Organisation England Athletics
Location Home Based
Hours of Work 35 Hours per week
Salary & Benefits £37,500 negotiable
Closing Date 04 June
The Athletics & Running team is responsible for managing strategic priorities 1, 2 and 3 of the organisational strategic plan, and for overseeing EA's athlete development and participation strategies, and activity implementation relating to athletics and running, with a specific focus on supporting the athletics family from grassroots to pre-world class level (including Commonwealth Games).
EA STRATEGIC PRIORITY 1:
To expand the capacity of the sport by supporting and developing its volunteers and other workforce
EA STRATEGIC PRIORITY 2:
To sustain and increase participation and performance levels in our sport
EA STRATEGIC PRIORITY 3:
To influence participation in the wider athletics market
The work includes engagement with our immediate EA Family and those that support them namely; member clubs, coaches, officials, volunteers, competing athletes and facility providers. The department has responsibility for hosting/deploying the organisations local club support staffing structure.
This department is also responsible for leading EA's influence on the wider Athletics & Running market with a specific focus on recreational running in the wider community and schools'. Designated team members will specialise on sourcing sector wide insights and in coordinating athletics and running marketing campaigns that ultimately boost participation levels in our sport, developing programmes and resources that enhance participation in our sport and in forging national strategic partnerships with wider partners to embed athletics and running into third party programmes and offers.
Interaction between staff engaged with the ongoing development of the sport and its athletes, and those with accountability for influencing a growth in participation levels is imperative through day to day working relationships given the links between these two areas of work.
To support EA member clubs to grow and sustain themselves in a focused way, so that people of all ages have access to athletics and running opportunities in their local communities that offer high quality experiences and are sustainable longer term.
The Club Support Manager role:
Management responsibility for: None
Reports to: Head of Club Support and Local Partnerships
Budget Responsibility: Each post holder will have a designated investment budget to resource specific activities in line with the purpose of the role.
All employees are expected to maintain high standards of customer care in the context of England Athletics, to uphold the Equality and Diversity Policy and health and safety standards and to participate in training activities necessary to their role.
MAIN JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PERSON SPECIFICATION
Required / Essential:
NB. This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity you will be required to work and with consultation can be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.
The Club Support Manager will work in partnership with England Athletics staff including key partnerships with their local partnerships and stakeholders.
We take pride in the work that we do and demonstrate commitment to our athletes and runners in recognition of
the important role that we have to play. Athletics and running in England has a rich history and heritage and we
will celebrate the achievements of our athletes and runners from today and yesteryear to inspire future generations.
Our sport is founded on integrity. We will demonstrate this in all that we do to earn respect and to build effective
partnerships at all levels. We will challenge ourselves and each other to ensure that we adhere to this value at all times.
Inclusivity is an important aspect of athletics and running, and must be embraced at all levels of the sport. We believe that athletics and running can contribute towards a healthy lifestyle and a sense of achievement, whatever the age, ability or background of the athlete, runner or volunteer.