Board Chair

June 12, 2024

Job Description

Board Chair Role Profile.pdf

Board Chair Additional Information.pdf

Lead the Charge for Better Health and Activity in Edinburgh!

At Edinburgh Leisure, our mission is clear: to transform lives and communities through physical activity and wellbeing services. As a Registered Scottish Charity, our impact resonates across the city, with nearly 5 million customer visits annually and a dedicated team of approximately 1,100 employees.

Our Vision: We aspire to create opportunities for people to get active, stay active, and achieve more. Our commitment to enhancing the health and wellbeing of our city drives everything we do.

We are seeking a visionary leader with a proven track record in strategic governance to fill the position of our Board Chair. The ideal candidate will possess strong board experience and will share our passion for community empowerment. Your leadership will ensure our unwavering commitment to compliance, employee support, and stakeholder engagement, driving our mission forward with determination.

The position is voluntary and requires minimum attendance at 6 Board meetings per year.

Join us in shaping the future of Edinburgh Leisure and making a difference in our community. Apply now!

Closing Date: Sunday, 23rd June

For more information about the role, please download the following documents:

  • Board Chair Role Profile
  • Additional Information

Visit our website at for more details about Edinburgh Leisure and our work. Detailed information about our Board can be found in the “Who We Are” section.

Contact Information:

  • For an informal discussion on these opportunities, please email our Chief Executive, Jen Holland, at
  • For any questions about the process, please email , and one of the HR team will assist you.