Board Trustee



We are a not for profit Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) established to promote sports in local communities.  We employ over 300 staff and manage 5 different leisure centres across Berkshire, on behalf of the local authority.  As a charity, we reinvest all surplus funds back into our sports facilities.

Our Board of Trustees oversee the strategic direction of the business; ensuring compliancy, efficiency and excellent customer services. The Trustees volunteer their time to share their range of skills and experiences in order to inspire, empower, advise and support our staff team.

Currently we have four trustees and we are looking to expand this to extend the breadth of skills and experience on the Board.

You will need to have an interest in and understanding of the leisure industry, ideally with particular knowledge of legislation, compliance and health and safety related to the sector.

We are looking for someone who shares our vision of promoting sports access for all, is successful, enthusiastic, inspirational, and would like to play a key role in shaping our future.

You will need to attend regular meetings (currently held online) and commit around a day a month in your role as a Trustee.

If you are interested in applying to become one of our Trustees you will need to demonstrate:

An interest in/understanding of the leisure industry
In-depth knowledge of compliance, legislation and health and safety
Worked at senior level in any industry
Strong leadership and teamwork skills
A commitment to our vision and values
An ability to probe and challenge constructively.
Be able to influence and persuade others.

How To Apply

Please email your CV to our recruitment partners Ocean Edge Executive Search before the closing date of 25 February, 2021.

To download a recruitment pack containing more details about the role and a full job description please visit

For a confidential discussion about the opportunity please contact Philip Foster on or call 023 8000 1153.

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