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SALARYRANGE £20,567 - £30,383 (subject to review)

Fit for Girls is a national programme aimed at encouraging schoolgirls aged 11-16 years to adopt more active lifestyles.  The programme is funded through the Scottish Government and sportscotland, in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust.

We are looking for a Development Manager who will take responsibility for leading the implementation of this programme in local authorities across Scotland.

Ideally educated to degree level, you must be able to demonstrate significant project management experience and have experience of developing and implementing customer focused strategies.  You will have theoretical knowledge of gender equality issues or have gained experience in a similar work related environment.  The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships is an essential element of this post as you will be working closely with a variety of external partners. 

sportscotland is an equity employer and operates a child protection policy.  Applicants should note that the successful candidate for this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check.

For an application pack, please visit our website www.sportscotland.org.uk/jobs or telephone 0131 472 3333.

Closing date for completed applications:  Monday 9 June 2008

Interviews are likely to be held from 20 June 2008.

Chief Executive - Sporting Equals

Sporting Equals is the UK's key organisation whose mission is to eradicate racial discrimination in sport. We strive to create an informed and inclusive environment in which ethnic minorities can influence and participate across all aspects of sport. As Chief Executive you will campaign, influence policy and inspire a broad range of stakeholders to provide greater opportunities and to deliver racial equality provision for culturally diverse communities. Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Trustees, you will lead a small dynamic team and work in partnership through sports networks.

In summary, you will:

• Work closely with the Board to set policy, strategy and direction

• Safeguard the financial, regulatory and legal obligations of the organisation

• Lead the fundraising campaigns; promote awareness; build relationships within corporate communities

• Provide expertise and support to Sport England and key partners.

In demonstrating your credibility and competence for this demanding challenge, your enthusiasm and commitment to the values of Sporting Equals will

be paramount; your strengths in networking, managing stakeholder relationships and fundraising will be tested. If you possess the charisma and energy

to deliver in this role, then we'd like to hear from you.

Circa £50,000 plus benefits - Birmingham based

For a confidential discussion about this rare opportunity, call

Jeremy Shepherd on (01753) 642351. To apply, email your CV,

detailing current salary/benefits, to js@SportExec.com


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