Current Vacancies

Explore Kent – Insight & Campaign’s Officer

Closing date: Friday 8 July 2022

We are looking for someone to join the friendly and enthusiastic Explore Kent team which lives and breathes the great outdoors and a love for Kent’s environment.

You will be an analytical thinker and be able to research available data including Google Analytics to produce insight about how and why people access and appreciate Kent’s natural environment.

You will be creating targeted marketing to promote the benefits of being active in green and blue space and engaging with nature, as well as promoting active travel, using on and offline channels. You will need to be able to provide a high quality marketing service and forge excellent relationships with key partners.

Explore Kent has award winning digital channels and you will have experience of campaigns and marketing including producing creative and engaging content for social media channels and websites as well as working with creative agencies.

For more information please visit the Kent County Council recruitment page

Cancer Research UK – Seasonal Events Assistants

Closing date: ongoing

Cancer Research UK have a number of opportunities for seasonal events staff across 2023. Cancer Research UK’s Events team delivers a variety of events across the UK including Race for Life 3K, 5K, 10K, Pretty Muddy, Shine and over 50 third party events supporting our participants.

Event Assistants play an integral role in the successful delivery of each of these events.

For more information, please visit the Cancer Research UK seasonal events webpage.

Local Coaching Opportunities

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Rugbytots are recruiting, with opportunities across the county. If you’re energetic and outgoing, can engage with young children and encourage their development, you’ll love working with Rugbytots.

For northeast Kent, covering Sittingbourne, Faversham, Canterbury and Thanet, contact, 0345 3130435.

For west Kent, covering Tonbridge, Maidstone and Sevenoaks, contact

Careers in Sport

Find jobs from leading organisations across the sports & fitness industry. Apply online today and take the next steps. Careers in Sports jobs are updated daily, and you can apply directly.

Browse Careers in Sport’s job listings

UK Sport

UK Sport provides strategic investment to enable Great Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic sports and athletes to achieve their full medal winning potential. They advertise UK based sports jobs on their website.

Browse UK Sport’s job listings

Further Education

Canterbury Christ Church University – Foundation Degree in Physical Education and Physical Activity

Two year programme starting in September 2022 designed for students who are currently working in a physical education setting and who want to obtain a qualification whilst only attending university one day a week.

CCCU Foundation degree

Canterbury Christ Church University – BA Top Up year in Physical Education and Physical Activity

A natural follow on from the Foundation Degree, on successful completion of this students will obtain a BA (Hons) in Physical Education and Physical Activity.  Again, this programme is only one day a week.  The next cohort will start in September 2022.

CCCU BA Top Up Year

Work Experience / Placement

Active Kent & Medway receives many requests from people looking to undertake work experience or placements within the service.

Any enquiries for work placements must go throughKent County Council, where you will find details of the types of placements which can be offered and the application form.

We also suggest that those looking for work experience get in touch with the Sports Development unit in their local area, who may be able to offer opportunities. It is important to note that work experience cannot be guaranteed.

Guide to jobs and volunteering in the sports sector

This guide details the many benefits that young people can experience from undertaking voluntary work experience and lists some of the various careers that are on offer within the sports sector. We hope that you find this information interesting, informative and a help in seeing the huge variety of careers that are open to all young people within the Sports Sector.

Jobs and Volunteering in the Sports Sector (pdf)

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