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England Golf invites applications for the position of



Salary £16,000 - £18,000 per annum (plus expenses)

4 days per week 

Driving the delivery of the ‘More Players’, ‘More Members’ and ‘Stronger Clubs’ elements of the Bedfordshire County Action Plan up to 31st March 2017, in line with ‘Raising Our Game’ – The Strategic Plan for England Golf 2014-2017. 

To help support the Bedfordshire Golf Development Group’s objectives (made up of the Men’s Union, Ladies Associations and PGA) we require a County Development Officer to join our progressive team, on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2017. This position is externally funded and, subject to performance, may be extended beyond this period.

We are seeking candidates, ideally, with a sports related diploma, sports development experience, a good knowledge of golf and of the golf club environment. The skills required include the ability to work autonomously, with written, verbal and IT communication skills, be highly motivated and have the ability to work with golf club staff and committees, professionals and volunteers.  

Prior work experience in golf club environment and/or programme delivery is desirable but not essential.

The position is home based, although the successful candidate will be required to travel as necessary to meetings (valid driving licence & car owner is essential). The post-holder will be entitled to travel and other expenses.

The post is 4 days per week and will require evenings/weekends work if necessary.

England Golf is committed to Equal Opportunities.

For further information (job description is available on right hand side of this page) and to apply please visit our website, complete and return the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to Ashley Rump, Regional Manager on

Postal applications should be sent to:

Ashley Rump
Regional Manager
10 Bridges Close
OX14 5PF

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 2nd December 2015, at 5pm

Interviews to take place on: Tuesday 15th December 2015

Preferred start date: January/February 2016

(Please note: If you are not invited for an interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.)