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.

Commonwealth Games Scotland - General Team Manager x4

Team Scotland is looking to recruit four General Team Managers for Birmingham 2022.

The General Team Management (GTM) at a Commonwealth Games is a critical component of a successful Team. Team Scotland is seeking four experienced, dynamic individuals for General Team Manager posts within the GTM, working closely with the Chef de Mission (CDM) and wider Team Scotland management team.

Closing date: 16 July 2020


Finance Director - Scottish Wrestling

Scottish Wrestling is the National Governing Body for the sport of wrestling in Scotland.

SW is looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic individual to oversee the finance of SW and the delivery of the organisation’s Strategic Plan. The Board Director roles are key to the fundamental progression of SW and you will be an integral member of the Board, assisting with driving the strategic direction of the organisation.

Closing Date 19th of July 2020


INED (Communication Portfolio) - Scottish Wrestling

Scottish Wrestling is the National Governing Body for the sport of wrestling in Scotland.

Scottish Wrestling (SW) is looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic individual to oversee the communication of SW and the delivery of the organisation’s Strategic Plan. The Board Director roles are key to the fundamental progression of SW and you will be an integral member of the Board, assisting with driving the strategic direction of the organisation.

Closing Date 19th of July 2020


Governance Director - Scottish Wrestling

Scottish Wrestling is the National Governing Body for the sport of wrestling in Scotland.

Scottish Wrestling (SW) is looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic individual to oversee the governance of SW and the delivery of the organisation’s Strategic Plan. The Board Director roles are key to the fundamental progression of SW and you will be an integral member of the Board, assisting with driving the strategic direction of the organisation.

Closing Date 19th of July 2020


Athlete Director - Scottish Wrestling

Scottish Wrestling is the National Governing Body for the sport of wrestling in Scotland.

Scottish Wrestling (SW) is looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic individual to oversee the athlete representation of SW and the delivery of the organisation’s Strategic Plan. The Board Director roles are key to the fundamental progression of SW and you will be an integral member of the Board, assisting with driving the strategic direction of the organisation.

Closing Date 19th of July 2020


Commonwealth Games Scotland - Sport Team Managers & Understudy Managers

Team Scotland is seeking a cadre of up to 21 Team Managers capable of supporting each other for collective success at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

In addition we’re also looking to select a number of Understudy Managers, who will begin their journey as potential Team Managers for 2026 and be available to step in should any Team Manager become unexpectedly unavailable for 2022.

Closing date: 31 July 2020