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Hon Secretary

  • Location

    Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Public services / Non-profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Not Specified

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  • Published:

    about 13 hours ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Job Description

The core purpose for which the Union (Constituent Body) is established is to support the growth of the game in Northumberland by supporting the clubs, schools, universities, colleges and other educational establishments in membership by effective governance and administration.

Following a review of the structure & governance of the CB, applications are invited for a Hon Secretary.

The Role

An experienced administrator, to provide an efficient administration service to the NRU, ensuring the Union functions smoothly and effectively and be the main communication link between internal and external stakeholders, including the Board of Directors, sub-committees, member clubs, other constituent bodies and the Rugby Football Union. Specific duties will include:

Specific duties will include:

  • Preparing and circulating Agendas for Board of Directors and General Meetings

  • Attending RFU Area 6 Meetings, as appropriate

  • Attending Board Meetings and taking and preparing Minutes and Actions

  • Coordinating non-playing arrangements for the Senior County Teams' home games to include the post-match dinner, pre-match refreshments, entertaining guests, seating and speeches

  • Ensuring that Board Members and all Members of the County are fully informed of arrangements for Senior County Teams' away games to include arranging itineraries and transport

  • Ensuring that the County's Game Management System (GMS) is fully updated through liaison with the Clubs

  • Liaising with the Treasurer on the completion of the County's PFR (Playing,

    Funding and Reporting) or its equivalent and scrutinising its delivery

  • Liaising with the Chair of the Board of Directors on the delivery of the County's Strategic Plan

Candidate Description

Whilst a working knowledge of a sports body and a particular interest in rugby union would be an advantage, the County is interested to receive applications from for individuals irrespective of age, gender or ethnicity.

Application Description

[email protected] or 07436 560 452

Employer Description

The Northumberland Rugby Union is the governing body for rugby union in the county of Northumberland and is one of the constituent bodies (CB) of the national Rugby Football Union, having been formed in 1880. There are currently 24 clubs affiliated with the Northumberland RFU, making it one of the smaller unions in England. Most of the clubs in the Northumberland RFU have male & female teams at both senior and junior level and are based either in Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne or North Tyneside.