Community Cricket Manager

  • Employer Bucks Cricket
  • Town / City Buckinghamshire
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £26000 - £30000 per annum
  • Closing Date 19/06/2022
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Community Cricket Manager

The operational lead to make Cricket accessible and ensure that it is ‘A Game for Everyone’ in Buckinghamshire.
Developing programmes, working with key partners, engaging participants and managing a delivery team to provide the opportunities for people from every background to have access to play and progress in the game.

Key Tasks and Functions:


  • Strategy and Manager of Programmes that include:
    • Primary Schools coaching and competitions (Chance to Shine)
    • Secondary Schools: coaching and windball competitions – particularly Girls and Milton Keynes (CtS & ECB)
    • Disability Super 1s Hubs (x4 – Lord’s Taverners)
    • Schools Disability Cricket – including Table Cricket
    • Street Cricket projects (x6 – Chance to Shine)
    • Summer Community Hubs (x4 – ECB)
  • Working with Schools and Community Partners to grow the participation of the programmes
  • Identifying and delivering new projects, partners and funders to increase the accessibility of cricket across Bucks


  • Timetabling of Bucks Cricket Officers’ coaching delivery throughout the year
  • Management of the coaching delivery team, including ensuring they:
    • Are engaged, passionate and skilled to make a difference through the programmes
    • Have suitable variety in their and opportunities to develop
  • Identifying and developing new coaches and activators to support on the programmes as needed

Form part of Bucks Cricket’s Executive Leadership Group with the Managing Director, Club Network Manager and Player Pathway Manager to ensure all aspects of the game are cohesive and supporting each other.

Person Specification:

  • Passion for making cricket more accessible and in its power to transform lives
  • A leader capable of driving change and building strong professional relationships with key partners (particularly Chance to Shine, the Lord’s Taverners and Schools Games Organisers) and Bucks Cricket staff
  • Excellent organisation, administration and communication skills – both own time management and timetabling of staff coach delivery – with strong attention to detail
  • Can manage projects – funders, venues, recruitment of participants, coaches, external stakeholders – and substantial budgets
  • Relevant experiences: cricket or sport development, managing projects, setting up programmes to increase participation
  • Proactive self-starter, innovative and creative thinker
  • Able to work (plan, organise, take meetings) independently and collaborate with the Bucks Cricket staff team – reaching out and arranging meetings with BCB staff regularly
  • Act with integrity and impartiality at all times
  • Work weekends and evenings to ensure necessary management of projects
  • Ability to travel independently and use of own car
  • Will hold/or will acquire shortly into the role, ECB Coaching Certificate, DBS certificate, First Aid and Safeguarding Young Cricketers

To apply:

Email BCB Managing Director, Rich Hudson via with:

A covering letter explaining why your skills and experiences make you a good fit for the Community Cricket Manager role, and the impact you would have, and a CV by midnight on Sunday 19th June 2022.

Interviews Tuesday 28th June (face to face or online both available).

Department – Community Cricket

Salary – £26k – £30k

Statutory contribution pension, mileage expenses 30p mile (from nearest Bucks Cricket Club)
20 days annual leave + bank holidays + Xmas break

Contract Type – Permanent (Full time), 37.5 hour/week

The days and times will vary at different times of the year and the post holder must be prepared to work weekends and evenings, taking time in lieu where appropriate.

Location – Flexible when the post holder is not delivering on a programme/project or at meetings. Needs to be in/move to commutable distance from Buckinghamshire.

Reporting to – Managing Director


The purpose of Bucks Cricket Board is to create more, better and inclusive opportunities to participate in cricket across Buckinghamshire. We have three main streams: Clubs (Competitions, Coaches, Facilities etc), Community (Schools, Disability and Inclusivity Projects) and the County Player Pathway (Girls U11-Women and Boys U11-U18). Also, we are currently in the process of a merger with Buckinghamshire County Cricket Club which will see the Men’s 1st XI, Academy and Over 50s, 60s and 70s also come under the auspices of ‘Bucks Cricket’. You can see our 2020-2024 Strategy Document here


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