Job Vacancy - Women's Participation Lead

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Women's participation lead - maternity cover

Triathlon Ireland - the national governing body for the sports of triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon and aquabike is seeking applications to fill the role of Women's Participation Lead.

This is a part time position of 15 hours a week for a minimum of six months on a maternity cover contract.

The post holder will implement a structured programme to deliver the Women in Triathlon Equally Inspiring Strategy. This will include, but is not limited to, the following programmes and projects:

  • Maintain an up to date record of all Women’s Officers and update where appropriate;
  • Using a wide range of social media effectively communicate projects and programmes with the network and the wider female triathlon community;
  • Grow and develop the Women’s Network;
  • Plan and implement club initiatives aimed at increasing levels of sustainable participation, club functioning, profile of the sport of triathlon and coaching for women;
  • Plan and deliver two women’s network events per year (March and November);
  • Identify and secure resources, through corporate and government support, to promote and develop women in sport initiatives in Triathlon, and within affiliated clubs;
  • Plan and deliver, in affiliation with a designated local triathlon club, a women and girls only triathlon;
  • Keep up to date with other national women’s initiatives and use their networks to promote Triathlon where appropriate;
  • Ensure effective activation of Sponsor profile at events;
  • In collaboration with the Communication and Marketing Team, attend club events, national events and networking opportunities where appropriate;
  • Working with a sports based university organise a student research project around Barriers to Women and Girls in Triathlon;
  • Working closely with Triathlon Clubs and TI’s Coach Education Manager, organise Female only Tri Leader courses where required.

Full details on the role, remuneration and essential attributes for applicants can be found in the full job description here.

Applications with a CV and cover letter should be made to hr@triathlonireland.com by close of business on 31st January 2018. Interviews will be held during February.