Policy and Engagement Advisor


Birmingham (Flexible working will also be considered)


Fixed term contract until August 2020 (with possibility of extension)


£32,000 - £35,000 + Benefits


A national partner of Sport England, London Marathon Charitable Trust and Spirit of 2012, Sporting Equals exists to actively promote greater involvement in sport and physical activity by disadvantaged communities - particularly the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population. We have a network of over 5,000 organisations and have strong links with the wider sport and physical activity sectors, including governing bodies of sport and Active Partnerships.


We are looking for an experienced Policy and Engagement Advisor to support our work influencing the sport and physical activity sector to increase opportunities for BAME communities to get involved in sport at their chosen level.


In this key role, you'll provide race-equality based policy analysis, advice and develop compelling race-equality policy positions, as well as advocating those positions to decision makers in the sport and physical activity sector. You will also need to ensure that this work complements other policy and advocacy priorities across the Sporting Equals team.


Our ideal Policy and Engagement Advisor will be an exceptional and committed individual, able to apply their skills and experience to improve outcomes for BAME and faith communities through the rigorous application of evidence to change policy and practice in the sport and physical activity sector.


Benefits include 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (pro rata) and a contributory
pension scheme.


To find out more or to request an application pack contact 0121 7771375


Closing date: 5.00pm 8th August 2019 (we will accept CVs and covering letter but must be relevant to the role)


Interview date: 12th August 2019.


Sporting Equals is an inclusive employer that celebrates and acknowledges diversity. We positively welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds including race, gender, disability, faith/religion, sexual orientation, age and socio-economic factors. We seek to ensure diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive fair and equal treatment.




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