London Marathon Events Ltd

Non-Executive Director

Job Reference ABFCA
Closing Date Thursday 13 Oct 2022

London Marathon Events (LME) is a leading events company that delivers thirteen world-class mass participation events every year including the London Marathon – the world’s greatest marathon, and the biggest one-day annual fundraising event in the world.

Since the London Marathon was created in 1981, we are now a £40 million business and an extraordinary force for good, having raised more than £1 billion for charities. Our surplus is passed on to the London Marathon Charitable Trust (the Trust) each year through corporate gift aid, and the Trust and LME work in partnership through a Group Strategic Framework to maximise the impact of the two organisations.

The Trust and LME are now seeking a Non-Executive Director to join the LME Board. It is a pivotal moment in our history, and you will be helping us to deliver an exciting and ambitious strategy, and maximise the impact we have through our activities and the fundraising we enable.

We are looking for an individual to join the Board with experience in digital and technology, who can support the organisation’s strategic ambitions to utilise technology to engage our communities. You will bring a demonstrable passion for inspiring activity, relationship building skills and the ability to listen to a range of perspectives, as well as a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience as a Non-Executive Director is desirable, but not essential.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Trust and LME on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference ABFCA. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Thursday 13th October 2022.

This is a unique opportunity to serve on the Board of a world-renowned trading company that organises the most popular marathon on the planet and the biggest one-day annual fundraising event in the world.