Date Posted: 24 June 2019


Basketball Ireland is inviting applications for the role of Leinster Development Officer within the organization.


Role Summary:

  • Help to oversee the development and implementation of a dedicated strategy for regional development officers.
  • Complete monthly progress reports for the Board of Basketball Ireland.
  • Manage the delivery of BI programmes to 15,000-17,000 children each year.
  • Continue and progress existing Basketball Ireland development programmes including but not exclusive to: Green Shoots, Urban Hoops, Elites in Schools, Mini Basketball 3×3, women in sport initiatives and the ‘Her World, Her Rules’ programme.
  • Propose, implement and report on new initiatives that serve to help further grow the sport of basketball in Ireland.
  • Actively participate in school visits within the region to help promote and grow the sport of basketball.
  • Develop relationships with external organisations including Local Sports Partnerships and County Councils.
  • Represent Basketball Ireland at events around Ireland.


Other Duties include, but are not exclusive to:

  • Take leadership in the organisation and running of all accredited Basketball Ireland Coaching Courses in conjunction with Coaching Ireland.
  • Work closely with other core departments within Basketball Ireland including Competitions, Commercial and Media, to help grow and promote the game of basketball in Ireland.



  • A third level qualification in Sports Management or related discipline.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management.
  • Ability to work off own initiative.
  • Be an effective part of a team.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Must have own transport and full Irish driving license.



  • An interest in basketball and a passion for helping Basketball Ireland to grow the sport in the coming years.
  • A knowledge of the sport as it exists currently in Ireland.
  • A knowledge of the Irish sporting landscape including Sport Ireland and the LSP network.



  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Impressive track record.


Reporting to:

Secretary General






National Basketball Arena, Tallaght, Dublin 24



Full time, permanent, subject to a three-month probationary period.



  • Applications must be made to Secretary General of Basketball Ireland by email on
  • The application must include a cover letter and CV.


Closing Date:

The closing date for applications is 5pm sharp on Friday 5th July 2019.


Interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday 8th July.