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Regional Development Manager (North-West)

We are now recruiting a Regional Development Manager for the North West of England, covering the counties of Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and Derbyshire.

Would you like to work within one of the fastest growing sports in the UK? Do you have a passion for sport and supporting grassroots participation projects?

We are now recruiting a Regional Development Manager for the North West of England, covering the counties of Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and Derbyshire.


British Triathlon is one of the most dynamic and forward-thinking National Governing Bodies of sport in the UK. Despite the current challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic for the sport and physical activity sectorand society more generally, we are committed to our strategy and vision and are investing in the long term future and sustainability of our sport. The power of sport, physical activity and an active lifestyle have never been more important than they are now and swim, bike, run can play a huge part in this.


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. Triathlon England is one of the three Home Nations of British Triathlon, the other two being Triathlon Scotland and Welsh Triathlon. The three Home Nation Associations are responsible for all aspects of triathlon in their respective countries and contribute to the work of
British Triathlon.


We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual to help us deliver our vision of creating great experiences through swim, bike, run. This is an exciting role and you will use your ability to seek out new opportunities to help us grow our sport through innovative participations programmes. You will play an integral role in supporting our clubs to be great clubs and will have a natural talent for developing effective relationships.


As a core function of the role, you will be leading the delivery of our place-based approach in the communities which sit within the region. As such, the successful candidate will need to have a strong knowledge and understanding of the community sport and physical activity landscape at local and regional levels. You will also need to be adept at partnership working and collaboration; very much having this as an in-built preferred way of working.


You will need to be comfortable working in a dynamic environment, with the proven ability to influence others and take people with you. You will be a strong communicator and comfortable using social media channels to engage new and existing audiences.

You will benefit from working for a ‘can do’ organisation, with a values-led approach to delivering our new and exciting strategy.


The role will be home based, ideally within the region, and will require evening and weekend working with regular travel both regionally and nationally when required.


Informal enquiries can be made to Vicki Putson, email: Vickiputson@britishtriathlon.org


To apply:


A covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for the role, together with your completed application form and equality form, should be e-mailed to: hr@britishtriathlon.org. 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: Tuesday 3rd August (Noon)
Interview Date: Wednesday 18th August


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: www.britishtriathlon.org under ‘About’ and then ‘Policy Documents’.


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