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Community Development & Engagement Manager – North Ayrshire Athletics Club

Organisation: North Ayrshire AC and scottishathletics

Closing Date: 22 February 2019

Contract Length – 1 year fixed term
Salary and Hours – £20,493 – 35 hours per week

North Ayrshire Athletics Club (NAAC) is registered charity and award winning athletics club serving the community of North Ayrshire. The club have enjoyed a period of expansion and success both on and off the track over the past four years and continuecontinue to perform well on both the local and national stage.

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen within NAAC as part of the club’s vision to provide a bigger positive impact in our local community. The post has been created in partnership with scottishathletics, which will be the employer of the successful candidate. The post will come under the auspices of the Club Together Programme which is a fundamental project within Scotland’s National Strategy for athletics, Building a Culture of Success, placing a key focus on supporting the development of athletics clubs in the country. Club Together is exactly that – clubs, scottishathletics and local partners coming together to deliver once and for all a programme that will make the athletics vision happen.

The post, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the sporting landscape of Scotland has the fundamental aim to develop and enhance community groups and facilities in North Ayrshire not currently associated with the club. The post will build on the existing positive work the club undertakes in the community and will be at the forefront of community sports provision in Scotland.

Application Process

Applications should be made by submitting the application form, covering letter (addressing how the applicant’s skills and expertise fit with the job roles and person specification), and equal opportunities form, marked “private and confidential”, to Francesca Snitjer, Executive Officer, (or email francesca.snitjer@scottishathletics.org.uk) at:

Scottish Athletics Ltd
Caledonia House
South Gyle
EH12 9DQ

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 22 February 2019 with interviews taking place on week commencing 4 March 2019. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Any offer of employment would be subject to a satisfactory PVG check and references.
scottishathletics is an equal opportunities organisation.

If you would like to find out more about the role please email Jamie McDonald, National Club Manager.


North Ayrshire AC – Job advert
North Ayrshire AC – Job description and person specifcation
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Equal Opportunities Form
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