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Participation Development Manager (London and South East)

  • Location: London
  • Organisation: LTA
  • Salary: c. £45,000 dependent on experience plus bonus and excellent benefits
  • Closing Date: 11 April 2021 | Coaching & Sports Development

Our vision is to open tennis up and we need the most innovative and ambitious people to help us get there because when we come together, we support the ambitions of people across the country through a sport that truly is for everyone.

Our Participation team are on a mission to grow tennis by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable. They deliver the participation strategy across the tennis landscape.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Participation Development Manager to join our team in the London and South East region; this is a mobile role mainly covering London. As an area London is crucial to our mission given that it has over 600 tennis venues, spans across 4 tennis Counties and has a current population of over 9m people.

The Participation Development Manager will lead a small team of Participation Development Partners who will be critical in delivering the participation strategy across the tennis landscape at a regional and county level; leading the deployment and delivery of strategies and plans to the grass roots of the sport across the club, county and volunteer network, park and community tennis venues and education venues.

We play an important part in ensuring the popularity and future of our sport. We’re here because we’re passionate about tennis; and we want to spread that passion across the nation.

This role is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding Participation Development professional to play a part in helping the LTA achieve its vision of ‘tennis opened up’, and through our work to make tennis relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable, help us to ensure it is a sport that can be played by anyone, no matter their age, gender, background or ability.

This role requires expert planning, communication, and collaboration with the need to engage and influence multiple partners to ultimately drive adult and junior participation growth.

In line with our values, we are looking for a talented and driven individual who can bring teamwork, passion, integrity and excellence to this role. If this is you, and you want to join our journey to open up tennis in Britain, with a specific focus for London, then we look forward to receiving your application.

This is a mobile role aligned to the London region, and you will vary between working from home and spending time visiting our venues and partners. Given the mobile nature of the role you will need to be able to accommodate a flexible working pattern (evenings and weekends may be required) to meet business needs.

We offer a competitive benefits package and a positive culture underpinned by our values (Passion, Teamwork, Excellence, and Integrity). We welcome applications from all backgrounds as we believe a diverse workforce is fundamental to achieving great things – our people make the difference.

Please ensure that you submit both a CV and covering letter when applying.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 11 April 2021. Interviews will be held w/c 26 April 2021.

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