Fastpitch Softball Development Manager needed in the UK

Fri 21 Jun 2019

BaseballSoftballUK (the Development Agency for the two sports in Great Britain) and the British Softball Federation are seeking a full-time Fastpitch Development Manager (FDM) to initiate and support the delivery of fastpitch softball development programmes, raise awareness of the format, recruit more women and girls to the sport and monitor, support and improve GB Fastpitch Softball national team programmes.

Key job responsibilities will include:

  • Working with other development staff to target areas for starting new fastpitch softball clubs or introducing fastpitch sections to existing baseball and/or slowpitch clubs.
  • Providing support to the strategic direction of female fastpitch softball in England and being responsible for achieving growth targets.
  • Monitoring and supporting GB Softball national team coaches and programmes.
  • Supporting the development of domestic fastpitch play through the Great Britain Fastpitch League and new competition structures.
  • Supporting the training and deployment of a fastpitch coaching workforce and actively delivering where there is no such workforce currently in place for fastpitch softball.
  • Providing bespoke fastpitch development support to existing clubs and leagues, to include coach training and CPD, player development and help in increasing club membership.
  • Effectively and accurately managing a budget to ensure effective delivery of fastpitch development programmes.

The successful candidate will need to be willing and able to drive in the UK, and the job will involve a considerable number of weekend and evening hours.

A link to the Application Form for this post is here.  

A link to the full Job Description is here.    

The deadline for applying is 5.00 pm British Summer Time on 10 July 2019.

However, applications will be considered on a rolling basis and it is possible that we could appoint before the deadline to ensure that the post is filled in good time.

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