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Trustee - EXPIRED

Job Title Trustee - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location Bristol, Bristol
Salary 0
Job Published 27 Feb 2015
Contact Name Volunteers team
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

Wesport is a Registered Charity and fulfils the role of the County Sports Partnership for the West of England, which covers Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. We work with a network of organisations across this area.

Their vision is: "The West of England: The Best Experience in Sport and Physical Activity"

Their mission is: "Inspiring People, Empowering Organisations, and Creating Opportunities through sport and physical activity"

This describes what they aim to achieve in the long-term and serves as a guide for choosing their current and future courses of action.

They aim to co-ordinate and support a range of organisations to improve the delivery of sport and physical activity initiatives, in order to have a positive impact on the lives of people and communities of the West of England. Wesport's role requires significant networking and a collaborative approach linking sporting, cultural and business outcomes.

Wesport is seeking to add to its existing Board of Trustees to broaden the skills of the governing body. This is a voluntary role requiring approximately 2 days per month of Trustee time to fulfil role responsibilities.

They are seeking new Trustees with skills, knowledge and experience that will add to the expertise of the existing Trust Board. The following areas have been identified as desirable areas of expertise they are particularly interested in recruiting to their Trust Board:

Fundraising (charitable, commercial and/or grants)
Marketing/Public relations/social media
Health and/or social care
Human Resources
Sports background (elite, volunteer and/or coaching)
Experience of working with traditionally "hard to reach" groups
Community development
Personal development
Public sector knowledge/engagement

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the role, or to request the full role description and person specification, please contact the Chief Executive, Steve Nelson on 0117 328 6253 or email or the Chair of Trustees, Liz Bloor, on Also, please visit the website: for more information on the organisation.

To apply for a position on the Wesport Trust Board, please send your CV and information supporting your application to: Wesport, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY for the attention of Steve Nelson, Chief Executive or email to

Closing date for applications: Monday 31st March 2015 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 9th April 2015.

If you have not heard from them by the interview date then your application has not been successful at this time.

TPP is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Ref: EXPIRED - LF034 | Published: 27th Feb 2015