JOB TITLE: Club Development Officer (Falkirk Junior Bike Club SCIO)
CONTRACT TYPE: Part-time (15 hours per week), 18 months fixed term
LOCATION: Home based, with expectation for regular attendance at club activities
REPORTING TO: Partnership Working Group
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.
Established in 2016, Falkirk Junior Bike Club has become one of fastest growing clubs in Scotland catering for youths. From the age of 4 to 16, riders wear our club kit with pride, attending club sessions, out cycling in the local area, or competing regionally and nationally across a range of disciplines.
The club and Scottish Cycling are working in partnership with the principal aim of developing strong club structures to ensure the sustainable and well-planned growth of both the membership of the club and the volunteer team which underpins it.
Through the new Scottish Cycling Accelerate and Activate Direct Club Investment programme, Scottish Cycling and the club are investing in an 18 month post – Club Development Officer.
This new role is intended to be central to the development of the club. They will lead the development of the volunteer workforce and support the club to further build its capacity for new members.
Key Role Responsibilities
The Club Development Officer will be principally responsible for:
- Identifying ways to sustainably grow the membership of the club
- Volunteer recruitment and development
- Working in collaboration with the Club Committee to develop a programme of social events on and off the bike to raise the quality of the club experience for all club members
- Facility Development –work with the Club Committee to ensure that a range of dedicated cycling facilities across Falkirk are developed and activated –particularly focused on Callendar Estate, Callendar Park, Zetland Park, Herbertshire Castle Park and Kinneil Estate.
- Cycling for All –we are increasing our work in reducing barriers to participation in cycling. This new strategy will look at how we tap into funding channels and deliver projects like #SummerOfPlay and #RockUpAndRide
- Support a new Girls Coordinator who will be focused on developing and delivering a Girls Cycling Strategy, focused on retention, growth and development of girls within the club.
The Club Development Officer will work to a work plan which will be agreed by the Partnership Management Group. They will be required to provide quarterly updates and submit an annual report to all project partners. The Club Development Officer may also be asked to present their work at Scottish Cycling Club Development meetings and conferences to share learnings from the role.
The closing date for applications for this post is Sunday 31st July at 2355.
Scottish Cycling is committed to selecting staff solely based on their ability to the job for which they are being recruited and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
An application form can be obtained from our website www.scottishcycling.org.uk . Completed applications should be emailed to email@example.com
For an informal discussion, please contact Mark Drackford, Club Chair, Chair@FJBC.scot
Completed applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 2355 Sunday 26th June 2022.