Head of Impact & Engagement

Salary: £30,000-£33,000 per annum pro rata.

Location: Flexible working with a regular presence in the London office. 

About the opportunity  

The Sport for Development Coalition is recruiting a Head of Impact & Engagement. Over the next five years the Coalition will build, and then make the case for sport for development – allowing it to unlock additional investment and resources for the sector. This will be achieved through a focus on three core pillars of work: Impact, Advocacy and Investment. 

The Head of Impact & Engagement will make a key contribution to the vision and mission of the Coalition by co-ordinating and leading engagement and consultation with sector stakeholders, deliver events and activities that contribute to the Coalition’s advocacy on behalf of the movement and support the collation of data, research and resources to assist sport for development organisations enhance and demonstrate impact. 

The role offers a unique opportunity to work with a wide range of sport for development organisations delivering impact across a diverse number of communities at what is a crucial time for the movement. The role will contribute to achieving targets to engage with and grow the organisations supporting the Coalition and deliver mechanisms to better understand, connect, support and align its supporters to enable sport for development to achieve its full potential. 

The Coalition is a small team with a big reach and we work collaboratively to facilitate the collective action of our growing network. The role will therefore involve being able to work flexibly with the possibility of it growing and taking on line-management responsibilities. 

About the Coalition 

The Sport for Development Coalition is a national network of more than 250 charities, community organisations, sports governing bodies and foundations, over-arching thousands of projects and programmes across the UK, who are intentionally using sport and physical activity to generate positive social outcomes.  

The Coalition’s mission is to ensure more organisations and people recognise, value and invest in the contribution sport can make to changing lives, strengthening communities and tackling health and societal inequalities. The Coalition is committed to ensuring these benefits are enjoyed without barriers or discrimination. 

How to apply 

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To apply, please send a CV with a covering letter outlining why you want the role and how you meet the role specification. Please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Applications close on Wednesday 26th October 2022.