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Street Dance Development Officer- Wales

UDOIT Dance Foundation Development Officer Job Description

Deadline: Friday 4th February 2022- 5pm

Please email a covering letter and CV to jobs@udoitdance.co.uk 

You can also submit a selfie video as a covering letter explaining why you would be a great candidate For the role.

 

Overview: 

UDOIT Dance Foundation aims to inspire, engage and empower children and young people through street dance. We want street dance to be accessible to all and give every young person the chance to experience street dance opportunities. We are funded by Sport England & Sport Wales to make Street dance accessible to all, across the country, primarily in areas of deprivation where young people don’t have as many opportunities to experience what street dance can offer. Our commercial partner UDO (United Dance Organisation) hosts street dance competitions across the globe with links to the best dancers in the industry, having this link with UDO is great for our organisation to quality assure our work and use their 15 years of experience working with street dance schools. UDOIT Dance Foundation also provides dance leader training, volunteering opportunities, the National Schools Dance championships and bespoke programmes using Street Dance to help with gang crime/ mental health/ physical activity for the elderly.

 

The role of Development Officer is crucial to the growth of Street Dance opportunities in Wales, and is a key part of our funding from Sport Wales. The Development Officer will be a passionate, motivated individual who will work with schools, local authority Sport Development teams, local partner organisations and dance schools to set up satellite clubs & programmes in areas of need. They will keep on top of working within a set budget and work towards set targets and prioritise work according to upcoming deadlines. The development officers will be responsible for the growth and maintenance of Street Dance programmes across Wales (North & South), whilst working alongside other development officers with other locality remits. 

 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER: (1 position available) 

Employment: Full Time- 37.5 Hours per week (Flexible working is allowed) 

Term: Fixed term 1 year (extension based on funding) 

Based in: Wales (Work from home)

Job Title: Development Officer 

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Salary: 21-23k per annum Depending on Experience 

 

UDOIT Dance Foundation in partnership with Sport Wales are looking to appoint a Development Officer in Wales to continue the expansion of our Welsh based Street Dance programmes. 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Build relationships with local authority Sport Development teams, to collaborate on programmes that would best fit the needs of the young people of their deprived communities using Street Dance. 

  • Manage, monitor and maintain our existing projects & remain flexible in planning to best fit the needs of the young people involved. 

  • Understand the Wales Regions 

  • Build relationships with Dance Schools/ Organisations to deliver our programmes to a high standard  

  • Work towards targets outlined by UDOIT & Sport Wales

  • Budget Management 

  • Collect the relevant KPI’s for each programme 

  • Work to expand our dance leader training courses across Wales. 

  • Active approach to promoting and expanding UDOIT’s work by identifying opportunities to collaborate with new partners/ areas that would benefit from or enhance our work.

  • Responsible for the promotion and recruitment of schools to attend the Welsh National Schools Dance Championships 

 

Skills: 

Essential: 

  •  Great written & verbal communication skills 

  •  Competent IT Skills 

  •  Able to manage your own workload day to day and prioritise accordingly for deadlines and targets 

  •  Confident in establishing new relationships with partner organisations 

  •  Passionate about changing the lives of young people and wanting the charity to do good 

  •  Excellent time management skills 

  •  Must be adaptable / flexible

  •  Must be prepared to travel 

  •  Great teamwork skills 

  •  Motivated and able to work against tight deadlines 

 

Desirable 

  • Experience in managing dance/sport projects 

  • Knowledge of Street Dance and UK Street Dance community

  • Experience in working in an organisation funded by public bodies. 

 

Other: 

  • Must have a full driver’s license and use of a personal car 

  • Due to the nature of the organisation, some limited work may be on evenings and weekends 

  • Must be able to travel for meetings 

  • Have access to Wi-Fi at home 

 

You will be part of a small but growing team of passionate and enthusiastic individuals who love to make a difference to young people’s lives using Street Dance.

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