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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!

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 by February 15th.

Role purpose:

  • Liaising directly with host universities to organise infrastructure (pitch markings, first aid, gazebos etc).
  • Logistical assistance with referees, teams, third parties and sponsors.

Experience: Managing events. Project management.

Qualifications: Sports or Events linked qualifications desirable

Hours required:  Event days – 4-5 hours prep for hosted events / 1-2 hours a week out of season

CLICK HERE to read more about this opportunity.

Apply by emailing university@englandtouch.org.uk

Open until filled

This new role will help England Touch promote its range of events and courses to its members, as well as grow income through supporting the profile of the online shop and other similar initiatives.

The holder of this role will work with relevant staff to:

  • Promote referee and coaching courses
  • Promote the online shop
  • Promoting events both to clubs/teams and referees

Experience required:

  • Use of email marketing
  • Use of social media (especially Facebook and Instagram) for marketing purposes
  • Copy writing
  • PhotoShop and/or InDesign experience preferred
  • Experience of the sports sector preferred, or an ambition to work within sport

CLICK HERE to read more about this role.

To apply email a CV and cover letter to marketing@englandtouch.org.uk

Regional Leads play an important role in developing Touch across the country, and England Touch is now seeking individuals to fill these positions for 2019.

The areas are:

  • Midlands (Panthers and Tigers)
  • North-East (Raiders)
  • North-West (Blades)
  • South-East (Sharks, Taipans, Renegades, Samurais and combined)
  • South-West (Saxons and Suns combined)
  • West (Wildcats)

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Management of all high performance activities within a region
  • Devise the strategy, systems and tools required to get the best long term performance goals for the region and England touch
  • Drive the growth, reach and profile and elite touch within the region. This includes linking league franchises to the high performance setup
  • Raise and the standard and reduce the inconsistencies across regions

Experience required includes managing remote teams of volunteers across regions/nationally required; and some understanding of building a high performance setup.

CLICK HERE for a full role description.

To apply email Thomas Devereux via thomas.devereux@englandtouch.org.uk by February 15th.

We are looking for two individuals to take on these roles, with a purpose, management and duties split as detailed below. All other sections apply generally.

  • These new roles will play a crucial part in the management of all Touch development activities regarding players and coaches in England with a specific focus on:

  • Role 1) Schools, community, universities, prisons work

  • Role 2) Development NTS, Youth and Women’s development

  • The Development Managers will devise the strategy, systems, tools and processes, for a new and strategic approach to the cost-effective delivery of, and support to, community clubs, for the objectives of the wider England Touch strategy

  • To drive the growth, of participation, reach, profile and sustainability of Touch nationally; including its new Leagues franchise and funding strategy

  • Experience of developing and promoting sporting sessions required Experience of managing remote teams of volunteers across regions/nationally required

  • Experience of funding and designing new programmes desirable
The Development Managers will report to the Development Director and will be responsible for a number of other individuals within their team.
CLICK HERE for a full job description.
To apply email development@englandtouch.org.uk by February 8th, 2019.
The National Referee Manager is responsible and accountable for the recruitment, development, training, participation and retention of England-based referees. This includes, but is not limited to:
Work 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 ran events have suitably qualified referees to officiate and coaches to up-skill to the required standard, making effective use of referees directing referees to suitable events

Working in conjunction with the events team, prioritise attendance by referees and referee coaches across the England Touch calendar to ensure suitable standards of refereeing at all tournaments.

Having a Level 2 referee (or higher) qualification is required.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

CLICK HERE for the 2019 referees structure.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk by February 8th, 2019.

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 by February 8th, 2019.

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 by February 8th, 2019.

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 by February 8th, 2019.

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 by February 8th, 2019.

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