Working with Us

Welsh Athletics aims for excellence in every field and department. Our vision is shared by all our staff members - a professional group that work as a team to deliver the best possible athletics experience in Wales day in, day out. We often look to increase our ranks, bringing committed and passionate individuals with unique expertise to our team: if you think you have what it takes to work with Welsh Athletics, see available positions below.

Welsh Athletics is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering our Equality Policies. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or non-belief.

Your data will be held for up to two years and used for Welsh Athletics recruitment purposes only, either alerting you to new vacancies or processed in accordance with a vacancy you later apply for. We will never pass your details to 3rd parties. To find out more about how we respect your privacy, please see click here to visit our web page.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the specified closing date, should a large number of applications be received. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.


National Coach

£ Competitive + Pension + Car Allowance + 25 days plus 8 bank holidays

Full Time – Cardiff,  NIAC Cyncoed / CISC Leckwith

Welsh Athletics is seeking to appoint a high-calibre individual to the role of National Coach, providing direction and leadership to all areas of performance and coaching in Wales.

Athletics in Wales is flourishing, with more club members than at any time in its 100-year history. The recently launched Regional and National Development Programmes and the more established performance pathway are also producing unprecedented numbers of GB vests and leading to international success across all age groups. 

2019 will see the start of a new chapter for athletics in Wales, with a focus on refining the existing structures to build a World Class Athlete Development system that ultimately develops medal winning performances across all event groups.

Overall purpose of the role

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the successful candidate will shape and implement the coach and athlete development strategy to support talented Welsh coaches and their athletes in all event groups.

The National Coach will line manage a team, manage departmental budgets and work with the Senior Management team to build a high-performance culture, in tune with the values and objectives of Welsh Athletics.

Click here for full details including role description, person specification and to apply online.


Administrative Assistant / Cynorthwyydd Gweinyddol

£17k - £18k + Pension + 25 days paid holiday plus 8 bank holidays

Full Time – Cardiff, Cardiff International Sports Stadium (CF11 8AZ)

We are looking for an efficient, proactive and people orientated administrator to join the operations team based at Welsh Athletics’ head office in Cardiff.

Within this varied role you will be get involved in the processing of day to day financial transactions and maintaining employment records through online systems. 

Supporting both the Finance and HR managers this is a great opportunity to develop skills and expand your knowledge with full training, support and career development opportunities.

Click here for full details including role description, person specification and to apply online.

Cliciwch yma  am fanylion llawn gan gynnwys disgrifiad rôl, manyleb person ac i wneud cais ar-lein.


Run 4 Wales - Finance Executive (maternity cover)

£18k - £22k + Pension + 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)

Part Time, 30 hrs flexible – Cardiff, Pod 1, Capital Retail Park, (CF11 8EG)

Run 4 Wales, the events team behind some of Wales’ biggest mass participation events – including the Cardiff Half Marathon - are looking for a proactive and people orientated Finance Executive to join the team based at our head office in Cardiff for a fixed term (maternity cover)

This is an established role providing day to day financial and administrative support to staff and senior managers including the Financial Controller and Chief Executive. 

Click here for full details including role description, person specification and to apply online.


speculative applications

If none of our active vacancies take your fancy, or if there’s simply nothing there right now, then we still want to hear from you.

We’ll get in touch if a relevant position pops up.

Your data will be held for up to two years and used for Welsh Athletics recruitment purposes only, either alerting you to new vacancies or processed in accordance with a vacancy you later apply for. We will never pass your details to 3rd parties. To find out more about how we respect your privacy, please see click here to visit our web page.

Click here to register your details and upload your CV / Resume


Freelance Opportunity - Seiko Timing

Please see attached document outlining a superb opportunity to work at some of the biggest Athletics events around the World with Seiko. 


Vacancies at UK Athletics : http://www.britishathletics.org.uk/governance/employment/

Other vacancies in Welsh Sport: Welsh Sports Association, Sport Wales

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

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