Operations Executive

England and Wales Cricket Board

Salary Competitive
Team Participation & Growth
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 24th Mar 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid volunteer days
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.39 (7366)

Job Description

The Participation and Growth Operations Executive will play a key role in ensuring the team collaborates and coordinates with key internal and external stakeholders in a more impactful way. From charity partners to board members, we are seeking a dynamic Operations Executive to manage meetings, coordinate events and work with the management team to deliver the recreational cricket activities within our new strategy – Inspiring Generations.


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.


  • 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 enjoy working with a wide range of stakeholders from community cricket to the key decision makers.

  • 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 coordinating events, managing meetings and working with key partners such as Chance to Shine, Lord Taverners and Sport England



  • Coordinating key recreational cricket meetings such as: Recreational Assemblies, partner review meetings, P&G Committee meetings, and County Board reviews. This will include meeting management, minute taking, as well as distribution and tracking of actions.  

  • Providing administrative support to the Director Participation & Growth, including building PowerPoint presentations, excel spreadsheets etc.   

  • Working with the Participation & Growth Management Team to coordinate the distribution of information across the wider cricket network. This includes fortnightly recreational cricket meetings, Premier League Chair meetings, club and league roadshows, weekly department calls and team planning sessions.


  • Outstanding organisation skills and experience in the use Microsoft tools – particularly PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Teams

  • Strong writing skills

  • Event management

  • Stakeholder management  

  • A contagious passion for cricket or recreational sport  

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

  • A proven track record in event management

  • Managing and coordinating meetings for senior executives and partners – including developing written reports

  • A valid DBS check

 You'll receieve




Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Thu 24th Mar 2022


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 Thu 24th Mar 2022