Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Volleyball England is the National Governing Body for all disciplines of Volleyball in England with its headquarters situated in Loughborough. Volleyball England employs a dedicated team of staff at its headquarters.

The latest vacancies that Volleyball England has are listed below.  If no vacancies are listed then there are no vacancies available at this time.

Independent Director - Finance & Business Development

Volleyball England is seeking to appoint an Independent Director to the Board, operating within the remits of Finance and Business Development.

The successful applicant will:

  • Act as a Director of the English Volleyball Association Ltd (the Company)
  • Use personal and professional skills, contacts, experience and judgement to optimise both the short term and long term performance of Volleyball England
  • Play a full part in enabling the Board to arrive at balanced and objective decisions
  • Ensure the objectives of the Company, as agreed by the Board, are fully, promptly, and properly carried out

Roles and repsonsibilites include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the production of timely, accurate, meaningful financial information
  • Providing budget updates to the Executive Board
  • Signing off the Annual Accounts on behalf of the Executive Board
  • Reviewing, suggesting and implemeneting improvements to the financial systems of the Company
  • Overseeing financial planning of Volleyball England
  • Working with the Board and SMT to develop, implemenet and monitor an Annual Business Plan and long term Business Development Strategy
  • Identifying potential opportunities for business development
  • Ensuring good working relationships with clients/funders, both new and existing, are maintained
  • Increasing business sustainability

The successful applicant will be requried to sit on Volleyball England sub groups as prescribed by the Framework document of by board agreeement.

For a full job description, including person specification, and an Application Pack, please contact jobs@volleyballengland.org. Please note this is a voluntary position, although reasonable out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with the Association's Expenses Claim Policy.

The closing date for applications is Monday 26th June.

Independent Chair

Volleyball England is currently looking to appoint an Independent Chair to provide strong leadership and support the delivery of our 2017 / 21 strategy.

The role of Independent Chair is crucial to the work and effectiveness of the Board. The Chair should not only be prepared and able to take on additional commitments, but they must be able to operate at a broader and higher level. The Chair must be able to command the support of the other members of the Board, the membership, the staff team and organisation's partners. In bringing leadership, specialist skills and experience to Volleyball England, the right candidate will be independent of any and will understand all the areas of specialism which board Directors may possess.

Volleyball England is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and is responsible for ensuring that no applicants, staff, volunteers, or participants are unlawfully discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (together the "Protected Characteristics"). Volleyball England welcomes applications from all sections of society.

This role is non-remunerated. All reasonable out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed. The duration of this role if four years. Board meetings are normally held at SportPark, Loughborough.

To apply, please email jobs@volleyballengland.org to request an Application Pack. Submissions by post are acceptable, and should be sent FAO:

Mr Keith Nicholls
The Acting President
Volleyball England
SportPark
3 Oakwood Drive
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3QF

For more information, please contact Keith Nicholls on 01603 454471 or via email - keith.nicholls@volleyballengland.org

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Volleyball England is looking to appoint a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to coordinate and lead Volleyball England’s communications and marketing functions, including the generation of insight on not only consumers but engaging with the core market.

Key roles and responsibilities are included, but not limited to:

  • Implementing marketing and PR strategies
  • Implementing a long-term communications strategy
  • Managing relationships with media contacts and generating press interest
  • Coordinating media requirements at key events
  • Managing and curating digital media content, including social media marketing
  • Managing the provision of consumer insight
  • Promoting Volleyball England in key areas
  • Overseeing production of all Volleyball England publications and e newsletters

The successful candidate will also be responsible for performance management and budget management.

This is a full time post, based at SportPark, Loughborough. The salary band for this role is £25,000 - £35,000.

To apply, please email jobs@volleyballengland.org requesting an Application Pack.

Project Delivery Team Officer - Marketing & Communications (Apprenticeship)

Volleyball England is looking to appoint a paid intern in the role of Project Delivery Team Officer - Marketing & Communications. The successful candidate will be expected to work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Digital Media Marketing with our delivery partner Sports Structures.

This role is suitable for anybody over the age of 16, and would be ideally suited for a graduate looking to specialise in Marketing & Communications.

Key roles and responsibilities are included, but not limited to:

  • Creating content to promote audience and member interaction
  • Assisting the Marketing & Communications Coordinator with marketing projects
  • Designing documents and resources to support and market Volleyball England programmes, projects, competitions and events
  • Analysing audience information, including website analytics
  • Supporting the writing and distribution of Volleyball England's member e newsletter
  • Managing Volleyball England social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and other relevant platforms
  • Identifying trends in social media
  • Supporting competitions and events through social media marketing

The role will also enable the successful candidate to work alongside the Project Delivery Team Officers on a number of projects and programmes to support Volleyball England's core market.

