Sports Administration – Paid Internship Opportunity with INF


International Netball Federation
Up to £14,000 per annum 
Contract type 
Paid Internship (37 Hours per Week) 
Manchester, UK
Application & Closing date 
Please apply by submitting your CV by email to by 31st August 2016

Over 20 million people play Netball around the world in more than 100 countries.
The International Netball Federation (INF) is a dynamic and fast-growing sports Federation based in Manchester, UK. The INF is the sole, recognised, international governing body for Netball, affiliated to SportAccord, the International World Games Association and the Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations. The INF Secretariat, Manchester, UK, in which the role will be based, is responsible for the day- to-day administration of the INF. More information can be found at www.netball.orgThe INF is looking for a sports administration intern who can help us develop our support to Members and contribute to our continued success. This is a 6-12 month position, working 5 days a week, Monday to Friday, although on occasion you may be required to work evenings and weekends, related to events. 
The Role 
Sports Administration Intern
Salary to £13,891 per annum

To contribute to the organisation’s day–to-day operations including general office administration, marketing, communications, accounting, IT & information and involvement in some long-range strategic planning. The intern will have exposure to all areas of the organisation such as digital media, membership liaison and sport development. This position is best suited for someone who has a strong interest in sports administration. 


  1. 1  Assisting in all aspects of the Federations administration function to ensure the effective implementation of the INF Strategic Plan.
  2. 2  Maintaining the INF Website including weekly content updates.
  3. 3  Assisting in the development and implementation of the INF social media strategy 
    including, the development of the INF Facebook site and corporate Twitter feed to communicate with the Global netball family (fans, participants, volunteers, parents) in a way that enhances the INF brand.
  4. 4  Supporting the collation of content, production and distribution of all INF communication materials
  5. 5  Maintaining INF databases including the collation and updating of INF information
  6. 6  Supporting preparations for events and conferences


  1. 1  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  2. 2  Ability to prioritise workloads and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  3. 3  Strong work ethic
  4. 4  Strong all round IT skills with experience of MS Office suite, web technology and social 
    media applications
  5. 5  Empathy and proven ability to work with a complex and diverse group of stakeholders in 
    multi cultural, multi geographical settings.
  6. 6  Ability to work with minimum supervision, unconventional hours and travel domestically 
    and internationally as required.
  7. 7  Degree/further education in a relevant discipline.

Reporting to the CEO you will provide support for other members of the Secretariat and Board as required.