Independent Director x2 - London Sport

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London Sport is a charity working in all parts of London and on behalf of all Londoners to support them to live more active lives. 

London Sport Trading is the charity’s trading subsidiary which oversees commercial activities for the charity.

By joining the board of London Sport Trading you’ll become part of a group of people who believe that physical activity and sport can change Londoners’ lives for the better.

They have direct impact across all parts of London. To learn more about the work they do, have a look at some of the recent stories on their website here.

London Sport Trading are seeking two talented, committed, inclusive and skilled individuals to join the Board of London Sport Trading as Independent Directors. You will be passionate about the mission, committed to serving Londoners and ambitious in supporting London Sport Trading to achieve their goals.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and London Sport strives to reflect this diversity in their Board and staff appointments. London Sport is an inclusive organisation and they are very interested in speaking with people from diverse backgrounds, ethnic minority groups, disabled people, women and members of the LGBTQ+ community for these roles.

What you’ll do:

The Board of Directors oversees all of London Sport’s commercial activities. It has overall responsibility for London Sport’s diversification of income and reports to the London Sport Charity Board.

London Sport works closely with a commercial agency to deliver challenging commercial targets, that ultimately will support the work they do with the whole physical activity and sport sector in London. The Directors of London Sport Trading are key stakeholders in this critical strategic relationship.

Who you are:

You will be looking for a career development opportunity and may be new to the role of a Director/Trustee.

With a passion for grassroots physical activity and sport, you will have a strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

You will bring commercial expertise and experience that will potentially include sponsorship, fundraising, commercial agency management and corporate partnership development to support our diversification of income.

London Sport Trading look for colleagues who will encourage, challenge and support them to be the best that they can be.

Director terms are three years, with a maximum of three terms. The current Board is made up of Directors who are also trustees for London Sport. They are now looking for two independent Directors who will not be trustees of London Sport.

The Board meets quarterly. To view the full recruitment pack, click here.

How to apply:

Application is by completion of a short online application via the London Sport Trading recruitment platform (Applied) and submission of a full CV – please note CVs are only viewed once candidates are selected for interview.

Candidates who successfully progress from application stage will be invited to an interview at the House of Sport or virtually.

Salary: Unremunerated, reasonable expenses paid.

Deadline for applications: 23:59 27th September 2020

Interviews: w/c 9th October 2020

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All enquiries, in the first instance, should be directed to Chris Anderson – or 07595 271 916. 

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