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Community Sports Manager - Lincoln

Lincoln, Lincolnshire
24,042.99 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2022
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Community Sports Manager - Lincoln

Community is at the heart of everything we do. We're the UK's largest leisure operator and the first and largest leisure social enterprise, so we have a lot to be proud of and aim to still do more to promote fitness, sport, leisure and health to the communities that we serve. We are looking for an experienced and passionate Community Sports Manager to help us to widen the participation of community sport and health physical activity in North Kesteven, Lincolnshire.

Working across our leisure facilities in North Kesteven partnership, you'll manage a small team of community sport officers, working together to encourage an active and healthy lifestyle to communities across North Kesteven. This is an interesting role that will use your passion for sport and communities as well as your people skills. The main objective of the role is to interact with the community to encourage and increase participation in activity. You'll be dealing with a range of people as diverse as school children, the elderly, disabled people, women & girls and BAME, so you'll need to have excellent communication skills. Amongst others, you'll work closely with senior managers and teams in the centres, as well as community groups, clubs, third sector organisations, schools and North Kesteven District Council to ensure you can implement and maximise the programmes that you'll be offering. This is an exciting time to be joining us, as sport community and health is a key focus in North Kesteven.


Ideally, you'll have a degree in sports development or a sport-related subject and be able to demonstrate your experience of working with people in a sport/leisure setting such as through coaching and teaching.


Although working as part of a wider team, you'll be expected to manage your own workload, be self-sufficient and confident managing a small team. You'll be comfortable dealing with stakeholders at all levels and adept at giving presentations. A creative thinker, you'll thrive on devising new initiatives to work with the community to foster their participation in sport and exercise.


In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
  • Pension schemes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best

If you have the passion and skills for this role, then apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.



GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

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