This is a full time role based at SportPark, Loughborough. The salary for this role is £9,250 per annum. The successful candidate must complete the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Social Media, funded by Volleyball England. Travel expenses to and from the learning centre will be reimbursed.

To apply, please email jobs@volleyballengland.org for an Application Pack. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Hannah Winsbury, Business Services Coordinator, via email or on 01509 227723.

Team Managers - 2017 Youth Sport Trust School Games

Volleyball England is looking for two Team Managers to look after the girl’s volleyball teams at the School Games.  If you have experience working with young people and want to get involved in performance sport, this is an exciting opportunity. The Games are full on and fast paced and we need Team Managers who are young people focussed and able to plan, empathise and communicate effectively with athletes, team staff, volunteers and Event Management Staff.

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you. Please download the full role description below.

Please send your CV to talent@volleyballengland.org. and let us know why you would excel in this role. 

If you want to find out more contact Amy Dobbins
T: 01509 227731 E: a.dobbins@volleyballengland.org

Role Description: Team Managers - 2017 Youth Sport Trust School Games

  Name Size (MB) Updated
Team Manager School Games 2017 VE FINAL Team Manager School Games 2017 VE FINAL 0.21 12/05/2017

Volleyball Head Coach

Location: Cambridge

Faculty/Professional Service: Student Services

Salary: Competitive salary

Annualised Hours – 892 hours per year (term time coaching up to 18 hrs a week and supporting teams at matches)

Closing Date - 2 July 2017

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

You’ll be joining a dynamic team contributing towards the successful delivery of our University’s sports strategy. As Volleyball Head Coach, you’ll play a pivotal role by coordinating our various volleyball activities including the students’ Volleyball Club and work closely with our partner National League Team. You’ll add value to an already successful programme and ensure that volleyball continues to make a significant contribution to the overall Anglia Ruskin student experience for sport.

With a degree and a level 2 qualification in Volleyball, you’ll be passionate about sport and determined to play your part in building our future. With previous experience of working in a sports environment and successfully co-ordinating complex projects using your own initiative, you’ll have excellent organisational and communication skills.

The appointment is subject to an enhanced level disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interviews expected to take place on the week commencing 17 July 2017.

 

If you would like further information, or would like to visit one of our campuses in advance, please contact Martin Beaver, Head of Sport and Active Anglia, on 01223 698 919 or James Barclay on 01223 698784.

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

Men’s Volleyball Coach - Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester)

Location: Manchester

Salary: £1100- 2100 pa

(Dependent on experience and attendance at both training & matches)

Closing Date: Monday 16th June 2017, 5pm

Contact Name: Joe Wharton

Contact Email:J.wharton@mmu.ac.uk

MMU Sport are currently looking to recruit a passionate, experienced and inspiring level 2 or above qualified Volleyball coach to work in partnership with us to develop our Volleyball and maximise success in BUCS competition. The successful candidate will create a positive, responsive and productive relationship with the club and MMU Sport. They will also support the development of the club in training and competition.

Training sessions take place on a Monday evenings at Sugden Sports Centre. The time is yet to be confirmed.  Competitive fixtures will be in a tournament format.  The role is for a maximum of 2 hours training per week.  A day rate for games will be negotiable.

Main Duties of Coaching role:

  • To be aware of and abide by all relevant policies and procedures for MMU, The Union MMU  and specific to the club.  This includes but is not limited to – The Union constitution, Student Activities H&S Policy & the membership/Sports coach UK code of conduct, along with any NGB or BUCS regulations.

  • Responsible for general coaching practices including session planning, delivery and evaluation procedures

  • Regularly communicate with MMU Sport staff to provide feedback on performance and club development, attend termly meetings and compile regular reports on aims and objectives

  • Attend BUCS matches to coach and advise individuals and squads, displaying tactical awareness to gain the best possible performance

  • Responsibility and accountability for team selection, in partnership with the committee and determine methods of selection and providing feedback to those not selected

  • Regularly review club performance and progress

  • Assist the club committee members to complete club development planning and work towards their aims and objectives

  • Support the development of student leadership skills, particularly with club committee members

  • Make sure all sessions comply with Health and Safety standards & maintain high standards with regards to Equality and Diversity

  • Demonstrate understanding of the aims and objectives of MMU Sport and to work in partnership to help to achieve these

  • Must attend two review meeting per year with Performance Sport.

  • To complete and submit timesheets on a monthly basis.

Application Process:

To apply for these positions, please submit a current CV and Covering Letter by email outlining the following:

  • Coaching Experience   

  • Why you are interested in this role?

  • Availability to Coach on Monday evenings and specific weekends.  

