Salary c. £27,000 - £30,000 (dependent on experience)
+ benefits, pension, 33 days annual leave (includes bank holidays and company days)
Club support officers provide focused support relating to membership, safeguarding, the World Handicap System (WHS) and governance to golf clubs based on the demand across a region. Reporting to a regional manager, you will support county strategic plans, in line with England Golf’s strategic plan, providing regular reports to the regional manager, relevant unions, associations, unified bodies and golf development groups relating to progress.
We are looking for one person to join our team in the South/South West region. Applicants need to live within the counties of Dorset or Hampshire and will be required to travel to the Isle of Wight and Channel Islands on occasion. You will be required to work within these counties and the surrounding counties that make up the South/South West region.
A knowledge of golf is essential. We are seeking highly motivated candidates, ideally, with a sports related diploma and sports development experience. You must have a good knowledge of the structure of golf (general and administrative), sports governance and sport in general. The skills required include: the ability to influence; communicate and present to a wide range of audiences; work collaboratively with both paid staff and volunteers.
Prior work experience in a golf club environment and/or programme delivery is desirable but not essential.
The post is full-time (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm core hours) but you may be required to work weekends and evenings. These positions are home based, although successful candidates will be required to travel as necessary to meetings (valid driving licence and car ownership are essential). You will be entitled to travel and other expenses and will be expected to attend meetings and events at our headquarters at Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire.
As the national governing body for amateur golf, we work at the heart of golf in England, supporting and empowering a thriving community of players, counties and clubs to get the most out of the game we love. We value being Honest, Inclusive, Responsible, Excellent and Supportive.
Closing date for applications: 29 April 2021, 23.59pm
Interviews take place: Week commencing 10 May 2021
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are disability confident committed.