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Yorkshire Cricket Board: Club and Community Development Manager – South Yorkshire (Deadline – June 17)

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Posted: 5 June 2024
Link to Apply:

  • Full-time
  • South Region
  • Field Worker
  • Last day to apply: 17/06/2024


The Yorkshire Cricket Board is the governing body for recreational cricket in Yorkshire. One of our key goals is to promote the game of cricket at all levels across the County, working in partnership with other appropriate agencies and organisations, including schools and local cricket clubs, to increase participation and growth in the game.

There are nearly 700 cricket clubs affiliated to the YCB, with in excess of 1450 senior recreational teams across Yorkshire playing cricket every weekend. We work closely with our cricket partners of Yorkshire County Cricket Club and the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation to promote all forms of cricket within Yorkshire, whilst embedding our passion and knowledge in the sport to inspire generations of cricket players into the future.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Club and Community Development Manager to join our team.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds as part of the YCB’s commitment to recruiting ambitious, talented and diverse individuals who will be vital in helping us deliver our key objectives in the development of recreational cricket in the County. We value diversity and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across the sector. We particularly encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups; these are currently under-represented.


Reporting to the Head of Region you will be responsible for delivering Yorkshire Crickets Strategic Plan across the South Yorkshire.

Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 dependent on experience

Your key focus will be:

• Delivering the development and playing offer across clubs, urban and other non-traditional cricket environments in line with strategic plans and objectives;

• Coordinating with community cricket officers as well as leading and developing the volunteer workforce.

• Representing Yorkshire Cricket by advocating and promoting, including the use of social and other media.


• An understanding of, and passion for sport and developing the game of cricket.

• A proven track record of overseeing programme delivery in a relevant area;

• Experience of people management, including a body of volunteers;

• A natural organiser, who is adept at managing multiple projects at the same time, whilst maintaining focus on targets and objectives;

• Strong communication and verbal skills and a natural ability to engage with a diverse range of people, including groups and individuals;

• An understanding and experience of delivering projects within an equity, diversity and inclusion framework.

• An understanding of safeguarding and health and safety relevant to the needs of the role.

• An experience of working with diverse communities, women and girls, people with a range of disabilities and those from a low socio-economic background.

• An existing knowledge of Yorkshire recreational cricket and current ECB initiatives and experience of working in a similar role in cricket would be advantageous.


Please click the link here where you will find the full job description and recruiting criteria.

You should submit your application including CV and a covering letter setting out what makes you a great candidate for the role.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Monday 17 June 2024.

Should you have any questions regarding this vacancy, do not hesitate to get in touch with Gareth Davis, Head of South Region, at

Interviews are likely to be held on Wednesday 26 June 2024.


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