News, Noticeboard, Press - 1st May 2019

We’re Hiring – Engagement Officer


From quiet beginnings, parkrun has grown into a worldwide social movement with community at its beating heart.


In order to support our growth, we are seeking to appoint a full-time Engagement Officer on a two-year contract to join our team on the Gold Coast.


Are you experienced working in community outreach and engagement? Do you have sound experience communicating and engaging with a diverse range of people, organisations and government departments? We want to hear from you!


The successful applicant will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment alongside a supportive and fun team, and will play a key role in helping parkrun create healthier and happier communities.


Engagement Officer – Application Process


Here’s how to apply:


  1. Update your CV, making sure it’s tailored to the job description and person specification.
  2. Write a magnificent cover letter that sets out what makes you a strong candidate and why you should be selected to interview.
  3. Submit your application here before the deadline.


Applications close 5pm EST Friday 24th May 2019


Some important information:


  • You have a maximum of three pages to sell yourself. One sheet for the cover letter and two sheets for the CV.
  • We require candidates to respond to all selection criteria during the online application process.


Please note: Applications will only be considered from experienced candidates who demonstrate they meet the requirements of the post.


parkrun is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are welcomed from all sectors of society and all appointments are made on merit alone.

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