Relationship Manager Local Government (Central) 6-month FTC

LOCATION: Birmingham, Coventry, Stoke-on-Trent, East Midlands

SALARY: £41,570pa plus generous benefits

POSITION: Temporary six month contract starting 29th April 2013 (secondment opportunities considered)

Sport England's primary outcome is to get more people doing more sport and to deliver a lasting sporting legacy from the 2012 Games. Working predominantly across the Central area your work will directly contribute to the delivery of our outcomes by developing a continued positive environment for community sport. In our new strategy (2012-17) we are investing £1.1 billion into developing community sport - your job will be to ensure this investment sustainably improves the community sport offer, by working closely with Local Authorities and other local partners.

You will be a professional with the skills and experience to manage a wide range of stakeholders at the highest levels. You will: have built partnerships in the past to deliver community sport successfully; be an excellent advocate for our work; and demonstrate the ability to influence and persuade a wide variety of partners, including Local Authorities and County Sport Partnerships, at the most senior levels.

Interested? Then please visit the careers section of Sport England's website to complete and submit an on-line application form.

The post holder will be home based and will have access to our Central Hub in Loughborough. The post holder will be expected to travel extensively across the Central area of England.

The closing date for receiving applications is 4pm, on Friday 5th April 2013.

Sport England actively promotes diversity in employment and sport and welcomes applications from all parts of the community.