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Specific vacancies within the England Touch organisation are listed below. But if you would like to help out on a more casual basis then just Get In Touch!

Non-Executive Directors are an essential part of the England Touch management, bringing a wealth of experience from across a range of sectors.

NED Candidate 1

Professional experience with a particular skillset, working as a company director (commercial, charity, voluntary sector) trustee, partner or in an appropriate senior executive management position. Experience of developing a commercial pipeline

NED Candidate 2

A solid understanding of the sporting landscape in the UK, preferably obtained through working in the industry

Role purpose

  • Act in an advisory capacity by bringing a breadth of business and management knowledge and experience from a professional background for the benefit of the England Touch Association and the sport of Touch
  • Constructively review, challenge and make creative contribution in the development and implementations of the Association’s strategy
  • Contribute to building a trusted network of partners, stakeholders and business contacts
  • Scrutinise executive activity and monitor England Touch Association performance in meeting agreed goals and objectives
  • Provide an independent view and a broad perspective to the Board’s decision making process
  • Ensure robust processes are in place and adhered to

Hours required

2-3 hours per week, attend 2-3 board meeting per annum as well as the AGM and strategic planning meeting

CLICK HERE for a full role description

To apply email Mark Croston, England Touch chair, via chair@englandtouch.org.uk

As England Touch continues to grow so does the importance of good governance. The Association is seeking a Governance Director who can bring the experience and expertise to lead this vital work.

The role's responsibilities include:

  • Ensure England Touch’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations and best practice

  • Assist with the implementation and self-assessment of the Sport and Recreation Alliance Voluntary Code of Good Governance

  • Act as the Data Protection Officer for England Touch responsible for dealing with all data protection matters, requests, and ongoing compliance with Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR

  • Assist with the development and management of England Touch Risk Framework

  • Manage England Touchs governance framework, policies and procedures and document register

  • Manage England Touch’s conflict of interest register

  • Build and maintain effective relationships and accountability among the various internal/external stakeholders

Experience required: A broad understanding of corporate governance, data protection and information management, the voluntary sector and awareness of current best practice relating to governance in sport

The successful candidate will be mentored by Geraint Thomason, one of England Touch's Non-Executive Directors.

CLICK HERE for a full role description.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk

The National Referee Manager Assistant is responsible for assisting the National Referee Manager in all tasks, and acting as Manager as and when required, along with recruitment, training, participation and retention of Regional Coordinators.
This new role includes, but is not limited to:
  • Working in partnership with other England Touch personnel to develop referees at all levels
  • Provide opportunities for England Touch referees and to nurture talent and improve standards of performance

  • Ensure England Touch regions have suitably qualified referees to officiate and coaches to upskill to the required standard.

Being a Level 2 qualified referee (or higher) is desirable.

CLICK HERE for a full role description.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk 

This new role within England Touch will see the successful candidate work to ensure the correct individuals are identified to attend and represent England Touch at international events. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Continue to develop and implement the referee selection and subsidy eligibility documentation on behalf of England Touch
  • Work closely with the European Federation of Touch (EFT) and Federation of International Touch (FIT) around international events i.e. Euros, JTC, TWC, Permits, YTWC, Club Champs etc
  • Discuss any rule changes etc on the behalf of England Touch, in collaboration with the high level referee community and NRM
  • Work with the England Touch High Performance Team to assess opportunities to support England training camps

Applicants must be a Level 3 qualified (or higher) referee. The candidate will report to the National Referees Manager and Chief Operating Officer (see organisation chart by CLICKING HERE).

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk 

The successful candidate will assist the Events Tournament Team in coordinating all referee matters to ensure successful organisation of and running of all England Touch run events (attendance not always required).

Experience of refereeing at England Touch events and understanding of the current tournament structure advantageous, although no referee qualification required.

CLICK HERE to download a role description.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk 

This new role (multiple positions nationwide) will see the successful candidates assist your region in coordinating all referee matters for regional events/leagues and support all England Touch run events (attendance not always required) where possible.

Experience of refereeing at Touch events and understanding of the current tournament structure advantageous, although no referee qualification required.

Regional Referee Coordinators will report to the National Referee Manager and National Referee Manager Assistant, working closely and in conjunction with regional leads and coaches.

CLICK HERE to download a full role description.

CLICK HERE to see the 2019 referee structure.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk 

The Secretary is the lead administrative role within England Touch and the Association requires someone with the requisite skills and experience to help support our future growth.

Duties include

  • Support the board and committee members in their roles as needed
  • Take a leading role in organising the AGM and Strategic Planning Weekend (both annual events)

CLICK HERE for a full role description

How to apply

To apply please send a CV and covering letter, which clearly explains what your skills and experience will bring to this role, to England Touch Chairman, Mark Croston via chair@englandtouch.org.uk

For an informal chat please feel free to get in touch with Mark on 07941 697839

We are England Touch

We are the players. We are the supporters, willing us on. We are the medals, waiting to be won. We are the touchdowns, waiting to be scored. We are the men and women of all ages. We are the talent of today. We are the potential for tomorrow. We are one team. We are England Touch