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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Member Services Coordinator

  • Full-time
  • Location: Flexible (with at least one day of travel to the London office expected)
  • Closing date: 9am Monday 6th December

Sported is seeking a capable and enthusiastic Member Services Coordinator to join our dynamic team.  Someone to ensure our network of community sport groups get the support they need to achieve their goals. Could you be the first port of call for new members at Sported, utilising your skills in customer service, attention to detail, planning and organisation to go the extra mile for our members and volunteers. All the while developing a wide-ranging knowledge of the community sport sector and organisational sustainability.

The Member Services Coordinator plays a key role in ensuring all Sported members have a positive member journey; from onboarding new members to supporting long-standing members to access the support they need.

If this is you please download the job pack and don’t hesitate to contact us should you want to know more.

Corporate Fundraiser

  • £40,000+ (depending on experience)
  • Full-time (37.5 hours) 
  • Permanent contract
  • Flexible location (UK wide)

At Sported we have a track record of partnering with some top companies to support community groups across the UK. Our current partners include P&G, Santander and Nike. We are looking for a dynamic, self-starter to boost our corporate fundraising activity, taking forward existing conversations and generating new leads to take us to next level.

The role will include significant autonomy but also provides the opportunity to work with senior staff and board members in the drive for new business.  You will identify, cultivate and broaden our portfolio of corporate partnerships that deliver significant, long term income and other benefits that support Sported and its network of 2600 community groups across the UK.

Sported’s work has never been more relevant so we want to reach corporates who recognise the positive change sport can make in young people’s lives. If this is you, then we’d love for you to join our brilliant team!

To apply for this role, please contact Tom Burstow (Deputy CEO) for an initial conversation at t.burstow@sported.org.uk