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Vacancy | Commercial Director

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Berks & Bucks Football Association
Independent Non-Executive Director Vacancy (INED)

Commercial Director

Closing Date: Monday 29th November 2021

Salary: Please note, this is a voluntary role. Reasonable expenses will be paid for County FA related duties. 

Our Organisation

Berks & Bucks FA is the local governing body for football covering Berkshire & Buckinghamshire. Our role is simple, to lead, protect and support an individual’s journey in football by inspiring a lifelong relationship with the game. Football has the power to Connect People and Change Lives and this is why we do what we do.

These are exciting times for the County FA as we support football’s response and recovery from Covid and look forward to the launch of our new three-year strategy and a relocation of the County FA office. The successful candidate for this role will be instrumental in helping the County FA to achieve our ambitions. 

You can find out more about Berks & Bucks FA and the work we do on our website at

The Role

Berks & Bucks FA is inviting applications to join the Board of Directors at Berks & Bucks Football Association. We are looking for individuals with skills and experience in Commercial development who have a passion for developing grassroots football opportunities across the Counties of Berkshire & Buckinghamshire. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and reviewing partnerships to maximise commercial opportunities across the Association. By working with members of staff and consultants, the role will also be responsible for setting the new strategic commercial direction for the Association. 

What we are looking for

We are looking for a passionate, experienced individual with a proven track-record in marketing and communication. The individual with have strong negotiation skills and interest in grassroots football and not-for-profit organisations.
Download the Candidate Brochure for more information about the role
Equality and Diversity 

Berks & Bucks FA promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any requirements in relation to the recruitment or interview process, please include details on the application form. 

About the application and selection process 

Perrett  Laver,  the  appointed  advisers  of  Berks  &  Bucks  FA,  are  conducting  an  executive  search  exercise alongside  the  public  advertisement  for  this  role.  Applications should  consist  of  a  full  curriculum  vitae detailing career  and  achievements,  as  well  as  a  covering  letter  addressing  the  role  description and  person specifications.

Applications should consist of a full curriculum vitae detailing career and achievements, as well as a covering letter  addressing  the  role  description  and  person  specifications.  Applications should be uploaded via:

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The closing date is 09.00 a.m. GMT on Monday 29th November 2021. Candidates will be notified if they are progressing by mid-December for interviews held in early January.

We  are  an  equal  opportunity  employer  and  positively  encourage  applications  from  suitably  qualified  and eligible candidates regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and belief. Please also complete the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to help us ensure we are inclusive in our approach.

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