Head of Events (Maternity Cover)

British Swimming is the national governing body for aquatic sports in Great Britain, and is responsible internationally for the performance and management of all international British teams.

We are seeking a Head of Events to join the busy Events, Marketing and Communications department at British Swimming. This role will report directly into the Director of Events, Marketing and Communications and will have line management responsibility for the Senior Events & Partnerships Officer and the Events & Partnerships Officer.

This is a very exciting role with the main purpose being the overall responsibility of the British events and home international events, ensuring that they are delivered to a high standard whilst also ensuring that all contractual rights are delivered for a range of partners. With just one year to go until the Paris Olympic Games this is a great time to join a National Governing Body and work within such a motivated team.

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, self-starting and strong team member who has the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships and has excellent organisation, communication, negotiation and influencing skills with the ability to manage and prioritise workloads whilst meeting deadlines.

If you feel that you have the skills and attributes for this new and exciting role, then we would like to hear from you.


View and download the full job description and person specification here

View and download the job advert here

Please contact bshrdepartment@swimming.org for a full application pack or download one here


Closing date: Tuesday 7th February 2023 at 12:00pm

Interview date: Wednesday 15th February 2023 in Loughborough