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Specific vacancies within the England Touch organisation are listed below. But if you would like to help out on a more casual basis then just Get In Touch!

The SDO role will help to establish opportunities for schools to be introduced to Touch across an agreed region. As well as developing school tournaments and develop pathways to clubs and ETA high performance, across an agreed region.

The key responsibilities will be (across an agreed region i.e. North, Midlands, South):

  • To fulfil the ETA schools strategy to introduce and develop school Touch players.
  • Regionally lead on introducing new schools to Touch.
  • Lead or facilitating inter school games and tournaments.
  • Facilitate teacher and pupil development, up skilling both to play a higher standard of Touch.
  • Liaise with local Touch clubs to encourage coaches to establish school exit routes into their clubs.
  • Introduce schools to the National School Touch Tournament.

Experience ​​At least one year’s experience in coaching development. Knowledge of schools systems and club networks in your region is important. Touch coaching qualifications or willingness to complete them.

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To apply email development@englandtouch.org.uk with a CV and cover letter

England Touch is increasing its work in schools all the time, with the appointment of new Schools Development Officers building on the initiatives delivered by several of our affiliated clubs. To support their work a new role of National Schools Co-Ordinator has been created.

The holder of this role will:

  • Co-ordinate the operational delivery of the England Touch Association’s (ETA) National Schools Strategy
  • Co-ordinate the work of the existing team of regional Schools Development Officers and supporting the team to deliver set targets and objectives within schools across the country, to achieve successful implementation of the national strategy

The National Schools Co-ordinator will build on the successes of the team to date, while working closely alongside the Development Director and other ETA staff, assisting with designing and implementing new strategic growth within the ambitions of the ETA’s schools work.

Experience:

  • Experience of coordinating and supporting members of the team
  • Experience of operationalising strategic plans, delivered on time and on budget
  • Experience of working within the educational or schools network would be desirable

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To apply email development@englandtouch.org.uk

Role purpose:

  • Liaising directly with host universities to organise infrastructure (pitch markings, first aid, gazebos etc).
  • Logistical assistance with referees, teams, third parties and sponsors.

Experience: Managing events. Project management.

Qualifications: Sports or Events linked qualifications desirable

Hours required:  Event days – 4-5 hours prep for hosted events / 1-2 hours a week out of season

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Apply by emailing university@englandtouch.org.uk

Open until filled

England Touch's events have grown rapidly over the past few years, with three National Touch Series for mixed and single gender teams, some of which take place over a number of weekends, in addition to the Touch Nationals, which now takes place over two weekends. Many of these tournaments are now also live streamed, with viewing figures increasing all the time. To help with further growth in the future the Association has created the role of National Events Assistant.

The holder of this new role will:

  • Assist the National Events Manager in the preparation and organization of all England Touch affiliated tournaments accommodating all ages and standard of players across the country.
  • Coordinate tournament matters for all ETA events. (attendance not required)

Experience: ​​Managing events. Project management. An understanding of the current tournament structure would be advantageous.

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To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk

England Touch's events have grown rapidly over the past few years, with three National Touch Series for mixed and single gender teams, some of which take place over a number of weekends, in addition to the Touch Nationals, which now takes place over two weekends. Many of these tournaments are now also live streamed, with viewing figures increasing all the time. To help with further growth in the future the Association has created the role of Tournament Co-Ordinator.

The holder of this new role will:

  • Assist the National Events Manager in the running of all England Touch affiliated tournaments accommodating all ages and standard of players across the country.
  • Coordinate tournament matters for all ETA events. (attendance required)

Experience: ​​Managing events. Project management. An understanding of the current tournament structure would be advantageous.

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To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk

To develop and implement a range of income strategies for the England Touch Association (ETA) including the development of fundraising across:

  • Trusts and Foundations
  • Statutory partners
  • Major donors, and corporate business partners

You will build on the successes to date and leverage the support available from Directors, Non Executive Directors, colleagues and existing supporters to meet our ambitions.

A minimum of two years of writing and developing funding proposals and strategies is required for this role.

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To apply email development@englandtouch.org.uk with a cover letter and CV

We are looking for a Commercial partnership services and Sponsorship Manager who will be part of the ETA team, working to maximise the commercial potential of England Touch through sponsorship, major events, marketing partners and broadcast partners.

  • To develop and deliver England Touch’s commercial strategy to realise significant commercial sponsorship revenue to the benefit of the ETA, to in-turn help sustain and improve our European/World standings.
  • Development of sponsorship proposals for acquisition. Negotiate, secure and manage on behalf of the ETA all sponsorship, value in kind partnerships and licensing agreements.
  • Effectively oversee the management of key relationships and commercial/sponsor partners, including sponsorship servicing requirements across ETA commercial portfolio, together with the fulfilment thereof.
  • The successful candidate will help to contribute to England Touch’s strategic and operational priorities while supporting business development activities

Demonstrable experience of successful work in this area is required, and while this is a voluntary role a commission will be paid upon the completion of sponsorship agreements.

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To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk with a cover letter and CV

To develop, promote and implement the England Touch Associations new league’s franchise model across England. To take the franchise model of the ETA leagues and engage with multiple interested stakeholders in order to set up the model in multiple locations across England. In order to do this you will need to target a range of strategic, funding and delivery partners including:

  • Current supporters (ETA members: individual and clubs)
  • New supporters (from outside of the current ETA family - Strategic regional and National partners)

You will build on the successes to date and leverage the support available from Directors, Non-Executive Directors, colleagues and existing supporters to meet our ambitions both regionally and nationally.

A minimum of two years' experience in a marketing or sales role is required. This is a voluntary role but a commission will be paid upon the successful launch of a new league.

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To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk with a cover letter and CV

We are England Touch

We are the players. We are the supporters, willing us on. We are the medals, waiting to be won. We are the touchdowns, waiting to be scored. We are the men and women of all ages. We are the talent of today. We are the potential for tomorrow. We are one team. We are England Touch