Board Members – Northern Ireland Sports Forum


Northern Ireland Sports Forum is seeking Two Board Members

The Sports Forum is a voluntary association whose membership consists of 84 Governing Bodies of Sport, 34 Associate Members and 19 Individual Members with an interest in sport and physical recreation. We are the recognised umbrella organisation for the voluntary sector of sport in Northern Ireland and act as the “Independent Voice of Voluntary Sport in Northern Ireland”.

Through this recruitment exercise, the Northern Ireland Sports Forum seeks to appoint two Board members for an initial period until November 2015

The vacancies are for

  • One person with a Public Affairs background
  • One person with a Marketing & PR background

Further information on Northern Ireland Sports Forum can be found on our website (


  • ability to contribute to strategic thinking and direction;
  • ability to listen, communicate and influence effectively;
  • ability to build effective relationships and work effectively as part of a team;
  • an understanding of the environment within which NISF works
  • analytical capacity, intellectual flexibility and sound judgment;
  • Ensuring that the independence of the NISF is maintained
  • capacity and skill to understand the functions of the NISF, priorities of NISF stakeholders and an ability to inspire confidence and support amongst key NISF stakeholders;

 If you wish to register an interest in, or are interested in learning more about this distinctive opportunity, please forward your C.V. explaining why you are attracted to the role, to:

Chairperson, Northern Ireland Sports Forum, House of Sport, 2a Upper Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5LA

Or by emailing

Applications close on Monday 26th January at 5pm