Job Title: Funding and Facilities Manager 
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week 
Reports to: Managing Director

Date effective: Late Autumn 2021

Remuneration: £26,192 - £32,710 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Contract: Fixed term – 36 months

Publication Date: Thursday August 19th 2021

Closing Date: Midday Friday September 24th 2021

The Devon Cricket Board (DCB) wish to appoint a full time Funding and Facilities Manager to support the implementation of its strategic plan, with a specific focus on cricket club facilities.

Devon Cricket Board Ltd seeks to employ a highly motivated and competent Funding and Facilities Manager to work as part of the cricket development team.  The successful candidate will join the existing team and will be responsible for supporting and delivering key parts of the business plan of the DCB.

The post holder will be an integral part of the Devon Cricket network, working to create new, maintain current and enhance existing cricket facilities across Devon.  This role will work towards the effective delivery of high quality indoor and outdoor cricket facilities throughout Devon and develop and drive the Devon Cricket Facilities Plan.

The successful candidate will show:

  • The ability to take an objective and strategic view of plans
  • Experience in project management and an eye for detail enabling you to work accurately and efficiently
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to work in one-to-one and one-to-many situations with a wide range of people from volunteers to senior management
  • Excellent time management 
  • The ability to negotiate and manage customer expectations
  • The ability to use digital systems and tools
  • This post will be based in the Devon Cricket Office in Exeter. 

For this role, it would be an advantage if you have experience of:

  • Facilities development
  • Health and safety
  • Business planning
  • The planning system and Sport England policy
  • Sustainability
  • Accessibility
  • Recreational cricket network
  • Local Authorities

Devon Cricket Board is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

As part of our safer recruitment process all roles are subject to an enhanced or standard DBS check (as appropriate to the role) and two satisfactory references.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

Devon Cricket Board is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer.

This post is for an initial 36 month fixed term period commencing Autumn 2021 and reviewed after the initial fixed period, subject to future funding.

If you would like to be considered for this post please download the Job Description and complete an application form and submit it via the secure link below. 

Job Description

Applications NOW CLOSED

Interviews will take place on Tuesday October 5th 2021.

Full details on the role including a person specification are available in the Job Description downloadable above or in the document section of the secure link.  When completing your application, your supporting statement should explain why you are suitable for the post and your aspirations to support and develop the work of Devon Cricket Board.

TO APPLY for the role firstly download and complete the application form available above or in the documents section of the secure recruitment portal. Once completed please click apply, enter your personal details and then upload your completed application form to this secure recruitment portal.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Matt Theedom on either of the methods below:

Matt Theedom, The Devon Cricket Centre, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QN.


Office:   01392 262509

Mobile:  07805 554636