Friday 3rd May 2019

Regional Development Coordinator

Scottish Student Sport (SSS) requires an ambitious and responsive sports development professional to drive forward our development work in the South East – in line with our Strategy 2017-21 National Vision, Regional Focus, Local Impact. 

The successful candidate will be based within sportscotland offices with regular interaction with the SSS office. Engagement with members and a host of partners will help extend and strengthen student sport provision across the region.

The Regional Development Coordinator
The role will focus on facilitating increased sports club membership within a sustainable governance structure as well as develop key partnerships within the regions to help sustain and underpin this activity.

They will facilitate local and regional opportunities for competition and workforce development, will develop positive partnerships with community sports hubs and clubs, SGBs, local authorities and other agencies.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, will be a quick learner and will enjoy working independently and as part of a team. Further details relating to the job are provided as part of the online application process.

Application procedure

All applications should be done via The University of Edinburgh portal.

Ref no. 047799

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 24th May.

Further information
For further information about the post or any related enquiries, please contact: Nicola Scott, Head of Development. (

Full Job Description

Interviews and start date
Interviews are scheduled to take place on 31st May in Edinburgh, with shortlisted candidates being notified by no later than 27th May.

It is intended that the post will commence by early July 2019.

SSS host their annual conference on the 12th and 13th June at the University of Strathclyde and it would be desirable for the successful candidate to attend at least part of the event.