Non-Executive Board Directors

Closing Date: March 3rd

In order to continue the development of squash in Wales and beyond, Squash Wales is seeking to appoint two additional Non-Executive Directors to its Board, bringing skills and experience from in and outside of sport and broadening the diversity of the board.

Squash Wales are on a mission to create a positive and sustainable environment where everyone can reach their potential within all aspects of a vibrant squash community. So, whether you aspire to be the next Joel Makin, Tesni Evans, or just enjoy getting active and having fun whilst doing it, we are here to make it happen for our members.

Previous board experience is not essential and an induction and onboarding process is in place for those joining a board for the first time. We are particularly open to expressions of interest from candidates who have not previously served in a board role but who can demonstrate the skills and competencies necessary to contribute to Squash Wales’s strategic objectives, particularly in the areas of

  • Marketing and Communications – Full Job Description in English and Welsh
  • Commercial (including sponsorship, branding and similar) – Full Job Description in English and Welsh

Board Roles 

Board roles are non-salaried but travel and any other reasonable out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed for attendance at official meetings and events on behalf of Squash Wales. The time commitment is variable throughout the year, but it is expected Board member are available to advise paid staff within their area of expertise and commit to attending four annual board meetings, three of which are held online.  One meeting per year (normally September), is held in person in Cardiff. The initial term of office is 3 years.

Board members provide specialist advice and support using their professional skills to benefit the organisation. By taking an active role on the Board, they will work with other Board members, as well as the Operations Manager, Office Manager and Performance Director, to manage Squash Wales with excellence and assist with the delivery our strategy.

An in-depth knowledge or playing experience of Squash is not an essential requirement for either role.

How to express interest in joining the Squash Wales Board

Squash Wales is an equal opportunities organisation and all applicants are treated equally and fairly. We are committed to having a diverse team who can bring their lived experiences into his role. Therefore, we actively encourage those who identify as female, as having a disability, as LGBTQ+ or individuals from ethnically diverse backgrounds to express interest in joining our board

To express an interest, please send a short email of less than 500 words outlining how you can contribute to the board to [email protected] to set an informal online discussion.  Expressions of interest will remain open until roles are filled.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion about these roles, please contact Richard Bennett, Chair of Squash Wales, [email protected]

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