Event Officer: British Paralympic Association

Job Title: Event Officer

Organisation: British Paralympic Association

Contract: Fixed term from 1 March 2020 until 30 November 2020

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Location: British Paralympic Association (“BPA”) central London headquarters

Job Description:

To assist with the operational planning and provide administrative support to the Event and Project Manager across the portfolio of BPA events in 2020. These will include the ParalympicsGB Team Launch event, the British House project, the ParalympicsGB Homecoming and Philanthropy events.

The BPA is the lead organisation responsible for the Paralympic movement in the UK.  We focus on creating the best environment for our athletes as part of ParalympicsGB to perform at summer and winter Paralympic Games. With Paralympic sport in the spotlight like never before, we believe we can build on that to deliver our vision ‘Through sport inspire a better world for disabled people’.

The BPA is fully committed to the principles of the equality of opportunity. It is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment, on the grounds of age, gender reassignment, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, race, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity,  disability, or socio-economic background than any other.

Disabled applicants meeting the minimum requirement of the role will be offered an interview.  Please indicate in your cover letter if this may be applicable to your application.

How to apply:

For details of the person specification download the Job Description and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form from the British Paralympic Association’s website -

Please send a role specific cover letter, completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, CV and indication of current salary to Eleanor Edson, Corporate Services Officer, at jobs@paralympics.org.uk.

All enquiries are to be directed to the email listed and no phone enquiries will be taken.

Closing Date: 2nd January 2020

Interviews: First interview: Monday 20 January 2020, second interview w/c 27 January 2020

Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be notified by 13 January 2020.

Data Protection:

The BPA will process and store and your personal information (this means any information that identifies or could identify you) for the purposes of recruitment, for a period of up to six months after the closing date, after which it will be securely disposed. 

Date published: 02 December 2019
Date updated: 02 December 2019


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