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  • Organisation: Active Essex
  • Salary: Voluntary
  • Contract: 3 year term
  • Closing Date: 05 June 2022 | Non Executive Director

Active Essex’s Chair has now reached the end of his full term and will be retiring after 6 years, and we are in the process of recruiting for a new Chair, to help define the direction of the organisation and to take strategic leadership of the board. The Board provides leadership, takes into account partners interests and sets high standards for the organisation. Our Chair will have the ambition to play a major role in growing physical opportunities, whilst helping to achieve our Fit for the Future vision of creating an active Essex to improve everyone’s health and wellbeing.

Chair Profile

We are looking for an individual who has and can continue to operate at a high senior level with experience of successful partnership working who can take lead in driving forward participation and further opportunities across Essex, Southend and Thurrock.

Being passionate about sport and physical activity is important, but it isn’t enough. The Active Essex Chair will provide strategic leadership, advocacy and management accountability for the Partnership and will, along with board members act as ’champions’ within their various spheres of influence, opening doors and creating links.

For more information on the role and the full Chair Recruitment Pack select the apply now option located on this page. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 5 June 2022. 

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