Key roles on offer with our Performance team – apply by Thursday

Tuesday 30th May 2023

Jobs in Athletics section

We are pleased to announce that scottishathletics is recruiting for two new key positions to strengthen our Performance Team.

The appointment of a National Talent Manager and National Field & Combined Events Manager represent a new level of investment in our performance pathway, and an increased capacity to support field and combined events, respectively.

The two roles will enable the sport to build on its successes in recent years, on the back of a great deal of hard work from athletes, coaches, clubs and staff here at scottishathletics.

Both vacancies are open for applications to Thursday 1 June.

National Talent Manager

We are looking for a National Talent Manager to coordinate, develop and deliver scottishathletics talent development programmes.

You will have a strong understanding of athletics and of performance sport and have evidence of developing and sustaining positive relationships with internal teams and external partners.

National Field & Combined Events Manager

We are looking for a National Field & Combined Events Manager to lead the effective management and delivery of scottishathletics field and combined events projects.

You will have a strong understanding of athletics, coaching and performance sport and hold an athletics coaching qualification.

You will have experience in coaching and supporting the development of athletes and have evidence of successfully building and maintaining positive relationships with athletes, coaches, clubs and partners.

Head of Performance Mark Pollard¬†said: ‘As well as finding new ways to develop the sport, these appointments will benefit many of our existing projects and activities.

‘The National Talent Manager will look to continue to refine our long standing 4J Studios National Athletics Academy, while the Field & Combined Events Manager will be able to build on the successful foundations of the Jumps and Throws Project activities.

‘Our aims in the coming years are to continue to develop clear, consistent pathway programmes which facilitate the retention of athletes to achieve success as seniors and prepare coaches to go on that journey as well.

‘We want to see continued athlete success across athletics and Para athletics, with strong representation on GB teams across all disciplines of our sport.

‘We will also look to support access to quality competition opportunities for our performance development athletes as they move through the pathway.’

Building a Culture of Success: Great news as our sport lands increased investment over four years


Tags: Jobs in Athletics, Mark Pollard, Performance Team

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