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REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

(West Midland
s Region)

Starting salary c.£26,000 plus car and benefits

An organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual is needed to deliver the ‘HSBC Golf Roots’ junior golf initiatives being promoted by the Golf Foundation on behalf of the England Golf Partnership. The Officer will have a roving brief in order to develop relationships with a variety of organisations. There will be a particular focus on working with school clusters, stimulating School Games events, ‘HSBC Golf Roots’ Centres, County Golf Groups and local authorities.

A sound knowledge of sports development principles and practices is essential, as is experience of sports development work within the education and/or local authority sectors. Applicants should be aware of the national initiatives promoted through the Youth Sport Trust and Sport England.

Good IT skills, experience of operating Microsoft Office, and the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of circumstances are all required. An appropriate leisure or teaching qualification is desirable. Applicants should have an interest, but not necessarily a background, in golf.

Application packs can be obtained through www.golf-foundation.org. Completed application forms should be returned to:

Martin Crowder – Development Manager

martin@golf-foundation.org

Closing date: Monday 29th June 2015

Interview date: Thursday 9th July 2015

The Golf Foundation is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from women, the disabled and ethnic minorities who have relevant experience are encouraged as these groups are currently under-represented in the organisation. Alternative formats for this advert will be made available on request.