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Club Development Officer (North)

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It’s an exciting time to get involved with squash in Scotland. Scottish Squash are at the beginning of a new strategic plan, ‘A Sport For Health’, where the main development aims are to bring the ‘world’s healthiest sport’ and all of its physical, mental and social benefits, to as many people as possible. We’re on a journey to show that squash is a diverse sport that can be enjoyed by everyone and anyone.

If you’re all about being part of a dynamic, energetic team, and are passionate about developing sport, people, clubs, facilities and communities, then stop scrolling, you’ve landed on the right opportunity.

Scottish Squash are the national governing body of squash in Scotland and are looking for the right individual to join the development team as the Club Development Officer (North).

Here’s where the job fits in the organisation.

The Club Development Officer is a key member of the Scottish Squash Development Team and will be responsible for increasing and sustaining participation in squash by embedding Scottish Squash programmes and initiatives in local squash clubs, leisure centres, communities and schools. These programmes include:

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H//T SQUASH

G/RLS DO SQUASH

Going for Gold

Whilst operating within a defined geographical area, the role may also involve wider support to other team members and will involve working in multiple environments. Partnership working will be key, in order to work together with community partners, local authorities, clubs, indoor centres, schools, colleges and universities.

The Club Development Officer (North) will support the development of people, places and programmes in the region, inspiring people from all backgrounds and working to ensure squash is a more equal and inclusive sport.

Scottish Squash is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome and encourage applications from anyone regardless of age, ability or disability, ethnicity or nationality, gender or gender identity, pregnancy or maternity, religion, sex or sexual orientation.

Job Title:                          Club Development Officer (North)

Reports to:                      Head of Development

Contract type:                Permanent

Location:                         Based in sportscotland Grampian Office: Broadfold House, Broadfold Road, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB23 8EE

Salary:                             £22,500 per year (pro-rata: £13,500)

Position type:               Part Time (0.6 FTE)

Hours:                              22.5 hours per week (flexible working)

Closes:                              23:59 Sunday 6th October 2019

Job Description & Person Specification – Download here
Application form – Download here
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – Download here

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 6th October 2019.

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