New Club Development Officer

Posted: Tue 7 Jul 2020

ECKO - the Argyll based Orienteering Club - is seeking to appoint a part-time Club Development Officer to lead the development of a training, coaching and activity programme.

Through this programme, the club aims to attract and retain more new members, increase participation in the sport, and provide a more structured coaching support to all members.

Based at home, the role will include developing orienteering coaching and activity programmes, and developing the volunteer workforce along with administration tasks. An understanding and experience of developing and co-ordinating programmes is essential along with knowledge of orienteering as a sport.

You will work with the ECKO Committee to build the capacity of the club, increase membership and extend participation in orienteering. Promoting good practise and club development initiatives, including supporting funding applications, as well as assisting clubs with the development of volunteers. Experience of organising events and promotions and in monitoring and evaluating work would be desirable.

Candidates for the post must demonstrate the following attributes:
● A proven track record of project or programme development
● An ability to form effective partnerships with a wide range of organisations
● Excellent communication, negotiation and decision making skills.

This part time post will involve working an average of 14 hours a week over 40 weeks a year. There will be some evening and weekend work required in order to develop and support activities so the candidate will need to be flexible.

The post will be available on a self-employed basis only.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Ross Lilley Tel 07747760669. email

How to apply:

A full job description, person specification and background information is available here.

Please apply providing a CV and personal statement demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria for the post. Email this to by NOON Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Interviews will be held 27th July.