Rugby Union Development Intern

Job Reference : PSS-12274
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 22/07/2018
Salary : £17,326 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Services
Division : Student Life - Sport
Hours Per week : 35 Hours
Contract Duration : 30 July 2018 until 26 July 2019

The University of Manchester alongside Manchester Metropolitan University is working in partnership with the Rugby Football Union (RFU), to grow Rugby for the students across both Universities.

The Universities are looking to appoint a Rugby Development Intern to organise Rugby programmes targeted at those players below the BUCS representative level, both internally to the Universities and linking to local community clubs.

You will coordinate and develop relationships with cluster partners across the institutions as well as the RFU, internal schools and departments, local community rugby clubs and the University Rugby teams. They will co-ordinate the effective administration of these relationships and the wider cluster programme to ensure that both RFU and internal University targets are met in regards to participation and retention.

We are therefore looking for an enthusiastic and engaging individual with knowledge of the Higher Education sector, specifically within Rugby and ideally with a good understanding of the wider sports environment.

You will get access to a range of personal development to meet your future career aspirations including support towards sports coaching and officiating as well as the opportunity to work and link with a major National Governing Body in the RFU.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: James Marenghi, Sport Participation Manager


Tel: 0161 275 4961

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars




This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.