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IISHF Communication & Marketing Officer - (CMO). 

Job description

The International Inline Skater Hockey Federation (IISHF – www.iishf.com) is the governing body for skater hockey worldwide. The IISHF organizes 9 international Title Events per year and aims to grow in new markets. Under the auspices of the Vice President the IISHF is looking to for a Communications & Marketing Officer (CMO)

Responsibilities:

• Develop, write and edit marketing and communications materials, including press releases, blog posts and social media content.

• Promote communications and marketing materials through appropriate channels.

• Track analytics and create reports detailing successes and failures of communications campaigns.

• Ensure that all communications and marketing material aligns with brand standards.

• Maintain digital media archives including photos and videos.

• Work with the IISHF team and partners to conceptualize and implement communications strategies and campaigns.

• Respond to media inquiries.Qualifications expected: (to be met best way possible)

• Passion for skater hockey.

• Prior experience in a communications, public relations or marketing role.

• Understand best practices of the main social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Messenger services, etc.).

• Must possess exceptional writing skills in English and be able to compose engaging and accurate content.

• Strong communicator who works well independently and with a team/partners.

• Strong time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

• Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, and Illustrator is an asset.

• Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts.

Must be resourceful and take initiative proactively even with minimal direction. The position is an honorary activity with allowances granted in connection with official IISHF events. If you are interested, please apply per email with a current CV and motivation letter to office@iishf.com.

Job Title: BISHA Disciplinary Manager

Reports to (Line Manager’s Job Title): BISHA National Technical Director

Direct Reports (if applicable): Disciplinary Panel members

Hours: 80 pa

Primary Location: Remote

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey:

British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA Board:

The New BISHA Board was formed in 2020 with the remit to ensure we have a structure & constitution in place to develop and implement strategic growth and be accountable for the execution. The new board is very diverse and committed to our historic values, but also determined to embrace new working practices, process and technology to both cultivate and excite the current and prospective membership and continually keep the BISHA Hockey community informed.

Role Purpose:

The role of the BISHA Disciplinary manager is to work closely with the national technical director to draw up, develop and implement a new disciplinary policy & process. This process and policy needs to ensure that all disciplinary decisions are made in a fair and transparent way and are uniform with any that have come before. Once this is developed, it is key that it is managed and implemented in a professional and timely manner.

Responsibilities:

· To help develop a strategy for the disciplinary process that is practical for all parties and allows disciplinary matters to be handled in a professional and timely manner.

· Research and present disciplinary process’ from other sports to ensure that BiSHA aligns itself accordingly.

· To draw in volunteers to form a pool of disciplinary panel members to be drawn on in the case of a hearing.

· To collate statement from all involved parties when a disciplinary incident has taken place and distribute to panel members for them to meet and discuss

· Organise members of the disciplinary pool to create panels for each hearing ensuring all members are available to meet and discuss.

· Communicate with sanctioned players on decisions that have been made following hearings.

· Create a formal report to be presented to the board through the National Technical Director on what decisions have been made following hearings.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to manage a group of volunteers as and when they become required. This will also help the individual operate well with the technical & sports management team; This person should have a ‘can do’ approach which engages people positively to drive change; There should be a readiness to do research and gather information in order to inform and direct for the development this should accompany a willingness to present, discuss and understand; The candidate should also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability and operate under their own initiative.

Essential Skills:

· Organisational and management

· Understanding of research and presentation

· Strategy and target setting

· Production control and delivery

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

· Sport or business development

· Team leadership and management

· Policy & Strategy Writing Skills

How to Apply/Application Process:

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Will Osborne will.osborne@bishahockey.co.uk

Closing date of application will be 20th November Interview will be conducted by members of the BISHA Board (individuals TBC).

BISHA Hockey Ltd are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS - Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant checks.

Finally there will be a 6 month probation period associated with this role as we identify the right collection individuals to take the sport forward.

Job Title: BISHA U19'2021 Event Organiser

Reports to BISHA U19'2021 Event Director

Direct Reports (if applicable): From BISHA U19’2021 working committee

Hours: As required, 1 monthly working group meeting, Tournament full weekend 1st to 3rd October

Primary Location: Remote

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey:British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as StreetHockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA U19'2021 working Group:

As part of BISHA’s rebuilding strategy, we wish to strengthen our offering in a way that both grows grass roots and allows playing and contributing at an Elite / International level. Offering to host theEuropean U/19 championship in the UK is an important step that will align and focus our teams to progress many areas, not only delivering the first international tournament for 16 years, but fast track growing oursport across the UK.

