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Sporting Equals Trustee

  • Organisation: Sporting Equals
  • Salary: Volunteer, expenses covered
  • Contract: Attend quarterly board meetings
  • Closing Date: 30 June 2020 | Non Executive Director

We are looking for a skilled professional to join our wonderful Board of Trustees. The skills or background we would appreciate more of includes finance, law, sport networking, sport knowledge and marketing. A passion for diversity and inclusion is a must.

Diversity is at the core of our organisation, our trustee board is one of, if not the most diverse in the sport sector as are our staff, with a team consisting of 70% women. We believe in inclusion by supporting and empowering our staff and aim to create an equal and inclusive workspace for all.

Asking challenging questions requires different voices around the table. Diversity of thought, drawn from a range of backgrounds, experiences and characteristics. Reflective of the beneficiaries Sporting Equals currently serves and those we strive to serve. For more details please see the full listing on our website

Sporting Equals is now looking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Trustee to join our Board of Trustees to deliver insight around the aforementioned areas. Meetings are usually in London or Birmingham.

As a Trustee, you will be jointly responsible with the other Trustees to ensure Sporting Equals is doing what it was set up to do as a charity. Our central aim is to deliver equality, diversity and inclusion across the UK sport and physical activity sector. So if you have a keen interest in social equality and feel you could deliver some key insight this role is for you. 

With regards to time commitments, you will be required to attend quarterly Board meetings (circa 3 to 4 hours duration, held on a weekday, usually London or Birmingham based). You may also be required to attend some sub-committee meetings, teleconferences between Board meetings and an annual development/ strategy day. There will also be papers to read and actions to deliver on.

Please provide a covering letter (detailing your motivation for applying for the role and how you feel your skills and experience could be of benefit Sporting Equals) and your CV to by Tuesday 30th June at 5pm. After the application closing date, Sporting Equals will be in touch with shortlisted candidates to make the necessary arrangements for interviews in July. 

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