Do you fancy becoming the Finance Director for the Devon Cricket Board Ltd?

Do you have a passion for cricket development and business excellence? 

The Devon Cricket Board are searching for a high quality applicant with a passion for cricket as well as business acumen.  The Devon Cricket Board is representative of cricket across the county with nine Directors.  Of these Directors, seven are already in place and one is your lead professional, The Cricket Development Manager. 

If you, or anyone you know would be interested, please read on and make contact with us.


The Devon Cricket Board are looking for a dynamic, innovative and committed individual from within cricket to join the Board of Directors as our Finance Director,  appointed for an initial three-year term.

Our new Finance Director must be a member of a Devon Cricket Affiliated club, league, or association and must be proposed and seconded by a Devon Cricket affiliated club, league, district or association.

Download:  Additional information and Job Description

Expressions of Interest

The Devon Cricket Board are committed to considering all applicants with appropriate skills, knowledge and experiences which means we welcome expressions of interest from people from all sections of the community.

Formal expressions of interest should highlight the individual’s key skills, experience and knowledge related to the Board Member role description. They should be submitted in writing, no more than 500 words to;

Matt Theedom, Devon Cricket Board, Univeristy of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QN or via email to 

Remuneration – Voluntary Company Director role, expenses paid

All applicants will be interviewed by an Independent Nominations Panel which will make recommendations to a forthcoming Directors meeting.

We welcome applications from any person who is eligible to undertake the role of a Company Director and is a member of a Devon Cricket affiliated organisation. The Devon Cricket Board will endeavour to ensure that no Board Director or potential Board Director receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, religion/faith, sex, sexual orientation, religious/political belief or social background. All members of Devon Cricket affiliated organisation are actively encouraged to apply.  

The Devon Cricket Board’s role is to:

  1. Agree Devon Crickets’ vision and strategic plan and ensure that the necessary financial and human resources are in place for the company to meet its objectives
  2. Provide leadership and expertise within a framework of effective financial control that enables risk to be assessed and managed
  3. Set the Devon Cricket values and standards and ensure that its obligations to its members and others are understood and met

The Devon Cricket Board are always looking for Directors from different geographical areas of Devon who have experience of the junior and/or senior game.  Collectively we need the right balance of skills, knowledge, experience, independence and diversity to meet the needs of cricket and the communities we serve.  As a group, Board Directors will demonstrate experience of change management, strategic planning, relationship management, executive performance review, finance, risk assessment and diversity/inclusion.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jon Sparkes, Chairman on 07870 871350 or Matt Theedom 07805 554636.