Director of Development


At Rounders England we are proud of the history of our organisation and have come a long way from the volunteer led association, founded in 1943. What set out as a drive to standardise the rules of the game, continues to evolve today. We are on the precipice of a dynamic future for rounders and we are excited about what lies ahead.

You will be joining Rounders England as we move into implementing our ambitious 10 year strategy, Rounders: Reconnected. During this period we will grow and develop the nations much loved game into a thriving, modern, inclusive sport that can be enjoyed by everyone, improving the health of the nation but also connecting people, teams and communities to help build a stronger society.

Current Vacancy

We are seeking a Director of Development (full-time) who can help drive forward the strategic growth and sustainability of the sport. We are specifically looking for someone with a  skill set who is looking for the opportunity to contribute to bring about exciting change within an NGB.

Rounders England is an equal opportunities employer who actively encourages applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates regardless of your gender, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, disability, age, religion or belief, parenting, caring or marital status.


How to Apply

– Please read carefully
If you wish to apply for this position, please supply the following:

  • A detailed CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements.
  • A covering letter (maximum two sides) highlighting your suitability for the role and how you meet the person specification. Please note that the covering letter is an important part of your application and will be assessed as part of your full application.
  • Please provide details of two professional referees together with a brief statement of the capacity and over what period of time they have known you. Referees will not be contacted without your prior consent.
  • Equality Monitoring form – Your data will be stored separately from your application and will at no time be connected to you or your application.

Please email your CV and cover letter to:
[email protected]

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact:
CEO, Natalie Justice-Dearn
[email protected]


STAGES                                             DATE
APPLICATION DEADLINE   Wednesday 25 October 2023
INTERVIEWS                                  TBC