Do you have the time and commitment to be a Great Britain Age Group Team Manager Volunteer?
The British Triathlon Federation is the National Governing Body for Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquathlon in Great Britain, responsible for raising the profile and delivering medal-winning performances and helping everyone discover, enjoy and achieve in triathlon.
Triathlon England, Triathlon Scotland and Welsh Triathlon are the three Home Nations of the British Triathlon Federation (BTF) and are responsible for all aspects of triathlon in their respective countries and contribute to the work of BTF.
British Triathlon are looking for up to 3 Age Group Team Manager Volunteers to lead and manage a World or European Championship event.
You will be required to manage the qualification process for Age Group athletes and supporting the team in all aspects of international Championships. You will need to have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and be able to work and liaise with athletes, British Triathlon staff and major event organisers.
The required commitment will depend on team size and which event you manage but normally will be at its peak around qualifying events and the week of the Championships. Larger events will require the Team Manager to attend the Championships. Smaller events may involve non-travelling duties only.
Expenses will be reimbursed for attendance at Qualification events and full travel and accommodation costs will be covered for attendance at Championships.
Please note this is a voluntary role and you should not underestimate the amount of work involved in managing a large team.
A role description and person specification can be found below.
Interested volunteers will be evaluated against criteria including:
- Past experience as an age group team member/in endurance sport team management,
- Availability and time,
- Planning, organisational, communication (written/verbal), foreign language and other relevant skills,
- Passion for our multi-sports,
- Ability to support and empathise with Great Britain age group athletes.
A covering letter specifying your interest in Great Britain Age Group Team Management, and the competencies and skills you feel you can bring, together with your CV and equality form, should be e-mailed to: email@example.com. Should you require assistance with the application process, please contact HR and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.
Closing Date: Midnight 24 January 2022
Interview Date: 7 February 2022
Interviews will take place at Loughborough University, but virtual interviews can be arranged if candidates cannot attend in person.
British Triathlon is an equal opportunities employer. Details of our Equal Opportunities Policy can be found on our website: www.britishtriathlon.org under ‘About’ and then ‘Policy Documents’.
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