National Academy & Performance Manager



Cricket Ireland is seeking a full-time National Academy and Performance Manager, initially on a 3-year contract, to continue to build on our talent identification and development programme, and ensure Ireland continues to develop world class players able to compete at Test level.

The position is headquartered in North Dublin, but the nature of the role demands a national brief across both sides of the border as well as significant time travelling overseas. The successful candidate will be required to reside in Ireland full-time given the nature of the role.

The National Academy and Performance Manager will manage the recruitment processes of the most talented young players from schools and clubs to the Shapoorji Pallonji Cricket Ireland Academy, and enrol them on a bespoke personal development programme, which provides them with the opportunity of achieving their potential. They will also oversee the management of the Emerging PlayersProgramme leading to the Ireland A team. 

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The closing date for applications will be Friday 27th May, 9.00am local time.

A detailed letter of application and full CV should be sent by email to with the subject ‘National Academy & Performance Manager’ and will be confidential.
Cricket Ireland has deployed
Sport Recruitment International to aid the recruitment process. For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Stewart King or Alistair Milner either by email at or by telephone on +44 (0)207 0926961.

Preliminary interviews will be held on 3rd June 2016. 

Key Account Managers UK X 3 - CRICHQ

Key Account Managers UK x 3  - CricHQ

The Opportunity

Join Cricket’s most exciting Company. We are expanding our UK operations to meet global demand and looking to hire three Key Account Managers to manage key accounts across a defined territory, this includes maximising opportunities from marketing qualified leads to increase revenue and market share.

Cricket is the world’s second most popular sport with an estimated global following of over 3 billion people. Traditionally cricketing bodies, administrators, scorers and coaches have administered the sport using paperbased and time intensive methods. CricHQ’s Mission is “Making Cricket Even Better” and benefits all stakeholders within cricket through usage of its digital platform. 50 of the world's 106 national governing bodies are currently clients of CricHQ.


Key Competencies

Opportunity Building

● Identify and qualify CricHQ sales opportunities.

● Create customer’s awareness of CricHQ’s unique value proposition and capabilities.

● Leverage networks (identifies and cultivates strong external networks with people in the

industry, profession and targeted customers) and develop relationships with targeted customers.

● Ensure appropriate percentage of new opportunities represent self generated opportunities.

● Management and updating of sales funnel in CRM.

● Business Acumen Understand customer’s environment, business needs and requirements; knows the business drivers and critical factors that enable customer success.

● Know the market.

● Presents ideas or situations clearly in either written format or orally.

● Listens carefully in order to formulate an effective response.


Opportunity Pursuit

● Listens to and responds to customer inputs.

● Ensures customer expectations are realistic, mutually understood and satisfied to that level.

● Responds to needs of external and internal customers.

● Seeks ways of collecting information on how customers perceive their performance and what needs to be done to improve.

● Takes ownership for and follows up customer and quality issues.

● Escalates where and when appropriate

● Propose / articulate CricHQ product / service / solution value proposition and offering.

● Ability to transform customer business needs into CricHQ opportunity.

● Overcome customer objections and competitive threat.

● Negotiate and close profitable deals.

● Achieve sales goals/targets each month/quarter/year. 


Motivation for the Role

● Demonstrates thorough understanding of the role, passion, commitment, barriers to their success and a thought out action plan to lower those barriers.



● A demonstrable track record in Sales positions.

● Hands-on sales success.

● Very familiar with the B2B sales process.

● Strong with systems.

● The ability to connect well in the ‘Cricketing’ business community.

● Broad commercial exposure; ideally sport industry, technology or digital media sales experience



If you are interested then please send your CV and covering letter to g by the 31st May 2016.


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Office ‘All Rounder' - CricHQ

Office ‘All Rounder”  - CricHQ

The Opportunity

This is an opportunity to join cricket’s most exciting organisation. We are expanding our UK operations to meet global demand and looking to hire a part­time Office Allrounder to provide support in the areas of office management, PR, events, marketing and communications. This position would be ideal for someone looking to work a minimum 25 hours per week.


Key Responsibilities

Office Management

  • Meet and greet visitors
  • Provide admin support to the MD
  • Arrange travel booking for domestic and international travel
  • Order office supplies
  • Arrange company and social events
  • Manage all IT requirements
  • Contribute positively to the general culture of the office Collation of monthly expenses
  • To work closely with the central accounts function


PR and Communications

  • To work closely with the central PR and Communication functions
  • To create awareness and promotion of CricHQ through local media organisations in dedicatedareas
  • Promotion through all social media channels
  • Generate press releases



  • To work closely with the central marketing function
  • To ensure that brand guidelines are adhered to



  • To work closely with the central PR and Communication functions To create awareness and promotion of CricHQ through local media organisations in dedicated areas
  • Promotion through all social media channels
  • Generate press releases

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Relevant experience in Office Management, PR, communications, marketing and events roles
  • Excellent relationship management skills and confident telephone manner
  • Accurate and fast word processing skills
  • Proficiency in all MS Office products
  • Excellent level of attention to detail


