job description

Post Title:
Communications Officer
Cyclopark Trust
£22,000 pro rata on a three day week Plus benefits
including Membership package, pension and performance
bonus scheme
Reports to:
Responsible for:
Period of Employment;
Job Purpose:
June 2013.
From appointment to March 2014- May be extended
subject to funds
To deliver a communication plan
To increase participation through marketing and
To increase income through sponsorship, ticket income,
bookings and create other income through opportunities
The post may attract EU funding and as such other
additional duties may be allocated
Cyclopark is a brand new attraction that includes
parkland, sports facilities, play areas and pavilion
building. It is very busy centre, with varied tasks and
extensive contact with the public.
The post holder will be required to work outside of
normal office hours, including weekends
Main duties:
1. Service Delivery
 Deliver a communications plan that addresses key markets and audiences
 Develop promotional/information access improvements
 Assist with the preparation of reports as required
 To act as duty manager as required
 Responsible for related budgets for delivery of services as outlined above
3. Administration
 To keep accurate records of all work undertaken and provide marketing material when
4. Health and Safety
 Role specific Management of all Health& Safety/Risk assessment checks, First Aid and
emergency procedures.
5. Customer Care
 Assist in the smooth running of Cyclopark, acting as a point of contact and an
ambassador for Cyclopark at all times.
Work as part of team in a continuously improving facility
6. Events and Activities
 Assist with the planning and implementation of all Cyclopark events
Person Specification:
1. Experience – Experience of working and managing in the leisure industry,
communications, marketing with specific skills in community based sports development.
2. Qualifications – Good standard of literacy and numeracy. IT competency, qualified to a
minimum of British Cycling Level 2 and or other sports related qualifications
3. Skills – Customer care skills and a flexible positive attitude to work.
4. Aptitude- self-starter, well organised, highly motivated, effective communicator