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Communications Manager

Would you like to work within one of the fastest growing sports in the UK? Do you have a passion for sport and an interest in what it takes to be an elite athlete as well as supporting grassroots participation projects?

British Triathlon 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. The role will be based at the British Triathlon headquarters located at Loughborough University.

We are looking for a Communications Manager to lead our Communications Team in the exciting period leading up to the 2020 Olympic Games and beyond.

We are looking for a bright, creative and hardworking individual with experience in external communications, media relations or public relations. You will be used to leading a team, creating engaging and media-friendly content and already have some excellent journalistic contacts. You will also be familiar with media monitoring systems such as Kantar or Gorkhana and able to interpret monitoring data effectively. Ideally you will also have experience of managing external agencies and able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.


You’ll need to be good under pressure, organised and quick to learn and in return will benefit from a lively working environment that provides some amazing opportunities. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and positive individual, with a desire to achieve the highest possible standards for themselves, the organisation and for those involved in triathlon. Triathlon knowledge is not essential for this role.

Please see job description for a detailed outline of the role and person specification.

Informal enquiries can be made to Justine Baynes, Director of Marketing & Communications, email:

To apply:

A completed application form and equality form (which can be found at the bottom of this page) should be e-mailed to accompanied by a covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for the role. Please quote the reference number indicated above.  Should you require assistance with the application process, please contact HR and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Closing Date: 5pm 30th April 2019
Interview Date: 13th May 2019

British Triathlon is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from all suitably qualified persons are encouraged. Details of our Equal Opportunities Policy can be found on our website: under ‘About’ and then ‘Policy Documents’

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