Board Directors

Ref: 5983

Devon Cricket Board

DCB Ltd, Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4QN

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Role Managed by:

James Ingram

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 7340 6253

e: james.ingram@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Arts, Culture and Sports

Salary & Benefits: Positions are voluntary with reasonable expenses covered.

Closing Date: 30/08/2022

Formal Interview Date: Week commencing 19th September.

The Devon Cricket Board is responsible for all recreational cricket in Devon with the mission to lead, inspire and enable the growth, quality and accessibility of cricket across Devon.

Affiliated to the ECB, Devon Cricket Board seeks to deliver the 'Inspiring Generations' strategy with local meaning to say “Cricket is a game for me” to help ensure  more, high quality and inclusive cricket across Devon.

We now seek to appoint two new Board Directors to join our board who share our values and ambition to help us fulfil our mission and better serve our local communities. We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate expertise, experience and a track record of leadership in one of the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Commercial expertise

We welcome and encourage applications from all applicants with the skills, knowledge and expertise to support our goals and governance needs. We recognise the enhanced creativity, performance and legitimacy of an organisation that is more representative and are actively striving to realise these benefits at Board and beyond.

Previous board experience is not essential, and we will keenly look to support and develop new members with the ambition, talent and commitment to enable us in our goals.

Whilst a passion for cricket would be beneficial, an appreciation and enthusiasm for the impact of sport and a willingness to get to know our sport in particular will be critical.

Location

DCB Ltd, Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4QN

Time Commitment

Circa 12 to 15 days per year inclusive of board meetings, the AGM, meeting preparations, plus some engagements and other inputs as required.

Term of Office

Directors are elected for a term of three years but initially ‘staggered’ to avoid all terms maturing at the same time. Directors can serve for a maximum of six consecutive years.

Remuneration

Positions are voluntary with reasonable expenses covered.

How to Apply

For further details, including the job description, person specification, and information on how to apply, please click below quoting reference number 5983. Candidates wishing to apply should submit a CV (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter which fully addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 30th August 2022

Devon Cricket Board will be supported in this appointment by executive search firm Perrett Laver. Any initial enquiries should be directed to James Ingram at james.ingram@perrettlaver.com and +44 (0)20 7340 6253.

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