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Strathmore Community Rugby Trust
‘Developing People Through Rugby’
Strathmore Community Rugby Trust was established on 1 June 2017. We are a charitable organisation (Scottish Charity Number SC047475) which believes rugby has the power to enhance people’s lives. We aim to instil the rugby ethos into participants, coaches, and volunteers of all ages so that they can develop and enjoy the physical and mental health benefits of rugby, play an active part in their local community, and have a lifelong involvement in rugby. We aim to operate sustainable programmes centred on our values of rugby, health, and community.
We are incredibly proud of the exceptional organisation we have developed and following the retiral of the existing Chair, we are seeking a to appoint a new Chairperson who can help us further develop. This is a unique opportunity to join a forward thinking, dynamic group of people, committed to continuing to set high standards and leading the way in community initiatives whilst working closely with key partners. We are looking for someone who shares our ambition and drive, is excited to develop people through rugby, and who wants to ensure our success and longevity through robust financial and organisational sustainability.
- A proven track record of successful leadership
- Experience of working in a board or similar forums at a senior level
- A working knowledge of sport and/or the public and/or private sectors
- Financial and commercial acumen
- Experience of building and maintaining strong, transparent relationships with key stakeholders
- An ability to support, challenge and manage relationships with colleagues, Board/Committee Members, Other Volunteers and Staff
- An understanding of the values of rugby.
- An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of being a Charity Trustee
Trustees generally meet four times a year. The Chairperson would also be expected to meet with the Community Trust Manager four times a year. Board members are expected to make a three-year commitment to their role.
The new Chairperson will be supported by the retiring Chairperson, who will be continue as Treasurer, a full Board of Trustees, and the team of employed staff.
This is a voluntary position. All reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Applications should be in the form of a CV and a covering letter outlining why you want to be involved with Strathmore Community Rugby Trust and what skills and experience you would bring. Closing date for applications is Sunday 30th April.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an in-person interview. Interviews will be conducted by a panel from
the Board of Trustees.
For further information about the role please contact Stuart Gray, Chairperson, email@example.com.
Strathmore Community Rugby Trust endorses the principle of sports equality and will endeavour through our policies, procedures, actions, and decision-making to ensure that no person (employee, volunteer, or participant) who is part of Strathmore Community Rugby Trust or who comes into contact with Strathmore Community Rugby Trust, receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age or social background. Strathmore Community Rugby Trust encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, belief, or sexual orientation.