Application Process:

 If you are interested then please send your CV and covering letter to g by the31st May 2016


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Cricket Systems Operator


Cricket Systems Operator – Hawk-Eye Innovations Ltd 



Location: UK based with Global travel

Contract: Permanent

Industry: Broadcast/Technology

Start date: ASAP


About Job role:

  • A unique opportunity to work at some of the biggest, elite-level, cricket events around the world;
  • Responsibility for game changing decisions and world class statistical analysis;
  • Opportunity to create a direct impact at some of the biggest occasions in sport: providing an LBW call for a test at Lords or displaying broadcast analysis at the Cricket World Cup Final;
  • Our powerful software will allow your creativity to flourish, with ideas and innovation being the main driving forces behind our success;
  • Willing to take on board new roles and projects outside of your comfort zone;
  • Working within and adapting to a changeable and unpredictable environment at the cutting edge of technology;
  • Working with enthusiastic, innovative, motivated, intelligent people throughout the company, who will continually push your personal development.


Skills Required: 

  • Very good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • High standard of computer literacy with a strong technical skillset;
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure to tight deadlines;
  • Flexible and willing to travel;
  • A keen knowledge of cricket with the ability to analyse the game in front of you and tell the story to the TV audience;
  • Common sense and use of initiative, diligence, honesty, attention to detail, excellent communication skills and enthusiasm;
  • Buy-in to the Hawk-Eye ethic of hard work and going the extra mile to deliver a world class service to our customers;
  • Preferred upper second class honours degree in a scientific, technology, mathematics, or engineering course.
  • Comfortable with driving a Class 7 vehicle. Goods vehicles over 3000kg


Application Process: 

Applicants are requested to email their CV to with ‘Cricket Systems Operator’ in the subject title. Successful applicants will subsequently be invited to interview at a later date. If you have any questions regarding the position please express them via email. Closing date for apllications is July 3rd 2016.


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PLAYER/COACH St Albans Cricket Club NZ


The St Albans Cricket Club in Christchurch New Zealand  is one of NZs top ten cricket clubs and is seeking an experienced mature UK euro player/coach for the 2016/17 NZ season.

We seek a quality top order bat who can bowl and can get the ball through at some pace.  He needs to have at least a level 2 coaching 

qualification, be pro-active, have a can do attitude and be a top club man.  An attractive package is offered to the right person.

We are also seeking a female player who is a quality top order bat. This is an amateur position and would suit someone looking for a club down under for six months.  We have 3 NZ players in our premier women’s side, and the standard of cricket played at club level requires a well performed player.

Please email: in the first instance.

Cricket Administration Assistant

Cricket Administration Assistant


Cricket Ireland is the governing body for the game at both performance and participation levels throughout all-Ireland, representing the interests of both the men’s and women’s game.

The future of Irish Cricket is incredibly bright following the performance of the men’s senior team in the past eight ICC World Cup events, defeating full members on six occasions, currently leading the ICC Inter-Continental Cup, the pathway to Test Cricket, and the women’s team qualifying for the last two ICC World Twenty20 events.

The organisation has just launched a new 5-year strategic plan aimed at making cricket mainstream throughout the island of Ireland, and becoming a test nation.



Cricket Ireland is seeking an Administration Assistant to help ensure the smooth professional running of the cricket department administration supporting players and coaches, and supporting Cricket Ireland events and activities.

This is an entry-level position suiting somebody hungry to get into the sports world, and not afraid to roll their sleeves up.

The role will provide clerical and administrative support to the organisation and its management. The role will play a vital part in the smooth running of operations and the overall success of the organisation.

The role involves both written and oral communication, word processing and typing, and requires IT, organisational and presentation skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.

We are seeking an individual who will flourish in a high performing environment and have a positive impact on those around them.

The Administrative Assistant will report into the International Teams Administration Manager, and will be based the Cricket Ireland HQ in Clonshaugh, Dublin 17.



The Administration Assistant will be required to undertake the following administrative responsibilities:

  • Coaching and Competition administrationAssist with travel and accommodation arrangements in conjunction with our travel partner for International teams, coaches and support staff where necessary.
  • Support to the applications and collection of player and staff visas for overseas tours/events.
  • Support to International men’s and women’s coaching and competition programme.
  • Support for the national youth underage coaching and competition programme.
  • Make bookings of indoor and outdoor cricket facilities for youth and senior national coaching programmes.
  • Assist with match and training venue arrangements for International fixtures and tournaments as required.
  • Track, document and file all invoices and expenses across the international teams.
  • Co-ordinate the printing, mounting of senior men’s and women’s team photos, signing and distribution.



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The closing date for applications will be 22nd May 2016.To apply please send detailed covering letter and full CV by email to recruitment@cricketireland.ieInterviews will be held on Friday 27th May.

