High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

£22,000 - 24,000 p.a.

Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

CSSC Sports & Leisure is a not-for-profit membership organisation with over £160,000 members and an annual turnover of £7m. We are part funded by the Cabinet Office and our vision is to inspire our members to explore new ways to be active and healthy. Membership to CSSC is open to the public sector and we provide a diverse range of activities (both physical and social) connecting people and promoting wellness and fun which includes a huge variety of taster days, over 60 sports for all ages and abilities, fantastic savings in our online shop or in store with over 2,000 discount, cashback and vouchers with our partners.

In this key role, you will be responsible for the tasks below:

Event Management - Develop, plan, and co-ordinate the delivery of and maintain (both directly and via the services of volunteers) the wide ranging London Region sports, leisure and activity programmes.  Such activity to range from one-off events, regular programmes and key large Regional events such as conferences and awards celebrations.  Key requirements will centre on planning and delivery schedules, communication with stakeholders, budgetary control and reporting, on-going evaluation and the development of programme opportunities.

Sport Management – To encourage sport participation across the London Region by planning, organising and implementing projects and action plans within the Qualifier and Sport Club programmes to continually develop an attractive sport offering. Key requirements will centre on liaising with key volunteers and National Governing Bodies, project planning, activity evaluation and reporting. 

Volunteer Support – To provide volunteers with first class support in the delivery of events and development of sport by adopting a flexible and innovative approach to the support packages offered. At the same time, assist volunteers to understand and appreciate central expectations so that the standard and relevance of our regional offer continues to develop and improve.  Overall, champion an effective synergy between CSSC’s activity organisers at a regional level.

Administration –Planning and publicising events, co-ordinating entries, checking membership details of participants, collation of results for inclusion in the sporting calendar and investigating site risk assessments.

To pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role and reviewing performance against agreed objectives.

Ensure activities meet with and integrate with organisational requirements for health and safety, legal stipulations and general duty of care.

You will have:

  • Experience of coordinating projects.
  • A flexible approach to people and work.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse range of people.
  • Excellent organisation, administration and IT skills.
  • Personal drive and enthusiasm with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude and a desire to succeed
  • Efficient and effective time management, organisation and planning skills.
  • Experience of supporting volunteers is desirable.

To apply for this post and to find out more about this post and our values, please visit our website.

Closing date: 30 May 2019

Interviews: 4th and 6th June 2019 in High Wycombe