Women and Girls Cricket Development Officer
Women & Girls Development Officer, 20 hours per week. 10 month, fixed term contract (plan for extension once future funding confirmed in 2019).
- Dorset, BH21 1DY
- Contact Name
- Keith Brewer
- Contact Email
- Part Time
- Placed On
- Mon 7th January, 2019
- 12:00am - Mon 21st January, 2019
- Sport / Activity
- Interview Date
- Mon 28th January, 2019
About Women and Girls Cricket Development Officer
Cricket Dorset Ltd Girls/Womens Development Manager
Job Title: Women & Girls Development Officer
Hours of work: 20 hours per week
Reports to: Development Manager
Date Effective: February 2019
Remuneration: £10,400 per annum + expenses
Contract: 10 month, fixed term contract (plan for extension once future funding confirmed in 2019)
Role Description & Person Specification
Purpose of role:
• This role will promote the growth as well as drive the sustainability of girls and women's cricket within a local network of community cricket clubs, also known as a 'cluster'.
• Grow the number of clubs with W&G sections
• Recruit and retain female players through an effective playing pathway
• Creating connections and life-long love of the game for female participants
• Strengthening the volunteer workforce supporting W&G cricket
Specific roles and responsibilities:
• Identifying and working with a network of clubs to support the development of their offer for women and/or girls.
• Running cluster meetings and 1:1 meetings to connect with and support the clubs.
• Supporting a self-assessment process to identify consistent and bespoke support needs of the clubs.
• Engaging nationally and regionally to develop solutions to support the clubs.
• Engage with each club at all levels, from committee to coaches to ensure women's and girls cricket is embedded and sustainable.
• Collating information to track short term and longer term local impacts and national trends
• Developing case studies and examples of good practice to share nationally
• Using social media and other digital platforms to promote the work of the clusters
• Developing peer support and mentoring groups to promote self-help across the clusters
• Developing appropriate competitions for the women and girls in the clusters (hard ball and soft ball)
• Engaging with key local partners to support the ongoing development of the clusters
• Supporting club volunteers through the co-ordination of effective training and skills development including coach education
• Developing methods to manage ongoing communication with the clubs within each cluster
• Passionate about making a difference at cricket clubs
• You have a passion for developing women's sport and are inspired by programmes such as #ThisGirlCan
• Demonstrate a clear empathy and connection with volunteers within cricket clubs who are looking to develop the women and girls game.
• Have a tenacious and problem-solving approach with clubs.
• Ability to deliver presentations in front of schools Clubs, committees etc.
• An ability to form strong and trustworthy relationships
• A good receiver, interpreter and onward communicator of information through a variety of mediums
• Motivation of volunteers in a leadership role
• Influencing and sales skills
• Ability to `coach` individuals and teams to support their improvement
• Using data and insights to engage and influence key stakeholders
• Planning and project management
• The community club environment, preferably cricket
• Needs and barriers associated with women and girls in sport (especially cricket)
• ECB products and programmes
• The cricket landscape and support networks – ECB, County Board and local
• Safeguarding within the club environment
• Social media tools and systems
• Competition offers for cricket
• Coach Development
• Facility investment and support
Key working relationships:
• County Board colleagues
• Community Cricket Clubs
• ECB Regional Growth Executives
• Womens and Girls Committee
• Local community partners
• Valid driving licence (ability to travel independently between sites)
• Be subject to an advanced disclosure barring service check
• Willingness to complete First Aid, Safeguarding and appropriate training for the role
• Willingness to occasionally work unsociable hours and travel over geographical regions
• Competent using Microsoft office.
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