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Development Officer (Inclusion)

British Orienteering

The British Orienteering Federation Limited, generally known and branded as British Orienteering, is the national sports governing body for the sport of orienteering in the United Kingdom.

14 Nov 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
11 Dec 2022

British Orienteering has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a part time Development Officer (Inclusion).

Orienteering is an exhilarating outdoor sport that continues to grow and thrive across the UK. This is your chance to join an organisation full of opportunity and excitement as we look forward to the 2024 World Orienteering Championships and delivery of a new strategic plan.

British Orienteering are responsible for overseeing, promoting and developing Orienteering and supporting our clubs and networks in delivering our ‘Thriving Clubs for a New Generation’ strategy.

Reporting directly to the Change Manager, the successful applicant will be required to demonstrate they are a committed and hard-working person who is passionate about the coordination, planning and supporting delivery of inclusive Orienteering opportunities.

Principle duties include, but are not limited to:

  • To support and deliver our vision to be an accessible and more diverse sport,
  • Supporting the development and implementation of British Orienteering’s Diversity and Inclusion Action plan,
  • Establish positive relationships with clubs and partners to enable inclusive learning and delivery opportunities

The post is 0.5 FTE with the potential to have a flexible approach to working hours. This post is a part-time role currently fixed term for 18 months, with potential for continuation subject to funding. Our head office is based in Derbyshire, and this role will require a mix of office and homeworking.

For further details include job description and person specification see here

Equality form can be found here

How To Apply:

Please click 'Apply Now' to email your application to our recruitment team including the following documents:

  • Your CV
  • Covering letter illustrating how you fit the job description and person specification
  • Equality monitoring form

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Sunday 11th December 2022. Any applications received after this date and time will not be considered. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 9 January 2023.

We are committed to equality and flexibility and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that British Orienteering are also recruiting for another part time position in communications and are open to discussions with candidates who are excited by both roles.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss further before applying, please contact Natalie Weir, Change Manager [email protected] or 07891 091662.

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)
Governing Body Role
Salary information
from £25,000

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