Vacancies at Mountain Training

Mountain Training England Executive Officer

MTE 200 Mountain Training England wishes to recruit an Executive Officer to coordinate and contribute to the work of Mountain Training. This is an exciting position for an inspirational individual capable of leading others in the development of Mountain Training.

Suitable applicants should;
  • Be highly qualified (Mountaineering Instructor or IFMGA Guide min.) and current outdoor practitioner.
  • Have well-rounded and extensive Mountain Training course delivery experience.
  • Be self-motivated and be able to engage and enthuse others.
  • Be able to effectively manage individuals as part of a team.
  • Have a proven ability to robustly manage finances and coordinate large projects.
  • Have a good understanding of the institutions and organisations influencing the work of Mountain Training.
  • Be able to communicate effectively verbally and in written form.
  • Be able to represent Mountain Training England as an ambassador for Mountain Training.
Please note;

This is a full time appointment to be based in our Siabod Cottage Office, Capel Curig.

The starting salary will be £39,000 pa. Terms may be negotiable for exceptional candidates.

Start date: As soon as possible. To be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Should you wish to apply

If you satisfy the prerequisites listed above and wish to apply please contact Cath Luke at for a full job description and application pack.

The closing date for applications is 12.00pm on 5th June 2015. Applicants may be invited to interview on the 17th June at the BMC Offices, Manchester.

Mountain Training England

Mountain Training England’s role is to provide training and assessment schemes for leaders, instructors and coaches of groups participating in mountaineering and related activities, to offer advice and promote good practice among the mountaineering community.

Mountain Training England, together with the other national mountain training boards, is the awarding body for six national award schemes. Additionally, Mountain Training England (together with the other national mountain training boards) administers the ‘Hill & Mountain Skills Scheme’, which is a training based scheme and not a leadership award scheme.

Mountain Training is the collective term used to describe all of the national mountain training boards of the UK and Ireland. Coordinating Mountain Training England’s collaborative work with the other national training boards will be a key role of the successful applicant.

The Mountain Training website is a good source of information.

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