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Tweet Friday 7th July 2017

British Orienteering are Recruiting!

England Development Officer (x2)

Closing Date: Tuesday 22nd August

Salary: £25,000 pa plus pension

British Orienteering is the National Governing Body for Orienteering in the UK with the vision that Orienteering is the ‘go to’ outdoor sport for people wanting to test themselves physically and mentally.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, passionate and committed individual to further their experience and contribute to the continued growth of orienteering across England.

Two posts are available with flexible location but with a preference for individuals based in the following English regions:

  • South - South West, London and South East
  • North – North West, North East and Yorkshire and Humber

This is an exciting and challenging role with the responsibility of implementing the national strategy at a local level by supporting clubs and local delivery partners to improve the retention of frequent participants and increase the number of participants that orienteer frequently.

Candidates will need to be flexible and able to work weekday evenings and weekends where appropriate.

The role is full time and funded by Sport England until March 2021. The position is home based with regular travel and a requirement to attend the national office regularly. More information can be found in the job description and person specification.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role to by Tuesday 22nd August.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 6th September.

For more information please contact Craig Anthony, Head of Development on 07342 882530.