Gymnastics Participation Manager

Organisation British Gymnastics

Location Home-based

Hours of Work Full Time - 37 hours per week

Salary & Benefits 30,000 circa (dependent on experience) + pension

Closing Date 08 January


British Gymnastics has the following temporary full time post, based from home:

Gymnastics Participation Manager – Maternity Cover

37 hours per week

Based from home

Salary circa £30,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

+ pension + 34 days annual leave (includes Bank Holidays and Company Days)

British Gymnastics is on a roll. Participation and membership are rising, our fan base is growing, and our medal-winning British Team has never been so prolific. As one of the most successful sports governing bodies in the UK, we are thrilled with what's been achieved.

This really is a remarkable time to be involved in gymnastics, and we are very proud of the part we have played in driving the development, delivery, promotion and success of the sport.


We are currently looking for a maternity cover to drive the development of quality recreational gymnastics opportunities in line with the Participation Department Strategy. The cover will be for approximately 9 months and you will be working with colleagues, other departments and stakeholders to lead and support participation opportunities. You will also manage the Recreational

Gymnastics Team and will be responsible for the allocation of resources including budgeting accountability.

The Role

The main responsibilities of the role are:

 Managing delivery of the Recreational Team Plan through providing quality products, resources

and tools to colleagues and other departments to successfully implement the interventions.

 Managing of the Recreational Gymnastics Team charged with overseeing the delivery of the

work strand.

 Continually improving understanding of recreational gymnastics through Club, Leisure Centre

and School visits, attending meetings with key stakeholders and providers to keep up to date

with trends and the changing landscape in different environments.

 Maintain strong relationships with other British Gymnastics Departments, sharing insight and

knowledge about recreational gymnastics, contributing to projects and representing the

department on working groups. For example, Talent, Learning and Development, Events,

Volunteering, Coach Education.

 Be responsible for leading on Product development for recreational gymnastics products

following product management processes

 Be responsible for the development of existing quality recreational gymnastics programmes

through the delivery and management of product lifecycles linked to all recreational gymnastics


 Ensure all interventions are inclusive and promote equality

 Using the departmental strategy to best position resource to achieve Recreational Gymnastics

Team targets.

 Planning, forecasting and managing the budget required to deliver the interventions within the


 Providing reports to evidence progress, success and impact of the Recreational Gymnastics Team.

The Person

The ideal individual will have/be able to demonstrate:

 Energy and enthusiasm for recreational gymnastics, driving the departmental strategy forwards

and achieving results.

 High attention to detail to produce high quality products.

 Develop effective working relationships with a wide range of colleagues, partners, and


 Strong interpersonal skills for influencing actions, communicating change and managing others

 An ability to manage and monitor projects and budgets.

 An ability to manage staff.

British Gymnastics is an equal opportunities employer and aims to provide a discrimination-free working environment. We are committed to an action plan and policy in line with the Equality Act 2010, which ensures that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of a protected characteristic.

To apply for this post please complete and return an Application Form along with a copy of your CV.

To download an Application Form please visit

Completed applications are to be returned by post or email to

British Gymnastics, HR Department, Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Newport, Shropshire TF10 9NB

Tel: 0345 129 7 129 ext 2398


Closing date for applications: 9am on Thursday, 18th  January 2018

Interview date: 25th  January 2018

Unfortunately, only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

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