Thursday 14 October 2021
Do you want to gain first-hand experience in an Olympic sports management? Do you have a passion for sport?
If you are interested, please send us a brief covering letter, with your CV, outlining your experience, why you want to work with us and your dates of availability.
Following a successful 2021 Olympic Games, Badminton Ireland is delighted to announce a six-month sports management internship. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a vibrant sporting organisation with an Olympic focus. Our Internship scheme provides an excellent opportunity for those wishing to pursue a career within sports management and gain valuable work experience in a challenging and rewarding Olympic sporting environment, providing a great stepping stone!
Badminton Ireland works with its stakeholders across the country to increase participation, improve the quality of the sporting experience for participants. In 2021 we launched a new Membership system and as we exit COVID 19, we are working with Sport Ireland as part of the LETS GET BACK campaign to re-establish our Sport. This is an exciting learning opportunity for anyone interested in Sports Management.
We are looking for a key individual to work across the organisation and assist Membership team and Events team.
REPORTS TO: Membership Officer JOB BASED: Dublin, Ireland / Remote
• Assist in managing and developing the organisation’s membership system
• Assist with servicing the organisation’s membership base
• Assist with event organisation and management
• Assist with club development programmes
• Other duties as assigned
• Excellent Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills
• Strong communication skills, both written and over the phone
• Flexibility and desire to take on any task to ‘make it happen’
• Passion, or the willingness to become immersed in work
• The ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
• Passion for sport
• Excellent written English skills
• Can do attitude
This job description is not exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of changing needs of the organisation.
Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter for the position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications is the 29th October 2021.
Thursday 30 September 2021
During the European Week of Sport, Badminton Ireland are aiming to encourage all of our members to #BeActive!
With badminton back this week, we have designed fun challenges for people to take part in. Badminton Ireland also had a presence at the Sport Ireland Family SportsFest on Saturday the 25th of September.
The first of our two challenges is the Shuttle Tower Challenge. Watch Irish International Badminton Players Moya Ryan, Sara Boyle and Kate Frost take part in this challenge. Moya got 19, Sara got 0 unfortunately her tower fell down and Kate got 11. Can you beat them? Why not tag us in your social media posts of you completing this challenge.
Shuttle Tower Challenge
The second of our two challenges is the Agility Challenge. You can watch Irish International Badminton Player Jonathan Dolan. Jonathan managed to complete the square agility challenge 12 times in 30 seconds, how many can you get?
Wednesday 8 September 2021
Badminton Ireland, Table Tennis Ireland, Tennis Ireland and Irish Squash are delighted to present our first collaboration between all three sports. The programme, entitled ‘The Racquet Sports Leadership Programme’ will give female coaches from our four sports the opportunity to gain knowledge and collaborate with each other. All four sports would like to thank the Women in Sport Unit at Sport Ireland for their support of this programme.
Participants will learn more on the following four key coaching areas; leadership, psychology, performance analysis and communication. There will be a guest speaker for each of our online sessions, along with the Women in Sports Leads on hand to facilitate them. This programme is aimed at female coaches starting out on their pathway to coaching. It will be delivered in a hybrid format with four weeks online and the fifth week with a face to face meet-up.
Applications are now open to apply for this initiative and the cost to participate is €40. The closing date for applications is Monday the 4th of October, 2021. Please send your application to the following: email@example.com.
Places are limited, with additional details to follow post application.