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Role Profile

About the Commonwealth Games Federation

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is the international governing body that oversees the quadrennial Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games. Beyond the remit of the delivering innovative and inspirational Games, the CGF is on a journey to transform its activities and ambitions and become the guardian and champion of the ‘Commonwealth Sports Movement’, a Movement that aims to be a global leader inworld-class and community relevant sport events, programmes and initiatives, that place
Commonwealth athletes and citizens at its heart.The CGF is a small passionate team, wholeheartedly committed to its vision, mission and values. It has far-reaching impact and ambitions, supporting and collaborating with its 70 international members (Commonwealth Games Associations), Future Games HostOrganising Committees, International Sports Federations, Commonwealth institutions and many others entities across all sectors. The CGF is the lead entity in a group corporate structure comprising of two other entities, CGF Partnerships and the Commonwealth Sports Foundation. CGF Partnerships is a joint venture that supports the efficient and effective Development and Delivery of the Commonwealth Games and the Commercial Programme of the Commonwealth Sports Movement. The Commonwealth Sports Foundation is a UK based charity that aims to fund programmes and projects that contribute to the sustainable development of sport throughout the Commonwealth.

Role Overview

Based in our headquarters on Pall Mall, London and reporting to the CEO, this role is a senior executive role, responsible for setting and guiding the Movement’s communications and public affairs strategy aligned to its strategic plan across the CGF and its Group entities. As part of the Executive Team, to advise the CEO and Board members on all communications and stakeholder relations and lead on management of all media initiatives.

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