NI Sports Forum Vacancy- Membership Support Officer

NI Sports Forum

As part of the Department for Communities Job Start Scheme, the NI Sports Forum is recruiting for a Membership Support Officer. Through the scheme, the successful candidate will undertake a 6 month role working 25 hours per week.

JobStart is a new scheme, run by the Department for Communities, to help young people who are at risk of long term unemployment, aged 16 – 24 years, get into the job market by offering six month job opportunities with a range of employers, in all sectors across Northern Ireland.

To find out more about the Job Start Scheme visit HERE

Job Details:

Job reference:1496856 
Date notified:19/07/2021 
Job location:Belfast 
Salary:16/17 £5.10, 18-20 £7.25, 221-22 £9.20, 23+ £9.50 
Worktime:Monday – Friday, 3/4 days, occasional evenings. 
Closing date: 08/09/2021 

Job Duties:

  • To provide administration support to the Northern Ireland Sports Forum team.
  • Proactively promoting to and effectively fielding enquiries/queries from members and the wider sporting community, in relation to current projects, events and initiatives.
  • Maintaining databases and records, and where required, generating reports/providing information in relation to development activities.
  • Supporting meetings/training/event preparation and administration e.g. inviting attendees, minute taking, booking venues/facilities.
  • Processing of Access NI applications from member organisations.
  • Develop new and existing relationships with a range of organisations and potential members.
  • Engage with NI Sports Forum corporate partners to provide engagement opportunities with members.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Have a working knowledge of IT systems e.g. MS Office, along with competent typing and administration skills.
  • Have good customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • A willingness to learn and adapt to a changing environment.
  • An interest in sport and physical recreation is desired, but not essential.
  • A third level qualification in a relevant area would be desirable
  • Access to transport would be desirable

Application Method:

JOBSTART IS OPEN TO 16-24 YEAR OLDS. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal. If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807. If you are 18-24 years and not in receipt of benefits phone 0300 200 7807.

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