Andrew is the main contact for workforce development within the team. He is responsible for working with partners in the county to ensure we have an appropriately skilled and qualified workforce to increase participation in sport.
Gail is responsible for managing the delivery of Sport England national programmes Sportivate and Satellite Clubs. these programmes are designed to engage young people aged 14-25 years into regular participation in sport and physical activity.
I manage the Northumberland Sport website and social media channels including Facebook and Twitter. I offer support to clubs and National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGB’s) in marketing their services to a wide range of customers. This includes working with several NGB’s to tailor their messages to customers to improve attendance at their sessions across Northumberland.
I am also responsible for the monitoring of the Northumberland Sport budgets and supporting the Executive Lead where needed in reporting to Sport England.
My key functions are to provide leadership to ensure Northumberland Sport’s profile and reputation remains strong and the work of our partnership is visible and valued. I have overall responsibility for Northumberland Sport’s business and financial operation.
I am supported in my work by the Northumberland Sport Board and our Chair, who provide leadership to the partnership and our Core Team to increase participation in sport and physical activity.
I lead on the delivery of our funding contract/agreement with Sport England involving delivery support to National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs).
I am responsible for the integration of programmes such as Sportivate and Satellite Clubs, coaching/workforce development and safeguarding into our work with NGBs and other key delivery partners with the aim of getting more people regularly active through sport in Northumberland.