17 June 2019
Women in Football was established in 2007 as a network of professional women working in and around the football industry to support and champion their peers.
Incorporated in 2013, we now have a membership of approximately 2,900.
The board governs the organisation and has overall responsibility for its performance and direction. It recently approved a new strategy which seeks to ensure that Women in Football:
Women in Football is now seeking to recruit a new independent non-executive director, who will be responsible to the chair of the board.
Collectively, the board:
Directors may therefore also take on additional responsibilities such as membership of Women in Football’s committees, of which four exist: Legal and HR, Communications, Events, Finance and Marketing.
We wish to recruit a new director to work with the Chair, other directors and the executive team to drive Women in Football forward.
Candidates should have a good understanding of the role and responsibilities of a director of a non-profit organisation, particularly one in sport and/or involved in equality and diversity.
We are therefore looking for people who have held a position of responsibility in either the public, voluntary or private sectors.
In order to complement the skills of our existing directors, we are looking for someone with one or more of the following skills:
- Developing and implementing a social media and content strategy
- Developing and implementing digital marketing campaigns
- Reviewing new communications technologies and keeping Women in Football at the forefront of digital marketing
- Developing new digital networks and using digital platforms to grow businesses or brands
- Helping identify new brand partners for WIF to work with
Term of office: 3 years from appointment.
Remuneration: the role is non-remunerated but reasonable out-of-pocket expenses are reimbursed.
How to apply
Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role and the reasons why you wish to be a director of Women in Football to our CEO Jane Purdon, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is Friday 5 July 2019.
Interviews will be held in London during week commencing Monday 22 July 2019.
Women in Football promotes diversity and inclusion, and our goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunities organisation, appointing solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.
More information about Women in Football can be found at www.womeninfootball.co.uk.
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