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Sporting Equals - Manchester Activator

  • Location: North West
  • Organisation: Sporting Equals
  • Salary: Salary - £110 per day (flexible hours) - Up to 16 hours per week (potentially increasing to 24 hrs)
  • Contract: A minimum of 8 hours per week with up to 16 hours per week (this could increase to 24)
  • Closing Date: 21 January 2021 | Coaching & Sports Development

Sporting Equals is a national charity established to promote ethnic diversity in sport and physical activity. This is an important time for Sporting Equals, we require an individual who can harness this opportunity to expertly promote ethnic diversity and community cohesion through and for the benefit of our projects. We will expect you to demonstrate your cohesion and experience in your application and throughout the interview process.

In Manchester we are seeking a dynamic individual with the natural ability to engage and build a strong Manchester network with and in diverse ethnic communities through an experienced, operational and strategic approach. You will come with a wealth of local community links and an existing network to hit the ground running to enhance, support and coordinat our existing projects.

You will have an understanding of working in the sport and voluntary sector, coordinating and supporting projects and working in partnership with a variety of stakeholders and agencies. You will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to connect the dots through a strategic approach to the role. A passion for race equality is important and an understanding of community engagement and key barriers facing ethnically diverse communities are also vital.

The ability to work independently to achieve KPIs, steer projects, create monthly reports and make decisions are all skills you take in your stride. You also have a depth of experience in community work and know how to successfully support and progress projects involving both volunteers and local partner organisations, along with the ability to network and take people with you at both a strategic and grassroots level.

A flexible approach to work is expected as evening and weekend working will be required.

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to by midnight on Thursday 21 January 2021.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26 January 2021 online via Teams. For the role description and person specification please email or call 0121 7771375.

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