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Opportunity: Chair of Trustees at Access Sport

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Opportunity: Chair of Trustees at Access Sport

Access Sport is seeking nominations of interest for the position of Chair of Trustees (United Kingdom). Deadline 28 February 2020.

The Access Sport Chair will hold the Access Sport Board and Executive Team to account for the Charity’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees, ensuring that each trustee fulfils their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the charity. 
The Chair will also support, and, where appropriate, challenge the Chief Executive and ensure that the Board functions as a unit and works closely with the entire Executive of the charity to achieve agreed objectives. He or she will act as an ambassador and the public face of the charity in partnership with the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive.

Remuneration: The role of Chair is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although expenses for travel may be claimed
Time commitment: 2-3 days per month, to include 4 board meetings per year and significant ongoing work with other trustees and the executive team in-between each meeting
Reporting to: Board of Trustees  

If you share our passion for transforming lives and communities through sport, and if you have experience of senior strategic leadership, leading boards to succeed, excellent knowledge and understanding of the sports and charity sectors, an understanding of board diversity and strong inter-personal skills, we would like to hear from you.

Application process

Download the candidate pack from Access Sport. 

Notifications of interest consisting of a C.V. together with a supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) and names of two referees whom we may approach should be sent by email to Sue Wheeler (see candidate pack).
The closing date for applications is Friday 28 February 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by our Nominations Committee of Trustees and will have the opportunity to discuss our organisation with the outgoing Chairman Tim Jones and the Executive Management team.

For more information visit the Access Sport website. 


United Kingdom

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