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Jobs at Welsh Gymnastics

Welsh Gymnastics is excited to announce details of three exciting roles within the organisation that we are now inviting applications for.

- Digital & Social Media Officer
- Governance Officer
- Safeguarding Officer

About Welsh Gymnastics

As the National Governing Body for gymnastics in Wales, our aim is to provide safe and fun opportunities for all to participate in gymnastics. With our pre-Covid membership standing at over 25,000 members, the successful individuals will be joining both a growing team and sport in order to support the growth post Covid-19.

As the National Governing Body, we have the responsibility for the structure of the sport; delivering a range of opportunities across the age spectrum, encouraging people to take part and remain within gymnastics, as well as developing talent and delivering top-level success.

Welsh Gymnastics has the potential to reach an even wider audience through its unique provision and partnerships within new settings, as well as contributing significantly to the Welsh Government Wellbeing agendas.

We are seeking to grow and, in doing so, continue to build vibrant, inclusive communities where every participant has fun, develops skills, builds friendships and has the opportunity to reach their potential – which then has a positive impact on their communities.

Welsh Gymnastics is now inviting applications for the following three posts.

Digital and Social Media Officer

This is an exciting new role to join the Development team. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring that Welsh Gymnastics members and supporters are entertained and engaged in all areas of the sport, using a full range of media formats with a particular emphasis on digital and social media channels.

This role supports the delivery of Welsh Gymnastics’ communication plan and promotes the opportunities and successes of our members, partners and key stakeholders.

Click here for full job description and role specification.

If you would like an informal discussion prior to applying, or if you have any other questions about the role, please email 


Governance Officer

The overall purpose of the role is to provide a full range of administrative support and services in the governance functions of the organisation. The postholder will assist in developing and managing process and controls as well as implementing structures and processes.

They will provide support to the Head of People Services to ensure that all activities performed comply with the relevant requirements, improve organisational effectiveness, efficiency, and performance.

Click here for full job description and specification.

If you would like an informal discussion prior to applying, or if you have any other questions about the role, please email 


Safeguarding Officer

The overall purpose of this role is to be responsible for recording and responding to complaints and concerns received by Welsh Gymnastics, including but not limited to: child protection/safeguarding concerns and leading continual improvement and innovation in our case management systems and club and welfare officer network.

Click here for full job description and specification.

If you would like an informal discussion prior to applying, or if you have any other questions about the role, please email 


Welsh Gymnastics is an equal opportunities employer and aims to provide a discrimination-free working environment. We are committed to an action plan and policy in line with the Equality Act 2010, which ensures that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of a protected characteristic. As part of our recruitment process, we collect statistical data on applicants.

For more information on how we use the data please refer to our recruitment privacy notice.

How to apply

To apply for one of the above jobs, please email:
- a CV
- A covering letter – detailing why you are applying for the role and how you meet the requirements of the role set out in the job description and role spec.
- Equality monitoring form and signed recruitment privacy notice (links below).


All jobs will be subject to appropriate employment checks, such as references, right to work in the UK and criminal records checks.

Recruitment Privacy Notice

Recruitment Equality monitoring form

Deadline for applications – 16th June 2021
Interviews are scheduled to take around the 30th June / 1st July 2021
Please note that interviews will take place over Microsoft Teams


Non-Executive Director – Welsh Gymnastics


Welsh Gymnastics is working in partnership with Acorn Executive Search to appoint two new Non-Executive Directors.

The role of the Non-Executive director is to strategically lead the organisation in its decision making, supporting their collective desire to see the sport grow and thrive, providing positive experiences for all involved.

We are looking for two NEDs to join our board with expertise & skills that will complement existing board members.

We are committed to ensuring a diverse, balanced and inclusive board governs the organisation which reflects and represents the diverse communities we reach. We encourage and welcome applications from all under-represented groups who match one of the skills required.

At present the two skill backgrounds we are seeking to appoint are a legal professional & an individual who has governance experience relating to safeguarding as well as equality, diversity and inclusion.

Click here for the full role description and how to apply

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