Rowing and Table Tennis Directors sought

Rowing and Table Tennis Directors sought

Virtus is looking for high-quality and experienced Sport Directors to grow its sports over the coming four years.

Sport Directors are responsible for leading, managing and growing the Virtus sports and competition programme in line with the organisational vision.

Sport Directors act as the Chairperson of the relevant Sport Committee and, working together with the committee, are responsible for developing and implementing a plan to grow sport round the world.

They manage all aspects of events including the bid process and successful delivery of high-quality competition, fostering and developing strong links with the relevant International Federation, appointing a technical director, maintaining accurate results, records and rankings and setting the sport rules.

Above all, Sport Directors are responsible for fostering a high-quality sport and competition programme in a friendly, supportive and inclusive environment that balances the rules of the sport with our wider ambition to grow the organisation.

The sports include the Paralympic sports of athletics, swimming and table tennis which Virtus helps to grow for athletes with intellectual impairments:

  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis

Sport Directors will serve for the next four-year cycle, taking their sports to the completion of the 2023 Global Games.

The deadline for applications is 31st January 2020 and it is hoped that appointments can be confirmed before the end of the year. The role description and other information can be found here.