Are you passionate about community engagement and skilled in programme management? Warwickshire Cricket Foundation are recruiting for a new Community Programmes Manager.

The role

Are you passionate about community engagement and skilled in programme management? We’re seeking an expert leader to oversee strategic development, manage outreach projects, and build partnerships. Bring your expertise in people management and innovative programme design to make a real impact in our community. Apply now and lead our team in transforming lives through sports outreach.

You’ll play a pivotal role in driving our community engagement initiatives, fostering inclusivity, and coordinating a team of permanent and sessional coaches to achieve our growth objectives. Working closely with all team managers, you’ll develop and implement our community strategy, manage various programmes, and ensure effective budget management.

Additionally, you’ll promote WCF, cultivate key stakeholder relationships, and identify new opportunities for outreach. If you’re enthusiastic, innovative, and driven, with a genuine love for cricket and sports, and have experience in community engagement and a natural ease to network, we want to hear from you!

For further information about the role, including detailed responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the Job Description available here.

About Us

Welcome to Warwickshire Cricket Foundation (WCF), the driving force behind all recreational (non-professional) cricket in the county. In close collaboration with Warwickshire County Cricket Club, WCF is dedicated to making cricket accessible to everyone in Warwickshire, and to champion the sport in order to promote positive mental and physical wellbeing. Our initiatives span across adults, boys, girls, and people with disabilities, covering activities in schools, community hubs, and local clubs.

Join us at WCF, where we play a central role in fostering an inclusive and thriving cricket community.

Our Values

The Warwickshire Cricket Foundation shares the same values as Warwickshire County Cricket Club, and are committed to embodying these principles in all our programmes and initiatives we deliver:  

  • Passion: Genuine passion for what we do
  • Respect: Our history and who we are
  • Innovation: We’re not afraid to be different
  • Diversity: In our people and thinking
  • Excellence: We want to be the best

Our goal is to extend the impact of these values locally, leveraging the transformative power of sport and physical exercise.

How To Apply

Ready to take the plunge into an exciting career with Warwickshire Cricket Foundation?  Complete the Warwickshire Cricket Foundation application form here by midnight 29 May 2024.  Should you have any difficulties accessing this form, please contact

Interviews will be held on 5th June 2024.

Why join us

When you join us, you’re not just joining a team; you’re becoming part of a cricket family that thrives on excitement, camaraderie, and a relentless pursuit of victory.

This is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. We offer more than just a career; we offer an experience:

  • Passionate Environment: Immerse yourself in the exciting world of cricket, surrounded by like-minded individuals who live and breathe the game.
  • Cutting-Edge Facilities: Work at Edgbaston Stadium, a world-class facility that hosts some of the most thrilling cricket and live events.
  • Exciting Benefits: Enjoy perks like free on-site parking, enhanced pension contributions, private healthcare, Christmas shut down, wellness week, and more!
  • Career Development: Unlock your potential with career development opportunities and a chance to make your mark in the cricket industry.
  • Team Spirit: Be part of a team that celebrates success, supports each other, and makes a real impact.

Equal Opportunities In Employment Policy Statement

Warwickshire Cricket Foundation partners with Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Together we will ensure that all existing and potential employees receive equal consideration, and is committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, disability, colour, ethnic and national origin, nationality, sexuality, marital status, responsibility for dependants, religion, trade union activity and age (up to 65). 

It is the intention of Warwickshire County Cricket Club that its work force, at all levels, should reflect the composition of the City’s population.  To achieve this Warwickshire County Cricket Club will take active and positive steps to eliminate discrimination, reduce the effects of past discrimination and to promote equality in employment.

Safeguarding Statement

Warwickshire Cricket Foundation and Warwickshire County Cricket Club is proud to be at the forefront of safeguarding in cricket. Our commitment extends beyond the cricket field, emphasising the importance of fostering an atmosphere of trust, respect, and protection. Through continuous training, awareness programs, and the implementation of best practices, we strive to create an environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and empowered.  We understand the responsibility that comes with engaging with children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and we remain vigilant in upholding the highest standards of safeguarding in all facets of our operations.  As such, roles involving any type of Regulated Activity or any interaction with children, young people or vulnerable adults are subjected to a safer recruitment process: ECB DBS clearance is mandatory before taking up the role.  

Safer Recruitment Statement

Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Warwickshire Cricket Foundation are firmly committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for children and adults to enjoy the game. It is essential that Safer Recruitment practices are followed to ensure all staff and volunteers are suitable for their role, appropriately vetted and supported by the club.