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Here at British Canoeing we set our standards high and pursue excellence in all that we do; as a National Governing Body of Sport and as a group of individuals.

Digital Marketing & Communications Officer 

Location: National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham

Hours: Full time 37 Hours per week

Salary: Band 3 (Non-Coaching) circa £25-28K, dependent upon experience

This is a key role within our business development and communications team, providing high quality digital, marketing and communications activities to deliver our targets to increase participation and membership within our sport.  

This will involve creating engaging content and advertising via the British Canoeing and our Go Paddling channels to promote recreational paddling.

Candidates will have significant experience working in a digital, social media or communications role with a track record of managing digital marketing projects with ownership and editorial control of digital and online channels.  

The ability to work independently and form excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is essential. 

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills with the capacity to prioritise and manage multiple projects. A keen eye for detail with excellent copy writing and proof writing skills is essential.

An interest in the outdoor recreational sector is preferred as is experience of working within a consumer or membership organisation.

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Person Specification 

To apply, please email a covering letter and CV, clearly outlining your salary expectations to: Email [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews will be held virtually as a first stage on Wednesday 7th July

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, British Canoeing is only permitted to ask an individual information about ‘unspent’ cautions and convictions. This will be carried out through completion of a DBS Basic Check.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone taking part in our sport, including children and young people, and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer.

Technical Manager, 2023 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships

Contract Type: Contract for Service

Term of Appointment: Fixed Term until November 2023

Fee: Project fee of £15,000 for up to 80 days work within the contracted period (plus reasonable ‘out of pocket’ expenses will be reimbursed)

Location: Work from home and meetings/event delivery at Lee Valley White Water Centre.  Bi-monthly throughout the build up to the events with the possibility of monthly in the final quarter.

This is a key contract to ensure the technical and operational planning and delivery for the World Championships. We are seeking to contract an individual who is passionate about delivery and creating a lasting and positive impact within the paddling community, through these Championships.

The person contracted will be a highly experienced canoe slalom official (preferably at World Cup / World Championship level) who strives for excellence, with the knowledge and skills to support the delivery of this world class event in line with the associated objectives of the Championships. 

To apply, please provide the following:

  • A copy of your CV
  • A cover letter (not exceeding 2 pages) explaining why you are interested in the contract and how you meet the key skills and experience required.  Please also include how you will live and embed the values of the event into the project.

 

For more information or an informal conversation about this opportunity please contact Gemma Wiggs, 2023 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships Event Director.

Please submit your application via email to [email protected]

The timetable for contracting the role is as follows:

  • Monday 7th June 2021 Applications open
  • Friday 2nd July 2021 at 17:00pm Closing date for applications
  • w/c 5th July 2021 Interviews
  • w/c 12th July 2021 Notification of successful service provider
  • September 2021 Contract commences

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone taking part in our sport, including children and young people, and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer.

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