Main Objectives of the working Group:

• Raise the sports profile and grow membership / part icipation (+50 new members)

• Build stronger relationships internationally that can lead to future closer collaboration

• Illustrate our organization's ability to deliver a tournament (profitably, break even at worst)

• Build and test our marketing capabilities (incl. broadcasting)

Role Purpose:

The role of the BISHA U19 European Championship Event organiser, is to support the event director and working group in the organisation and action of the tournament plan and work towards the successful hosting of the IISHF U19 European Championship in October 2021.

IISHF/Tournament Responsibilities (The below list are the general areas of focus for the working group, each event organiser not be expected to have more than one area of responsibility)

• IISHF hospitality, accommodation, transport, food.

• Guest team hospitality, accommodation, transport, food.

• GB team training provision, support and sponsorship

• General tournament marketing organisation and planning.

• Bordon renovations, support, plan, organise works project for development of the rink in line withthe IISHF regulations. Support on matters relating to the infrastructure and the venue

• Support live streaming project for the tournament. Understanding of the IISHF project to date and modifications required for Bordon. 

BISHA/General Duties

• Attend regular meetings with the working committee of the event throughout the build up ensuring regular updates and progress reports.

• Highlight challenges encountered and propose solutions.

• Support progress of the event director and working group.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate should have good communication, have good interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a Team, The candidate should also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability and operate under their own initiative.

Essential Skills:

• Good team communication

• Understanding and relaying and of important information

• Able to work under own initiative 

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

• Event Management experience

• Experience of IISHF Tournaments

Job Title: BISHA Sports Development Lead

Reports to: BISHA Chief Executive Officer / BISHA Board

Direct Reports (if applicable): From Appointed group/s or individual/s in oversight of particular development areas

Hours: 100 pa

Primary Location: Remote

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey:

British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA Board:

The New BISHA Board was formed in 2020 with the remit to ensure we have a structure & constitution in place to develop and implement strategic growth and be accountable for the execution. The new board is very diverse and committed to our historic values, but also determined to embrace new working practices,process and technology to both cultivate and excite the current and prospective membership and continually keep the BISHA Hockey community informed.

Role Purpose:

The role of the BISHA Sport Development Lead is to work closely with the CEO and senior management group to develop a strategy for expansion of the sport and development of new and existing players for every target area. To set up a frame work and commission that enables the delivery of growth as swiftly and sustainably as possible.

Responsibilities:

• To provide a strategy for growth of the sport including defined target setting and periodic reporting to the board

.• Outline key areas and groups and set target for growth - placing emphasis on street roots / entry level within the sport for girls and boys

• Develop a strategy for additional recreational participation for all ages, gender and abilities

• Create a national programme which engage the clubs and members to activate and sustain their own growth as well as initiatives for new team/club start-up.

• Map team/club, regional, national and international skater hockey hot spots in order to target key geographical areas in the UK.

• Develop and promote club relationships/partnership with local communities, schools and clubs for membership, events and infrastructure prospects.

• Expose and promote BISHA events, fixtures and tournaments.

• Collaborate with the marketing team to develop an overarching strategy with deliberate and relevant commitment to meet agreed objectives.

• Advice and support in the development of regulations which create the solid platform for growth and competition quality.

• Create, recruit and expand a team with the right skills to support in the responsibilities of the role.

• Manage budget either allocated by BISHA or generated through development projects in close coordination with the Chief Executive of Operations and Chief Financial Officer.

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate should have excellent team work skills; Good communication and interpersonal skills will help this individual operate well with the management team and BISHA board; This person should have a ‘can do’ approach which engages people positively to drive change; There should be a readiness to do research and gather information in order to inform and direct for the development this should accompany a willingness to present, discuss and understand; The candidate should also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have th eability and operate under their own initiative.

Essential Skills:

• Organisational and management

• Understanding of research and presentation

• Strategy and target setting

• Production control and delivery

Desirable Skills/Qualifications

:• Sport or business development

• Team leadership and management

How to Apply/Application Process:

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Steve Dickinson steven-dickinson@hotmail.co.uk

Interview will be conducted by members of the BISHA Board(individuals TBC).

BISHA Hockey Ltd are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

All successful candidates will be subject to DBS - Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant checks.Finally there will be a 6 month probation period associated with this role as we identify the right collection individuals to take the sport forward.

