REGIONAL EVENTS OFFICER

REGIONAL EVENTS OFFICER

CYCLING JOB

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Employer: British Cycling

Salary: Up to £24,000 pa

Location: Home/Yorkshire region

Job Type: Permanent (Full time)

How to Apply: Please apply online at https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/apply.

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REGIONAL EVENTS OFFICER

Job Description

British Cycling is the internationally recognised governing body for cycling in the UK. It is also one of the leading governing bodies across all sport in the UK, with over 117,000 members who have access to a calendar of well over 4,000 events spread across 6 cycle sport disciplines. We now have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, appropriately qualified individual to join us as a Regional Events Officer for the Yorkshire Region.

This is an exciting regionally based position, forming part of an established team, playing a key role in developing the Cycle Sport Events programme in the Yorkshire Region and across the country, creating more events and participation opportunities in the lead up to Rio 2016 and beyond.

We require a highly motivated individual to work as part of this team to manage and co-ordinate the planning and implementation of a Cycle Sport Events programme within the Region and Inter-Regionally. The focus of the Regional Events Officer role is to increase the quantity and quality of participation opportunities across a range of Cycle Sport disciplines resulting in increased participation and satisfaction levels among participants, volunteers and officials. The Cycle Sport Events programme is at the heart of British Cycling and these posts will help us transform the future landscape of the sport.

You will need to demonstrate:
• Strong understanding of competitive and non-competitive cycling across all disciplines with the ability and enthusiasm to drive the sport forward.
• Experience of working with voluntary and statutory sectors and community groups.
• Experience of working with different organisations and people at a variety of levels.
• Ability to work remotely: travelling between sites within a large region, often including evenings and weekends.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with strong planning and organisational skills are essential. The successful candidate must either live within, be willing to relocate to an area within or reside within travelling distance of the boundaries of the British Cycling Yorkshire Region.

Our hours of work are 37.5 per week and weekend and evening work will regularly be required. British Cycling also operates a pension scheme, a salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme and a cycle to work scheme. All employees are also provided with gold membership of British Cycling.

British Cycling is an equal opportunities employer and accredited to the Intermediate level of the Equality Standard for Sport. Applications are welcomed from all sectors of society and all appointments are made on merit alone.

Deadline for applications is 23:30 on Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Interviews will be scheduled for w/c 15 February 2016