John C. Storjohann, after 25 years as General Secretary of the EGA, is due to retire. Hence the European Golf Association commences search for a replacement which will be based in Epalinges (Lausanne), Switzerland at the EGA offices. The search will be run by a subcommittee of the Executive Committee.
At present the EGA office is composed of a staff of 4 and represents 39 Federations and over 6 million players.
Job Description of General Secretary
Title : General Secretary
Office Location : Epalinges (Lausanne), Switzerland
a) Working Hours : It could be a part time or full time job.
b) Specific : Fluent and literate in English, preferably
knowledge knowledgeable in 2 additional European languages.
Knowledge of golf and experience in golf
c) Starting Date : Preferably October 2011
To lead the EGA in the fulfillment of its objectives, give direction and control the activities of the EGA and represent the Association internationally.
The position will report directly to the Executive Committee which is chaired by the President. He/She will be responsible for the performance, delivery and management of the activities of the EGA in accordance with an agreed Business Plan.
• To oversee the management of the general office, its administration,
championship and handicap staff. He/She will be accountable for the day to
day operation of the Association ensuring that it runs smoothly and
• To represent the EGA at International Forums and other golfing
• To assist the Executive Committee to identify and develop its goals and
be responsible to the committee for their implementation.
• Together with the Treasurer ensure the Committee is fully informed on the
financial condition of the EGA and to prepare itemized budgets.
• To uphold, safeguard and promote the philosophy and integrity
of the Association.
• He/She will promote and develop communications between the EGA and its
member Federations and is accountable to the Committee for keeping
the Federations fully informed about the EGA’s operations.
• He/She will develop and maintain relationships with key organizations
such as the R&A, PGA of Europe, European Community in Brussels.
• He/She will work with legislators and other regulatory agencies to protect
and enhance European Golf.
• He/She will promote the EGA with national and international media.
Complete job application, motivation letter, CV and diplomas have to be sent before Friday, 25th February 2011 to:
HR GS/ED Subcommitee, c/o European Golf Association
P.O. Box 204, 1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
Further information can be obtained at firstname.lastname@example.org