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Events & Technical Officer

  • Location: Nationwide
  • Organisation: British Triathlon Federation
  • Salary: £22,000-£24,000, dependant on experience
  • Contract: Full Time, permanent
  • Closing Date: 14 April 2024 | Events & Operations

About the Role

As Events and Technical Officer, you will play a key role in building and maintaining relationships with organisations who deliver events and programmes to grow triathlon and swim, bike, run. You will have responsibility for providing support and guidance to a range of stakeholders, as well administrative responsibility for the permitting of triathlon events and accreditation of programmes.

We’re searching for someone who is keen to learn about our sport, has the capacity to pick up new skills rapidly, and has the ability to build and maintain positive relationships – both within the team and across our wide range of partners at British Triathlon. Although there are some technical aspects to the role (for which training will be provided), strong organisational and interpersonal skills will be key. You will be working in a highly collaborative and supportive, but often busy, environment.

The role will blend desk-based tasks, reviewing and processing, alongside providing support to a wide range of stakeholders, with a hands-on approach working ‘in the field’. Our new Events & Technical Officer will report into Event Services Manager.

The successful candidate will be an integral and valued member of the Events and Technical team, working within a small team of very friendly colleagues – the culture across British Triathlon is very supportive. The Events & Technical team sit within the Development Directorate, so you will also have a wider role and interest in the growth of participation and diversity in British Triathlon.

About You

Applications would be welcomed from candidates with experience to bring to the role as well as those looking to start their career in sport. The role will benefit from our successful hybrid working model, where Tuesday to Thursday all colleagues work from our Loughborough head office, providing a supportive, collaborative, and fun working environment, with flexible working on Mondays and Fridays.

Further Information

British Triathlon offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

• 25 days annual leave, increasing with length of service, enhanced with a flexible holiday buying scheme

• A commitment to your development, with weekly and monthly time ringfenced for personal and collaborative learning and development

• 2 days paid volunteer leave

• Free and accessible parking outside the Loughborough head office and secure covered bike storage

• Pension scheme, life assurance scheme, and private medical insurance to care for you and your loved ones

• Support for a healthy lifestyle, including discounted gym membership and a cycle to work scheme British Triathlon is passionate about developing an environment that makes Britain the world’s leading triathlon nation, enabling success and increasing participation.

We’re looking for people who can bring skills and ambition to an inclusive, people-centred workplace, who are determined to create positive impact, and who value doing what’s right above doing what is expected. To apply If you’re inspired and excited about working at British Triathlon, we’d love to hear from you.

Please have a good read through of the full Job Description, then send an email to with your CV and a covering letter (or another format if you prefer) explaining why you feel you are suitable for the role. Closing Date This role will close on Monday 15 April, 9am. We encourage early applications as the role may close once sufficient suitable applications have been received.

To enable us to focus our time on suitable candidates, we consider, but are unable to reply to all applications. If you have not heard from us within ten working days of the closing date, please assume your application has not been successful.

Interview Date We’d love to meet you on Tuesday 23 April. For informal enquiries about the role please contact Anna Smith-Clare at British Triathlon is committed to creating an even more diverse and inclusive workforce that will bring different perspectives to our work, so if you think we’d benefit from your relevant skills and experience, please do send in your application.

Should you require assistance with the application process, please contact HR and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. We operate under the Disability Confident Scheme. Details of our Equality and Diversity Policy can be found at

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