Executive Assistant to the Director of Performance

Organisation:UK Sport

SalaryGrade 3 (£28,377- £34,157)

Location: London

Contract type: Permanent (Full time)

Closing date: 19 February 2017Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity within our Performance Directorate, supporting the Director of Performance.

The Executive Assistant to the Director of Performance will act as the point of contact for the Director and will excel working under pressure whilst maintaining a calm demeanour at all times. This is an excellent opportunity for a confident and experienced individual to join an energetic team within the sporting industry.

Please see here for the job description:
EA to Director of Performance

About you

We’re looking for a dedicated and adaptable team member, with a ‘can do’ and solution focussed attitude to join our Performance Directorate. The ability to balance a demanding workload, work independently and prioritise ruthlessly will be crucial in this position.

You will find it natural to build strong relationships within the organisation and stakeholders using your strong written and oral communication skills. You will have a desire to support and be part of a team who are ambitious, collaborative in nature, and focussed on achieving their mission.
If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you!

UK Sport
UK Sport is the nation’s high performance sports agency responsible for backing our brightest medal hopes at Rio 2016 and beyond. UK Sport’s investment and strategic support was key in delivering the historic success achieved by British athletes at the Rio Olympic and Paralympics Games.How to applyUK Sport offer a competitive benefit package, for further information on working for UK Sport and our benefits package, please click here.

Please send your CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role by 5pm 19 February to

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that you application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Interview dates are 1st and 2nd March.



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