Current areas where we need more support include:

  • No current vacancies

Email volunteering@newcastlecc.co.uk if interested in any of these positions.


Current areas where we need more support include:

  • Communications Officer

Email volunteering@newcastlecc.co.uk if interested in any of these positions.

Communications Officer Role Description

Role /Title

Communication Officer

Responsible to (main point of contact)

Board of Directors and Membership.

Role description

To write and distribute content on Newcastle Cricket Club’s communication platforms to promote the Club’s brand and activities. To act as a liaison between the Club, its membership, customers, the public and the media to ensure that the brand remains top of mind.

As our Communications Officer, you should be able to think creatively and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Collaborate with the Directors to develop and implement and effective communications strategy based on our target audience.


Write, edit and distribute content, including publication, press releases, website content, annual reports and other marketing material that communicates the Club’s activities, products and/or services.


Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews and act as spokesperson for the Club.


Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists and maintain a media database.


Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand and co-ordinate publicity events as required.


Maintain records of media coverage


Proficiency in design and publishing software.


Manage conflict as it arises and escalate to Directors


Experience required


Have a demonstratable interest in organisational communications strategy and delivery.


Demonstrate proficiency across key communications platforms such as Microsoft office, content management and social media platforms.


Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.


Good time management and organisational skills


Training available

Yes depending on the requirements of the appointed person to be identified at informal and formal role reviews.


Approximate number of hours required

Varies but 2-3 hours per week typical.



Initial 6 months then confirmed to a 3 year appointment.



Remotely and at Newcastle Cricket Club.



Post holder to derive satisfaction from ensuring Newcastle Cricket Club being recognised as a Visible, Vibrant and viable Cricket Club.



Printed Programme

Half Page:

  • USUAL RATE – £70 + VAT

Full Page

  • USUAL RATE – £120 + VAT

Double Page

  • USUAL RATE – £200 + VAT
  • STANDARD RATE – £150 Per Annum
  • DISCOUNT FOR TWO OR MORE – £120 Per Annum

* NB cost of creating hoarding met by your organisation – usual cost approx £180. Newcastle Cricket Club will meet the cost of installation, and assist with arranging design if required.


Cricketforce is a vital day to prepare the ground and pavilion for the season ahead. Your help makes a huge difference! – It’s the main reason the Jesmond Ground is looking so splendid! For more information, contact cricketforce@newcastlecc.co.uk.

Look out for the next Cricketforce and join the fun!

Newcastle Cricket Club is rapidly growing, offering excellent opportunities to get involved. Your support for our activities and development plans is greatly welcome. The club’s website received an incredible 1.3 million hits during the last year, and the club itself has earned prestigious recognition such as national Club Awards in 2014, 2013 and 2012 and CAMRA Tyneside Club of the Year, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Cricket Sponsorship

Senior cricket – sponsors welcome for individual teams or for all four teams

Junior WASPS cricket – sponsors welcome for the three junior teams or for whole Junior WASPS section

Women’s cricket – sponsors welcome for individual match sponsorship (£40)

ANNUAL PRINTED PROGRAMME: High quality full colour programmes delivered to 5000 homes and businesses in Jesmond plus club members outside Jesmond and decision makers eg councillors.

HOARDINGS: highly visible, seen by thousands of visitors to the Club across the year, including social members and guests at the many functions and events held at the ground all year round. Games and training take place most days from April to September including those for the Royal Grammar School, attendance by the parents of Club Juniors, plus matches for our four senior teams.coaches
Dimensions: 20 feet x 2 ft 6 inches (or half hoarding is 10 feet wide)
Design: usually provided by hoarding producer. We’re happy to advise on designs which worked worked and look at draft artwork before hoarding is created.
Installation: provided free

CONTACT: sponsorship@newcastlecc.co.uk or call on 0191 281 0746


Like all voluntary organisations, the many activities and benefits for the community are dependent on the goodwill and hard work of volunteers.

More than a hundred support the club – and we would welcome many more.

If you have a special interest or skills, just let us know

Opportunities include:

  • Helping at the annual Cricketforce volunteer weekend in spring, preparing the ground
  • Joining the Bar Committee
  • Assisting with events
  • Helping with administration
  • Taking photos at matches and uploading to online albums
  • Cricket coaching and scoring (accredited training provided)

Other areas you could help:

  • Match day support – especially at start and end of matches
  • Seeking sponsorship
  • Selling adverts for our annual printed programme

To offer help or to seek more information, please email volunteering@newcastlecc.co.uk

Big thanks to all the great organisations which support our volunteering! – especially local businesses, Volunteer Centre Newcastle, Jesmond Community Forum, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities and Skillsbridge.