Sussex Chamber Of Commerce - Non-Executive Board Director Vacancies

Deadline Friday 10th August 2018


As you are aware Sussex Chamber of Commerce, in addition to providing services for its membership, also has a key influencing role for the wider business community. To ensure our Board remains representative of the Sussex business community as a whole, the Chamber needs to recruit several new Non-Executive Board Directors.


Members of the Sussex Chamber Board are from a variety of sector specific areas, therefore we are particularly interested in recruiting from the following sectors: Finance, Audit/Accountancy, Manufacturing, Construction, Technology/Digital, Professional Services and Education/Skills. However, any applicants from outside these sectors would also be considered.


In addition to being a champion for your own sector, as a full member of the Board you will be responsible for supporting with Chief Executive with the strategic direction of the company.


Candidate Criteria - Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • A Director must be a member of Sussex Chamber of Commerce (or willing to become a member)
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and budgeting
  • Knowledge and experience of the needs of business in their sector
  • Participation at all bi-monthly Board meetings, together with an Annual Strategy Day, the Annual General Meeting plus other meetings as required
  • Enthusiasm, drive and a passion of Sussex business growth


The deadline for applications to be received is Friday 10th August 2018 and interviews will be held on either Wednesday 19th or Friday 21st September 2018 at our offices in Burgess Hill. Successful candidates will be notified of their interview by Thursday 6th September 2018. For more information on the Sussex Chamber of Commerce, please visit our website:


If you are interested in being considered for a position on the Sussex Chamber of Commerce Board, we would ask you to complete the online application form.


Application Form -


Please send your completed form to

To ensure we give you the best experience on our website we use Cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. However, if you continue without changing your settings we will presume you are happy to receive all cookies on the Sussex Chamber of Commerce website.