Chief Executive

British Ski and Snowboard
British Ski and Snowboard
London, UK
Contract type
Permanent (Full time)
Closing date
31 January 2018
Interview date
5 March 2018
Job Description
British Ski and Snowboard Limited (BSS) is at a unique and exciting juncture; as the largest Non-Governing Body within British Winter Olympic sport, its vision is for Britain to become a top-five Olympic & World Class Ski and Snowboard nation by 2030. BSS has put in place an exceptional and world-class performance structure enabling British athletes to compete at the highest level in the Olympic Games and at World and European Championships across Alpine, Park & Pipe, Freestyle Ski & Snowboard and Nordic (Cross Country).

BSS is now seeking to appoint a world-class CEO with the commercial acumen, leadership and drive to ensure the organisation realises its vision.

Key Accountabilities:

As CEO you will have overall responsibility for BSS and;
- Ensure the organisation has the required resources to meet its strategic objective, maintaining effective coordination of all stakeholders including UK Sport
- Full P&L responsibility, including the setting of realistic expenditure budgets and leading and developing the Senior Management Team and key staff
- Drive the commercial strategy to develop additional funding streams
- Represent the UK at national and international events as a credible ambassador for the British Ski & Snowboarding elite and para athletes

Essential Skills:

As CEO, you will be;
- A proven leader with exceptional corporate governance experience and a proven commercial track record in developing innovative new funding schemes from both the private and public sector
- An outstanding ambassador and relationship builder, able to operate comfortably in a varied, multi-stakeholder environment and deliver results
- An individual with passion and vision for Snowsports, however previous experience within the sports industry is not essential
How to apply
British Ski & Snowboard Limited is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

To apply candidates should send the following by 5pm on Wednesday 31st January 2018:
- Letter of application highlighting your motivation for the post and relevant experience
- Up to date curriculum vitae
- Details of current remuneration
- Names and contact details for three referees (referees will not be contacted until final interview stage)

The preferred method of application is online at

For a confidential discussion about the role please quote reference SPC/65564 and contact:

Euan Frizzell +44 (0)20 7529 1078 /


Federico Filippi +44 (0)20 7529 8686 /

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Funding Partners
  • Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Official Partners
  • BAE Systems
  • BUPA
  • Sportscover
Strategic Partners
  • British Olympic Association
  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Scotland