Careers at DCCC


At Derbyshire County Cricket Club, our aim is to attract, develop and retain ambitious and forward thinking individuals in order to create a culture of great talent.

We take pride in what we do and the surroundings in which we do it and value our staff as highly as all other facets of the organisation.

We believe that The 3aaa County Ground is a positive and rewarding working environment, giving employees the opportunity to progress and thrive in their careers. Why not visit the vacancies page to see what’s available right now?


Fundraising Manager – Part Time, 2 days per week
Cricket Derbyshire Foundation (Registered Charity no. 1155801)

The Cricket Derbyshire Foundation (CDF) is seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly-motivated Fundraising Manager to further develop the charity’s range of projects and activities.

The CDF aims to use the power of sport to educate, motivate and inspire children, young people and adults living in Derbyshire whatever their age, gender, religion or ability, making a lasting and positive impact on individuals’ lives.

The CDF currently delivers a wide of range cricket-based education and community projects under six pillars of activity (sport, health, education, heritage, social inclusion and arts & culture).

This key role is broad and very rewarding with the opportunity to further enhance this project delivery and develop new and innovative positive lifestyle initiatives.

Key Objectives

Reporting to the Head of the Cricket Derbyshire Foundation – your key objectives will be:

  • Support the Head of CDF in the development and implementation of the CDF strategic business plan
  • Develop a funding plan in line with the Head of CDF to deliver key CDF outcomes and financial objectives
  • Prepare funding and grant applications to trusts, foundations, corporations and individual donors
  • Register CDF on tender sites and submit tender proposals to secure delivery contracts
  • Secure public sector grant and private sector funding to deliver cricket focused community-based development programmes within the CDF’s six key focus areas of sport, health, education, heritage, social inclusion and arts and culture
  • Liaise with the Head of CDF to ensure the successful delivery of projects utilising the profile and resource of our key partner organisations, Derbyshire County Cricket Club and Derbyshire Cricket Board
  • Ensure all project reports and monitoring criteria are met in a timely manner in line with funding guidelines and relevant terms and conditions
  • Provide support across the Cricket Derbyshire partnership as required and act as an ambassador for the CDF by developing partnerships and networks across Derbyshire

The Ideal Candidate

  • Able to develop positive working relationships at all levels and create a positive image for the CDF
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Well-developed ability to proactively lead, develop and manage relationships with individuals and organisations – both internally and externally to achieve objectives through these relationships
  • Excellent communication skills to deliver fundraising pitches, ideas and project updates to a range of audiences in a clear, inspiring and confident way
  • Ability to plan, monitor and implement projects/events/initiatives to agreed deadlines
  • Proven ability of demonstrating initiative and creativity to achieve desired outcomes
  • Well-developed ability to successfully negotiate to achieve desired outcomes

What do you get in return?

If you are successful you can look forward to:

  • Competitive Salary and benefits package based on experience
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounted Derbyshire CCC merchandise
  • Two Derbyshire CCC season tickets

Place of Work

The regular place of work will be The 3aaa County Ground, Derby but will involve attending meetings where deemed appropriate. The role may also involve work from home as and when deemed appropriate and agreed in advance.

Days / Hours

The role is permanent, part time, 2 days per week, days to be agreed in advance with the Head of CDF.  General office-based working hours will be between 9am and 5pm unless agreed in advance.

What you should do next?

Interested candidates should email an up-to-date CV and covering letter outlining suitability for the role to The Trustees, Cricket Derbyshire Foundation c/o Kerry Schofield, Head of Operations & HR, Derbyshire County Cricket Club at

The closing date for applications is Friday 4 September, 2015

Successful applicants will be contacted no later than Tuesday 8 September 2015 with full details on the next steps in the recruitment process.


Contact Us

For more information about job opportunities at Derbyshire County Cricket Club, please contact or post to:

Kerry Schofield
Derbyshire County Cricket Club
The 3aaa County Ground
Nottingham Road
DE21 6DA