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Cricket club looking to appoint trio of new board directors

Somerset County Cricket Club is looking to appoint three directors to join its board, which was formed in late 2021.

The club is seeking expressions of interest from individuals with exceptional skills and experience within the following areas:

  • Vision, values, leadership, culture and strategy
  • Finance, risk and governance
  • Commercial and digital engagement
  • Property development and funding
  • Women’s cricket
  • People development

A club spokesperson said it was important the board was balanced in terms of equity, diversity, gender and race as well as skills, experience and expertise.

The spokesperson added: “Being a board director will be a rich and rewarding opportunity to help transform the Club whilst respecting its history, with significant room for personal growth and contribution.

“The club is entering an exciting period with some transformational opportunities on the horizon.

“Our purpose is to ‘Inspire the South-West through Cricket’, with a vision to be a sporting organisation that enriches lives by playing successful and thrilling cricket, creating lifelong memories, helping our communities flourish and using our power in sport to fuel the prosperity of our region.”

More information about the Club and the role, is available by emailing to request an applicant information pack.

Or to be considered for a position, email and supply the following:

  • An up-to-date CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements and preferred contact details
  • A supporting statement outlining suitability for the role and the value that your expertise will add to Somerset CCC Board
  • Details of two referees who can speak authoritatively about you together with a brief statement of the capacity and over what period of time they have known you. Referees will not be contacted without prior consent

The closing date for applications is Friday 22 March 2024 with interviews held between April 12-17.

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