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.

If you think you would like to volunteer for this key role please email

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 .  

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