EMD UK is looking to appoint two non-executive board directors to lead and guide the delivery of our Finance Strategy and our Digital Strategy.

EMD UK is entering an exciting phase of development involving a new Chair of the Board, a new Chief Executive, refreshed strategic goals and a new supportive staff structure.

In this role, you’ll have the chance to make a real difference to both the fitness industry and our organisation. From helping us drive a culture of high-performance to objectively measuring impact, your guidance will be an integral part of our growth.

Key responsibilities

The key responsibilities of a director (jointly with other directors) are:

  1. To ensure that the organisation has a clear vision and strategic direction and is focused on achieving these.
  2. To be responsible for the overall performance of the organisation and for its culture and ethos.
  3. To ensure that the organisation complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  4. To act as a guardian of the organisation’s assets, both tangible and intangible, taking all due care over their security, deployment and proper application.
  5. To ensure that the organisation’s governance and probity is of the highest possible standard.

Candidate profile at a glance

  • A high level of objectivity and independent judgement
  • Ability to think and act strategically
  • Demonstrated experience in Finance and/or Digital
  • Experience of working in a not-for-profit or grant funded environment
  • A commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

Find full candidate profile in our application pack below.

Terms of appointment

Directors can serve up to two four-year terms.

The time commitment is up to one day per month after the induction period, including attendance at four Board meetings a year.

The Finance sub-committee also meets four times a year. Other sub committees meet on a project basis.

Meetings are held in London, Horsham or online. Expenses are paid in accordance with EMD UK’s expense policy.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV, a covering letter, and our EDI monitoring form (found in the download link below) to gill@emduk.org. 

For an informal chat about these opportunities call Julie Evans (Independent Director) on 07729 697508.

The deadline for submission is 28th April 2023