(North East and Yorkshire Region)

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

The Golf Foundation is currently seeking an organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to deliver the ‘HSBC Golf Roots’ junior golf initiatives being promoted by the Golf Foundation in the North East and Yorkshire. The Officer will have a roving brief across the region 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 Partnerships 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.

Information and application packs can be downloaded from the right-hand sided of this page (see Documents). Completed application forms should be returned to:

The Golf Foundation, The Spinning Wheel,
High Street, Hoddesdon, Herts EN11 8BP

Closing date:   30th April 2014

Interview date:   14th May 2014

This post is supported by Sport England.

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.