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|Recruitment - Event Director Modern Pentathlon Senior European Championships 2015||Tuesday, 4th Mar 2014||Eleanor Guest||
Event Director Modern Pentathlon Senior European Championships 2015 Recruitment
Pentathlon GB is the national governing body for the sport of Modern Pentathlon with a rich history of Olympic success. We are seeking to recruit an Event Director for the Modern Pentathlon Senior European Championships taking place in Bath 17 – 23 August 2015.
In August 2015 Europe’s top Modern Pentathletes will begin the battle for selection for the 2016 Olympic Games when the University of Bath hosts the 2015 Modern Pentathlon Senior European Championships – the first senior international Modern Pentathlon competition held in the UK since the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The Modern Pentathlon Senior European Championships 2015 is the highest level of Senior competition in Europe and takes place on an annual basis. In terms of the performance level of competition, it is third only to the Olympic Games and Senior World Championships. In 2015 the status of the Modern Pentathlon Senior European Championships will carry even greater significance as the event will be a key Olympic qualification competition for the Rio Games.
The University of Bath, UK Sport and Pentathlon GB are working in partnership to bring this prestigious event to life and to maximise the opportunity to raise the profile of Modern Pentathlon and to bring the sport to a wider audience.
This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved with an Olympic sport at a critical point leading into the Olympic Games of 2016.
We are looking for a dynamic Event Manager who will build and lead an effective and enthusiastic team responsible for the delivery of this world class event. Experience in the following areas is essential:
The Event Director will be responsible for the operational delivery of the event including the management of contractors and stakeholder relationships. The role involves working closely within the organising framework and will report to the Chair of the Stakeholder Group. They will establish the administrative framework and the delivery plan including the project timeline for the organisation of the Championships. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate these personal qualities and key skills:
The base location of the successful candidate is flexible but there will be a requirement to be based in or around Bath at an agreed point prior to and during the Championships.
This will be a fixed term self employed role starting around 1st May 2014 with completion around September 2015. Hours will be discussed with the successful candidate.
The total amount for the contract will be £30,000 including expenses.
Pentathlon GB welcomes applications from individuals or companies with the relevant experience.
|2014 International Masters Competitions Calendar||Thursday, 2nd Jan 2014||Eleanor Guest||
The 2014 International Masters Competitions Calendar has now been published. Fore all details and entry forms please check on the UIPM website.
|2014 Team Selection Policy||Monday, 9th Dec 2013||Eleanor Guest||
The 2014 Team Selection Policy is now available, please ring Head Office on 01225 386808 if you would like a hard copy.
|New Pentathlon GB Shop Online Launched!!||Friday, 6th Dec 2013||Eleanor Guest||
Pentathlon GB are pleased to announce the opening of the brand new online shop, and to celebrate we're offering a 15% discount off all purchases.
Simply go to our shop at www.shoppentathlongb.org and enter PGB15 at the checkout!! Perfect for any Christmas presents you're looking for.
|Biathle World Championship Dates & Venues||Tuesday, 26th Nov 2013||Howard Jones||
Following several years of uncertainty over the dates and locations of the Biathle World Championships, the UIPM have approved bids for this prestigious event for the next three years.
Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is planned to be the host in 2014 over the weekend of the 10th/12th October and, for 2015, the event will move to Tbilisi in Georgia over the 18th - 20th September. Orlando, USA will be a very welcome host for 2016 and the dates of 2nd - 4th September will coincide with the last weekend of the school holidays.
|Recruitment: Pentathlon GB Development Officer (South of England)||Wednesday, 13th Nov 2013||Eleanor Guest||
Pentathlon GB is the national governing body for the sport of Modern Pentathlon with a rich history of Olympic success. We are seeking to recruit a Pentathlon Development Officer to manage South of England who is experienced and dynamic and has the drive and ambition to translate the Whole Sport Plan into action through co-ordination of coaches and organisers at a local level, maximising opportunities to build capacity in our sport with the following development aims:
The role can be based away from our Head Office at Bath University, and will have a requirement to travel.
