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JOB OF THE WEEK: Independent Board Chair, World Artistic Gymnastic Championships 2022

We’re delighted to bring you details on the latest Job of the Week – powered by Global Sports – which is an exciting vacancy for an Independent Board Chair with Liverpool City Council for the World Artistic Gymnastic Championships 2022.


In 2022, Liverpool will host the World Artistic Gymnastic Championships, welcoming the top 600 world class gymnasts from 90 countries around the world to compete in 8 days of competition at the M&S Bank Arena on the banks of the River Mersey.


From its inception, the city of Liverpool and British Gymnastics set out to deliver the most innovative World Championships with the needs of both gymnasts and spectators at its core. The event will continue to enhance the UK’s reputation as major event hosts and will ensure a lasting legacy for all. The Championships will welcome the world to experience the unique passion, culture and heritage of Liverpool and will continue to raise the bar in event delivery.


To support delivery of a successful World Championships, Liverpool City Council (LCC) and British Gymnastics (BG) have created an Event Delivery Board to provide oversight and direction to the development, planning and staging of the Championships in 2022.


The Board is made up of representatives of LCC, BG and UK Sport alongside independent board members with expertise in Elite Sports & Athlete Experience, Business, Commercial and Grant Funding, Marketing, Media and PR, Visitor Economy and Spectator/Event Experience.


The Board now requires an Independent Chair who shares the passion and ambition for this event who can lead this Board.


The posts are not remunerated. Reasonable expenses will be paid.


Please send your CV and covering letter no later than Wednesday 26th February 2020.


The provisional timetable is as follows:

  • 26th February – Closing date for applications
  • w/c 6th March – Interviews
  • w/c 13th March – Notification of successful candidate
  • 29th March – Appointee starts, induction period
  • Early May – First board meeting (proposed date)


For further information or to apply for this role, click here.


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