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Non-Executive Director

  • Location: Nationwide
  • Organisation: British Kickboxing Council
  • Salary: Currently no remuneration available
  • Closing Date: 01 September 2019 | Non Executive Director

Non-Executive Director

Salary: Currently no remuneration available

Location: Nationwide

About Us

The BKC is a non-profit organisation, with a Board of Directors which consists of senior members and representatives from a variety of Kickboxing associations and an Executive Board made up of sector specialists and passionate supporters of our sport. Our immediate goal is the recognition of Kickboxing under the Sports Councils and to gain official National Governing Body status for the BKC. To that end, we have been working for nearly 10 years to create a system of governance, guidance and support for the sport, agreeing upon its direction and development by way of democratic processes which aim to give control over the sport to the sport itself.

About The Role

As a Non-Executive Director you will be given free reign to provide support, insight and advice on all of our projects, governance processes and general operations. NEDs are expected to provide critical analysis of our management of the sport, the Board, clubs, athletes and all other aspects of our role as the governing body for Kickboxing, with the view of ensuring that we are acting in the best interest of the sport and meeting our goals of developing Kickboxing across the UK. This will include attending meetings (AGMs, Skype calls etc.) and may also include meeting with both internal and external stakeholders, partners (both current and prospective), while working to ensure that we continue to move towards our goal of official recognition for the sport, and in turn for ourselves as its registered NGB.

Responsibilities Include

● Providing insight and advice to the Board of Directors and Executive Board

● Acting as a “sounding board” for ideas, project proposals and development programs

● Seeking and forming relationships with potential partners for the BKC who align with our objectives and values

● Generally supporting and promoting the work of the BKC

About You

We are looking for someone with experience in sports governance, grassroots development, participation drives, fundraising initiatives, sponsorship acquisitions, social media management, inclusion initiatives or the creation of lasting and effective partnerships with brands, government, or other sporting bodies. If you have a passion for sport and believe you can bring something unique to the table, we want to hear from you.

Time Commitment And Location

All Board members (Executive, Non-Executive, Directors and Officers) volunteer what time they can. We hold a face-to-face AGM, alongside regular (at least monthly) remote meetings with members of the Board and relevant Committees. Attendance at these meetings is preferred, where possible, in addition to self-managed work and coordination with other members of the BKC. The term is 3 years, with a maximum of 3 terms for the role.

Remuneration

There are currently no remuneration packages for any Board members or Officers of the BKC, although some expenses are covered where appropriate. As the BKC and the roles with in it grow, this policy will be reviewed.

Desired Areas Of Expertise (at least one of)

● Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (inc. Disability Sport)

● Club Support

● Event Management

● Brand Management

● PR/Comms

● Governance

● Organisational Development/Change Management

● Strategy and Finance

How to apply

For more information and how to apply please email david.jenkins@the-bkc.co.uk 

Closing date for applications is 1 September 2019

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