Vacancy – Regional Events Officer

September 2, 2016 Comments Off

Regional Events Officer, Yorkshire

Reference: SEP20160053
Expiry date: 23:59, 20 September 2016
Location: British Cycling Yorkshire region
Salary: £22,000.00 – £24,000.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, British Cycling Gold Membership
Attachment: RoleProfileRegionalEventsOfficer.pdf
British Cycling is the internationally recognised governing body for cycling in the UK. It is also one of the leading governing bodies across all sport in the UK, with over 125,000 members who have access to a calendar of well over 4,000 events spread across 6 cycle sport disciplines. We now have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, appropriately qualified individual to join us as a Regional Events Officer for the Yorkshire Region.The Role
This is an exciting regionally-based position, forming part of an established team, playing a key role in developing the Cycle Sport Events programme in the Yorkshire Region and across the country.We require a highly motivated individual to work as part of this team to manage and co-ordinate the planning and implementation of a Cycle Sport Events programme within the Yorkshire Region and Inter-Regionally.The focus of the Regional Events Officer role is to increase the quantity and quality of participation opportunities across a range of Cycle Sport disciplines resulting in increased participation and satisfaction levels among participants, volunteers and officials. The Regional Events Officer is also responsible for seeking out and influencing new opportunities to create more events and participation opportunities within the Yorkshire region.The Cycle Sport Events programme is at the heart of British Cycling and these posts will help us transform the future landscape of the sport.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • A strong understanding of competitive and non-competitive cycling across all disciplines with the ability and enthusiasm to drive the sport forward.
  • Experience of working with voluntary and statutory sectors and community groups.
  • Experience of working with different organisations and people at a variety of levels to influence and drive initiatives forward.
  • The ability to work remotely, travelling between sites within a large region, often including evenings and weekends.

It is essential that the post holder has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong planning and organisational skills. The successful candidate must either live within, be willing to relocate to an area within or reside within travelling distance of the boundaries of the British Cycling Yorkshire Region.

Deadline for applications is 23:59 on Tuesday 20 September 2016
Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing 3 October 2016

About Us
Our hours of work are 37.5 per week, and weekend and evening work will regularly be required.British Cycling also operates a pension scheme, a salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme and a cycle to work scheme. All employees are also provided with gold membership of British Cycling.

British Cycling is an equal opportunities employer and accredited to the Intermediate level of the Equality Standard for Sport. Applications are welcomed from all sectors of society and all appointments are made on merit alone.


British Cycling has recently introduced a new e-recruitment system and you will now need to apply for British Cycling vacancies using our online application form.

Although we are no longer using the MS Word application form, the information we will ask you to provide when you are applying for a job remains the same.


If you require assistance to complete the online application process, please email or telephone 0161 274 2000 and ask for the Human Resources team.



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