Street-Cricket Officer

Sussex County Cricket Club
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Job Type

Street-Cricket Officer

An exciting and brand-new opportunity has arisen within the Sussex Cricket Foundation (the charitable arm of Sussex Cricket Limited) as a Street-Cricket Officer.

This is an exciting time to join Sussex Cricket as the Organisation will shortly be launching its four-year strategic plan.

We are looking to appoint somebody who can demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm and commitment to working with young people from socially-deprived backgrounds. The successful candidate will have an understanding that it is essential to work closely with other local agencies/services if we are to successfully engage young people in the programme.

In addition, it is essential that the person appointed has a proven successful track record of devising and delivering cricket activities for young people, and can demonstrate an ability to manage, support, and professionally develop the coaches who will be delivering the Street Cricket sessions.

We are looking for a resilient individual with excellent organisational skills. The ideal person must be flexible and willing to work irregular working patterns in response to operational needs.

To apply, please send a covering letter setting out how you meet the requirements of the role and the person specification with your CV to Kay Gunn, Head of HR & Client Services at .

Closing date for applications: 10am on 29 September 2017
Please note that late applications will not be accepted.
Interviews will be held week commencing 9 October 2017
No agencies thank you.


Job Title: Street-Cricket Officer

Reports To: Street-Cricket Manager

Contract: Fixed-term 06/11/17 to 31/10/18

Hours: 20 Hours per week across 4 days (core hours - 2pm to 7pm with flexibility)

Salary: Competitive

Overall Role/Purpose

  • To increase participation levels in four socially-deprived areas of Sussex where opportunities to be involved in cricket activities are limited
  • To measure and evaluate the impact of this participation on specific personal and social development outcomes

Key responsibilities

  • To proactively initiate working partnerships with Youth and Community services in the four delivery areas. To jointly devise Street Cricket programmes for young people which:
    • maximise their participation, and;
    • have robust systems in place for establishing, measuring, and evaluating programme outcomes.
  • To plan and manage the implementation of the four jointly devised 'Chance To Shine' funded Street Cricket programmes - including the development of high-quality, varied, and inclusive cricket sessions on a weekly basis. This includes the management and professional support of the Sussex Cricket Foundation (SCF) coaches delivering these sessions.

General Responsibilities

  • To provide a high level of administration in relation to the delivery of the programme
  • To maintain close working relationships with all SCF staff and volunteers
  • To undertake additional roles and responsibilities as and when required
  • To attend events, presentations, and meetings as required - some of which will involve out of hours work; evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays