Snowsport England are the National Governing Body for Snowsport in England. Our vision is Inspiring participation in Snowsport at every Level.
The new Chair of Snowsport England will be a charismatic and courageous leader, with the ability to build strong relationships and win trust. Respecting the Vision and Mission of Snowsport England while working with Board and CEO to forge a compelling future and identity for our sport will be key. The appointee will be a contempory thinker committed to striving for the highest standards. In this outward-facing role, the Chair must also be a skilled communicator who can win the respect and confidence of our diverse constituencies, binding the Snowsport community together behind a common purpose and ensure that our sport continues to thrive.
The Chair will also support and, where appropriate, challenge the Chief Executive and ensure that the Board functions as a unit and works together to achieve agreed objectives. He or she will act as an ambassador and the public face of SE and help to engage with the membership and volunteers in partnership with the Chief Executive.
In addition, the Chair will be required to ensure that SE meets the governance requirements for compliance with the mandatory Code for Sports Governance.
This is an opportunity to be part of an exciting and dynamic sport. Elite athletes have had the best ever results across all disciplines last season and the prospect of a hugely successful winter Olympics in 2022 which we could embrace and use to drive increased membership and participation in Snowsport.
A detailed outline of the role can be found here.
SE are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and volunteers and applications from all suitably qualified persons are encouraged. In line with our Equality and Diversity Policy we are keen to achieve a more diverse workforce and would welcome applications from those communities under-represented in sport, in particular people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and women.
If you would like to discuss this position in further detail, please contact Tim Fawke CEO on 07968 548627.
How to apply
Applications should be made by providing a covering letter outlining how you would achieve success in the role together with a CV and the SE Equality Monitoring Form.
Postal applications are currently not being accepted due to the stringencies imposed on working practices by the Governments advice on Social Distancing in relation to the current Coronavirus Pandemic. The closing date for applications is the 7th of August 2020. Interviews will be held on the 18th of August 2020 (to be held virtually).
If you would like to discuss this role with the CEO then please email Tim@snowsportengland.org.uk