Snowsport England are the National Governing Body for Snowsport in England. Our vision is Inspiring participation in Snowsport at every Level.

SE are seeking to appoint a Chair to lead the organisation to deliver its vision and mission by providing inclusive leadership to the organisation and Board. At this time of significant change, the Chair will be required to hold the Board to account for SE’s vision and mission, providing inclusive leadership to the Board, ensuring that each Board member fulfils their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of SE.

The Chair will also support and, where appropriate, challenge the Chief Executive and ensure that the Board functions as a unit and works together to achieve agreed objectives. They will act as an ambassador and the public face of SE and help to engage with the membership in partnership with the Chief Executive.

In addition, the Chair will be required to ensure that SE meets the governance requirements for compliance with the mandatory Code for Sports Governance.

This is an opportunity to be part of an exciting and dynamic sport with a huge opportunity to increase membership and participation into Snowsport.

A detailed outline of the role can be found at here.


Snowsport England actively encourages applications from individuals whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented on its Board, such as people from diverse backgrounds and with disabilities. All appointments will be made on merit, following a fair and transparent process and in line with the Equality Act 2010. However, the organisation may employ positive action where candidates from underrepresented groups can demonstrate their ability to perform the role equally well.

Snowsport England is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. It is committed to inclusion and embracing the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible, it will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

Terms of Appointment

The role is unremunerated with travel and accommodation expenses paid in accordance with Snowsport England’s policy. The total time commitment is around three days per month, inclusive of six Board meetings per year. The majority of Board meetings are to be held virtually, when attended in person the location will be either at the office in Loughborough, Leicestershire and occasionally held in other locations nationwide as agreed in advance. The length of the appointment is for three years, with the possibility of extending for a further three-year term. Candidates should be UK-based.

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How to Apply

Applications are sought from suitably qualified and experienced individuals through the submission of a CV, a covering letter which outlines their suitability for the role, and why they wish to be considered, along with the completed SE Equality Monitoring Form, please send to Claire Pennell, Business & Operations Manager –

The closing date for applications is 18th November 2022

Interviews will take place on the 1st of December 2022 by Zoom