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Harmeny AC Club Development Officer and Club Athletics Coach

Organisation: Harmeny AC and Scottish Athletics

Closing Date: Monday 15 July 2024

Contract Length: 3 year contract

Hours: 6 – 10 hours per week

Salary: £12.50 – £20 per hour (depending on skills, experience and qualifications)

Harmeny AC Club Development Officer and Club Coach – JD and PS (2024)

Harmeny AC Club Development Officer and Club Coach – Job Advert (2024)


Harmeny Athletic Club is a well-established and successful athletics club based in the South West of Edinburgh.

Harmeny AC, scottishathletics Impact Club of the Year 2019 and  2021, now boast a membership of over 500 members – with both adults and juniors.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new position within Harmeny AC for a Club Development Officer and Club Athletics Coach.

The post will focus on growing the club’s capacity and introducing new training sessions for the club.

The role will be part of the scottishathletics Club Together programme. Club Together 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.

This part time development and coaching post is funded through a partnership between Harmeny Athletic Club and scottishathletics.

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.

Conditions of Employment

The successful candidate will be based in the South West of Edinburgh, primarily at Saughton Sports Complex.


The starting salary offered for the Club Development Officer and Club Athletics Coach post will be £12.50 – £20 per hour depending on skills, experience and qualifications.

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 between 6 – 10 hours per week depending on availability of the successful candidate.

Application Process

Applicants should apply by submitting the application form, covering letter (addressing how the applicant’s skills and expertise fit with the job role/s and candidate specification/s) and equal opportunities form, marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to hr@scottishathletics.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 15 July 2024 with interviews taking place on week commencing 22 July. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the advertised post please contact Jamie McDonald, National Club Manager, jamie.mcdonald@scottishathletics.org.uk

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


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