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The Bristol County Ground

Nevil Road, Bristol, BS7 9EJ


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The Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB), in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners, wish to appoint a Development Officer who will use the power of cricket as a tool for change, social cohesion and make a difference to the lives of people in deprived areas of Bristol.

Wicketz Development Officer: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £21K to £23k (depending upon experience)

The GCB seeks to employ a highly motivated, driven and competent Development Officer that will work within the Cricket Development team. The role’s main focus will be to create sustainable community led cricket club environments, that operate all year round, and that offer both participation and competitive opportunities for 8 to 19 year olds. The individual will also have a drive to develop programmes that tackle social issues identified within the sport and promote healthy lifestyle choices

You will need to be passionate about, and committed to, cricket development at a local level and for this role, it would be an advantage if you have experience of cricket/sports development at a grassroots level coupled with a sound knowledge, appreciation and understanding of the game.

Candidates must demonstrate both team working skills and the ability to work unsupervised using their own initiative. You will be a self-starter with energy and enthusiasm together with good administration and organisational skills. Equally you will be an excellent communicator with a passion for the development of cricket/sport for young people.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter, taking note of the Job Description (see below) and email it to

Alternatively, you may post your application to Steve Silk at: Gloucestershire Cricket Board,  The Brightside Ground, Nevil Road, Bristol BS7 9EJ.

Job Description: Bristol Wicketz Development Officer JD 2019

Closing date: Midnight on Thursday 6th June

Interviews: Thursday 13th June

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