England Boxing - Talent Administration Assistant

LocationEngland Boxing Office, English Institute of Sport, Sheffield.
Hours of Work
Salary & Benefits£18,000 - £20,000 per annum.
Closing Date10 Dec

Job Description


England Boxing is the National Governing Body for the one of the oldest sports in the world and one which has featured in the ancient and modern Olympics since 1904.

 With its own heritage going back to 1880, and its first national championship starting in 1881, the organisation is responsible for promoting, regulating and developing the sport at all levels, from grassroots through to the England talent pathway, and, in turn, passing prospective medallists on to GB Boxing. The organisation is a member of AIBA and EUBC, the World and European governing bodies respectively.

England Boxing has a robust strategy and funding plan up until 2022, and is in the final stages of producing its next four-year strategy. The governing body is going through rapid change, and up until the pandemic, the sport had been experiencing growth in both competitive and recreational boxing.

England Boxing's mission is to protect, promote and support amateur boxing in England at all levels. Alongside delivering community programmes and activity in inner cities and local communities, the sport also has a significant record in being successful in securing medals at international championships.

To help continue that success, the Talent Department is seeking to create a more stable administrative base which will focus on strengthening communications with boxers, clubs and coaches and putting long term development plans in place.

 England Boxing is seeking to employ an Administration Assistant to manage the data around the Talent Programme and cover administrative duties, as outlined in the job description and person specification below.

The role is based at the England Boxing head office at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield and is a full-time and permanent position.

England Boxing is seeking a high-calibre individual to join the Talent team. The Administration Assistant will provide administration support to the Talent Department who look after the talent pathway for England's top amateur boxers.

 With more than 300 boxers on the Talent Pathway, supported by 50 coaches around the country, this role will provide support to administer the programme. This includes improved communication around the programme and storage of accurate athlete data to help monitor and track progress.

The successful candidate will be well organised, have a flexible communication style and will create strong relationships with boxers, clubs, coaches and regions as appropriate.


Talent Administration Assistant

• Providing administrative support to the Talent Department, in particular the Head of Talent, Talent Pathway Manager and two full-time coaches.

• Coordinating and planning logistics (accommodation, flights, visas, registrations) aroun d activities such as meetings, boxer development camps and tournaments.

• The collection, input and analysis of large data sets (athlete and coach tracker, contacts and individual athlete plans).

• Assist with athlete offers and inductions, this will include, communications, booking venues, ensuring correct set[1]up and equipment, preparing athlete inductions packs and kit.

• Administration around boxer and staff files. This will include maintaining up to date records/copies of items such as passports, certificates, photos etc.

• Coordinate registrations - ensuring all boxers/staff on the talent programme are registered on the vault (member database) and details are entered on AIBA database.

 • Organising kit distribution to boxers and coaches.

• Raising purchase orders in relation to bookings and programme delivery.

• Liaising with boxers, coaches and clubs around upcoming events and camps.

• Incoming call and email answering.

• Compilation of minutes from team meetings or selection calls.

• Ad hoc work and projects relating to the strategic objectives of the programme.

 • To perform any other duties as reasonably required to meet the objectives of the organisation. This to include attendance as required at National Championships.

To appl

Please send your CV and covering letter addressing how you meet the person specification to: hrapplications@englandboxing.org

Closing date 5pm on Friday 10th December 2021. .

Interview date Week commencing 3 rd January 2022.

Closing Date5pm 10 Dec 2021
Interview DateInterview date Week commencing 3rd January 2022.