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England Competitions Officer Vacancy

Closing Date: Friday 24th August

Salary: £25,000 pa plus pension pro rata

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

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.

The post will be responsible for managing and implementing nationally standardised event feedback systems that enable orienteering clubs to gain insight into the participant experience and identify areas for improvement. Using this insight to recommend ways and produce supporting information for competitions organisers to improve the competitions experience with the aim of increasing retention of participants, especially from underrepresented groups including women, 14-25-year-olds, people with impairments and older adults (60+).

This is an exciting and challenging role with the responsibility to influence the orienteering experience local level by supporting clubs with the aim of improving 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, weekends and bank holidays where appropriate.

The role is part-time for 3 days per week and funded by Sport England until March 2021. The position is home based with regular travel and a requirement to attend the national office fortnightly. 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 Friday 24th August.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 11th September.

For more information please contact the national office on 01629 583037.