Run Wales Programme Manager

Permanent - Full Time

£27,000 to £32,000 + pension contributions

Running is going through an unprecedented boom across Wales. The Run Wales programme, established in 2015 has already supported huge growth in adult running – contributing to the establishment of an additional 29 parkrun events across Wales, establishing and supporting 100 running groups across Wales whilst also being a leading advocate for physical activity within Wales. We aim to provide running opportunities across all parts of Wales, and to create a social community of runners to inspire, support and be active.

We are looking for someone who can think differently, who can promote and foster an innovative approach to engaging with the social running community across Wales. We want someone who is passionate about making a difference and getting people active across the whole of Wales!

I run Wales, you run Wales, we RUN WALES!

Supported by colleagues at Welsh Athletics head office in Cardiff, work flexibility is required to travel independently and work occasional evenings and weekends within an overall 37 hours per week.

To find out more and to begin your application, please read the job description for the role here: (JD Welsh) / (JD English)


If you are thinking of applying and want to chat to the Head of Operation, give James a ring on 02920 644 870 or send him an e-mail: james.williams@welshathletics.org

Welsh Athletics is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering on our equality policies. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly under-represented groups. If you require assistance with your application please contact the Office Manager, Andrew Thomas on 02920 649 844 or via email on andrew.thomas@welshathletics.org

Welsh Athletics would like to gather equality profile information about all who expresses an interest in working with us to help in monitoring our progress. Please click to complete our online Recruitment Equality Monitoring Survey. All information supplied is processed independently of recruitment and anonymised before analysis, reporting and long term retention.


To apply, please review the job description above before completing your application form.

Completed applications to be returned by email to Andrew, Office Manager at Welsh Athletics at andrew.thomas@welshathletics.org

Alternatively, print and post completed application forms to: Office Manager, Welsh Athletics, Cardiff International Sports Campus, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ

Application Form (Welsh) | (English

Application Notes (Welsh) | (English)

Closing date for applications to be received at Welsh Athletics is 16th May 2018

Interviews to be held on week commencing 21st May 2018

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

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