Tennis Ireland in association with Munster Tennis, wish to recruit a Regional Development Officer on a part-time basis. (20 hours per week) The successful applicant will deliver Tennis Ireland programmes in the Munster region, working with Clubs, Parks, Schools, Volunteers and Local Authorities in an effort to increase tennis participation throughout the Province.
The ideal candidate will have a strong tennis background and experience in sports development. A good knowledge of the issue of Safeguarding of children or vulnerable adults and a coaching qualification would be desirable. Access to own transport is essential as the successful candidate will need to travel throughout the Munster region. The role also requires flexibility with regards to hours.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo Garda vetting prior to commencement of employment. Title: Regional Development Officer Munster Hours: 20 hours per week Location: Munster Region Contract: 2-year fixed term contract Job description: Increase participation in the sport through the delivery of key Tennis Ireland development programmes in Clubs, Parks, Communities and Schools Encourage key target groups such to participate in the sport Work closely with Club Committees to promote good governance and practice in the operation of their clubs Engage with key stakeholders and agencies such as Local Sports Partnerships, Local Authorities and coaches to assist with the promotion and development of Tennis Promote Tennis through the organisation of events and activities aimed at increasing participation in the sport Promote and Educate clubs on child protection policies and procedures. Represent Tennis Ireland at local meetings regarding the development of strategic plan or development plan programmes. Develop partnerships between the relevant local statutory and voluntary bodies and maximise their involvement in the development of tennis in the Province. Please submit a CV with covering letter, detailing experience and suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org before 5pm on 26th July 2017.
The Development Officer will operate within Tennis Irelands Development team and will report to the Director of Development Roger Geraghty.
Tennis Ireland - Munster Branch The Munster Tennis Hub Fota Island Resort County Cork 087 706 1230 (office hours only) admin@MunsterTennis.ie
Regional Development Officer Lucy Penkova +353 85 733 1528