VACANCY: North East Regional Development Officer

It is an exciting time to get involved in Badminton with lots of activity and clubs now back playing.  Our ambition is to be the biggest participation sport in the country, bringing people and communities together through Badminton.  We are on an exciting journey to show that Badminton is a diverse sport for everyone and can be enjoyed at all levels from social and recreational play all the way through to performance.

Badminton Scotland are the national governing body for Badminton in Scotland.  Our role is to increase participation, develop and support clubs plus accelerate the growth of the sport across the country.  We are looking for the right person to join our committed Team of Regional Development Officers.

The Regional Development Officers (RDO) have a key role to play, working with partners and other organisations across the area to contribute to the overall Badminton Scotland strategy and deliver key activities to support this including:

  • Work with key partners and organisations to develop and promote Badminton.
  • Work with clubs to provide support and to grow their membership.
  • Develop the coaching and volunteer workforce.
  • Organise coach education courses.
  • Develop pathways from school to club to performance.
  • Support the organisation and delivery of local events.

Additionally, the RDO has a key role to play, working with colleagues and partners to support the promotion and encourage our members, and others, to engage with the opportunities available on the coach education pathway, competitions and further participation.

If you want to be part of a dynamic energetic Team and are passionate about developing sport, clubs, competitions and people, then this is the job for you.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter explaining how your skills and experience are best suited to enhance the Regional Development Officer Team and provide some examples of how you have developed sport or clubs within a specific setting.  Once complete, email your CV and letter to

Salary range is currently £23,600 to £28,000 dependant on experience, with a generous annual leave entitlement, paid sick leave and access to a contributory pension scheme.

Deadline for applications is Sunday 9 October 2022.

If you would like to discuss the position further, please contact Nicky Waterson, Head of Engagement at or 07398121009.