Coaching and Athlete Development Manager

  • Employer England Athletics
  • Town / City Birmingham
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £40 - £40 per annum
  • Closing Date 01/02/2019
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England Athletics is the National Governing Body for the sport in England. We work in partnership with the wider athletics family, especially our member clubs, UK Athletics, Sport England & Commercial Partners, to grow opportunities for everyone to experience athletics and running, to enable them to reach their full potential. England Athletics also provides national level competition and is responsible for athlete development beneath world class performance level.
England Athletics is a membership organisation with c 1,700 – member clubs /bodies and c172,000 registered athletes, which exists to provide services and support to its members and to promote and deliver athletics and running activities across all ages, event disciplines, ability levels and aspirations.
There are also more than 7m who run each month in England, 3,500 licensed road races and 80,000 active RunTogether participants operating in more than 2,000 registered running groups.
Our vision is that athletics will be the most popular and inclusive sport in England, led by a network of progressive clubs and organisations, and supported by a sustainable, respected and trusted governing body. In achieving this we will expand the capacity of the sport, sustain and increase participation and performance levels as well as influence participation in the wider athletics market.
The Coaching and Athlete Development Manager – Throws will work to set up and ensure delivery of an annual programme of coach and athlete activities with the aim of ensuring performance improvement of athletes, in England, below the World Class Performance level.
This role will be responsible for creating and commissioning coaching content within the particular event group area and ensuring the proactive engagement of coaches to assist learning and development through online resources. The role involves organising and delivering coach and athlete development activities including workshops and conferences, creating online and physical networ ks of coaches, using social media and other electronic communication means to cascade information, as well as measuring the impact of all activities on coach development and athlete performance.
We are looking for an individual with previous experience in these respective areas of work who can influence multiple external stakeholders as well as make a positive change to the event area and contribute to the wider  aims, ambitions and culture of England Athletics.
To access the full Job Description and to apply for this post, please visit our website under the ‘About Us’ section.
Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 1st February 2019.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 14th February at EA Head Office, Birmingham.
England Athletics is an equal opportunities employer who actively encourages applications from suitably
qualified and experienced candidates regardless of your gender, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity,
disability, age, religion or belief, parenting, caring or marital status. We recognise the potential that every
individual brings.

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