Individual JobThursday 24 January 2019
BaseballSoftballUK seeks Chair and Independent Board Directors
BaseballSoftballUK is seeking a Chair and up to three Independent Directors for its Board. These are voluntary positions with the remit to help form and influence the strategic direction of the organisation.
We would particularly encourage applications from women and ethnic minorities.
Skills and Experience
As a growing sports development business with a need to develop our external profile, BaseballSoftballUK has identified that skills and/or experience in one or more of the areas below would be helpful. However, we would be keen to hear from anyone interested in the role who has skills that would be valuable in a Board environment. Areas we are particularly interested in are:
• Financial / Accountancy
• Talented athlete development
• Marketing, Communications and Public Relations
• Insight, Customer Service or Product Development
BaseballSoftballUK is the development agency for baseball and softball in the UK, set up as a joint venture of the British Baseball and Softball Federations, who are our two Members. Our vision is for our sports to be “played in every park.” Our key areas of work are growing the number of adults and young people playing regularly in teams and improving the sporting experience for those people who participate in our sports.
BaseballSoftballUK is a company limited by guarantee. The company has been incorporated since 2007. Our Board is made up of made up of up to twelve people, selected for their skills and ability to lead the organisation. Four of these directors are recruited from the Members and the others are either Independent Non-Executive Directors (including the Chair) or Ex Officio directors.
The Board meets six times each year, with three of these dates on a Sunday and the rest on midweek evenings. The Board has a number of sub-committees that meet at least quarterly, including the Finance Committee, the Governance Committee, the Development Strategy Committee and the Farnham Park Committee. Board Directors, particularly Independent Directors, are encouraged to join at least one subcommittee.
Industry: Sports & Recreation
Closing Date: Please see the full job specification for details of the closing date for applications.
Posted Date: 09/01/2018
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