Sports Development Assistant

Twickenham, London (Greater)
31 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sports Development Assistant
Sport St Mary’s
Starting Salary: £18,252 per annum
Hours: 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Term: Fixed term until 31st of September 2017

Sport is a fundamental component of St Mary’s strategic vision, purpose and ethos and Sport St Mary’s utilises sport in innovative and transformative ways to significantly enhance the student and staff experience and achieve institutional goals and outcomes. The Which? University awards recognise St Mary’s as one of the UK’s best institutions for sport. Our new £8.5m sports centre was home to athletes from ten teams during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Additionally 22 St Mary’s athletes competed in the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games.

We are looking for a Sports Development assistant to join our team to assist with developing our SIMMSactive Recreational programme, which is funded by Sport England’s University Sport Activation Fund. Our SIMMSactive programme provides students and staff with weekly drop in sessions, encouraging them to try new activities that are fun, sociable and student led. The successful candidate will assist with the planning, delivery, marketing & promotion of SIMMSactive, monitor and evaluate participation levels and provide recommendations on additions to the programme that will increase participation levels amongst students and staff. This role would be ideal for a recent graduate looking to gain experience in sports development.

 The successful candidate will work as part of the Sports Development team to deliver our ‘More than a Game’ strategy for student sport that aims to develop a sports programme that significantly enriches the student experience and supports individuals to realise their full sporting and academic potential.

 As part of your application you will need to upload a CV and letter of intent by the specified closing date. In addition to explaining your interest in and suitability for the post in line with the person specification, your application should also detail why you are applying for the role and why you would like to work at St Mary’s University.

 For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click on the link below:
Job Description

Closing Date: 17th April 2017 at 23:59pm

 Interviews are likely to be held on 27th April 2017