National Talent-Development Coordinator (Endurance)

£25k to £28k + Pension + 25 days plus 8 paid bank holidays

Full Time – Cardiff,  NIAC Cyncoed or home based

Closing date : Friday, 11th January 2019


Continuing on from our success at the recent Commonwealth Games we are looking for a person with a thorough understanding of the sport of Athletics to take responsibility for driving our national and regional talent development programmes across Wales.

Welsh Athletics prioritises investment into coaching communities, the majority of whom are volunteers. Having the skills and understanding to support these valued volunteers is fundamental for success in this role.

This is an exciting opportunity in a role which will be fully integrated into the Welsh Athletics Performance team at the start of a four-year cycle of preparations ahead of Birmingham 2022.

Overall purpose of the role

Reporting to the National Coach, the successful candidate will coordinate the on-going development of endurance running across Wales.

The role will manage a team of National and Regional coordinators, manage a programme budget and work with the National Coach to build a high-performance culture, in tune with the values and objectives of Welsh Athletics.

Want to join our team?

Our online application process invites you to enter contact details for yourself and for your references and then upload a cover letter and your current curriculum vitae.

These documents are your opportunity to describe your suitability and interest for the post by outlining particular knowledge, skills and experience that you believe are relevant to the success of this role. Your CV should detail your educational and professional qualifications obtained and any further training or professional development undertaken that is relevant to your application.

Role Profile

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Please read the Role Profile opposite before applying.  

Closing dates for applications: Friday, 11th Jan 2019

Interviews scheduled for the week of 28th Jan 2019

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We appoint using an open and transparent system based on current best practice and if you need any assistance in completing your application or require an alternative format, please contact:


Andrew Thomas, Welsh Athletics    029 20 649 844 / 07523 039 115
Cardiff International Sports Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ

Please note:

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. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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