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Club Support Officer (South East)

England Golf

England Golf is the governing body for male and female amateur golf in England. It represents over 1,900 golf clubs with over 740,000 members and is affiliated to The R&A, the joint global governing body of golf.

Posted
23 Jan 2023
Status
Full Time
Location
England
Closing date
20 Feb 2023

Purpose:

To provide focussed support relating to membership, safeguarding, the World Handicap System (WHS) and governance to golf clubs based on the demand across a region

Support the activities identified within County Strategic Plans to deliver more members and players and to help promote and raise awareness of the strategic ambitions and initiatives of England Golf

Working Relationships:

Internal:

  • Regional Manager – monthly meetings and regular communication to keep the Regional Manager advised of his/her itinerary on a regular basis and adhere to the set reporting structure (CSO Work Programme), including attending regional and national review meetings, as required
  • Staff – Participation, including links with national managers
  • Golf Development Groups and working groups – communication with Chairman and individual representatives.
  • County Unions, Associations, unified bodies & County PGA – communication with County Secretaries and Voting Members.
  • Clubs – communication through targeted programmes and focussed support

External:

  • Affiliated golf clubs and other golfing facilities – regular communication and provision of business support across a designated region
  • Professionals, volunteers, county secretaries, club secretaries and managers
  • Active Partnerships – meetings through NGB leads when required
  • Bodies involved in golf development in England at a regional level e.g. Golf Foundation, PGA, Local Authorities, etc. – communication on resources and support available.

Main Duties & Key Responsibilities:

  • To deploy support for clubs across a region, as required, focussing on membership, safeguarding, WHS, participation initiatives and club governance
  • To support County Strategic Plans, in line with the Strategic Plan for England Golf
  • Communicate with and provide regular reports to the Regional Manager, relevant Unions, Associations, unified bodies and Golf Development Groups on the progress towards achieving their targets and the impact of specific development initiatives
  • Raise the profile of golf and encourage people of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and genders into the game and golf club membership
  • Collaborate with the Participation Team to increase participation and membership by supporting the implementation of national recruitment and retention campaigns and programmes across a region
  • Promote England Golf and its development initiatives and ensure that clubs are fully aware of the opportunities and resources available
  • Identify and apply for potential sources of funding, to support County Strategic Plans, where appropriate
  • Support the aims and objectives of Unions, Associations, unified bodies, Golf Development Groups, affiliated clubs and other related organisations, such as Active Partnerships and Local Authorities
  • Track club engagement and the impact of support via the CRM and any other tracking mechanisms
  • Encourage clubs to engage with England Golf on a regular basis, including club newsletters and announcements, training and education opportunities and campaigns

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Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Coaching
Governing Body Role
Team Operations & Logistics
Sport
Golf
Salary information
£29,000 - 32,500

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