Overview

Glamorgan County Cricket Club are recruiting an Independent Director with outstanding marketing skills to join the new Board of the Club

Remuneration – Voluntary Company Director role

Glamorgan CCC has a vision of ‘Making Wales Proud’ and an ambition of establishing the Club as a thriving First Class County which inspires the people of Wales to play, attend and follow our national summer sport.

In order to achieve our goal the Club is seeking to appoint an Independent Director suitably qualified and experienced in Sales and Marketing to join the new Glamorgan CCC Board. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed by a Nominations Panel and the successful candidate shall be elected to serve for an initial 3-year term.

The Glamorgan CCC Board’s role is to:

Agree Glamorgan CCC’s vision and strategic plan and ensure that the necessary financial and human resources are in place for the Club to meet its objectives
Provide leadership and expertise within a framework of effective financial control that enables risk to be assessed and managed
Set the Glamorgan CCC values and standards and ensure that its obligations to its members and others are understood and met
More specifically the Independent Director is expected to:

·         Provide strategic leadership for the sales and marketing strategy in conjunction with the Head of Commercial and in line with the long-term vision of the Club

·         Support the growth and development the Glamorgan e-commerce, ticketing, sales, merchandising and other businesses in line with the sales and marketing strategy

·         Protect and promote the interests of Glamorgan CCC through building strong relationships with local and national media and broadcasters, and creating informative, engaging and interactive social media platforms.

·         Scrutinise sales and marketing budgets in conjunction with the CEO and Head of Commercial

 

Collectively we need the right balance of skills, knowledge, experience, independence and diversity to meet the needs of cricket and the communities we serve. As a group, Board Directors need to demonstrate experience in key areas including; First Class and International cricket, finance, marketing and commercial operations, change management, strategic planning, relationship management, and risk assessment. More specifically the Independent Director needs to provide strategic direction for the marketing and commercial operations of Glamorgan CCC.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Hugh Morris, Glamorgan CCC CEO on 02920 419308. For an information pack and an application form please email matthew.thomas@glamorgancricket.co.uk call 02920 419339 or visit www.glamorgancricket.com

The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd June 2017

Tagged as: non-executive director