Leicestershire & Rutland Sport - Economy & Sport Growth Manager


Contact: John Byrne / 01509564888 / j.byrne@lrsport.orgLocation:SportPark at Loughborough University, LE11 3QF
Salary: £34,337 to £37,874
Hours: Full Time
Organisation: Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport
Placed On: Fri 17th November, 2017
Closes: 12:00am - Sun 3rd December, 2017
Job Reference: PH0055
Interview Date: Tue 19th December, 2017

Working with our key partners (Sport England, LLEP, City/County/District Local Authorities) Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) are seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to join our extended team. You will work with a range of external partners (SME, LAs, Job Centre Plus, voluntary sector partners, suppliers, consultants and contractors).

This new post will create a single point of access to help sport businesses grow. Fundamental to the success will be the delivery of the recently adopted Sport and the Economy Action Plan. We want to unlock the potential of Leicestershire and Leicester brand as one of the premier locations for sport and physical activity in England, embedding this into our culture, ways of working and DNA.

We are looking for someone who can help shape Sport Businesses, improve their competitiveness and innovation. We need some dynamic thinking to unlock the potential of tomorrow's workforce, while helping us to enhance our place and profile.

As a key Relationship Manager you will be based at the award winning SportPark, based at Loughborough University and your role will be to lead and co-ordinate the development, review and implementation of the Sport & the Economy Growth Plan. Helping to position sport and physical activity as a key sector growth within the Leicester and Leicestershire Economic Partnership priority.

Interested? If you feel you have the right skills and passion for this area of work we would love to hear from you.

For further information and details on how to apply for this role please go to: Economy & Sport Growth Manager

All previous applicants will be considered and do not need to apply.

If you require further details please contact John Byrne, CSP Director on 01509 564888 or email j.byrne@lrsport.org

Closing Date for applications: 3rd December 2017 at midnight.

Interviews will be held on the 19th December 2017.