Club Support Officer – South East & East

Salary c. £25,000 – £28,500 per annum dependant on experience + benefits pension, 33 days annual leave (includes Bank Holidays and company days)

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 Club Support Officer to join our team in the East/ South-East region. Applicants must live within the counties of either Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey or Greater London, and will be required to work within these counties and the surrounding counties that make up the East/ South-East 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.

This post is full-time (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm core hours) but you may be required to work weekends and evenings. The position is home based, although the successful candidate will be required to travel as necessary to meetings (valid driving licence and car ownership is essential). 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: Sunday 1st September 2019.

Interviews take place: Friday 13th and/or Monday 16th September 2019 at Woodhall Spa

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