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Volunteer member of the Advisory Committees

Table Tennis England

Table Tennis England, formerly the English Table Tennis Association, is the national governing body for table tennis in England, responsible for representing, coordinating, administering, marketing and developing the sport. Most of its annual income comes from government grants a

Posted
24 Nov 2022
Status
Voluntary
Location
England
Closing date
8 Jan 2023

Table Tennis England is seeking to strengthen its Advisory Committees with exceptional individuals who support the direction for the next phase of the organisation’s development in delivering Table Tennis United.

The successful volunteers will have a passion for success and demonstrate a strong commitment to the delivery of excellence and quality.

As a national governing body of sport, it is important that Table Tennis England has a diverse board and that each volunteer brings a range of skills, knowledge and experience from different backgrounds that complements the Board Directors.

We are looking for volunteers for: Finance & Audit Committee; Governance & Risk Committee; Talent 7 Performance Committee; Competitions Committee; Development Committee.

You will be expected to join at least four Advisory Committee meetings a year, which are usually held virtually by Zoom or Microsoft Teams but may on occasions be in person and would be help at our Milton Keynes head office.

The role is voluntary, and we will pay volunteers’ travel expenses and provide a full induction into your relevant committee.

The appointment is for an initial one year-term from the date of appointment and can be extended with the agreement of the Board.

THE ROLE

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support a strategy that promotes table tennis in England
  • Advise and review Table Tennis England’s objectives and its annual Implementation Plan
  • Act always as an effective, positive, proactive, and credible ambassador for Table Tennis England
  • Ensure the Advisory Committee functions as a cohesive and constructive team always engaging collaboratively with the rest of the committee, Board and its stakeholders
  • Champion your area of expertise within the Advisory Committee
  • Support initiatives which will promote, embed, and advance equality, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of Table Tennis England’s performance

TIME AND COMMITMENT:

  • You will be expected to join at least four Advisory Committee meetings a year, which are usually held virtually by Zoom or Microsoft Teams but may on occasions be in person and would be help at our Milton Keynes head office.
  • The role is voluntary, and we will pay volunteers’ travel expenses and provide a full induction into your relevant committee.

TERM OF OFFICE:

  • The appointment is for an initial one year-term from the date of appointment and can be extended with the agreement of the Board

MORE BROADLY, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE:

A commitment to support the growth and success of table tennis in England

Independence of thought and impartiality

A knowledge/skill/background relative to your preferred committee

A collaborative team player

Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively within the relevant committee and the Board

Creative and strategic thinking that contributes towards the achievement of business objectives

An ability to champion corporate governance, finance, and high ethical standards of integrity and probity

Ensure confidentiality and integrity is maintained

A clear commitment to table tennis being a more inclusive sport and to play its part in tackling the inequalities of our sector, and across wider society

The ability to use your skills to constructively challenge group thinking and potential inhibiters to change at a national level;

The potential for table tennis to contribute to changing lives for the better through sport and physical activity.

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How to Apply

If this exciting position appeals to you, you should submit the following:

A cover letter advising which Advisory Committee you would like to be considered for and how you meet the requirements of the terms of reference, and why it appeals to you.

An up-to-date CV which shows your full table tennis skills and experience, including any key achievements.

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Additional Information

Status
Voluntary
Job Type
Governing Body Role
Non-Executive role
Sport
Table Tennis

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