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Shetland AAC Project Officer for Club Together programme

Organisation: Scottish Athletics and Shetland AAC

Closing Date: 7 June 2024

Contract Length: 12 Months

Hours: 15 hours per week

Salary: £12,324 per annum (£15.80 per hour)

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Shetland Project Officer- Job Description and Person Specification (2)


Shetland Amateur Athletics Club is a well-established, ambitious and successful athletics club based in Shetland. Shetland Amateur Athletics Club have a membership of over 140

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new role within Shetland Amateur Athletics Club for a Project Officer as part of the scottishathletics Club Together programme, regenerating athletics in Shetland.

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. The role will have a significant impact in the further development of the club, it’s volunteer resources and equipment.

This part time post (15 hours per week) is funded through a partnership between Shetland Amateur Athletics Club, supported by the Shetland Islands Council Coastal Communities Fund, and scottishathletics.

Conditions of Employment

The successful candidate will work from home for the most part, but will engage with the committee, coaching team, athletes, and parents regularly at the Clickimin Leisure Complex, N Lochside Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0PJ. In addition to this, there is likely to be a requirement to attend various locations throughout Shetland, as well as travel throughout Scotland and further afield.


The starting salary offered for the post will be £12,324 per annum. Annual pay awards will be made in accordance with the salary review procedures agreed by the scottishathletics Board of Directors.

Annual Leave and Public Holidays

The annual leave entitlement for this post is 25 days pro rata. In addition, the public holiday entitlement is 10.5 days pro rata. Annual leave may be taken by prior arrangement with the line manager.

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 hr@scottishathletics.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 7 June 2024 with interviews taking place on week commencing 17 June online.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the advertised post please contact Erin Gillen, National Club Manager, erin.gillen@scottishathletics.org.uk




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