Careers

Sported support over 2,500 organisations across the UK using the power of sport & physical activity to transform lives. If you’re passionate and excited to work in a fast-moving and dynamic team, check out the vacancies we have available:

Benefits of working at Sported

Personal wellbeing

At Sported, the wellbeing of our staff is paramount. We are proud to offer the following benefits to promote a happy and healthy team:

Flexible working

Including working from home and flexibility around caring responsibilities.

Diversity & Inclusion ‘Open Space’

Every fortnight where the team support each other and educate on issues such as racism.

Annual leave

25 days in addition to public holidays (pro-rata for part-time colleagues).

Volunteer days

Two additional days of paid leave each year to volunteer for another charity or for one of our Sported members.

Confidential counselling service

Available to all employees free of charge.

Sported ‘Culture Club’

Made up of six members of staff, who come together to discuss Sported staff culture, issues and promote innovation.

Daily Exercise is actively encouraged

Including ‘run club’ and other activities for those based in local teams.

Pension Scheme

Access to a Pension Scheme to give you peace of mind.

Cycle to Work Scheme

Available to support our commitment to promoting healthy living.

Tastecard+

Discounted offer for a 12-month Tastecard+ membership for £29.99 (RRP £79.99), giving you access to an array of discounts across food, shopping and entertainment.

Personal development

Personal growth is a key component to the success of our organisation, at Sported we invest in learning and development opportunities, including:

Access to over 150 online courses

covering a range of topics

Up to five days paid study leave

for any self-funded education/training

Volunteer Days

two additional days of paid leave each year to volunteer for another charity or indeed our Sported members

Learning Lunch

a timetable of in-house virtual training sessions where staff learn from each other on a variety of subjects related to our work

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London Regional Manager

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £33,000 – £38,000 
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 15th June
Start date: ASAP 

This is an exciting time to join Sported as our London Regional Manager, you’d be part of an organisation delivering vital services for community groups and young people – knowing that our support is a genuine lifeline for small grassroots groups and the young people they support.

As the operational lead for Sported in London, you would have one line report, our London Regional Support Officer alongside a team of Sported volunteers supporting London member groups. You will develop key partnerships within the region and deliver specific projects according to regional and organisational priorities. As a Regional Manager you will develop work plans for the London in line with the Sported strategy, mission and purpose.

You will be joining a diverse team of exceptional people from across the UK, all with an enviable purpose and drive to deliver the best service to our network of groups, volunteers and partners.

Business Development Officer (Wales)

Contract: 18 months (training/development opportunities)
Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 15th June
Start date: ASAP 

Sported is excited to have secured funding to recruit a brand-new position of Business Development Officer to join our Wales team, helping to deliver our four year strategy and create a step change in support for our network.

You will work closely with the Wales National Manager and Corporate Fundraising Manager to deliver ambitious growth plans for small to medium sized enterprise (SME) partnership funding in Wales. Securing revenue income contributions of £150,000 in FY2022/23.

As the new Business Development Officer for Wales, you must be passionate about making a difference to people’s lives through the power of sport. You will bring not only an ability to identify and drive new business, but a desire for personal development.

A significant training and development budget will support the successful candidate in their Third Sector Fundraising career.