As part of the senior management team, the candidate will be responsible for the Investing in the boxing community element of England Boxings strategy and have significant input into other elements of the programme, including sporting technical input and roll out, better governance and creating stronger clubs.
In essence, the role will be responsible for ensuring the creation and instigation of nationally consistent training and learning opportunities for coaches, officials, boxers and other volunteers, from entry-level exercise programmes through to those working at the elite end of the pathway.
As well as coaching course development and growth, a significant area of focus will be officiating; including recruitment, the delivery of nationally consistent training and ensuring there is a clear progression pathway from grassroots through to international level and one that it accessible to all.
It is envisaged the remit will eventually evolve to cover other aspects of the Development function, including the instigation and delivery of innovative and engaging programmes to increase recruitment and retention into the sport, and ways of increasing financial viability, sustainability and growth of the organisation.
Working with the Head of Community Development, the role will also see involvement in applying for grants and other commercial initiatives to support the organisation in the broader community engagement and outreach programmes. There will also see close liaison with the Compliance Manager to ensure coordination with other regulatory courses such as safeguarding and antidoping programmes.
Please note the job will require flexible working hours, including evening and weekend work and attendance at National Championship finals.
Please visit the website for full details; https://www.englandboxing.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Head-of-Boxing-Development-Nov-2020.pdf