The main purpose of this key role is that of principal administrator for the club. The Club Secretary carries out or delegates all the administrative duties that enable the club and its members to function effectively. The Club Secretary is a pivotal role within the club, with a close involvement in the general running of the club. The secretary and their assistant provide the main point of contact for people within and outside the club on just about every aspect of the club’s activities.
As the first point of contact with the club it is helpful for the secretary to be available to take phone calls during the working day. This is a demanding, high profile job that has a major impact on the efficient and effective management of the club. The secretary has contact with a wide range of people from within and outside the club. Representation of the club at outside meetings provides the opportunity to find out what’s going on at league and county level and this could be a platform for future volunteering opportunities.