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VACANCY: Development Officer (Competitions)

27 October 2021

Location: Home working (preferably in the region that the role supports or close enough for travel within the region)

Deadline: 8 Nov 2021

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours

Type of Contract: Permanent

Salary: c£26,000 – c29,000 per annum dependant on experience

Interview date: 15 November 2021

An opportunity has arisen within AoC Sport as we recruit for a Development Officer to work in the Yorkshire and Humberside and North East regions and, working with our Competition Manager, to oversee our development team’s competition delivery and development. We are therefore seeking an enthusiastic and experienced sports development professional to join our team.

In this role you will be working collaboratively to develop the sport and physical activity opportunities to students in colleges at all levels including tackling inactivity, increasing participation and organising and supporting our competition pathway. With responsibility for the delivery of a range of events, including Regional Tournaments, and to lead our development team’s competition delivery, this role must provide an outstanding level of service to our member colleges and external partners. This is an exciting time to join our team as we plan to meet the challenges of the Government and Sport England strategies as well as achieving our aim of getting every student active.

To be successful in this role you must be able to work with a wide range of partners to achieve shared outcomes, be equally happy to work collaboratively within a team and independently, be proactive in building partnerships and able to make decisions quickly. You should also value diversity at work, be prepared to work flexibly, manage multiple priorities and take responsibility for completing the job at hand to a high standard. If this is you, we would like to hear from you.

About AoC Sport:

AoC Sport is the lead membership organisation for college sport and physical activity and is an Association of Colleges (AoC) subsidiary company. AoC Sport encourages and supports every student to participate in sport and physical activity as an integrated part of their college experience. Offering a range of specialist advice, training and events, AoC Sport champions a whole-organisation, cross-curricular approach to physical activity, which results in dynamic college communities, healthy students and an economic boost to the bottom line.

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To apply

If you believe you have the skills, experience and attributes for this position, we would welcome your application.

To apply, please send us your current CV along with a cover letter detailing how your key skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification for the role along with a completed equal opportunities form to

Please note that your equal opportunities form will be separated from your application and will not be considered by the shortlisting panel.

Key documents

Development Officer (Competitions) JD_PS

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 2021_10

Please note that all applicants must have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role and will be expected to provide proof of this if invited for interview.

Your application must be submitted and received by 9am on Monday, 8 November 2021.

AoC is an Equal Opportunities employer.

**Thank you for your interest in working at AoC**


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