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Salary £22,000pa
Full time - 37 hours per week
Fixed term to 31 March 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join our regional participation team. As Regional Officer (Yorkshire & Humber) you will have a key role in increasing the numbers, diversity and frequency of angling participation within your region.  This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunity to develop your skills.

You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

We are seeking a competent individual who has excellent development and engagement skills. A good standard of education is important, ideally degree qualified or proven equivalent experience. You should also be used to working in a sports or similar development environment and able to work under pressure and prioritising your work to meet deadlines. Conscientious, self-motivated and able to engage with and motivate others, you will also be familiar with safe-guarding issues.

The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and unified representative organisation for coarse, game and sea angling in England. It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and education programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed job description can be downloaded below. Further information can be obtained from the Head of Participation, Clive Copeland, on

Applicants should complete the application form and diversity monitoring forms below and send them marked "Personal" to David Pomfret, Angling Trust, Strelley Hall, Strelley, Nottingham NG8 6PE or via email to Please quote reference AT-RO-Yorks.

Closing date for applications is Friday 26th September 2014 at 4pm. The recruitment process may close earlier if there is significant interest.

Files for applications for the position of REGIONAL OFFICER (Yorks & Humber):

Chair of Angling Development Committee (Voluntary, Travel Expenses Refunded)

The Angling Trust, which is the national governing body for angling in England, is seeking a volunteer to chair its Angling Development Committee and to serve on the Angling Trust Board as a company director. The Trust receives about £750,000 a year from Sport England and the Environment Agency to deliver a wide range of programmes to promote participation in angling by people of all ages and backgrounds.  A job description is available for download below.

Candidates are sought with the following knowledge, experience and skills:

• Experience of chairing effective and focussed committee meetings

• Knowledge of sport development policy and practice

• Understanding of angling and its many disciplines

• Experience of serving as a company director in a medium-sized organisation

• Understanding of management accounts

• Knowledge of funding sources and requirements

• Understanding of safeguarding to protect young people and vulnerable adults

• Experience of coaching

This is an independent role and applications would be particularly welcome from women and minority ethnic candidates. Appointment will be strictly on merit.  Selected candidates will be interviewed by the nominations committee.

Please complete an application form and diversity monitoring form (download at the bottom of this page) and send them with a short covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role to:

Mark Lloyd,

Chief Executive,

Angling Trust & Fish Legal

Eastwood House

6 Rainbow Street




or by e-mail to:

Closing date: 17 October 2014

  • Angling Trust Job_Application_Form-Sept2014.doc
  • Angling Trust Equality Monitoring Form.docx
  • Chairman_ADC_Role_Description.doc

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