Archery GB job vacancy – Director of Participation

June 17th 2021
Vicky Sartain

Could you lead our Participation team as we seek to enrich lives through archery?

Job Title:                       Director of Participation

Salary Range:                £45 – 55k (dependent on experience)

Location:                      Lilleshall and home based

We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and focused individual who will lead, shape and deliver initiatives that will develop and grow the sport of archery by attracting and retaining participants within the sport.

Archery GB is looking for a Director of Participation to lead the team that will empower and inspire current and future generations to develop the grass roots of our sport, through club development, workforce (coaches, judges, volunteers) and participation programmes.

The successful candidate will demonstrate professionalism and drive, building strong relationships and influencing across the organisation in pathways and competitions and with external stakeholders such as Sport England.

As a senior member of the Archery GB strategic leadership team, they will contribute to the development and delivery of our strategic ambitions, driving our mission of rebuilding, reimagining and re-presenting archery over the next 5 years.

Our strategy ‘Enriching lives through archery’ needs the whole sport to pull together in the same direction, recognising the importance of all parts and individuals, to ensure that everyone who experiences archery is better off, physically, mentally, socially and economically.

With several exciting opportunities ahead, including the task of rebuilding the sport out of the Covid-19 pandemic, candidates should have a strong track record in sport development, leading teams to embed positive cultural change and have outstanding communication and relationship-building skills that will help build strong, collaborative teams throughout the sport.

If you believe you have the inspiration, determination and values-driven leadership we need, please read the job description and person specification, also available in the Documents section below.


How to apply

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to

Your covering letter (1 page only) should address the following: how your skills, experience and leadership approach will enable the delivery of targets through a positive and engaged team.

We positively welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

Further information about Archery GB can be found on our website:

Closing date for applications: 2 July 2021

Interview date: 15 July 2021

Archery GB is an equal opportunities employer.



Archery GB Director of Participation job description

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