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Project Support Coordinator – Sport

Job Reference : YST1434
Job Expiry Date : 02 Apr 2019
Salary : £17,000 - £18,000 per annum
Job Location : Loughborough
Recruiter : Youth Sport Trust
Publish Date : 12 Mar 2019

Job Summary

The Youth Sport Trust is currently recruiting for a Project Co-ordinator within the Project, Support Team. This team’s remit is to provide support to programmes, projects and internal and external customers across the whole of the Youth Sport Trust. 

This post will involve working closely with the Programme Managers in the Sport team to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of these projects.
 Whilst there are named projects associated with the roles, the Project Support Team operates flexibly to ensure all programmes and projects are supported effectively at all times. Some of the key projects associated with this post are detailed below:

Healthy Lifestyle Champions
This programme aims to use the influence of peer leadership to empower young people to engage their peers in a festival and a block of 10-week non-traditional activity. This role will involve administration support in clear communication with schools and partners, athlete visit coordination, school payments and more.

School Games – School Level 
Supporting the development of all work related to the School Games through NGB engagement, Multi skills festivals, Competition Organiser training and linking in with the team supporting the School Games website. This role will involve providing administration support to programme managers, communication with schools and partners and support in event organisation.

School Games Mark
This award recognises a school’s commitment to the development of competition across PE and sport in their school and community. The mark window opens for three months and this role provides support to schools applying for the award by offering guidance and advice. An important aspect of this role is to field queries effectively and support colleagues in the field directly helping schools with this process. 


An administrator who is experienced in working in a customer focused, deadline driven environment, you know how to juggle multiple projects, update databases, use MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and coordinate work with external partners. This experience has given you the ability to work as part of a team, respond quickly to changing priorities, communicate effectively both face-to-face and in writing and produce accurate work to tight timescales. Put all these skills to good use working as part of the team that is changing young people’s lives through sport.

This role will be supporting on a number of the residential training camps organised by the Youth Sport Trust.  Therefore, the role will be expected to work the weekends of these camps and receive relevant time in lieu.

If you have the skills to support our work and share our passionate belief in the benefits of sport for young people, we would like to hear from you.  Please click the link below and complete an online application


Youth Sport Trust positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality. 


Closing date for applications: 10am on 2 April 2019


Interview date: 11 April 2019 in Loughborough


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