    The deadline to apply for this position is Monday 29th May 2017 at 5pm.  Please submit applications to j.wharton@mmu.ac.uk  and use the subject: Men’s Volleyball Coach Application. For further information, please contact Joe on 0161 247 6541 or at j.wharton@mmu.ac.uk

Women’s Volleyball Coach - Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester)

Location: Manchester

Salary: £1100- 2100 pa

(Dependent on experience and attendance at both training & matches)

Closing Date:  Friday 16th June 2017, 5pm

Contact Name: Joe Wharton

Contact Email:J.wharton@mmu.ac.uk

MMU Sport are currently looking to recruit a passionate, experienced and inspiring level 2 or above qualified Volleyball coach to work in partnership with us to develop our Volleyball and maximise success in BUCS competition. The successful candidate will create a positive, responsive and productive relationship with the club and MMU Sport. They will also support the development of the club in training and competition.

Training sessions take place on  Friday evening at the Birley campus. This is subject to change. Competitive fixtures will be in a tournament format.  The role is for a maximum of 2 hours training per week.  A day rate for games will be negotiable.

Main Duties of Coaching role:

  • To be aware of and abide by all relevant policies and procedures for MMU, The Union MMU  and specific to the club.  This includes but is not limited to – The Union constitution, Student Activities H&S Policy & the membership/Sports coach UK code of conduct, along with any NGB or BUCS regulations.

  • Responsible for general coaching practices including session planning, delivery and evaluation procedures

  • Regularly communicate with MMU Sport staff to provide feedback on performance and club development, attend termly meetings and compile regular reports on aims and objectives

  • Attend BUCS matches to coach and advise individuals and squads, displaying tactical awareness to gain the best possible performance

  • Responsibility and accountability for team selection, in partnership with the committee and determine methods of selection and providing feedback to those not selected

  • Regularly review club performance and progress

  • Assist the club committee members to complete club development planning and work towards their aims and objectives

  • Support the development of student leadership skills, particularly with club committee members

  • Make sure all sessions comply with Health and Safety standards & maintain high standards with regards to Equality and Diversity

  • Demonstrate understanding of the aims and objectives of MMU Sport and to work in partnership to help to achieve these

  • Must attend two review meeting per year with Performance Sport.

  • To complete and submit timesheets on a monthly basis.

Application Process:

To apply for these positions, please submit a current CV and Covering Letter by email outlining the following:

  • Coaching Experience   

  • Why you are interested in this role?

  • Availability to Coach on Friday evenings and specific weekends.  

    The deadline to apply for this position is Friday 16th June 2017 at 5pm.  Please submit applications to j.wharton@mmu.ac.uk  and use the subject: Men’s Volleyball Coach Application. For further information, please contact Joe on 0161 247 6541 or at j.wharton@mmu.ac.uk

Volleyball Coach - Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway are looking for a new volleyball coach. Details are as follows;

Days and times of sessions:
Monday 20:30 - 22:00
Saturday 13:00 - 16:00
+games on nearly every Wednesday

Place of sessions:
Monday:
St. John's Beaumont School
Priest Hill, Englefield Green, Old Windsor
SL4 2JN

Saturday:
the Sports Centre at Royal Holloway
Egham Hill, Egham TW20 0EX

Wage:
£15 - £20 per hour (commute time is not
included)

Competition:
Men's: BUCS South Eastern 2A (currently 2nd)

Women's: BUCS South Eastern 1A (currently 3rd)

*Women's team is going to play Student Cup Finals on 4th and 5th February.

Contact details:
Louis Raynaud (President)volleyball@su.rhul.ac.uk
or
Haruka Sasaki(HEVO)
haruka.sasaki.2015@live.rhul.ac.uk

Head Office Work Experience Placement

Volleyball England is seeking to appoint a number of Work Experience Placement Interns to be based at it's Head Office in Loughborough.

It is an ideal opportunity for school leavers, students or those who would like a career change to gain invaluable office skills in the sports sector and join a busy and vibrant team at the Volleyball England Head Office.

The placement role will mainly involve administration support for the Volleyball England team during the busy indoor registration period and the summer event season.

Tasks will include:

• Supporting the Membership renewal process for Volleyball clubs, coaches and referees.
• Assisting in preparations for Volleyball England tournaments and events.
• Supporting the Volleyball England Events team at tournaments where required.
• Data entry.

All work experience placements will receive references if required and the opportunity to volunteer with Volleyball England at future events.

To Apply: email info@volleyballengland.org or call 01509 227722.

Volleyball England’s equal opportunity applies in relation to these placements and Volleyball England welcomes applications from all sections of society. The office itself is located in modern, purpose built premises. Should potential applicants require any further information regarding accessibility or require information in an alternative format, please contact Hannah Winsbury at info@volleyballengland.org or on 01509 227722.