Working with QuidditchUK is like joining a family - we work together, play together, support and nurture each other in our mutual journey, collaborating towards the single aim of developing the sport of quidditch in the United Kingdom.
At any given time, we will have a number of vacant positions within our staff structure. Some of these positions may be brand new, but some may have a long and established history. Some vacancies may be for temporary positions, working on a particular project such as the British Quidditch Cup. Others may be permanent positions, working in one of our departments under a member of the Executive Management Team.
To apply for a staff position in QuidditchUK, we ask that you first read the position description on this page. Once you click the ‘Apply for this Position’ button, you will be taken to a page where you can upload your CV and a Cover Letter. Your CV and Cover Letter should detail your personal achievements, display a clear sense of work ethic and a passion for the sport of quidditch and its development.
Once applications for the position have closed, we will assess the applications and select a handful of candidates to move on to the interview stage. At the interview stage, candidates will be interviewed on Skype by at least two staff members - usually the relevant department’s Director and the Human Resources Director.
The table below is constantly updated within vacancies. Please check back often to see if a position of interest to you has become available.
If you would like to volunteer with us and there is not a vacancy or role in the area you feel you are suited to, please get in contact with email@example.com and we will see what we can do!
Should you require any further information regarding any upcoming or advertised roles, please also get in contact with the HR department (firstname.lastname@example.org), and we will be happy to help!
Assistant Marketing Coordinator
The Assistant Marketing Coordinator will be part of the Communications department and spend up to 5-10 hours a week working to promote the sport. Responsibilities include, although are not limited to: creating press releases, establishing and working with media partners, and helping tournament marketing directors.
The Operations Director is responsible for arranging the Finance, Logistics and Procurement within QuidditchUK. You should be able to demonstrate experience in at least one of these three key fields (either within or outside of quidditch), but above all, you will need to be an effective leader capable of knowing your strengths and weaknesses - the ability to delegate is essential!
Your responsibilities include:
-Maintaining effective communication between both the Executive Directors and acting events committees.
-Being the point of contact for our newly sourced accountant.
-Coordinating a range of online services such as email, website, online storage, online store.
-Managing the QuidditchUK financial software, Xero.
-Being the main point of contact for the website launch (due March 2017).
-Arranging storage and transportation of QUK equipment.
-Managing the purchase of new equipment, primarily hoops.
-Managing and developing the QuidditchUK reimbursement process.
-Keeping accurate inventories of existing QUK equipment held across the UK.
You will be inducted by the current Director Megan Snape until she steps down 31st January 2017. You will also have the full support of the existing Operation Coordinators and are encouraged to recruit your own team ready, over the coming year.
Social Media Coordinator
The Social Media Coordinator will be part of the Communications department and they are responsible for the promotion of Quidditch via our social media platforms. Activities include posting on the QuidditchUK Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook; as well as planning our social media campaigns.
We are looking for a talented individual to join the Communications team as a Media Correspondent. They will be reporting on events, writing reviews, predictions and other articles as deemed fit. They will be expected to work 1-5 hours a week and attend regular meetings with the entire department.
The Communications department are searching for an Editor to join the Communications team. An Editor will spend 1-5 hours a week working with our Media personnel, and the Communications department, to ensure that QUK's media output is to the highest standard possible. Responsibilities include the full editing of articles and announcements written by the Communications department.
Assistant Outreach Director
The Assistant Outreach Director will be responsible for managing the Outreach team within the Outreach and Development Department. The Outreach Team includes the Outreach Manager, Junior Quidditch Coordinator, Hooch Advisor and Regional Expansion Managers. The purpose of the Outreach team is to encourage the growth of quidditch to new areas of the country and to support new teams through the first stages of playing the sport. The Assistant Outreach Director will coordinate expansion projects and initiatives, run meetings of the Outreach Team on a fortnightly basis and collaborate closely with the Outreach and Development Director and Assistant Development Director to further the growth of quidditch in the UK. Experience leading, and a good understanding of the requirements of club managing would be beneficial to the role but are not essential. The Assistant Outreach Director can expect to volunteer for up to five hours per week, and should be friendly, enthusiastic and passionate about the growth of the sport across the UK.
Assistant Development Director
The Assistant Development Director will be responsible for managing the Development team within the Outreach and Development Department. The Development Team includes the Hooch Advisor, Team UK Manager, Teams Coordinator and Development Coordinator. The purpose of the Development team is to support the organising and competitive development of established clubs playing quidditch in the UK. The Assistant Development Director will coordinate projects to facilitate the development of clubs, run meetings of the Development Team on a fortnightly basis; and collaborate closely with the Outreach and Development Director and Assistant Outreach Director to further the growth of quidditch in the UK. Experience leading and a good understanding of the requirements of club management would be beneficial to the role, but are not essential. The Assistant Development Director can expect to volunteer up to five hours per week and should be friendly, enthusiastic and passionate about the growth of the sport across the UK.
There are currently no Temporary Positions available to apply for.