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ASA Sport Governing Board Vacancy - Closing date 13 June 2014

13th June 2014

ASA Sport Governing Board Sport Specialist (Voluntary)

The ASA is the National Governing Body in England for swimming and associated disciplines of diving, water polo, open water swimming and synchronised swimming.  With over 20 million swimmers, it is the country’s leading participation sport. It has a vibrant, modern governing body and is recognised as providing leadership to swimming in other countries and to other sports in England.

The ASA supports English swimming clubs, members, volunteers, coaches and officials. The talent program provides opportunities for talented individuals to develop skills and potential. A comprehensive certification and education programme for teachers, coaches and officials is also available.  The ASA has strong commercial relationships with sponsors and pool operators and has an annual income of approximately £20 million.

As a result of a new structure, the ASA is looking to recruit a Sport Specialist for the Sport Governing Board who will provide the Board with an independent perspective on the sport and membership activities of the ASA.  This is an exciting opportunity to develop and shape the future of the ASA.  Applicants should have the following knowledge and experience: -

·Recruitment, retention and development of volunteers within a sporting environment

·The delivery of an effective athlete pathway

·Strategic development of clubs, counties and regions in relation to sport

·Demonstrable passion for sport

Option 1

Application packs, which include the role description and person specification along with the terms of reference of the Board and other relevant documents, are available to download from www.swimming.org/careers .

Option 2

Requests for printed application packs, as described in option 1, should be sent to: The HR Department, The ASA, Sport Park Pavilion 3, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF. E-mail: HR.Department@swimming.org

If you would like to discuss the roles or ask questions, please contact the HR team at HR.Department@swimming.org or telephone 01509 640 282. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, to HR.Department@swimming.org

Closing Date: Friday 13th June at 12 noon

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