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Search on for new person to lead Get into Golf drive in Durham

1.58pm 12th September 2014 - Growing the Game

Durham County Golf PartnershipThe search is on to find the right person to help spearhead the drive to open up the game of golf to more people in Durham.

The county’s Golf Partnership has a vacancy for a county development officer, whose role will be to grow and sustain the sport throughout the area.

Working with the county union, association and PGA , the job will include delivering a wide-ranging number of projects aimed at increasing participation in golf for all ages, genders and abilities.

The skills required include a good knowledge of golf in general and the administration structure. The successful candidate will have the ability to work autonomously, with written, verbal and IT communication skills, to be highly motivated and have the ability to work with professionals and volunteers.

Prior work experience in a leisure/golf related industry and/or the sports development environment is desirable but not essential.

The position is home based, although the successful candidate will be required to travel as necessary to attend meetings with weekend, evening and school holidays working as required.

The salary is £20,000 for 35 hours per week. The fixed term contract runs until March 31, 2017 and is on a self-employed basis. Travel and other expenses will be met.

For more information contact Jason Budd, North East and Cumbria Regional Development Officer (England Golf) on 07726 601724 or by emailing

The closing date for applications is Friday, October 10, 2014, at 5pm. Interviews will be held on Monday, October 20.

Further information can be found at

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