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REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Part Time Maternity Cover
(East Region)

Starting salary c.£26,000 (pro rata) plus benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the Golf Foundation’s successful Regional Development team as maternity leave cover for 12 months and coordinate the successful HSBC Golf Roots programme in the East region of England (covering Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk).

The Officer will work closely with PGA Coaches and officials/volunteers in golf clubs, and in partnership with officers from England Golf and the Professional Golfers’ Association, to help more young people ‘Start, Learn and Stay’ in the sport. In addition, the successful candidate will work with a variety of national and local partners such as StreetGames, County Sports Partnerships, clubs and schools to help more young people enjoy the playing and personal benefits of golf.

A sound knowledge of sports development principles and practices is essential, as is experience of sports development work with schools, communities and clubs.

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. The Golf Foundation is seeking an individual that shares its core values.

To apply or for further information, please email a CV, covering letter and Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to Head of Development, Martin Crowder:

Telephone: 07766 208195
Email:martin@golf-foundation.org 

Closing date: Wednesday 29th May 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 5th June 2019

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

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