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Sports Co-ordinator

Sports Co-ordinator
Warwick SU
Fixed Term Contract (7 months)


An exciting opportunity has become available at Warwick Students' Union we are looking to recruit a key staff member to cover maternity leave, who can embrace all of the diverse activities on offer.

You will be responsible for all BUCS administration, providing advice and guidance to our Sports Clubs on a day to day basis to enable them to organize safe and well-coordinated activities, booking facilities, support the Sports Officer with organizing the annual Varsity competition, Sports Awards, Sports Day and overseeing and advising the Sports Clubs on their Club finances.


Who are we?


Part business, part charity, part membership body, Warwick SU is a vibrant place to work.


Warwick SU is an independent organisation in its own right that is professionally run for our members.

Our talented teams and individuals support elected officers and executives to make change for our members, improve lives and fulfil potential; we empower them to make all of this happen.


What's the job?


You will provide advice and guidance for the Sports Clubs, particularly in relation to health and safety, managing finances, and planning events & activities.

You will coordinate all of the BUCS fixtures for Warwick SU Clubs & be the main point of contact for BUCS and other institutions competing in BUCS.


Warwick SU and Warwick Sport work in strong partnership to support Sports Clubs.

This role is critical to the effectiveness of this relationship.

Sport is an important part of campus life at Warwick and the SU works in partnership with Warwick Sport to strive for sporting achievement and an active campus.


You will be responsible for maintaining good communication & relationships with the Sports Clubs which includes keeping sections of the SU website up to date and using your knowledge of social media to communicate effectively with our members, promoting the Sports Clubs, BUCS fixtures and their activities & having daily interaction with members to provide advice and guidance.


Who you are?


This fantastic opportunity requires someone who is dynamic, has a flexible and approachable manner, self-motivated with determination to find solutions for Sports Clubs when planning BUCS Sports fixtures & activities for their members.


You must be an effective written and verbal communicator with strong customer service skills.

You must also possess excellent planning and organisational skills and have experience of administering BUCS fixtures, Sports events & activities.

You will be highly PC literate and able to use data to make improvements to services.

Experience of working with volunteers in a sports environment is highly desirable.


Contract: Fixed Term and expected to last 7 months.

Start date 16th August 2021 with an expected finish date of 25th March 2022.

Subject to a 16-week probationary period


Hours: 36.5 hours per week.

Some weekend and evening working may be required from time to time for special events.

Time off in lieu will be granted


Salary: Starting from £20,604 to £23,059 per annum.


Location: Warwick SU, Coventry, West Midlands, UK (please note there may be working from home requirements due to current UK government guidelines)

Benefits: Pro-rata of 20 days' holiday per annum and no less than 15 days for Christmas, New Year, Easter, May-Day, Spring and late Bank holidays (or days in lieu thereof), for days which fall whilst the contract is in place, Pension Scheme


Why apply?


Working as part of a team who supports and empowers the Sports Club Executives to enable them to plan and deliver a diverse range of inclusive Sports activities for their members.


Fantastic opportunity to support the Sports Officer throughout their year in post to fulfil the aims and objectives on their manifesto.


Warwick SU will offer you flexibility to ensure a good work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a contribution pension scheme and excellent holiday allowance.


We are committed to equal opportunities for all.

We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender or disability status.

Warwick SU wants to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.


Closing date: 9.00 am 5th July 2021


The interviews will take place on 12th July 2021.

You must be available to attend an interview on this date, should you be shortlisted.



Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our online application site.




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