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Club Support Officer (South/South West region)

Organisation
England Golf
Salary
Circa £27,000 - £30,000 per annum
Closing Date
29 April 2021
Interview Date
10 May 2021
Location
Hampshire or Dorset
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England Golf is looking for an individual to join the team in the South/South West region as Clubs Support Officer. 

Club support officers provide focused support relating to membership, safeguarding, the World Handicap System (WHS) and governance to golf clubs based on the demand across a region.

Reporting to a regional manager, you will support county strategic plans, in line with England Golf’s strategic plan, providing regular reports to the regional manager, relevant unions, associations, unified bodies and golf development groups relating to progress.

Applicants need to live within the counties of Dorset or Hampshire and will be required to travel to the Isle of Wight and Channel Islands on occasion. You will be required to work within these counties and the surrounding counties that make up the South/South West region.

A knowledge of golf is essential. England Golf 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.

The post is full-time (Monday-Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm core hours) but you may be required to work weekends and evenings. These positions are home based, although successful candidates will be required to travel as necessary to meetings (valid driving licence and car ownership are essential). You will be entitled to travel and other expenses and will be expected to attend meetings and events England Golf headquarters at Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire.

England Golf works 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. They value being Honest, Inclusive, Responsible, Excellent and Supportive. 

How to apply

For more information about this role including a full job description and details on how to apply, please visit the England Golf website.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 29 April 2021. 

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 10 May 2021. 

England Golf are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds. They are a disability confident committed employer. If you are not able to complete the online application and would like this in an alternative format, please email Mary-Anne Price at hr@englandgolf.org.