon of Light.

As well as working with existing corporate partners, our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about driving commercial growth and who can demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills with an eye for detail and the ability to articulate a pitch clearly and effectively.

Interested applicants should send their CV to or download a pack below.

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Sports Development Officer (Full time and Part Time)

The Foundation of Light is seeking to recruit a highly motivated qualified coach to fulfil the exciting role of Sports Development Officer as part of the Football in the Community team.

The successful candidate will deliver innovative Physical Education and coaching programmes across Primary and Secondary school aged groups, using the power of football and sport to engage.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jake Hannah, Primary Stars Lead, at to arrange a call.

The base for the post is the Beacon of Light, with regular delivery 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 29th November 2023.

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

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