Job Opportunity: National Event Officer

Job Opportunity: National Event Officer


JOB TITLE:                          National Event Officer

CONTRACT TYPE:             Full time, permanent

SALARY:                             £24,000- £26,000 (dependent on experience)

LOCATION:                        Base at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow (remote working possible)

REPORTING TO:               Events Manager

BENEFITS:                          5% Pension Contribution, British Cycling Gold Membership

CLOSING DATE:                10am, Wednesday 22nd June 2022

                                             Provisional interview dates 7th and 8th July 2022

Scottish Cycling is the National Governing Body for cycle sport in Scotland. We are the voice of our sport and the largest cycling membership organisation in Scotland, representing the aspirations of our community.

Our strategy, Developing a Nation of Cyclists, details our mission, vision and values and outlines how we will deliver activities across our four strategic themes of Lead, Grow, Support and Partner.  Working across six different disciplines of cycling, we are committed to developing a nation of cyclists, maximising participation for all and delivering international success.

This is an exciting time for the Events Team at Scottish Cycling as we embark on the development of a new events strategy for domestic events in Scotland which aims to grow event opportunities in Scotland, because we know that sport has the power to change lives.

We are looking forward to receiving applications from people who would like to be a part of growing, diversifying, and having a sustainable impact on cycling and our events.

At the heart of recruitment for this position is finding the right person, if you are unsure if your experience fits, then please get in touch. We would be delighted to hear from you.

Job Purpose

The National Event Officer is a key role in the Scottish Cycling Events Team and is responsible for the development and coordination of the annual calendar of cycling events across the disciplines, ensuring that competition structures and pathways are in place, and everyone has the opportunity to experience the thrill of racing their bike. This includes the creation of robust relationships with Event Organisers to support them in the organisation and delivery of events, from grassroots and participation to the full list of National Championship and Series events, and everything in between.


Other Information

This is a full-time post working 37.5 hours per week. Attendance at meetings and events at evenings and weekend is to be expected. Reasonable travel, accommodation and administrative expenses incurred whilst carrying out this position are reimbursed in line with the Scottish Cycling’s Travel and Subsistence policy.

For an informal discussion please contact Sophie McCall, Head of Development & Participation: or 07976431412

Recruitment process

Scottish Cycling is committed to selecting staff solely based on their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited and welcomes application from all sections of the community.

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Completed applications should be emailed to by 10am Wednesday 22nd June 2022.