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Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Surrey County Cricket Club

Surrey County Cricket Club is a first-class club in county cricket, one of eighteen in the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

31 Jul 2022
Full Time
Closing date
19 Aug 2022

An exciting and broad ranging opportunity to help develop, grow and shape our cricket for social good programmes. Be part of a passionate, highly driven team that is working towards becoming one of the leading counties in diversity and inclusion and addressing the inequalities in society. You will be a key person in implementing Surrey’s EDI plan. You will help unlock opportunities that empower people to say that “Cricket is a game for me”

General Duties

Working alongside the Cricket Participation Manager to support and deliver inclusion & diversity programmes within the county. This includes:

  • Project lead our Street Child United cricket and workplace mentoring programme
  • Project lead on our Vauxhall Activities Loop programme and develop similar projects around inner London boroughs
  • Support the delivery and implementation of the ECB Core Cities Programme
  • Work alongside the Chance to Shine Street Participation Officer to develop and produce a Social Action plan, engaging with young children across our 15 x Youth and Young Adults programmes to bring this to life
  • Work with predominantly African Caribbean and South Asian cricket clubs and leagues to aid their growth and development
  • Develop, support and implement Surrey’s EDI plan.
  • Project lead and develop our All Stars & Dynamos funded south London based projects recruiting children, activators, and parents
  • Deliver, support and implement the ECB City Cup Programme
  • Identify opportunities to increase and improve non-traditional playing facilities in urban areas, working alongside the London Cricket Trust, ECB and local councils
  • Work alongside local councils, network providers and community groups to influence and inspire them to use cricket a social tool for good

Essential Requirements

  • Passionate about making a difference in local communities
  • At least two years’ experience working in a sports development role either paid or voluntary.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ethnically diverse communities across London and Surrey
  • Proven track record of managing a project on time, within budget, hitting all the success factors
  • Knowledge and experience of budget control and financial management
  • Experience of working with volunteers and casual employees
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Developed influencing skills
  • Excellent time management skills. Ability to work autonomously
  • Good computer literacy, including MS office
  • Commitment to a continual professional development programme

Desirable Attributes

  • A keen interest and understanding of cricket
  • A full driving licence with access to own transport
  • Experience of writing and supporting funding applications for grant funding

How to Apply

Please forward your cv and a covering letter stating why you are suitable for this post to our team by clicking 'apply now'

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Culture & Leadership
Salary information
from £26,000

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