Essex Cricket in the Community (ECiC) invites applications to join the ECiC Board as a non-executive director covering the development of Women and Girls Cricket and Community cohesion linked to Regional engagement and support. This is a great opportunity to be involved in a dynamic, progressive organisation that is looking to Excite, Engage and Enhance the communities of East London, Essex, and East Anglia through the power and opportunities of Cricket.
The positions: Essex Cricket in the Community Board Non–Executive Director: Recreational Development Women and Girls and Regional Representation (elected position)
Term: Three-years starting from April 1, 2021.
Nominations will be elected by the recreational members of ECiC:
• Adult Participation Group
• Youth Participation Group
• East London Forum
• East Regional Group
• Workforce development
• Community Development
ECIC is led by a Board of Directors, consisting of a Chair, with 11 directors made up of a representation of the recreational game and independent directors nominated by Essex County Cricket Club, which also includes the CEO of Essex Cricket.
The board meets bi-monthly, normally in the early evening. Meetings have historically been held at The Cloudfm County Ground but are currently held virtually.
ECiC has recently worked in partnership with Essex County Cricket Club to develop a countywide plan that is inline with the ECB’s Inspiring Generation strategy for the game, focusing on:
Mission: To be the number one cricket region in the country
Vision: To delight our members, supporters, players, staff and community
Objectives: Linked to the ECB strategy focus on the following 6 areas:
1) Grow and Nurture the core of the game
2) Inspire through Elite teams
3) Make Cricket accessible
4) Engage Children and Young People
5) Transform Women’s and Girls Cricket
6) Support our Communities
The board plays a key role in guiding the strategic direction and sustainability of ECiC and achieving the aims of the strategy. Further information on the strategy and on ECiC can be sent on request or by contacting: [email protected]
Role: Board members cover various portfolios in line with the ECiC strategy and work areas and all positions are for three years. At the end of this term, the incumbent may apply for a further three–year term. The maximum length of service is three complete terms.
The identified areas for the role expertise are in:
• Community / Regional Cohesion
• Women and Girls elite and community sport development and activation.
• It is expected that the successful candidates will be able to demonstrate recent and relevant experience in the above areas.
• ECIC aims to have a diverse, skilled and experienced board. To achieve this, candidates are invited from all sections of the community, it is also a requirement that successful candidates agree to follow the ECB Safe Hands policy.
• The position is voluntary, but reasonable expenses will be paid.
• You can find more information around the responsibilities of a director at the following link – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/being-a-company-director
View Nomination Form
Please submit your nomination plus your CV to [email protected] by 5pm on Monday 15 March.