Recruitment Manager

About the Role

We recruit over 800 passionate individuals each year for seasonal roles on our own activity programmes.

As Recruitment Manager you’ll supervise the team of Recruitment Specialists to meet annual target demands and implement and measure recruitment targets and activity, report on performance and recommend improvements to the Head of Recruitment and Compliance.

You’ll also be responsible for ensuring safer recruitment processes are followed, implementing working practices that ensure safety, suitability and quality expectations are met.

About Recruitment

At Kings, our Recruitment Team is a little different… fun chants and singing during video interview’s are not unheard of!

We recruit over 800 passionate individuals each year for seasonal roles on our own activity programmes (Kings Camps). With all candidates, our Recruitment Team showcase The Kings Factor. They do this through each & every interaction; whether meeting via University events, email enquiries or initial interview.

About You

We’re looking for you to have 2 years experience in team management or supervision, ability to problem solve, willingness to make decisions, working knowledge of safeguarding and experience of working with budgets as well as having great verbal and written communication skills.

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 HQ (hybrid working with a mixture of office, home and UK travel)
  • Office hours: 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday between 8am-6pm
  • Salary £28,000+ per annum, DOE
  • Auto-enrolment company pension and employer contributions
  • Holiday: 20 days plus statutory holidays, increasing to 25 days during length of service
  • Additional discretionary holiday days
  • Report directly to Head of Recruitment and Compliance
  • Monthly 1:1 development meetings
  • Annual performance review
  • Training & development opportunities

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

An office you’d like to work at? An organisation with a vision you sign-up to? Here’s how to start your journey to a career at Kings.

Application Process:

  • Email your CV, along with a few words about why you’re a good fit with us to:
  • Deadline: 1st April 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

As a growing organisation, we often have vacancies available. Details of any other available can be found on our Careers page.


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To find out more about how we can work with you to deliver inspiring programmes, please get in touch.

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