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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate, enthusiastic and driven individual to join the Northampton Town Community Trust

13 November 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate, enthusiastic and driven individual to join the Northampton Town Community Trust team in the following position:

• Sports Development Officer - Participation

The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating and coaching on the Premier League Girls Programme; helping to increase female participation in football. Alongside this they will be responsible for coordinating and expanding our holiday course programmes and sport/football based health programmes across Northamptonshire.

Why work with us?
We know that people are the key to us achieving our mission – and that’s why we look after our dedicated team. We believe that everyone on our team should grow as the organisation grows – and we do that by encouraging constant learning and development. We know that if we invest in our team, our team go the extra mile.

• Northampton Town FC Kit provided
• Access to bespoke CPD and training from our partners including the Premier League, EFL, Northampton Town FC and the FA.
• Pension Scheme
• Work Laptop and Mobile Phone provided
• Free Gym access and other local partner discounts
• Free tickets and opportunities to work on matchdays
• Career progression opportunities

Are you eligible?
To be eligible for shortlisting a candidate must have a minimum FA Level 2 coaching certificate, which includes an up to date safeguarding and emergency first aid certificate.

This isn’t a 9.00am to 5.00pm job with some evening and weekend work required, so commitment, passion and a love of knowing you will be making a difference is going to be vital for your success in this role.

All eligible candidates must have a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle too.

The successful candidate will also showcase the following Community Trust values:
ADAPTABLE - We are forward thinking and innovative, we plan for the future
CREDIBLE - We have integrity and transparency at our core
INCLUSIVE - We embody equality and diversity in all that we do
INSPIRING - We lead by example, delivering with enthusiasm & passion to help others unlock their full potential.

How to apply
If you think you have the passion, skills and aptitude and want to be part of a dynamic team making a difference, please send a copy of your CV along with a
covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to:

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Wednesday 5th December 2018.
Interviews to take place week commencing Monday 10th December 2018.
All candidates will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check.

DOWNLOAD: Job specification

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