City of Edinburgh Council
Cricket Development Officer
Fixed Term to March 2021
Salary: Grade 6 – £24,029 – £28,688
The purpose of the job is to promote and develop cricket in Edinburgh and to strive to achieve the key strategic objective of a `20% growth in committed participants by 2020` with a focus on the following:
Supporting the development of vibrant, visible and viable clubs
Driving growth through targeted segments – first experience, schools, modified formats, disability
Delivering female specific programmes to maximise growth in the female game
Attract, develop and retain quality coaches, officials and volunteers
Organise and link the cricket community for maximum growth
We are looking for a dynamic, well organised and experienced sports development professional with excellent communication skills to develop cricket in the city.
The postholder (who must also hold a UKCC Level 2 or equivalent coaching qualification) needs to possess the ability to work across a range of programmes from ‘All Stars’ in the lower Primary through to Performance programmes. Building relationships with clubs particularly around the development of girls/womens cricket and the ‘sport for change’ agenda is a key priority in the foreseeable future.
This post is funded in partnership with Cricket Scotland and is jointly line managed by the Service Manager from Communities & Families and Cricket Scotland’s Head of Participation.
This post involves regular evening and weekend working.
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 21 August.Please note that interviews will take place 6 September 2018.
Thisvacancy (ref: EDNO7794) is advertised on the site https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/city-edinburgh-council/jobs/cricket-development-officer-125627