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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

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

England National Squad Team Operations Managers are:

  • Responsible for the organisation and administration of their allocated team from pre- tournament preparation through to post-tournament wrap up meeting

  • Work within a matrix management environment with the England High Performance team (specifically the Tour Manager), but being line-managed by the Head Coach of their respective national team

Experience:

  • Demonstrable team management experience, delivering through others within pressurised environments with multiple stakeholders

  • Previous elite sporting team management and/or coaching experience, Touch (at international, or England Nationals or NTS/CTS level) and Sevens preferable, but other sports would be beneficial

There are three vacancies for this important position for the 2019 Touch World Cup campaign, so availability and willingness to travel to Malaysia at the end of April is essential.

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To apply email a cover letter and details regarding your experience to Pippa Bourke, Head of Elite Logistics, via HPlogistics@englandtouch.org.uk 

This new role will help England Touch promote its range of events and courses to its members, as well as grow income through supporting the profile of the online shop and other similar initiatives.

The holder of this role will work with relevant staff to:

  • Promote referee and coaching courses
  • Promote the online shop
  • Promoting events both to clubs/teams and referees

Experience required:

  • Use of email marketing
  • Use of social media (especially Facebook and Instagram) for marketing purposes
  • Copy writing
  • PhotoShop and/or InDesign experience preferred
  • Experience of the sports sector preferred, or an ambition to work within sport

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To apply email a CV and cover letter to marketing@englandtouch.org.uk

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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