The salary will be in the range £24,000 - £26,000.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with proven experience of developing participation in sport, excellent people skills and ability to deliver on set objectives. This includes the ability to demonstrate experience in the following areas:
For further information including the Job Description and Competency Profile please contact Ellie Guest via e-mail on email@example.com
In addition if you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity contact the National Development Manager, Rebecca Gibson, on 07720591421 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter detailing why you are suitable for the role to email@example.com by 5pm on the 2nd December 2013.
|2013 Annual General Meeting Update||Tuesday, 8th Oct 2013||Eleanor Guest||
The AGM will take place at 1530 on 19 October 2013 in the All England Room at the National Badminton Centre in Milton Keynes.
The Calling Notice/Agenda, which also contains directions to the venue, can be found here
The 2013 Report can be found here
For reference, the Minutes of the 2012 AGM can be found here
|Biathle World Championships Results||Monday, 7th Oct 2013||Howard Jones||
|Great Britain tops the medal table in Cyprus||Saturday, 5th Oct 2013||Howard Jones||
The Biathle World Championships continued into this afternoon with lots more success for the GB team.
First up were the finals of the events for which heats were held this morning. THe Youths D Boys final boasted all 7 Brits and Tom Dudley 4th, Ben Samuel 5th and Shea Hannam 6th confirmed the team gold medal. The Youths D Girls had 5 Brits competing and Daisy Corbett finished in second place for a silver medal and lead the Brit team to another Gold.
Travis Bramley had a stong event to claim silver and lead the GB team to yet another Gold and in the Youths C Boys final and Alex Withey took bronze, Zoe Gowers finished 4th and Kierra Tippett 6th in the girls fnal.
Robert Lightowler outsprinted the field to claim Gold in the Youths B final and lead the team to Gold. Jonathon Dudley claimed silver in the Youths A boy's race and in the Youths A Girls race, a clean sweep of medals. Sarah Hodgson had an easy win with Natasha Bellamy second and Megan Lazenby 3rd and an obvious team win.
Caroline Lambert won the Junior Ladies race and lead the British trio to team gold and James Fountain was our first Brit home in 5th place in the Junior Men's race.
No individual medals in the senior Ladies Race but team gold whereas in the Senior Mens Race, Gregan Clarkson sprinted to silver and Jon Fletcher bronze. Richard Stannard affected by a hamstring problem on exiting the swim whilst in first place bravely limped home to ensure team silver.
With a total of 15 countries claiming individual medals, this was another highly successful Championship for the 93 string Britsih team. They claimed a total of 22 individual medals - 9 Gold, 9 Silver and 4 bronze as well as 14 team wins, 3 second place teams and a bronze medal team.
Well done to the whole team who ensured that Great Britain remains the dominant force in World Biathle,
Full report to follow
|World Biathle Championships Update||Saturday, 5th Oct 2013||Howard Jones||
Lunchtime has arrived in Limassol with the Great Britain Team in a very strong position.
The first two Youths E races were won by Ryan Symington and Sophe Mabbs with Eve Jones taking silver and both team golds going to Great Britain
Heats of the Youths D and C boys and Girls and Youths B boys followed with most of the Brits gettig through to the fnials this afternoon.
Youths B Girls Race was dominated by Natasha Sinha and Georgia Hanam who took gold and silver with Victoria Halford's fourth place ensuring another team gold for Great Britain.
Jon Wood dominated the Masters B race with an emphatic win and John Hill won bronze in the Masters C race. James Greenwell was best placed Brit in the Masters A race in 5th Place and Peter Collet came home second for silver in the Masters C race.
In the ladies Masters races, Barbara Holmes showed her form again by winning the Masters B race and Margaret Smith and Mary Colett placed first and second in the Masters C Race. Nicola Quinlan was best placed Masters A Lady in 4th place leading their team to gold.
The afternoon session start shortly with the finals of the Youths D Boys. Further reoprt to follow.
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