June 17, 2021

Archery GB job vacancy – Independent Chair: Performance Advisory Group

Could you help shape the development of our Performance Archery programme? Apply to be our new Independent Chair - Performance Advisory Group, and help lead the next generation of athletes to medal success!

Job Title:                          Independent Chair - Performance Advisory Group

Salary Range:                  Voluntary - reasonable expenses covered

Contract Period:            3-year term

Location:                          Home based

Archery GB is the National Governing Body for archery, based within the beautiful rural setting of Lilleshall National Sports Centre.

We are inviting applications for the position of Independent Chair of our Performance Advisory Group.

This position will work closely with Archery GB to coordinate this group which will advise on the development and delivery of Performance Archery.

The main responsibilities of the group are to:

  • Provide strategic oversight of the Performance Archery programme
  • Ensure alignment within Performance Archery (Olympic/Paralympic/Pathway) and with AGB vision, strategy and ambitions
  • Broaden the perspective of the Performance team through sharing of ideas, identification of best practice and development of external connections
  • Track progress of athletes against medal zones and individual performance plans
  • Review and reflect on policies and practices to ensure alignment with programme vision


In addition, the Chair duties will include chairing group meetings, setting agendas and calling meetings in conjunction with the AGB Performance Director and reporting the Groups activity to the Board.

Applicants should have a good understanding of performance sport with experience of leading within an elite/WCP performance environment.  They will bring knowledge of modern performance coaching ad experience of working with interdisciplinary performance support teams.

The successful applicant will have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and will demonstrate professionalism and integrity in all their interactions.

We positively welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

Further details of the role and requirements can be found by clicking here. The job description is also available to download in the Documents section below.


How to apply

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to hilarymcdonald@positivedynamics.co.uk

Your covering letter (1 page only) should address the following: how your experience, skills and knowledge equip you to excel in the role.

For an informal discussion, please contact: Neil Armitage, Chief Executive via email: neil.armitage@archerygb.org

Closing date for applications:  9 July 2021

Interview date: Week commencing 26 July 2021

Archery GB is an equal opportunities employer.

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