On Board for Sport

This area highlights the opportunities available within our member organisations to volunteer as a Director/Member on their Boards/Committees. These vacancies are often targeted for skills-based Directors and/or individuals who are independent of the Scottish Governing Body.  Increasing the diversity of board members is a key ambition.

Board vacancies present excellent opportunities for the development of new/existing skills, meeting new people, new networks and an unrivalled CPD opportunity to make a genuine difference to sport in Scotland. Each vacancy highlights the benefits of and requirements for each post and it should be noted that a detailed knowledge of the specific sport is often not necessary.

To advertise your Governing Body vacancy on this page fill in the following form and email to admin@thessa.org.uk

Board Vacancy Description Template

If you are interested in becoming a board member with an SGB and would like to be added to our specific 'On Board for Sport Mailing' list to be kept informed of opportunities please submit your contact details using our Mailing List Sign Up Form.

Scottish Target Shooting - Chair

Scottish Target Shooting (STS) is a unified governing body created in 2016 to help develop the sport of target shooting in Scotland. As a new governing body, STS is looking to have a positive impact on clubs and help individuals of all abilities, across all the various disciplines of the sport.

Having just completed its last 4 year investment cycle this is an exciting time for the new Chair to lead the organisation through the next 4 year cycle implementing STS's new strategic plan, focusing on supporting and growing the different varieties of target shooting from the grassroots up to Commonwealth and Olympic Games level.

Closing date: Friday 31 May 2019 


Scottish Target Shooting - Finance & Fundraising Director

Scottish Target Shooting (STS) is a unified governing body created in 2016 to help develop the sport of target shooting in Scotland. As a new governing body, we are looking to have a positive impact on clubs and help individuals of all abilities, across all the various disciplines of the sport.

The Finance & Fundraising Director will provide strategic leadership over the company’s financial affairs, ensuring the integrity of financial information sent to the Board and, where necessary, external parties such as investors or financial institutions. The role will ensure the Board fulfils its financial responsibilities and works with staff to set and monitor budgets.

Closing date: Friday 31 May 2019


Scotland Rugby League - Board Director Opportunities

Scotland Rugby League is the governing body for the sport in Scotland and works closely with the Rugby Football League and sportscotland to lead the sport.

Following a review of its strategy, the governing body is looking to recruit new volunteer Board members to join the existing Chair and Board to move the organisation forward and engage in the future of the sport.

  • Director of Development
  • Commercial Director
  • Director Player Pathways

Closing Date for applications: Friday 31st May at 5pm


Triathlon Scotland - Wellbeing Director

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Wellbeing Director to join our Board. We believe that triathlon is a sport for all; it is important to us that triathlon provides a positive, safe and supportive environment. Our Wellbeing Director will lead the strategy to ensure that we follow the very best practice in wellbeing, safeguarding and equality.

The closing date for applications is 3 June 2019


Scottish Disability Sport - Ayrshire Sportsability Chairperson

Ayrshire Sportsability (ASA) is a voluntary sport group where the main aim is to lead in the development of sport for people with physical, sensory or learning disabilities in partnership with key local agencies in Ayrshire. ASA is a
member branch of Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) who are the governing body of sport for athletes and players with a physical, sensory or learning disability.

The committee of ASA now wishes to appoint a new chair to lead the branch.

Closing date: 3rd June 2019, 5pm.


Snowsport Scotland - Board vacancies x 3

Snowsport Scotland is on the hunt for 3 new Directors to join the Snowsport Scotland Board.

  • Park & Pipe Director
  • Membership Engagement Director
  • General Director

Closing date: Friday 19th July 2019