COACH REQUIRED - South Hampstead CC


Coach required



Experienced ECB L2 or higher coach with first class and/or international playing experience to commit to London based club for the 2016 season. Salary commensurate with experience. Accommodation available. Apply to

We are a London based club, close to Lords, and 20 minutes by tube to central London. We field 4 mens league sides on a Saturday, and a friendly and/or Development league side on a Sunday. We also run a thriving junior section with 120 members, which is very active between April and late July.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified coach and assistant for the 2016 season, who is available for 25 hours per week (weekday evenings up to July, then weekdays until the end of August)


Conduct engaging training sessions that attract our cricketers. Inspire and bring the best out of our senior players. Teach promising cricketers how to think about their game and their teammates. Ensure equipment and facilities are looked after properly and securely put away after use.

Full details can be found:

Closing date 31st May 2016

Cricket Academy Duty Officer – MCC

Cricket Academy Duty Officer – MCC


Job Title: Cricket Academy Duty Officer

Department: MCC Cricket Academy

Reporting to: Cricket Academy Assistant Manager

Employment type: Zero Hours - Varied hours from Monday to Sunday 08:00hrs to 22:00hrs as agreed with Marylebone Cricket Club (“MCC”) depending on the Cricket Academy’s requirements.

About the Company: 

Lord’s owned by Marylebone Cricket Club (“MCC”) is one of the most iconic sports grounds in the world, known as the Home of Cricket in the UK and beyond. It’s the largest cricket ground in the country, regularly selling out its 28,500 capacity for major matches.

Purpose of role:

To provide a professional and welcoming service to players and visitors to the Cricket Academy and deal efficiently with general enquiries received via telephone, face to face or by email


Key tasks and accountabilities: 

  • To be the first point of contact at the front desk for telephone, email and face-to-face queries from external and internal customers or clients of the Cricket Academy
  • Taking net, birthday party, holiday course and weekly term-time bookings and payments
  • Issuing confirmation receipts and invoices when requested
  • Updating the display screen in reception
  • Helping clients at the front desk or with lost property/first aid
  • Ensuring all Academy users are adhering to our terms and conditions including monitoring the maximum numbers in the net, adhering to our cricket whites policy etc
  • Entering online bookings and issuing vouchers
  • Managing kit lockers
  • Maintaining accurate Academy signage, especially for tournaments
  • Keeping the reception area tidy, organised and presentable
  • Nightly duties including close down procedures and preparations for the following day’s events
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested, both in the department and elsewhere in the Ground


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Cricket Academy Casual Coach - MCC 


Lord’s owned by Marylebone Cricket Club (“MCC”) is one of the most iconic sports grounds in the world, known as the Home of Cricket in the UK and beyond.

It’s the largest cricket ground in the country, regularly selling out its 28,500 capacity for major matches. Housed within the Lord’s ground, the MCC Cricket Academy is London's premier indoor cricket destination and one of the finest facilities of its kind in the world.

Open to the public, the MCC Cricket Academy, features state-of-the-art facilities, including the latest Hawk-Eye™ and PitchVision technology and continues to help a wide range of cricketers - from elite players to absolute beginners - develop their batting, bowling and fielding skills.

The Academy offers one-to-one coaching, runs 2-day holiday and half-term courses and has almost 500 students aged between 3 and 17 attend our fully booked term-time group classes so our demand for casual coaches has increased.

There is an opportunity to coach pupils from local schools as part of the Club’s community engagement programme both on and off site.Required skills and experience we are looking for several experienced casual coaches to join the Cricket Academy team who have good to very good availability to coach in the summer months with a flexible approach to working hours and content.

The role requires a minimum Level 2 coaching qualification, a valid first aid and safeguarding certificate as well as being DBS cleared. We are looking for individuals who have an excellent rapport with adults and children, with the ability to deliver focused and enjoyable coaching sessions. Values and behaviours in line with the MCC’s Values, you will demonstrate:


  • A positive and proactive approach to all elements of the role
  • Responsibility for your own actions and outputs
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy to the Club’s staff and visitors
  • Promote teamwork by supporting others and sharing knowledge
  • Deliver high quality work and service in a timely manner


Skills and ability testing will form part of the selection process

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Please email your CV and a covering letter, stating salary expectations, for the attention of Riffat Alidina, Human Resources Advisor at Closing date: 09:00hrs Monday 2nd May 2016


Cricket Coaches - Supersportz


Supersportz is a specialist sports coaching company, based in Hartley Wintney, dedicated to delivering high quality professional coaching to young people

We are seeking a number of qualified cricket coaches to add to our existing team of highly qualified, ambitious and professional coaches. The role requires running after school clubs, evening coaching and holiday camps. 

Currently we have coaching opportunities in the Hampshire/Surrey/Berkshire area. 

If you are a enthusiastic, good with children, outgoing, full of initiative, reliable and trustworthy, please apply. We offer good rates of  pay.

For more information contact Steve or James on 01252 842432 or visit our website:

Alternatively, you can email your CV to