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Sports Development Officer

As a Sports Development Officer in a health club or leisure centre, you'll work to improve access to sport and physical activity for everyone: all ages and abilities and all sections of the community. You'll arrange programmes, projects, training and information outlets to encourage people to exercise and enjoy a healthier lifestyle. You'll also address issues of health, crime and social inclusion.

To work as a Sports Development Officer you'll need a minimum of a Level 1 NGB coaching qualification. Experience of coaching or work in a health/leisure environment, plus an understanding of sports-related issues and development practices will stand you in excellent stead. You should be proactive, enthusiastic and passionate about the value of sport in people's lives.

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