Assistant Chair Required

As part of Isle of Man Athletics ongoing development and growth strategy we are urgently seeking a new key team member.

Working on the Executive Committee, the Assistant Chair will provide the support and management for the planning, implementation, funding and supervision of the IOM Athletics Development Plan.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Management of the IOM Athletics development plan within the Exec Committee/ADO for all of each of the deliveries, claiming funds back from IOM Sport and any changes, reviews, updates that are needed in relation to the objectives.
  • Dealing with all correspondence with IOM Sport.
  • Managing existing sponsorship relationships. Identifying and bringing new ones on board whilst supporting other fundraising ideas.

If you think you would like to volunteer for this key role please email chairman@iomaa.info.

A full handover will be provided.

If this role isn’t for you but you would like to volunteer some of your time to assist the IOM Athletics then please get in touch.

We’re Hiring – Athletics Development Officer – Full Time

Isle of Man Athletics is a forward thinking, progressive association that oversees a multiple faceted structure of athletics in the Isle of Man.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join IOM Athletics as the Athletics Development Officer for the Isle of Man. Our plan is to significantly increase the number of people engaged in all aspects of athletics, whatever their background for recreational, performance and wellbeing together with supporting the structure through volunteering, officiating and coaching.

Salary – Based on experience
Hours – 35 per week
Period – Initial 2 year contract

As Development Officer you’ll play a key part in our efforts to deliver our strategy, continuously improve the experience, helping to ensure that activities provided are both enjoyable and safe. You’ll work directly with all of partners, commercial and otherwise to deliver this and raise the overall standards.

The ideal candidate will have a background in sport and a Higher Diploma/Degree level qualification in a sports related area or equivalent, and be passionate about sport. You will require experience in dealing with volunteers/organisations/athletics events in a support capacity.

In addition, excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills are required with a strong working knowledge of Excel, Word and Email. The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. Time management skills are essential.  A level 2 UKA coaching licence or working towards this within an agreed timescale.

Here is the full job description.

If this role is of interest to you please send your CV with a covering letter to Cathy Dawson, Secretary, Isle of Man Athletics by emailing secretary@iomaa.info .  

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 13 September, with interviews being held soon after.

ATHLETICS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – FULL TIME

The Isle of Man Athletics Association is a forward thinking, progressive association that oversees a multiple faceted structure of athletics in the Isle of Man.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the Association as the Athletics Development Officer for the Isle of Man. Our plan is to significantly increase the number of people engaged in all aspects of athletics, whatever their background for recreational, performance and wellbeing together with supporting the structure through volunteering, officiating and coaching.

Salary – Based on experience
Hours – 40 per week
Period – Initial three year contract

As Development Officer you’ll play a key part in our efforts to deliver our strategy, continuously improve the experience, helping to ensure that activities provided are both enjoyable and safe. You’ll work directly with all of partners, commercial and otherwise to deliver this and raise the overall standards.

The ideal candidate will have a background in sport and a Higher Diploma/Degree level qualification in a sports related area or equivalent, and be passionate about sport. You will require experience in dealing with volunteers/organisations/athletics events in a support capacity.

In addition, excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills are required with a strong working knowledge of Excel, Word and Email. The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. Time management skills are essential.  A level 2 UKA coaching licence or working towards this within an agreed timescale.

A full copy of the job description can be requested from secretary@iomaa.info

If this role is of interest to you please send your CV with a covering letter to Cathy Dawson, Secretary, Isle of Man Athletics Association by emailing secretary@iomaa.info .  

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 16 March, with interviews being held soon after.

Head of Performance Required

Owing to the resignation of the current Head of Performance, the IOMAA is urgently seeking to appoint a new key team member.

Working on the Executive Committee of the IOMAA, the Head of Performance provides vision, leadership and management for the planning, implementation, funding, supervision and evaluation of elite athlete programmes within the IOMAA.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Heading the Performance sub-committee of the IOMAA, reporting monthly on its activities to the Exec Committee
  • Providing a point of contact for elite and other performance athletes, their coaches and families
  • Developing performance pathways for elite and development elite athletes
  • Developing performance funding programmes with the IOMAA Treasurer
  • Liaising with IOM Sport regarding IOM Sport Aid and IOM Sport Academy
  • Liaising with Commonwealth Games Committee, IOM Team Managers, Clubs and other interested parties.

If you think you would like to volunteer for this important role please email chairman@iomaa.info.

A full handover will be provided by the current Head of Performance.

If this role isn’t for you but you would like to volunteer some of your time to assist the IOMAA then please get in touch.

Chimp Management Workshop: Improving Performance by Understanding the Mind

The CGA is holding another Chimp Management workshop on Saturday 8th July at the Sports Institute from 9:30 – 12:30.

This workshop would be useful for any team managers, coaches, athletes and support staff working towards Gold Coast 2018. Those working with athletes who have the potential to reach future Commonwealth Games may also find it useful.

If you would like to attend this workshop, please contact Richard Sille (headofperformance@iomaa.info) by Friday 7th July.

Improving Performance by Understanding the Mind:
An opportunity to learn how to optimise the performance of yourself, your team or organisation through the powerful mind management model that has helped support the success of Olympic and Professional teams and athletes. The Chimp model is a mind management model based on the neuroscience of the brain. The workshop will aim to develop insight into the human mind and demonstrate skills to manage your own mind more effectively to improve sports performance and quality of life