The British Paralympic Association (BPA) are recruiting for a Commercial Officer in a permanent position. Read on below to find out more about this great opportunity…

BPA Job Opportunity

Job: Commercial Officer (Permanent)
Organisation: British Paralympic Association
Contract: Permanent position
Salary: between £23-27,000 per annum (dependent on experience), plus paid holiday, flexible working and benefits package

About BPA
We are the British Paralympic Association (BPA). As the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) for Great Britain, it is our responsibility to select, prepare, enter, fund and manage the ParaylmpicsGB team at the Paralympic Games. We also promote the success of the athletes to inspire wider societal change.

With the excitement of the recent Tokyo Paralympic Games still fresh in our minds, and Beijing 2022 just around the corner, there could not be a more exiting time to join us!

We offer a very generous range of benefits including: pension, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme, private healthcare and generous holiday entitlement.

We are based in accessible, modern offices in the heart of London and we adopt a flexible approach to working patterns. This commitment to flexibility in how we work, when we work and where we work is going to be an important feature of life at the BPA and we will do all we can to help you work in a way that suits you.

Come and meet us, we’re great to work with. In a recent survey, when asked what was great about working at the BPA, staff said the following:

There is a real sense of team and a real sense of pride throughout the organisation. People really work well together”;

“Being part of an organisation with real impact and purpose, working alongside really kind and talented people”;

“It’s a great environment to work in and you have the knowledge that you are making a difference”.

About you
We are looking for a highly organised individual with great relationship management skills ready to work within a fast-paced environment.

The role will be varied, you will work across a number of our commercial partnerships, supporting partners with their planning, activation and analysis. Reporting directly into a Commercial Manager, you will collaborate on some projects as well as being responsible for delivering contractual rights such as athlete appearances and come and try sports sessions. We are a close-knit team and you will support other key areas of the commercial directorate in areas such as corporate fundraising, commercial team events, our diversity and inclusion programme, and brand protection.

The environment we work in is positive, challenging and fun, as you would expect in a sporting organisation. We are committed to delivering excellence for our partners and we are looking for a Commercial Officer to help support us with this. Once in post, the successful candidate will be supported every step of the way, we’re committed to helping all our staff develop their skills and reach their full potential.

For full information on the role’s requirements please review the job description which details the main tasks and responsibilities and the person specification.

The BPA is fully committed to the principles of the equality of opportunity. It is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment, on the grounds of age, race, disability, parental or marital status, religious belief, sex, gender, social status or sexual orientation, than any other.

How to apply
For details of the person specification download the Job Description and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below:

Please send a role specific cover letter, completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, CV and indication of current salary to Terry Race, Corporate Services Officer, at

All enquiries are to be directed to the email listed and no phone enquiries will be taken.

Closing date: 6 October 2021.

Interviews: w/c 11 October 2021.

Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be notified by 8 October 2021.

Data Protection: The BPA will process and store and your personal information (this means any information that identifies or could identify you) for the purposes of recruitment, for a period of up to six months after the closing date, after which it will be securely disposed.

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