Regional Development Officer - East & West Midlands
AoC Sport is the lead membership organisation for college sport and physical activity and is an Association of Colleges (AoC) subsidiary company.
AoC Sport encourages and supports every student to participate in sport and physical activity as an integrated part of their college experience. Offering a range of specialist advice, training and events, AoC Sport champions a whole-organisation, cross-curricular approach to physical activity, which results in dynamic college communities, healthy students and an economic boost to the bottom line.
An exceptional opportunity has arisen within AoC Sport as we recruit for a Regional Development Officer to work in the East and West region. We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced sports development professional to join our regional team. In this role you will be working collaboratively to develop the sport and physical activity opportunities to students in colleges at all levels including tackling inactivity, increasing participation and organising and supporting our competition pathway. With responsibility for the delivery of a range of events including the National Championships, this role must provide an outstanding level of service to our member colleges and external partners. This is an exciting time to join our team as we plan to meet the challenges of the Government and Sport England strategies as well as achieving our aim of getting every student active.
This role will involve travel across the East & West Midlands region, therefore applicants should be based in or within close proximity of the region. As this is a new role within AoC Sport, it will commence on a temporary to permanent basis while it is being trialled. The contract will be for an initial 3-month period with the prospect to be extended on a permanent basis subject to a successful trial period.
To be successful in this role you must be able to work with a wide range of partners to achieve shared outcomes, be equally happy to work collaboratively within a team and independently, be proactive in building partnerships and able to make decisions quickly. You should also value diversity at work, be prepared to work flexibly, manage multiple priorities and take responsibility for completing the job at hand to a high standard. If this is you, we would like to hear from you.
Hours: 23.75 per week
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If you have any questions about the post please contact the HR team on 0207 034 9900 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Alyson Hastie on 07341 088152 or by email at email@example.com
To apply, please send us your current CV along with a cover letter detailing how your key skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification for the role along with a completed Equal Opportunities Form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that your Equal Opportunities Form will be separated from your application and will not be considered by the shortlisting panel.
Your application must be submitted and received by 9am on Monday, 26 March 2018.
Interview date: tbc
**Please note that all applicants must have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role and will be expected to provide proof of this if invited for interview**
AoC is an Equal Opportunities employer.
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