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Cricket Development Officer (x2)

Lancashire Cricket Foundation

As the official charity of Lancashire Cricket the Foundation provides governance for the recreational game and high quality experiences that make a positive difference to the lives of the individuals and communities in order to grow the appeal of the game at all levels.

3 Aug 2022
Full Time
Closing date
16 Aug 2022

The Lancashire Cricket Foundation (LCF) are looking to appoint two Cricket Development Officers to help us continue on our mission to engage, excite, inspire and improve individuals through cricket.

These exciting roles seek an energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for and experience of working with multiple partners to engage, inspire, support, and develop growth in the game of cricket across the County.

LCF works across Lancashire to develop and deliver a range of projects, programmes and events designed to increase participation levels in the game. It is designated as the local governing body for all recreational cricket in the County by the national governing body, The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Established as the official charity of Lancashire Cricket, LCF provides high quality cricket experiences that make a positive difference to the lives of the individuals it engages with.

We want to hear from you if you think you can help us on our journey to engage, excite, inspire and improve individuals through cricket.

The Role

Employed by LCF, you will have responsibility for delivering key aspects of the Lancashire Cricket County Partnership Agreement (CPA) as well as supporting the main aims of LCF through the following key work areas:

  • Acting as the main support contact for all Clubs assigned to you in a geographical area.
  • Administering and implementing the preparation and delivery of all elements of the LCF Schools Coaching Programme (inc. Chance to Shine) across your dedicated area.
  • Delivering sessions in the ‘Experience’ and ‘Development’ phases of the player pathway across boys and girls, including across ECB National Programmes and the Lancashire Cricket Development Centres.
  • Engaging and supporting both clubs and schools to maximise transition with a view to growing participation in the game.
  • Be the first point of contact for clubs within a geographical area.

You will be a brand ambassador for Lancashire Cricket and will have a passion for enriching the lives of young people through active participation in the game of cricket.

Essential Requirements/Skills

  • ECB UKCC Level 2 or equivalent cricket coaching qualification
  • Practical experience of sports / community project development and delivery with a passionate belief in making a positive difference to the lives of individuals.
  • Experience of delivering safe, structured and enjoyable sports/cricket coaching in schools, clubs or local communities.
  • A good awareness of relevant sport and community programmes, agencies and initiatives.
  • An understanding of how engagement in sport can positively impact on wider social and community issues
  • An awareness of cricket/sport development pathways and coaching guidelines.
  • An understanding of the needs of target groups including women & girls, diverse communities, disabled people and people from disadvantaged background and areas of deprivation.

This is an ideal opportunity to get involved in the development of an ambitious, growing Foundation and to be an integral part of its future success in raising the profile of the game across Lancashire.

Please take time to look at the Job Description and only apply if you can demonstrate you have the relevant experience and can meet the requirements of this role.

How to Apply

Please click 'Apply Now' to email your CV with a covering letter to our recruitment team.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 16th August however, if enough suitable applications are received prior to this date, we may carry out interviews immediately and look to close the process early should the ideal candidate be found.

We look forward to hearing from you if you have skills that support our future vision. Lancashire Cricket is an equal opportunities organisation and we are committed to providing new opportunities and striving for greater diversity.

It is a priority for Lancashire Cricket to ensure our Club appropriately reflects the wider communities across the North West and as we strive to meet Sport England Guidance in this regard, we would welcome applications from individuals with the appropriate skills and experience that can also enhance our current diversity mix at the Club.

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