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Job Vacancy – Archery Development Officer

April 23rd 2019
Sarah Booth

Archery GB and the Southern Counties Archery Society has an exciting opportunity for an Archery Development Officer to join our successful National Governing Body.

Job Title:           Archery Development Officer – 35 hours/week

Salary Range:   £20,000 – £24,000

Location:           Home-based, within the Southern Counties region.

This role is currently funded until December 2021

As Archery Development Officer you will work across our Southern Counties Archery region (which includes East of England, London and the South East) to increase the retention of archers through ensuring a quality experience across clubs, coaching and competition.

Your role will involve developing local delivery plans to support clubs and counties to retain archers and reduce loss of members.  You will promote good practice and influence change within clubs and work in partnership with local and regional partners to develop, promote and enhance the archery experience.

The successful candidate will have experience in sports development and a passion for participation in sports.  With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, they will build strong relationships across the club network and seek opportunities to collaborate positively with volunteers to enhance the archery experience.

A self starter who is skilled in organising and managing their own workload, the successful candidate will be used to working in a fast-paced environment, demonstrate high levels of integrity and be a positive champion for change.

The post holder will be required to work regular evenings and weekends and be prepared to occasionally travel to head office (Shropshire).

We want to hear from people who are able to make a positive contribution to the development of our organisation and bring new ideas and insight. If you think you have the suitable skills and attributes for this role then we would like to hear from you.

We positively welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

Further information about Archery GB can be found on our website

For more information about the role, download the Job Description 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 experience, skills and knowledge equip you to excel in the role.

We invite all applicants to complete our Equal Opportunities monitoring process to enable us to ensure the effectiveness of our approach to equality.  Please download the monitoring form below and return a copy with your application.  This will be used for monitoring purposes only.

Closing date for applications:  20 May 2019

Interview date:  Week commencing 3 June 2019

Archery GB is an equal opportunities employer


Archery Development Officer – Job Description

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