Board Director - Tennis Auckland
Sport New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand
1d ago

About Tennis Auckland :

Tennis Auckland Region Incorporated (TA) is the largest of the New Zealand tennis regions comprising approximately 9,700 members in over 50 clubs.

TA operates three tennis centres in greater Auckland and successfully runs two international tennis tournaments in January each year.

TA provides a Regional Development Programme for aspiring junior players and offers both administrative and technical support to its stakeholder clubs.

Tennis Auckland website includes information on all facets of its operations.

The Tennis Auckland Board consists of four appointed and four elected members. The Board Appointments Panel is looking to formally appoint 1 director.

The incumbent director is stepping down and will not be seeking re-appointment.

The Role :

Tennis Auckland is seeking applications from professionals with :

  • Proven experience as a director and / or senior executive who have and understand highly effective governance skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of tennis is desirable, and knowledge and experience of professional tennis / high performance sport would be relevant.
  • Relevant experience and expertise in property, facilities, capital developments and commercial skills would be advantageous.
  • Tennis Auckland supports the principle of gender equality at a governance level.

    The successful candidate will join a capable Board, with a passion for tennis, who are collectively responsible for ensuring sound governance practices and processes in the Tennis Auckland region.

    Tennis Auckland Board meets a minimum of 10 times a year with most meetings taking approximately two hours. In addition to Board meetings, directors are involved in board committees as relevant to their expertise and interests.

    All Board positions will be for a term of 3 years. Board members of Tennis Auckland undertake this role in a volunteer capacity.

    To apply, please forward a brief letter of interest and CV to the contact details below no later than Tuesday 13th August 2019.

    Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Tuesday 20 August. Potential candidates will need to be available on this date.

    Chairman of the Appointments Panel

    Tennis Auckland

    info tennisauckland.co.nz with Board position in the subject line

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