Club Support Officer – Maternity Cover – Midlands (West)

Salary c. £25,000 – £30,000 per annum dependant on experience + benefits pension, 33 days annual leave (includes Bank Holidays and company days)

Maternity Cover (12 months)

Club Support Officers provide tailored support to Golf Clubs to help their businesses grow. They provide a customer focused service to counties and clubs based on the demand within a designated region. The role helps to promote and raise awareness of our strategic ambitions and initiatives, including a focus on: marketing to core market golfers; improving safeguarding provision; business support and governance; impact around recruitment and retention programmes; and supporting the implementation of the new World Handicap System (WHS).

We are looking for one person to join our team in the Midlands (West) region, to cover maternity leave. Applicants need to live within the counties of Warwickshire or Worcestershire, and will be required to work within these counties and the surrounding counties that make up the Midlands (West) region.

We are seeking highly motivated candidates, ideally, with a sports related diploma and sports development experience. You must have a good knowledge of the structure of golf (general and administrative), sports governance and sport in general. The skills required include: the ability to influence; communicate and present to a wide range of audiences; work collaboratively with both paid staff and volunteers.

Prior work experience in a golf club environment and/or programme delivery is desirable but not essential.

The post is full-time (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm core hours) covering maternity leave on a 12-month fixed-term contract. These positions are home based, although successful candidates will be required to travel as necessary to meetings (valid driving licence and car ownership is essential). You may be required to work weekends and evenings. The post-holder will be entitled to travel and other expenses.

As the National Governing Body for amateur golf, we work at the heart of golf in England, supporting and empowering a thriving community of players, counties and clubs to get the most out of the game we all love. As a non-profit organisation dedicated to growing the game of golf, our work benefits more than 1,900 golf clubs and 651,000 players. We value being Honest, Inclusive, Responsible, Excellent and Supportive.

For further information please download the full advert and role description, and to apply, please complete and return the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (no C.V.’s please) for the attention of Human Resources on hr@englandgolf.org.

Closing date for applications: Monday 29th April 2019 at 12 noon.

Interviews take place: W/C 13th May 2019

England Golf is an equal opportunities employer and disability confident committed.