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Finance & Business Development Committee Vacancies

  • Location: Nationwide
  • Organisation: British Dressage
  • Salary: Expenses Paid
  • Closing Date: 09 June 2019 | Non Executive Director

Finance & Business Development Committee Vacancies

Salary: Expenses Paid

Location: Nationwide

British Dressage (BD) is the national governing body for the Olympic and Paralympic sport of dressage. With over 17,000 members, BD aims to be the most respected and successful organisation for people passionate about dressage. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a co-opted member of our newly established Finance and Business Development committee.

We are looking for professional expertise in a number of areas, which will be co-opted appointment(s) for an initial term of four years with the option of a second term, to provide independent oversight and input into our business development and commercial strategy.  This will include developing our fundraising activities as part of our charitable status, as well as identifying opportunities to diversify income streams, through sponsorship, licensing and other partnerships.  We therefore welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates that have previous relevant experience gained from similar roles in a professional capacity.

The members are being appointed to deliver broader capability and expertise by providing independent skills and experience. You will bring an independent perspective to enhance decision making and will have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.

The Committee members must have a proven track record of delivering success, with demonstrable knowledge, experience and skills in at least one or more of the following specialist areas:

  • Commercial
  • Law
  • Human Resources
  • Charitable fundraising

Individuals will be required to attend all Committee Meetings of which there are at least three per year. There may also be the opportunity for being involved in and potentially chairing working groups to help plan and develop the organisation’s activities on specific projects, as required.

A passion for sport is considered essential for this position, while an active interest in equestrianism would also be advantageous.

How to apply

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, outlining your suitability for this role, by email to:

Closing date for applications for Sunday 9 June 2019

Interviews will take place on: Thursday 20 June 2019

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