Sports Coaching and Development Intern (10 hours per week x 2)

University of Brighton

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Student Operations and Support
Location:  Brighton – Falmer

£23,144 to £25,138
pro rata
10 hours per week
Contract Length: 10 months
Fixed Term End Date: 30/06/2024
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 October 2023
Reference:  SO5344-23-345

The Sport Coaching and Development Intern position is a part-time role, open to recent University of Brighton graduates and current students. This is suitable for someone who is looking to develop a career in sport coaching, development or participation.     

In your role, you will actively develop ways to promote and increase engagement student sport programmes (Panthers) at the University of Brighton, through recreational, turn-up and play, coached, and intramural activity, including the utilisation of new and innovative opportunities. The role will also include community development opportunities.  

The position will provide direct and relevant experience, enabling you to utilise the skills and knowledge you will have gained on your undergraduate degree or via experience gained in other roles. Working across several projects with clearly defined outcomes you will be provided with developmental opportunities, supporting you as you work towards gaining additional sector specific qualifications.  

In order to be successful in this role you will have:  

  • Experience of developing projects, events, programme promotion, and methods to evaluate impact and effectiveness  
  • Good communication skills to liaise with University students, on campus sports clubs, and local sporting organisations.
  • Experience of supporting, motivating and leading volunteers   

This Intern position is a fixed term part-time role for 10 hours a week until June 30th 2024.  

For more information about the role or an informal conversation please contact Claire on [email protected]  

Further details:

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee’s home. It is the University’s expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

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