JOB VACANCY – Community Sports Development Officer

Meath Local Sports Partnership is inviting applications from suitably qualified applicants for the following position:

Community Sports Development Officer (Fixed Term, 1 Year Contract)

Remuneration:        Salary Scale €25,576 – €42,889

The aim of the Community Sports Development Officer is to strengthen and enhance the capacity of Meath Local Sports Partnership to further develop locally led plans and more long term sustainable physical activity programmes under the National Physical Activity Plan. The Community Sports Development Officer will foster and encourage a culture of Active Participation, supporting opportunities for and access to sport and physical activity in local communities and increasing opportunities for participation by those who experience disadvantage.

Funding for this position has been secured  through Sport Ireland.

The successful candidate shall:

  • Hold a relevant degree in sports development/health related studies
  • Have experience of working in a sports development environment (ideally 3 years or more)
  • Have experience of project management and of piloting, developing & delivering sustainable physical activity based initiatives.
  • Have the ability to consult, communicate and network appropriately and effectively with all sectors of the community
  • Possess excellent communications and organisational skills

Candidate must hold a full clean driving licence and have own transport.

Job description with full particulars may be downloaded HERE

Please send Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae by post or email to:

Mary Murphy, Sports Co-Ordinator, Meath Local Sports Partnership, Enterprise Centre Trim Rd, Navan Co. Meath.

The latest date for receipt of application is Thursday 30th March @ 4pm.

Telephone (046) 9067337              Email address:

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