Job Title: BISHA IISHF Liaison Officer

Reports to (Line Manager’s Job Title): BISHA Board

Direct Reports (if applicable): At the discretion of the role holder

Hours: Approx. 100 pa Primary Location: Remote

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey: British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA Board:

The New BISHA Board was formed in 2020 with the remit to ensure we have a structure & constitution in place to develop and implement strategic growth and be accountable for the execution. The new board is very diverse and committed to our historic values, but also determined to embrace new working practices, process and technology to both cultivate and excite the current and prospective membership and continually keep the BISHA Hockey community informed.

Role Purpose:

To ensure the organisation has excellent two-way communication with the IISHF as its governing body for all matters relating to strategy, rules, events, discipline, innovation and development of the sport

Responsibilities:

• Act as ambassador for BISHA and conduct all engagement with diplomacy

• Attend IISHF AGM carrying the BISHA vote and voice, ensuring all proposals are shared and discussed with the board including proposed recommendations

• Regular engagement with BISHA Marketing Team to ensure communications are interpreted and shared within the organisations appropriately via the multitude of messaging channels. British Inline Skater Hockey Association Job Profile

• Maintain excellent relationships with the BISHA Board and IISHF Officials by applying consideration to all messaging, ensuring sensitivity and relationships are maintained.

• All actions raised by BISHA/IISHF are clearly recorded and managed to ensure clarity and progression of the sport both within BISHA and Internationally

• Regular attendance and updates provided at BISHA Board Meetings

Person Specification

The ideal candidate must be dynamic, professional and diplomatic, encourages and embraces change, have strong interpersonal skills to work with different cultures, excellent organisation skills. The candidate will also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability to take accountability and operate under their own initiative.

Essential Skills:

 Strong planning and organisational skills

 Passion for Change

 Excellent diplomacy skills

 Ability to analyse and interpret detailed documentation

 Strong negotiation & personal skills Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

 Experience with International Business

 Knowledge of IISHF Rule book

How To Apply/Application Process:

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Steve Dickinson steven-dickinson@hotmail.co.uk Interview will be conducted by members of the BISHA Board (individuals TBC)

Job Title: BISHA Marketing Lead

Reports to (Line Manager’s Job Title): BISHA Chief Executive Officer

Direct Reports (if applicable): From Appointed group/s or individual/s in oversight of particular development areas

Hours: 100 pa

Primary Location: Remote

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey:

British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA Board:

The New BISHA Board was formed in 2020 with the remit to ensure we have a structure & constitution in place to develop and implement strategic growth and be accountable for the execution. The new board is very diverse and committed to our historic values, but also determined to embrace new working practices, process and technology to both cultivate and excite the current and prospective membership and continually keep the BISHA Hockey community informed.

Role Purpose:

· The role of the BISHA Marketing Lead is to work closely with the CEO and senior management group to develop and write marketing and communications materials, including latest news, blog posts and social media content.

· To work alongside the the BISHA web master to maintain and update the BISHA website along with the social media pages with all the latest news, available job roles and upcoming events.

Responsibilities:

· Respond to all media enquiries

· To promote and inform members of the latest developments and communications

· Develop and promote club relationships/partnership with local communities, schools and clubs for membership, events and infrastructure prospects.

· Expose and promote BISHA events, fixtures and tournaments.

· Create, recruit and expand a team with the right skills to support in the responsibilities of the role.

· Manage budget either allocated by BISHA or generated through development projects in close coordination with the Chief Executive of Operations and Chief Financial Officer.

Personal Specification:

The ideal candidate should have excellent team work skills; Good communication and interpersonal skills will help this individual operate well with the management team and BISHA board; This person should have a ‘can do’ approach which engages people positively to drive change; The candidate should also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability and operate under their own initiative.

The candidate should have good knowledge of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as well as Adobe.

Essential Skills:

· Social media platform functionality knowledge

· Organisational and good time management

· Understanding of research and presentation

· Strategy and target setting

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

· Marketing background or evidence of marketing/ promotional projects completed

· Team leadership and management

How to Apply/Application Process:

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Steve Dickinson

steven-dickinson@hotmail.co.uk

Closing date of application will be 15th December 2020. Interview will be conducted by members of the BISHA Board (individuals TBC).

BISHA Hockey Ltd are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS - Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant checks.

Finally there will be a 6 month probation period associated with this role as we identify the right collection of individuals to take the sport forward.