Hours of Work Unspecified
Salary & Benefits Voluntary Position
Closing Date 30 April
BaseballSoftballUK is seeking an Independent Director of Finance for its Board. This is a voluntary position with the remit to help form and influence the strategic direction of the organisation.
We would particularly encourage applications from women and ethnic minorities.
As a growing sports development business with a need to develop our external profile, BaseballSoftballUK has identified that skills and/or experience in the area below would be necessary:
BaseballSoftballUK is the development agency for baseball and softball in the UK, set up as a joint venture of the British Baseball and Softball Federations, who are our two Members. Our vision is for our sports to be “played in every park.” Our key areas of work are growing the number of adults and young people playing regularly in teams and improving the sporting experience for those people who participate in our sports.
BaseballSoftballUK is a company limited by guarantee. The company has been incorporated since 2007. Our Board is made up of made up of up to twelve people, selected for their skills and ability to lead the organisation. Four of these directors are recruited from the Members and the others are either Independent Non-Executive Directors (including the Chair) or Ex Officio directors.
The Board meets six times each year, with three of these dates on a Sunday and the rest on midweek evenings. The Board has a number of sub-committees that meet at least quarterly, including the Finance Committee, the Governance Committee, the Development Strategy Committee and the Farnham Park Committee. Board Directors, particularly Independent Directors, are encouraged to join at least one subcommittee.
Directors can serve up to three two-year terms. Time commitment is approx. two days per month (evenings and weekends). This includes attendance at up to six Board meetings and participation in at least one of the Board Committees. Meetings are held at the BaseballSoftballUK Office in London (Borough, SE1 4YB) and arrangements are made for those joining by phone. Expenses will be paid in accordance with BaseballSoftballUK's expense policy.
The duties of a Director are:
In addition to the above statutory duties, each Director should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the Board reach sound decisions. This may involve scrutinising board papers, leading discussions, focusing on key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives or on other issues in which the Director has special expertise.
Complete the on-line application form. For an informal discussion, please contact John Boyd on 020 7453 7055.
Closing date: 11:45pm, Mon 30 April 2018No files available