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Head of Training & Education – England Golf

Salary £24,000 – £36,000 per annum + benefits
Start Date Tuesday, July 8, 2014
End Date Friday, August 1, 2014
Location Lincolnshire
Job Information

A market supplement may be available for an exceptional candidate.

England Golf is a large, modern and outward looking organisation, responsible for developing and promoting the amateur game of golf in England. Its membership includes over 700,000 golfers and 1900 affiliated clubs. Later this year, England Golf will launch an ambitious new strategy, designed to increase participation and club membership.

The is a new role within England Golf and the Head of Training and Education will co-ordinate and manage the development and delivery of an extensive training and education programme within England Golf, with a particular focus on meeting the training and education needs of volunteers and paid staff within golf clubs.

Applicants must have knowledge and experience of training and education providers and potential funding streams. Previous experience within the sports industry or within the training sector is essential. The successful candidate will have experience in building and sustaining relationships with partners and in working with professionals and volunteers. They will also have outstanding communication and IT skills and demonstrate high levels of commitment and attention to detail.

An understanding of the local and national structures within sport and of club management and operations are also highly desirable.

This full time position is based at England Golf Headquarters, The National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa, but this may be negotiable for an outstanding candidate.

This post was previously advertised as Head of Training, Education and Volunteers and previous applicants should not re-apply.

For further information please visit our website, complete and return the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to Mary-Anne Price, Human Resources Officer on

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st August 2014 @ 1pm

Interviews: W/C 11th August 2014

England Golf is an equal opportunities

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Club Manager – Little Aston Golf Club

Salary Neg
Start Date Thursday, July 3, 2014
End Date Saturday, August 16, 2014
Location Sutton Coldfield
Job Information

Little Aston Golf Club was established in 1908 and is a private members’ Club with a long history of upholding the traditions of the game whilst being prepared to accept innovation and development. The course, originally laid out by Harry Vardon, took its present shape after modifications to the bunkers and greens by Harry Colt between 1911 and 1927.


The Club has a unique place in golf’s history, often being the leading parkland course in ratings lists and has just completed the second year (of 5) hosting Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship. The Club will host the Carris Trophy for England Golf in 2015 and The Home International Matches in 2016 for the LGU.


Little Aston Golf Club is now seeking to recruit a Club Manager, reporting to the Chairman of The General Committee. Applicants should be able to demonstrate:

  • A thorough understanding of the traditions of the game of golf.
  • A track record of success in golf club management or in a similar role.
  • Strong marketing, financial and business skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with members, staff and visitors.
  • Leadership and the ability to be an ambassador for the Club.
  • Computer and IT literacy, including web site management.
  • Practical knowledge of employment and health and safety legislation.


The salary package will reflect the importance of the role which will be very demanding although rewarding. Applications with a CV should be sent by 16 August 2014 to Alec Jones, Chairman, Little Aston Golf Club, Roman Road, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield. B74 3AN or by email to

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Secretary/Manager – Bolton Golf Club

Salary Neg
Start Date Thursday, July 3, 2014
End Date Thursday, July 31, 2014
Location Bolton
Job Information

Bolton Golf Club is a long established private members’ club with exciting plans for its future development and we are looking to appoint a dynamic individual who has the vision and leadership skills to help us deliver our long term objectives in this role.

It is expected that applicants will have proven golf club management capability. With initial overall responsibility for administration, finance, bar & catering and developing in time to include management of the golf course, the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:-

  • Commercial acumen including the delivery of strategic plans aimed at developing new and expanding existing revenue streams.
  • Strong financial management and reporting skills.
  • A high level of IT literacy.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with members and visitors and in motivating staff.
  • An appreciation of golf, the traditions of a private members’ club and a willingness to work flexibly when required.

This is a hands on role the salary for which will reflect the ability and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications should include a covering letter and full C.V. and be sent to the Chairman, Bolton Golf Club, Lostock Park, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL6 4AJ. The closing date is 31st July 2014.

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Media and Communications Coordinator – GCMA

Job Information


Due to structural changes within the organisation, the GCMA are seeking to recruit a media and communications coordinator to provide information and support to approximately 2,000 Golf Secretaries-Managers and their Clubs through a network of 16 Regions throughout the UK. The role will require an outgoing person who will be based at the head office but required to travel from time to time.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop communication channels through various digital media platforms
• Develop a digital media policy for the GCMA
• Manage the communications of the GCMA
• Manage the GCMA Web-site
• Work cooperatively with key persons including CEO, Education Coordinator, Magazine Editor, Regional Officers and Members

Key Skills:
• Competent capture, editing and preparation of digital footage for GCMA TV
• Competent in use of digital technology relating to film software programmes
• Developed inter personal skills
• Knowledge of the Golf Industry and the Golf Club market
• Developed presentation skills

For further information please contact Bob Williams Chief Executive, GCMA. To apply please submit your CV and covering letter to Tel: 01934 641166


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