BURNHAM United are seeking a new chairperson following Matt Counsell's decision to step down at the end of the season.

The club are seeking an individual to lead the club in its next chapter taking over a club with four adult Saturday teams, two ladies teams (for 2019/2020 Season) and a veterans team.

There are two distinct functions of the chairperson: the executive role and the ambassador role.

To chair the meetings and act as principal officer throughout the year by making decisions whenever the need arises in consultation with other officers when appropriate.

Duties are as follows:

• To provide direction for the club by effective leadership and management

• Monitor and evaluate the progress of agreed actions both short term and strategic

• Ensure that succession and forward planning are integral in the club

• Work with club officials providing support, information and guidance where necessary

• Ensure that the club structure and responsibilities are transparent and available to the membership

• Represent (or arrange a representative for) the club at FA and League Meetings

• Chair and manage the Exec Committee and monthly club meetings

• Encourage community links

• Working with and supporting Constituent Bodies

If you are interested or would like to discuss further, email either: Pauline Smith: psmithburnhamutd@hotmail.com ; Sally Jeffries: sallyjeffries2018@outlook.com; Burnham United: burnhamunitedafc@gmail.com.