Organisation name: Sported

Organisation address: House of Sport 190 Great Dover Street

Name of contact: Erica Thornton

Contact email address: [email protected]

Job title: Trustee

Salary: Voluntary

Duties/Job description: Are you passionate about using sport to transform the lives of young people and build stronger, safer communities? Sported is looking to expand the equality, inclusivity, diversity and experience of its Board and is seeking to appoint a new Trustee to support and challenge the Charity’s work. View the current Trustees at We are seeking a new Trustee with strong commercial acumen and ideally regional connections outside South East England. They will join our passionate Board and share responsibility for the strategic direction, financial governance and community representation of the charity. Desired areas of expertise and experience include: • Senior level corporate relationships with a good network of contacts • Fundraising Experience • Numerate • Passionate about using sport for social change, if possible with some understanding of local sports delivery

Deadline for Application: January 2021

Website Link for Vacancy:

Other information: We are looking for candidates who can help support the Board with the following: Strategy: establishing the overall strategic direction of Sported Specialist knowledge and expertise: sharing this with the Board and Executive Team for the benefit of Sported Working with the Executive Team: providing oversight, guidance and support to the Executive Team Performance: monitoring the performance of the Executive Team and Board and taking action to maximise performance People: providing independent views on appointments and remuneration Advocacy: acting as effective advocates and influential ambassadors for Sported and sport for social change in the UK Independence: ensuring that Sported is beyond reproach on the question of independence Governance: providing strong governance Compliance: ensuring that Sported complies with any statutory and administrative requirements for the use of public funds that it delivers its statutory responsibilities and operates within the limits of its statutory authority and that high standards of corporate governance are observed at all times.