REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
(South West Region)
Starting salary c.£26,500 plus car plus benefits
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the Golf Foundation’s development team and coordinate the successful HSBC Golf Roots programme in the South West region of England. 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 Partnership, clubs and schools to help more young people enjoy the 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.
Application packs can be obtained by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed application forms should be returned to:
The Golf Foundation, The Spinning Wheel,
High Street, Hoddesdon, Herts EN11 8BP
Closing date: 21st April 2017
Interview date: 28th April 2017
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.
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