Two exciting opportunities within the SOA Team
We sought to appoint two new members of staff over the summer period. Unfortunately we were not able to fill the roles. We are grateful for those who applied but feel that we are looking for a more experienced skill set.
Are you passionate about orienteering? We have two roles which offer the opportunity for someone who loves orienteering and is looking for a new challenge.
Senior Development Officer
We are looking for someone to work alongside our existing development officer, Heidi Ross, who is based in Edinburgh and is full time. The role offers the opportunity for an experienced orienteer to help develop the sport through exciting projects with partners and support clubs with their development. Whilst the role is advertised as a 3.5 day a week role we are are flexible and would consider splitting the role or looking at ways to potentially create a full time role for the right candidate.
The team supports clubs with the development of orienteering in Scotland and therefore it is essential that any applicant has a full driving license and access to a car. The post involves home working but the team meet on a regular basis both online and in person. The role outline can be found here.
We are offering a great package to the suitable applicant so come and join our small and enthusiastic team at the SOA. Applications are being sought by close of play 7th September 2023. Please contact Nikki Howard with any queries and submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post to firstname.lastname@example.org
Events and Operations Manager
The Events and Operations Manager post offers the opportunity for flexible working from home, with a small and enthusiastic team, to ensure high standard events are delivered for SOA and the Scottish 6 Days Company.
Working on behalf of the Scottish 6 Days Company (2 days a week) the successful candidate will operate as the assistant event coordinator for the biannual Scottish 6 Days Event in Deeside in 2025 and also act as assistant event coordinator for the World Orienteering Championships in Edinburgh in 2024. The remaining time (2 days a week) will be spent on work for the SOA ensuring a successful calendar of events is delivered and strategic partnerships are maintained.
If you are an excellent communicator who is passionate about ensuring high quality events are delivered in Scotland please take a further look at the role here.
Applications are being sought by close of play 7th September 2023. Please contact Nikki Howard with any queries and submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post to email@example.com