Equipment and Distribution Specialist

(Fixed – Term)

About the Role

The Equipment and Distribution Specialist will work within the Operations team, packing and distributing sports and activity equipment for Kings Camps activity camps across the UK.

Working as part of our Operations team, you will be packing resources and distributing sports and activity equipment for delivery of 100+ annual programmes that benefit thousands of young people each year. You will be working in a fast-paced environment with an ethos to – ‘Get Things Shipped’.  The role involves some UK travel.

This is a full time, Fixed-Term contract, 6 months, expected to start May 2024, with potential for permanent employment.

About Operations

As Equipment and Resource Specialist, you’ll be part of the wider Operations Team who Get. Things. Shipped. You’ll be ready to get stuck in and ensure that our activity camps, Kings Camps, run successfully. You’ll work at our small but mighty warehouse in Sheffield throughout the week, and each Monday join the wider HQ team at our Sheffield Head Office.

Without you, good planning and training our camps can’t happen!

About You

We’re looking for you to be a team player, who is able to work in a fast-paced, process driven environment, with a high level of attention to detail. Possess a good working knowledge of Office365 (Excel and Word) and an understanding of stock systems. A clean, full driving license is desirable, but not essential.

For someone to be successful with us, they need the ‘Kings Factor’ – energy, a passion for child development, inspiration and fun and be motivated by, and supportive of, the mission and values of the Kings Active Foundation. You must have eligibility to work in the UK.

Rewards and Benefits

If the above isn’t enough to tempt you to join us, here’s a few more things you may want to know.
  • Where: Kings Active Foundation Warehouse (Sheffield, S3) with some travel across the UK
  • Fixed – Term contract, 6 months (May- October) with potential for permanent opportunity
  • Salary: £22,000 – £24,000 per annum, DOE
  • Working Hours: Flexible working between 8am – 6pm (flexible approach to working hours and peak periods can involve being
    on-call over evenings and weekends)
  • Auto-enrolment company pension and employer contributions
  • Holiday: 20 days plus statutory holidays, increasing to 25 days during length of service (pro rata)
  • Additional discretionary holiday days
  • Report Directly to Warehouse and Facilities Manager
  • Monthly 1:1 development meetings
  • Annual performance review
  • Training & development opportunities

Does this sound like a team you’d like to be part of?

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Application Process:

  • Email your CV, along with a few words about why you’re a good fit with us to:
  • Deadline: 15 May 2024

The recruitment process consists of:

  • Video screening call – an informal chat with one of our friendly team
  • In-person interview – at our Sheffield HQ with a couple of our team. Details of the interview specific to the role will be provided in advance.

About Us

Established in 1991, Kings Active Foundation is a UK registered charity with a vision of a world where children love being active, and a mission to get children active, having fun and learning together.

We’re experts in using active games, sport and fun to connect with children via our activity programmes and we equip, enable and inspire others to deliver activity programmes.

We are a small team doing big things. We have a passion for our work and a desire to get more children active and improving their physical and mental wellbeing.

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Other vacancies

We have a number of vacancies available across the organisation. If this role isn’t quite the right fit for you, you can view details of all other roles on our Careers page.


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