Legacy Project Officer - British Wrestling - Salary 22000 - Closing date 22 May 2022

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  • Flexible with regular travel to Salford
  • Apr 19, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Interview date1 June 2022Job DescriptionBritish Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the UK, is seeking to appoint a Legacy Project Officer to deliver its legacy ambitions for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. This is an exciting opportunity to join the national governing body for the Olympic and Commonwealth sport of wrestling. 

The Legacy Project Officer will work with targeted communities in the West Midlands, Northwest, and London/ Southeast to deliver female wrestling activities that increase participation, retention and tackle inequalities in participation. The successful candidate will have experience of working with clubs and communities to develop inclusive programmes that demonstrate the social impact of sport.

The post holder will work with our digital partners to create digital communities to enhance the participant experience and our monitoring and evaluation partners to ensure the impact of the project is captured.

This is an exciting time to join British Wrestling a growing and ambitious governing body as we grow the sport and develop our female participation.

Responsibilities include
Work with community partners and clubs to develop and implement opportunities for increasing female participation in wrestling with a focus on ethnically diverse communities and lower socio-economic groups.

Work with the development team and coaches to deliver female only open mat sessions.

Coordinate and deliver female only wrestling camps to develop wrestling and life skills

Develop a digital community for young women in wrestling across the UK

Support community partners and clubs to upskill female coaches and volunteers to deliver womens wrestling

Work with the development team, community groups and clubs to develop best practice in womens wrestling.

Work with monitoring and evaluation partners to monitor and analyse participation and satisfaction data to identify areas for further research or good practice development.

Liaise with key stakeholders, other governing bodies and wrestling nations and regions to learn, share ideas and best practice.

Work with the Membership Secretary to deliver a high quality, value for money membership experience.

To undertake any other relevant task commensurate with the level of the role