Appointments: General Secretary


Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a General Secretary to join the national governing body, Motorsport UK.

Since 1979 Motorsport UK has represented the many thousands of competitors and volunteers and hundreds of clubs at the heart of motorsport. Now, under the leadership of the Chairman David Richards CBE, and newly appointed Chief Executive Hugh Chambers we are investing in an exciting period of change to drive growth and create a sustainable future for motorsport in the UK.

Why not join us at this pivotal moment in our history, as we move forward with renewed confidence and a fresh commercial outlook?

The holder of the role of General Secretary will report to the Chief Executive and will assume prime responsibility for all the company’s legal, secretariat and corporate governance functions of Motorsport UK.

As a member of the Senior Management Team the successful applicant will also have general management responsibilities, including related budgetary controls.

The General Secretary oversees Regulation changes through the Motor Sports Council, Anti-doping, Border Agency matters, and is responsible for the MSA being represented in judicial proceedings before both the Motor Sports Council National Court and the FIA International Court of Appeal.

Applications are invited from lawyers with a current practising certificate. Ideally applicants will have particular experience in both the management and practice of company/commercial and litigation/advocacy matters.

A knowledge of sports governance and/or motorsport would be a distinct advantage. Occasional weekend work at motorsports events.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to work with internal stakeholders and external partners at all levels.

The remuneration package is commensurate with the position within the organisation.

Please apply to enclosing your CV and contact details. A copy of the full job specification is available here.

Motorsport UK is an equal opportunities organisation which welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.

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