Our vision is to create a sport that’s valued in every community and accessible in every school, college and university, and inspires the wider population to be engaged in the game.
🥇🥈🏀 Purpose of Role
Playing a key role in Basketball England’s participation programme, the Participation Programme Manager is a senior position within our Relationship Team. Responsible for increasing participation working with national and regional strategic partners to support growth through successful delivery of all related projects and events.
This role requires the successful candidate to be able to collaborate with a wide range of partners and to be able to drive forward participation through the following programmes: Slam Jam, Jnr NBA, Satellite Clubs, the Assist Fund, Volunteer Awards and other Club Development Initiatives.
🥇🥈🏀 Key Accountabilities
🥇🥈🏀 Operational Accountabilities
🥇🥈🏀 Role Requirements; Experience, Knowledge & skills
🥇🥈🏀 Demonstrable experience of:
✓ Project Development / Management: experience developing or supporting the development of participation initiatives, preferably for an NGB or third-sector organisation.
✓ Strategic Planning: Experience of contributing to development and delivery of strategies. In particular able to demonstrate knowledge of local and national strategy in relation to participation.
✓ Relationship Management: building trust and strong relationships with a range of stakeholders internally and externally, potentially including BE staff and volunteers.
✓ Target Driven: Target driven approach with the ability to meet outlined KPI’s.
✓ Monitoring and evaluation: Managing the operational evaluation and data analysis of programmes.
✓ Customer Support: Ability to adapt and deliver support services to a growing volunteer network that is effective and efficient for the customer.
🥇🥈🏀 Personal Skills:
✓ Confident & Motivated: Confident with a high degree of self-motivation and initiative.
✓ Mental Agility & Initiative: Excellent mental agility with the ability to use own initiative to self-organise, plan and work effectively, taking account of daily changing and competing priorities.
✓ Quality Work at Speed: A proven ability to produce high quality work and meet deadlines at speed and under pressure.
✓ Teamwork: Ability to work as a member of a team, with an understanding of what behaviours contribute to effective teamwork. Appreciation of the significance of confidentiality.
✓ Communications: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills demonstrating an ability to communicate upwards to a senior level (including CEO, Directors and the Board) and relate to a wide range of people and organisations in the right appropriate format.
✓ Solution Development: Ability to anticipate issues, problem solve, manage ambiguity and make sound judgements on sensitive matters.
✓ Time Management: Ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
🥇🥈🏀 Technical Skills:
✓ Attention to Detail: An eye for detail with an ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information.
✓ Advanced ICT: Significant advanced expertise in the use of Microsoft packages (word, excel, PowerPoint) and other related ICT software.
✓ Numeracy & Literacy: Excellent numeracy, literacy, spelling and presentation in typewritten and other work.
Location: Remote with occasional travel to Manchester
Interview date: 3 April 2023
How to Apply
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