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Partnerships and Communities Manager

  • Location: Manchester
  • Organisation: England Squash
  • Salary: £28,000 - £32,000
  • Contract: Full Time
  • Closing Date: 22 August 2017 | Coaching & Sports Development

Partnerships and Communities Manager

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000

Location: Manchester

Main purpose of role

Responsible for leading the delivery of community based programmes and supporting squash’s core players, providers and facilities to optimise opportunities for squash to thrive.

Main duties and responsibilities

Leadership and Management 

. Oversee and evaluate England Squash programmes and campaigns, including: Squash 101, Junior 101, Squash Girls Can, Squash 57 and the university programme 

. Lead the support programme for clubs, county associations and the network of regional and national forums 

. Lead the programme of support for public facilities, including delivery of campaigns and programmes delivered through major leisure operators

Content Development

. Working alongside colleagues, contribute to the regular creation and distribution of innovative content using the technology platform

. Lead the ongoing development and use of the relevant sections of the England Squash website and technology platform

Programme Development

. Plan the development, management, delivery and evaluation of programmes and campaigns, to be delivered by partners

. Regularly review existing programmes and campaigns to ensure they meet the needs of squash’s core participants

. Support the programme and campaign needs across our 3 key facility types (universities, clubs and public facilities)

. Manage and assess projects and campaigns that support squash’s core participants and promote squash opportunities to new players. This will include technological advances that connect players in new and innovative ways 

Partnership Development

. Identify, establish, develop and maintain strategic partnerships with key squash providers; working jointly to create opportunities for squash to thrive

. Develop, maintain and maximise output from key stakeholders and local partners including Sport England, County Associations, Youth Sport Trust, County Sport Partnerships and a range of community and commercial partners

. Support the development of a 2-way communication strategy to maximise awareness and implementation of England Squash campaigns, support and programmes as well as best practice from within the core squash community

. Manage the relationship with Regional Forums and counties to develop the implementation of squash programmes at a local level

. Lead on a new club support programme 

Administration and Operations

. Manage the Squash Programmes budget

. Lead the collation and evaluation of programmes and campaigns

. Use insight to inform decisions and delivery

. Contribute to regular reports to Sport England and other partners as required

. Organise and attend relevant meetings, summits and engagement events as required

Application Pack

How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Mark Williams, Director of Partnerships and Programmes at England Squash: If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact Mark on 07747 467873

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 22 August

Interviews for shortlisted candidates: Tuesday 5 September

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