Join our team: We’re seeking new Performance Administrator

Friday 21st June 2024

More info about Performance Administrator vacancy

scottishathletics are the national governing body for athletics in Scotland – and we are seeking a new member of the team as our Performance Administrator.

Our vision is to give everyone in Scotland the opportunity to participate in athletics and running and to achieve their personal ambitions.

Our mission is to deliver an integrated, inclusive, and adaptable model of athletics and running provision that inspires everyone in Scotland to enjoy the sport and experience personal success.

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are at the heart of the work that scottishathletics leads, and the organisation works closely with all stakeholders in athletics in Scotland, to continue improving diversity in the sport and to be reflective of Scottish society.

Our strategy, Building a Culture of Success (2023-2027), captures the breadth of work that scottishathletics facilitates, from supporting performance athletes on the world stage to providing opportunities for people to participate in the sport within their local community.

Everyone has a role to play in athletics in Scotland and scottishathletics strives to continuously evolve to deliver on our vision for the sport.

About You

We are looking for a self-motivated Performance Administrator to support the performance team in its smooth and efficient running.

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.

With a positive attitude and respectful approach to your work, you will possess the ability to motivate, support and develop, building strong relationships throughout the athletics community in Scotland.

With a forward-thinking and hard-working approach, you will bring self-discipline and enthusiasm to the role using your skills and experience to innovate and continuously evolve our offering of support, and development to our coaches and events.


£23,088 (37 hours per week)

Place of Work

Hybrid working. The scottishathletics office is based at Caledonia House, South Gyle, Edinburgh EH12 9DQ.


The salary offered for the post will be £23,088. Annual pay awards will be made in accordance with the salary review procedures agreed by the scottishathletics Board of Directors.

Hours of work

The person appointed will be expected to work for 37 hours per-week. Due to the nature of the post, there may be a requirement to work in the evenings and at weekends. The organisation encourages a flexible working approach from all staff, consistent with meeting the needs of the business.

Application Process

Applicants should apply by submitting the application form and covering letter (addressing how the applicant’s skills and expertise fit with the job role and person specification), marked “private and confidential”, to

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 8 July 2024 with interviews taking place week commencing 15 July 2024.


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