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Development Manager

Royal Caledonian Curling Club (Scotland)

The successful candidate will be responsible to the Head of Development for the implementation of development aspects of the RCCC Strategic Plan.

 Develop and manage the RCCC Curling Development Officer network throughout Scotland, sourcing partnership funding and involvement

 Create local partnerships with Development Groups at all curling rink facilities to implement local development action plans in relation to the RCCC Strategic Plan

 Support Development Officer network and Development Groups through identifying needs and arranging suitable training

 Deliver programmes which introduce people to curling and provide a pathway of progress that encourage participation and improvement for players to enjoy the game

 Establish and maintain links with local authorities to encourage the use of curling into school curriculum and leisure strategies

 To deliver programmes to engage and support existing members including Skill Awards, seminars, workshops and camps

 To work closely with Marketing Department to develop resources for development programmes

 Ensure RCCC website development content is kept relevant and up to date

 Support club development by arranging cluster meetings to support clubs with structure, membership recruitment and retention

 To prepare, work within, monitor and report on the budget for relevant parts of the Operational Plan

 To play an active role in the RCCC Club & Member Development Committee

 Prepare reports for the Board, Head of Development and other key stakeholders against the Strategic and Operational Plan performance indicators as required.

 Other duties as may reasonably be required by the Head of Development

Leadership – Can use a range of leadership styles to manage a variety of people and situations. Can articulate and encourage wide ownership of RCCC’s vision for developing the sport. Can recruit, train and lead a team of volunteers to deliver the relevant parts of the RCCC’s Strategic Plan.

Planning & Organising– Is able to prioritise workload and can manage a complex workload and prioritise work for self and others. Can demonstrate ability to arrange activities and Events across multiple venues.

Team Work – Shares collective responsibility for all aspects of RCCC business outcomes, demonstrating collaborative skills and valuing differences.

Communication – Is able to communicate to people clearly, concisely and with a high level of integrity so that people know where they stand on a wide range of issues. Problem Solving and Decision Making – Is able to objectively and systematically analyse problems in order to make the right decisions. Has the ability to work within a changing environment and support others through periods of change.

Financial Management – Is able to manage projects within allocated financial limits

 Degree or equivalent
 Experience in Sports Development at strategic level
 Understanding of national and regional level sports organisations and people
 Experience in cross agency development particularly building and managing partnerships
 Demonstrate ability to manage volunteers and financial resources effectively.
 Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
 Competence with Microsoft Office suite of products.
 Must possess a valid driving licence to fulfil the duties of the post.

This post is part funded by SportScotland. The Royal Caledonian Curling Club is an equitable employer and welcomes applications from people from all communities.

Closing date for applications is 1 July 2015 and interviews will be held on 21 July 2015.

Application forms can be found at

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