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Club Development Officer

Swim England
Contract Type:
Fixed-term contract
No minimum/required qualifications
Working Hours:
Full time
£25,810 – £27,771 Depending upon experience
Closing Date:
8th December 2019 23:59

Swim England is seeking a Regional Club Development Officer to join their team in the East Midlands Region on a fixed term term maternity cover basis. 

Swim England is the national governing body for swimming in England.
We help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water, and compete in our sports of swimming, diving, water polo and synchronised swimming.

We are seeking a Regional Club Development Officer to join our team on a fixed term maternity cover basis. The role is home based in the East Midlands Region.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a Regional Club Development Officer at Swim England, the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Open Water.

Reporting to the Club Development Officer and Regional Chair you will be working with clubs across the region, in particular Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire and be responsible for increasing the talent pool and membership levels by ensuring effective, self-sustaining clubs across the region. You will influence groups of volunteers and club leaders to ensure they have effective plans for development, sustainability and community value.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have an understanding of the sport and leisure sector
  • Have experience of managing projects
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to travel across the East Midland region

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work status to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment.

How to apply

To apply for this role please:

  • Click the apply button to complete our application statement.
  • Send your CV and cover letter, outlining the skills and experience you can bring to this role referring to the advert, person specification and job description, to the email address given on the application statement. 

This should include any personal interests and unpaid activities. Include as much detail as possible to support your application, we receive hundreds of applications so make yours stand out! (We would recommend at least 300 words.)

Applications received without all elements above will not be considered for shortlisting.