British Triathlon is the national governing body for triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon in Great Britain. It is responsible for ‘raising the profile and delivering medal-winning performances and helping everyone discover, enjoy and achieve in triathlon.’ The organisation is seeking a Communications Manager. This role will be based at the British Triathlon headquarters located at Loughborough University.
The Communications Manager will lead British Triathlon’s Communications Team in the period leading up to the 2020 Olympic Games and beyond.
British Triathlon is looking for a bright, creative and hardworking individual with experience in external communications, media relations or public relations… ‘You will be used to leading a team, creating engaging and media-friendly content and already have some excellent journalistic contacts. You will also be familiar with media monitoring systems such as Kantar or Gorkhana and able to interpret monitoring data effectively. Ideally you will also have experience of managing external agencies and able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
‘You’ll need to be good under pressure, organised and quick to learn and in return will benefit from a lively working environment that provides some amazing opportunities. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and positive individual, with a desire to achieve the highest possible standards for themselves, the organisation and for those involved in triathlon. Triathlon knowledge is not essential for this role.’
A job description with an outline of the role and person specification, as well as details on how to apply, can be found on the British Triathlon website.
Informal enquiries can be made to Justine Baynes, Director of Marketing & Communications via email: justinebaynes[at]britishtriathlon.org
Visit www.britishtriathlon.org/about/vacancies for an application form, job description and equality form.
A covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for the role, together with your completed application form and equality form, should be e-mailed to: hr[at]britishtriathlon.org – quoting the reference number MAC-17-9.
Closing date: 17:00 BST 30th April 2019
Interview date: 13th May 2019