Paid Position

Company Name: Tyne & Wear Sport

Job title: Project Officer (Inactivity & Inclusion)

Location: Washington

Closing date for application: 12 noon, Monday 30 April 2018

Salary: £18,915 per annum (pay award pending)

Hours: Full time (37 hours p/w)

Job description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual who is committed to working within a small team who are dedicated to reduce levels of inactivity in Tyne & Wear.

This post within Tyne & Wear Sport will primarily be responsible for contributing towards the successful delivery of a range of projects and programmes designed to reduce physical inactivity generally and especially within under-represented groups where participation in sport / levels of physical activity is particularly low.  A key part of your role will include having the responsibility for organising and promoting activity programmes for workplaces, particularly targeting those employees that are inactive, and supporting the organisation of all Tyne & Wear Sport events.

You will be committed to providing high levels of customer service, as the nature of our work involves working closely with a wide range of partner organisations, and to working with and supporting a team of staff committed to increasing participation.

You will have some experience of successfully organising and delivering sport/physical activity related programmes, along with excellent communication and inter-personal skills, and high levels of enthusiasm.  Ideally, you will also have a sound knowledge of the sport and/or health sectors and experience of organising projects / programmes of work.


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How to apply:

CLICK HERE to download an application form.  Please note, we will not accept CVs.

Upon completion of the form, please send it to, or via post to:    Tyne & Wear Sport, 3rd Floor, Parsons House, Parsons Road, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 1EZ

Point of contact:

For further information about this post please contact:

David Marrin, Assistant Director (Inactivity & Inclusion)

Tel. 0191 4972324