Clubs Executive

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: Participation & Growth
  • Grade: Implement
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Remote
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 3rd Oct 2021 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Healthcare
Wellness programs
Additional parental leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

8.71 (2150)

Job Description

Do you have the passion and desire to support 5,000 affiliated clubs across England & Wales in connecting their communities and changing lives through cricket?

Cricket clubs and leagues play a crucial role in the experience and enjoyment of around 2.5 million cricketers. 

As stewards of the game our aspiration is to support clubs in connecting communities and improve lives, all with the aim of inspiring generations to say: ‘Cricket is a Game for me’.

This exciting position will play a crucial role in implementing key campaigns and clubs support initiatives that support our vision to create ‘clubs of the future’

Key to our success is galvanising the thousands of cricket clubs, leagues, and communities behind this plan to ensure the long-term health and prosperity of the recreational game across England and Wales.

You will play a key role in supporting volunteers to inspire generations to say: ‘Cricket is a game for me’

WHO WE ARE

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.

 

OUR VALUES

  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.

YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF

  • You have a passion for community sport and the power of cricket to connect communities and improve lives.

  • You thrive under busy, variable and exciting environments where no two days are alike.

  • You enjoy making a difference to communities, volunteers and players.

  • You are results oriented with a keen eye for detail and a desire to deliver innovative solutions.

 

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • You will support a project team in the building and implementation of ‘clubs of the future’.

  • You will oversee and develop new and existing club support programmes.

  • You will design and manage several training programmes and initiatives to tackle national challenges facing our club cricket network.

  • You will coordinate various aspects of our communication to the club network.

  • You will drive greater insight across the club network and will implement an annual satisfaction survey, providing feedback on local and national support.

  • You will work closely on the roll-out of the Volunteer Action Plan.

  • You will be pro-active and responsive to the challenges and opportunities facing the club network.

  • You will ensure that Play-Cricket and the player CRM programme continues to grow in adoption and value.

  • You will champion a diverse and inclusive cricket network.

YOU’LL HAVE

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to listen, understand, analyse and act on information accordingly.

  • The ability to build strong relationships with multiple stakeholder groups.

  • An adaptable working style with high levels of emotional intelligence.

  • Project / event management skills and a proven track record of delivering results.

  • The ability to bring people together and create collaborative communities that could extend the league, club and county network.

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • A deep understanding of the cricket network and challenges the game faces across different areas of England and Wales.

  • A contagious passion for cricket or recreational sport

  • A “can do” attitude and a strong team player.

  • DBS/Safeguarding

 

YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Competitive salary

  • Holiday - 25 days a year

  • Volunteering – 2 days a year

  • Pension - Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Private medical insurance

  • Employee health cash-back plan

  • Long-term sickness insurance

  • Life assurance - four times your annual basic salary

  • Enhanced maternity

  • Unmind – free and confidential access to a wellbeing app to help you manage your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing

  • OpenBlend - an innovative coaching and performance management tool

  • People Academy - a range of programmes and initiatives to help you develop and reach your potential

  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 confidential access to expert services including counselling, wellbeing, and independent legal and financial advice

  • Free online fitness classes

  • 30% New Balance discount

  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme

  • Season ticket loan

  • Preferential access to tickets to England and The Hundred games

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Sun 3rd Oct 2021

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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