06/05/2015- Latest News

British Fencing, the National Governing Body for Fencing, is seeking a Performance Co-ordinator to join the World Class Programme (WCP) Fencing team.  This role will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the administration of the Fencing WCP.  They will contribute to the achievement of the WCP vision, aims, objectives and targets through the following:

  • Contribute and assist the Performance Director (PD) and Programme and Logistics Manager in creating a world leading training and support environment that significantly impacts on the preparation of athletes and coaches and makes a key contribution to fencing’s medal performance

  • Providing day-to-day administrative and logistical support to the Performance Director and the wider programmes and staff   

  • Operate as a member of the WCP Performance Team providing the necessary level of support to the Performance Director, key staff and athletes as needed  

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English
  • Experience in the development and implementation of logistical and administrative procedures for a small sized office
  • Experience of working and dealing with confidential or sensitive information
  • Demonstrated experience and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Good numeracy skills, including the ability to produce basic reports on spreadsheets
  • A high level of personal integrity and professionalism with the ability to invoke trust and respect from others
  • Highly motivated with a passion for high performance sport

If you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.


£15,000pa for 20 hours per week

How to apply

British Fencing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of society. Any appointment will be made on merit alone.

For further information, please visit the main “Vacancies” page  www.britishfencing.com/news/vacanciesandrecruitment/ to download a full job description and person specification.

Please submit your CV (maximum 3 pages) with a covering letter (maximum 2 pages) by email to Maxine McCombie, [email protected] clearly identifying how your skills and experience are relevant to the requirements outlined in the job description. The closing date for applications is 5.30pm on 20th May 2015.

Interview dates

Interviews will be conducted on 27th May 2015 at the World Class Programme Elite Training Centre, Leon Paul Fencing Centre, Hendon.

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