VACANCY: Leinster Development Officer
Date Posted: 24 June 2019
Basketball Ireland is inviting applications for the role of Leinster Development Officer within the organisation.
Help to oversee the development and implementation of a dedicated strategy for regional development officers.
Complete monthly progress reports for the Board of Basketball Ireland.
Manage the delivery of BI programmes to 15,000-17,000 children each year.
Continue and progress existing Basketball Ireland development programmes including but not exclusive to: Green Shoots, Urban Hoops, Elites in Schools, Mini Basketball 3x3, women in sport initiatives and the ‘Her World, Her Rules’ programme.
Propose, implement and report on new initiatives that serve to help further grow the sport of basketball in Ireland.
Actively participate in school visits within the region to help promote and grow the sport of basketball.
Develop relationships with external organisations including Local Sports Partnerships and County Councils.
Represent Basketball Ireland at events around Ireland.
Other Duties include, but are not exclusive to:
Take leadership in the organisation and running of all accredited Basketball Ireland Coaching Courses in conjunction with Coaching Ireland.
Work closely with other core departments within Basketball Ireland including Competitions, Commercial and Media, to help grow and promote the game of basketball in Ireland.
A third level qualification in Sports Management or related discipline.
Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management.
Ability to work off own initiative.
Be an effective part of a team.
Excellent IT skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Must have own transport and full Irish driving license.
An interest in basketball and a passion for helping Basketball Ireland to grow the sport in the coming years.
A knowledge of the sport as it exists currently in Ireland.
A knowledge of the Irish sporting landscape including Sport Ireland and the LSP network.
Demonstrable experience in a similar role.
Impressive track record.
National Basketball Arena, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Full time, permanent, subject to a three-month probationary period.
Applications must be made to Secretary General of Basketball Ireland by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application must include a cover letter and CV.
The closing date for applications is 5pm sharp on Friday 5th July 2019.
Interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday 8th July 2019.