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Tweet Wednesday 19th September 2018

England Development Officer (Maternity Cover)

Closing Date: Friday 19th October 

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. 

The position available with flexible location but with a preference for individuals based in the Midlands.  

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, in particular women, 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 for a minimum of 6 months. 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 below

Orienteering is an ambitious sport, as such, we are keen to attract a wider pool of talent to help the sport attract and integrate with a wider participant base, better reflecting today's society. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, colour, sex, marital status, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, disability or sexual orientation. 

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role to by Friday 19th October. 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 1st November. 

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