Board Vacancies & Members’ Committee Application Deadline Extended


The deadline to submit applications for the Board vacancies and Members’ Committee at Essex County Cricket Club has been extended until 22/08/2022.

Essex County Cricket Club are seeking to fill eight Board vacancies this year at the Annual General Meeting, with one of the nine appointed Directors then to be assigned the role of Chair.

The Essex County Cricket Club Board is collectively responsible for the success of the Club by directing its affairs, and constructively challenging and helping develop strategy. They direct the decision-making process of the senior management team, acting as a critical friend, assessing the performance of management in meeting agreed goals and objectives.

Joining us as a Non-Executive Director affords you the opportunity to play a key role in the strategic oversight and leadership of Essex County Cricket Club as we pursue our vision for the region and support the widening of ECB’s ‘Inspiring Generations’ strategic plan. We are seeking a variety of skills and perspectives to ensure we capitalise on the benefits of a diverse and representative board, and to stimulate robust check and challenge. All candidates will have a strong appreciation for the role of contemporary governance and the responsibilities of non-executive directors. They will have the ability to work in a highly complex stakeholder environment. They will bring strong empathy for the wider culture of the Club and cricket communities, and an inclusive leadership style.

Priority/Essential Skills:
• Finance
• Legal
• Safeguarding
• Performance Sport/Cricket
• Facilities/Estate/Property

Desired Skills:
• Community engagement/development
• IT/Digital
• Marketing/Communications
• Commercial
• Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
• Governance
• HR
• Audit/Risk
• Education

We would be delighted to hear from those who share our vision and who have the ambition and expertise to enable us to deliver a bright future. We are seeking Board members who are representative of the communities we serve, who are committed to the board’s aim to tackle discrimination and racism, passionate about excellent governance, and willing to offer their professional skills and experience in a Non-Executive capacity.



Members’ Committee

The Club is also welcoming applications for a Members’ Committee which will run in parallel with the Board application process. The role of the Members’ Committee will be to assist the Board and CEO to develop communication channels between the Club and its membership and provide information to the Board to enable it to reach decisions that affect the membership.

Areas of responsibility will include facilities at The Cloud County Ground, Membership categories and fees proposals, Members’ catering, events, as well as liaison with the management committees of the Peter Edwards Museum and Library, the Essex Boundary Club, the Essex Cricket Society and any other ad hoc organisations having an interface with the Club.


Applications are now being taken for the Members’ Committee via the link below.

Terms of Reference for the Members’ Committee can be viewed here