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Insight and Data Officer
Based at the National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham
Full Time 37 hours per week
Salary, circa 25K.


Reporting to the Head of Participation you will provide detailed analysis from internal and external sources to evaluate the impact and value of our programmes. You will also provide information to support the organisation in making key decisions on future programmes to increase regular participation.

You will have a proven track record in collecting data from various sources, analysing findings, identifying opportunities, evaluating their viability and presenting the information clearly. A thorough analytical approach to research combined with excellent attention to detail is essential. You will be highly numerate with excellent IT skills, including an advanced knowledge of Excel.

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Commercial Manager

Based at the National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham
Salary, Competitive, dependent upon experience

Based at the National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham
Salary, Competitive, dependent upon experience
British Canoeing (formally the BCU) is the National Governing Body for Canoeing encompassing Canoe England and the GB Canoeing Team.  This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we look to capitalise on our success and further develop a strong commercial strategy.
We are looking for someone to implement and oversee the commercial strategy for the organisation and its major events, leading on and developing short and long term revenue growth strategies.

Working with Senior Managers you will lead on the roll out of existing and new commercial programmes to maximise income generation, strategic targets and finances.  You will ensure that ensure contractual obligations, sponsor requirements and activation plans are delivered and budgeted accordingly.
Working closely with the Communications Manager you will also develop, implement
and maintain visual branding and key messaging across the whole sport.

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CANI Talent Coach

Starting salary for this post will be £24,500

The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland are seeking a dynamic coach to join a small but developing team. CANI have a focus on developing its performance disciplines and supporting athletes to achieve success at the highest level. The successful applicant will play a key role the development of all aspects of performance canoeing within Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland Talent Programme embraces the British Canoeing philosophy and approach to developing talented athletes. CANI aims to create an athlete pathway structure aligned with the British Canoeing strategy, which increases the strength and depth of the talent pool across the UK. The Talent Coach will be employed by CANI, but will develop close working relationships with British Canoeing performance staff.
The contract is fixed term until the 31st March 2017 subject to Sport N.I funding and with possibility of extension.

Closing date for applications is 4pm on the 3rd April 2015.

Letters will be sent to the applicants following shortlisting on the 6th April.

Interviews will be held on the 10th April 2015.

Full information is on the CANI website www.cani.org.uk

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Sea Kayaking and Watersport Instructor

Based in Eagles Palace Resort, Ouranoupolis, Halkidiki, Greece
Full Time/Seasonal
1000€ per month plus benefits

Explore the Outside, Water Sport and Adventure Travel Company (www.ExploretheOutside.com) are looking to hire a multi-talented instructor for Sea Kayaking. The role would also include responsibilities in assisting in other water sports such as SUP/Sailing/Wind surfing.
Former experience at a club or outdoor company would be ideal and experience in coaching children. Based on the individuals potential they may consider promoting the employee to Managing Director of the Kayaking/SUP/Sailing/Wind Surfing Department in the future.

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Internal Quality Assurance Officer

Based at the National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont
Full Time 37 Hours per week
Salary £19 - £22K dependent upon experience


The role-holder will play an important role within the organisation, ensuring the delivery of a high quality, consistent and reliable Coach Education scheme, taking responsibility for the co-ordination of process and implementation of specific areas of the quality assurance system. You will Process course authorisation request, checking coach educators against update criteria and licence requirements.

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General Manager Position

Based at Canoe Wales Head Office, Bala, North Wales
Full Time
Salary £40K p.a

Canoe Wales, the National Governing Body for Paddlesport in Wales, are looking for an enthusiastic, confident General Manager to help them reach their goals as they move forward with a 4 year strategic plan beginning this year. The Ideal candidate would be decisive, focused and confident as well as working well under pressure. Strong skills in communication, leadership and organisation are key to fulfill this position.
 
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UKBA Points based System



As part of this reform the UK Border Agency (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/) has introduced a points system so that those coaches we need from abroad can work in Britain.  The UKBA has recognised the BCU as the governing body for setting the endorsement requirements and issuing endorsements for coaches in canoeing


There are now two categories in which sports people and coaches can enter the UK and work in a professional capacity in canoeing. The two categories are known as Skilled Tier 2 (sportspeople) and Temporary Tier 5 (sporting)


The sportspersons category of Skilled Tier 2 (sportspeople) of the Points Based System is for elite sports people and coaches who are internationally established at the highest level, whose employment will make a significant contribution to the development of their sport at the highest level in the UK and who intend to base themselves in the Uk




The sportspersons category of Temporary Tier 5 (sporting) of the Points Based System is for internationally established sports people at the highest level in their sport and/or whose employment will make a significant contribution to the development and operation of that particular sport in the UK.  It is also for coaches who must be suitably qualified to fulfil the role in question.  This category is for temporary workers who come to the United Kingdom for up to 12 months
The UK Border Agency website explains how your organisation should apply for a licence to be on the register of sponsors for the points-based system. 
You can go to the following website link to learn more and understand the process
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/ > Home > For employers and sponsors > Points-based system > Sponsoring migrants > Applying for a licence