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Head of Participation - Maternity Cover (12 months)

  • Location: England Golf Headquarters, The National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire LN10 6PU
  • Organisation: England Golf
  • Salary: Circa £28,000 – £36,000 per annum
  • Contract: Maternity Cover (up to 52 weeks)
  • Closing Date: 18 August 2017 | Admin

Head of Participation - Maternity Cover (12 months)

Salary: Circa £28,000 – £36,000 per annum

Location: England Golf Headquarters, The National Golf Centre, The Broadway, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6PU and will be required to attend meetings.

We are the national governing body for amateur golf.  We work at the heart of golf in England, supporting and empowering a thriving community of players, counties and clubs to get the most out of the game we love.

The role is responsible for managing three national managers and supporting their roles in increasing regular participation.  The role will also entail supporting the development and implementation of specific participation projects.  You will work closely with national partners, such as the Golf Foundation and Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) ensuring that good working relationships are maintained and information is received and provided accordingly.  This role supports the regional and county workforce and must have a sound knowledge of sports development along with the structure of national, regional and county based sport.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

• Prior sports administration experience.

• Effective proven management of people and budgets.

• An ability to build and sustain relationships.

• Preparation and production of clear and thorough reports.

• Outstanding communication skills with the ability and confidence to represent the company in external professional contexts.

The successful applicant will be confident, with excellent attention to detail and a positive can-do attitude.  A knowledge of the game of golf is not essential however, would be highly advantageous.

The post is full-time (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm core hours).   

How to apply

For further information please download the full role description from our website (  

To apply please complete and return the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (no CVs please) and email for the attention of HR to

Closing date for applications: Friday 18 August 2017 at 1pm

Interviews take place: 30 August or 1 September 2017

England Golf is an equal opportunities employer.

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