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Angling Trust Vacancies

Competitions Programme Officer (Maternity Cover)

Salary: Up to £19,500 per annum
Full time: 37½ hours per week
Location: Office-based Ilkeston, Derbyshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join our competitions team until March 2018 to cover for maternity leave.

The successful applicant will undertake a wide range of duties in our busy competitions team, providing administrative support to the England Talent Pathway programme, the Team England national teams, Angling Trust competitions and challenge programmes.

This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunities to develop your skills. You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work to our members as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

A keen interest in angling is desirable, but not essential. A good standard of education is important.

You will be office based at the Angling Trust offices in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and unified representative organisation for coarse, game and sea angling in England. It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and education programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here. Further  information  about  the position can be obtained from the Senior Competitions and Talent Manager, Ben Thompson, on ben.thompson@anglingtrust.net.

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send  them marked “Personal” to Clive Copeland, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to ben.thompson@anglingtrust.net

Closing date for applications is Friday, 7th April, 2017. We may close the recruitment early depending on applications. Interviews will be held at our Ilkeston, Derbyshire, office.




Digital Engagement Co-ordinator (Fixed Term to 31/3/2019)

Salary: £18,500 per annum
Full time: 37½ hours per week
Location: Work from home
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join the Angling Trust in a key role providing digital and administrative support for the National Regions Manager and helping to develop digital angler engagement.

The role will also involve helping to develop Angling Trust’s regional work and assisting and encouraging anglers and angling clubs to engage with fisheries and fishing issues at a catchment/regional level.

This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunity to develop your skills. You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

We are seeking a competent individual who has excellent Social Media, administrative and communication skills. You should have a passion for angling and a keen interest in the environment and fisheries issues. A good standard of education is important, ideally A levels or proven equivalent experience. You should be capable of creating and maintaining reports, spread sheets and correspondence using a variety of computer packages including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Wordpress and Facebook advertising would be an advantage.

The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and unified representative organisation for coarse, game and sea angling in England. It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and education programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here. Further information about the position can be obtained from the National Regions Manager, John Cheyne, at john.cheyne@anglingtrust.net.

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send  them marked “Personal” to Stuart Sharp, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to stuart.sharp@anglingtrust.net.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 24th March, 2017. Interviews will be held at our Ilkeston, Derbyshire office.



Digital Marketing Officer

Salary: £22,000
Full time: 37½ hours per week
Location: Ilkeston
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join the Angling Trust in a key role developing and implementing digital campaigns to raise the profile of and grow membership of the Angling Trust and Fish Legal.

The role will also support the distribution of information on behalf of the Angling Trust and Fish Legal and other partner organisations via websites, social media, e-news and press releases.
This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunity to develop your skills. You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

We are seeking a competent individual who has excellent digital and social media skills and a good understanding of marketing and communications campaigns. You will have experience of maintaining web pages, databases and social media accounts, and in writing accurate and engaging work. A good standard of education is important, ideally A levels or proven equivalent experience. You should be a confident user of IT packages including Excel and databases. An understanding of angling is not essential, but would be an advantage.

The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and unified representative organisation for coarse, game and sea angling in England. It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and education programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here. Further information about the position can be obtained from the Chief Operating Officer, Roland Caley, at roland.caley@anglingtrust.net.

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send them marked “Personal” to HR and Business Manager, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to stuart.sharp@anglingtrust.net.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 24th March, 2017. Interviews will be held at our Ilkeston, Derbyshire office.



Sales and Marketing Manager

Salary: £30,000 per annum plus bonus
Full time: 37½ hours per week
Location: Ilkeston
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join the Angling Trust in a key management role leading our membership and marketing activity and developing strategies to grow and retain membership of Angling Trust and Fish Legal.

The role will also devise and implement improved digital campaigns to raise the profile of Angling Trust and Fish Legal.

This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunity to develop your skills. You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

We are seeking a highly motivated, self-assured individual who has excellent management and communication skills. You will have a good understanding of proven marketing techniques, customers’ needs and the use of social media. You will have experience of leading a team and working in a busy sales and marketing environment delivering customer satisfaction. A good standard of education is important, with A levels and ideally a degree. An understanding of angling is not essential, but would be an advantage.

The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and unified representative organisation for coarse, game and sea angling in England. It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and education programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here. Further information about the position can be obtained from the Chief Operating Officer, Roland Caley, at roland.caley@anglingtrust.net.

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send them marked “Personal” to HR and Business Manager, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to stuart.sharp@anglingtrust.net.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 24th March, 2017. Interviews will be held at our Ilkeston, Derbyshire office.



External Funding Manager

Salary: £32,000 per annum
Full time: 37½ hours per week
Location: Ilkeston/Flexible/Work from home
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join us in a new key role in which the successful applicant would actively seek to secure funding and investment to enable Angling Trust to take on various projects to meet the aims of the National Angling Strategy.

The role will also involve co-ordinating applications to secure and maximise external funding.

The successful applicant will be managing the complete application process, including preparing all funding bids.

This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunities to develop your skills.

You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work, as well as a passion for the outdoor environment.

We are seeking a competent individual who has excellent skills in this field.

A keen interest in angling, matters concerning the environment and fisheries issues is always desirable, but not essential.  A good standard of education is important.

The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and unified representative organisation for coarse, game and sea angling in England.  It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and educational programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed Job Description as well as further information about the position can be downloaded here.

Applicants should download and complete an Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form and send them marked "Personal" either by email to roland.caley@anglingtrust.net or by post to Roland Caley, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, DE7  5GF.

Closing date for applications is 24th March 2017.


  • If you wish to volunteer to work for the Angling Trust please complete application form below.


Team England Fly Fishing (TEFF)

Team England Fly Fishing has a number of opportunities for volunteers to help support the delivery of competitive fly fishing activities, positions include;
  • Rivers International Coordinator
  • Coaching & Development Manager

To understand more about each of the roles above please download the relevant pdf at the bottom of this page.

If you would like to discuss any of these roles in more detail please contact Senior Competitions & Talent Manager Ben Thompson via email at ben.thompson@anglingtrust.net

You will also find an application form, guidance notes and equality monitoring form at the bottom of this page. You can find out more about volunteering with the Angling Trust by clicking here and view our Volunteer Handbook here


Contact: Angling Trust Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8DQ
Tel: 0343 5077006 (For Membership enquiries select Option 1) |
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