Community Sports Co-ordinator/Activator

Organisation Sporting Equals

Location Birmingham

Hours of Work Minimum of 8 hours per week

Salary & Benefits £125 per day

Closing Date 14 January


Sporting Equals utilises the power of sport and physical activity to build healthier, stronger and fairer communities. We are looking for individuals with particular skills and experiences to join our network to support local project delivery.

We are currently looking to recruit a Community Sports Co-ordinator (also known as an Activator) in Birmingham. Ideally this person will be located in this area and will have an existing network of contacts to draw upon and have good inroads to diverse communities.

The Sporting Equals Activators will work in close collaboration with the Sporting Equals central team to provide local engagement and delivery support to the following projects; Spirit 2012 'Breaking Boundaries', Tennis Foundation Serves and Get Out Get Active.

Working with and through local partners the role will help support and co-ordinate day to day local activities working in close collaboration with partner agencies against key KPIs.

The Sporting Equals Activators will support the delivery end of the Sporting Equals network in their local area by providing regular and relevant contact on behalf of Sporting Equals in the form of visits, group meetings and phone calls. Using their knowledge and experience to challenge practice, broker relationships, manage volunteers and support local delivery to help projects towards a sustainable outcome.

The successful candidate will have a passion for equality and inclusion and have direct experience of working in a community based or sport and physical activity development role. They will also have excellent communication and people management skills.

This role will be a flexible contract post, with a minimum of 8 hours per week (£125 per day inclusive of expenses).

If you are interested in this role please email for a full job description. Alternatively, please send us an up-to-date CV with a covering letter explaining how your skills and experiences meet the person specifications for the role.

The closing date for applications is 14 January 2019.

Sporting Equals is an inclusive employer that celebrates and acknowledges diversity. We positively welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds including race, gender, disability, faith/religion, sexual orientation, age and socio-economic factors. We seek to ensure diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive fair and equal treatment.

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