Find Your Way Project Officer

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Find Your Way Project Officer

British Orienteering has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a full time Find Your Way Project Officer. Orienteering is an exhilarating outdoor sport that continues to grow and thrive across the UK. Reporting directly to the Partnerships Manager, the successful applicant will be required to lead and coordinate the delivery of a 18 month place-based orienteering project. The project builds on the success and development of the Maprun app and aims to deliver accessible orienteering opportunities to new communities with a specific focus on lower socio-economic groups, those less active and hard to reach communities.

Tansley, DE4 5FY
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British Orienteering

About Find Your Way Project Officer

Principle duties include, but are not limited to:

• The overall responsibility for planning, coordinating, and delivering the project.

• Working with and providing high-quality support to orienteering clubs delivering the project in identified areas.

• Monitor, evaluate and review the project, implementing on-going improvements and sharing learning across the organisation.

This post is a fulltime role currently fixed term for 18 months, with potential for continuation subject to funding. Our head office is based in Derbyshire, and this role will require a mix of office and homeworking.

For further details include job description and person specification see attached.

Applications are invited by emailing with

  • Your CV
  • Covering letter illustrating how you fit the job description and person specification

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Sunday 19th Feb 2023. Any applications received after this date and time will not be considered. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 27th Feb 2023.

We are committed to equality and flexibility and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that British Orienteering are also recruiting for another part time position in communications and are open to discussions with candidates who are excited by both roles.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss further before applying, please contact Kay Hawke or 07867 312883