Board Members

Ref: 5301

Active Suffolk


Role Managed by:

Rachel Hogan

Research Associate

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Primary Practice Group: Board

Salary & Benefits: Unremunerated but reasonable expenses are paid

Closing Date: 24/10/2021

Formal Interview Date: w/c 1st November

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Active Suffolk is looking to recruit new Board Members

If you have a passion for community engagement, supporting mental and physical health, encouraging social mobility and believe physical activity and sport can have a positive impact on communities and people’s lives, then becoming a Board Member of Active Suffolk is an ideal platform on which you can help to make a difference.

Active Suffolk, the Active Partnership for Suffolk, is a key player in shaping the current and future provision of physical activity and sport across the county. Active Suffolk works directly with key partners across several sectors, including: Health; Local Authorities; Sport; Schools; Further and Higher Education; the Voluntary Sector; and local businesses.

Active Suffolk is committed to tackling inequality and ensuring that our board reflects the broad diversity of the county, recognising the essential dividends that a diversity of thought, enhanced creativity and audience engagement will bring. This diversity of thought and experience allows Active Suffolk to better represent our communities by understanding their needs with regards to participation in health and wellbeing activities and sport. As such, we are keenly looking to build a more representative board and welcome all applications, particularly those from individuals from under-represented ethnic backgrounds, the LGBTQ+ community and those with disabilities.

All Board Members need to be able to demonstrate leadership and operate at a strategic level in order to ensure the organisation operates efficiently and effectively to achieve its priorities and to ensure long-term sustainability into the future. Prior board experience is not required, and we will keenly look to support and develop new members with the ambition, talent and commitment to enable us in our goals.

How to Apply

Candidates wishing to apply should submit a CV (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter which fully addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification.

The closing date for applications is 9:00am (GMT) on Monday 25th October 2021. 

Active Suffolk will be supported in this appointment by executive search firm Perrett Laver. Any initial enquiries should be directed to Rachel Hogan at or +44 (0) 20 7340 6210.


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