Posted: 22 March 2024

Scottish Rowing is seeking a strong and dynamic Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation through its next strategic review and on to the next exciting phase in its development.


Since 2022, Scottish Rowing has gone through a period of significant change with the introduction of a new Olympic and Commonwealth discipline, the expansion of the performance programme and a specific focus on extending the reach of the sport of rowing.

We are about to undertake our next strategic review – setting the direction for Scottish Rowing for 2026-29 and beyond and are seeking a new CEO to lead the organisation through this review and on to the next exciting phase in its development.

The CEO will be responsible to the President and Board of Directors and is charged with delivering the organisation’s strategic objectives, and providing leadership, support and guidance to the Scottish Rowing team, and leading the rowing community across Scotland.

The successful post holder is expected to work closely with the rowing community to widen participation in rowing and improve performance across all disciplines. These aims will be underpinned by a commitment to outstanding governance and leadership and an effective communication strategy.

This role requires a strong and dynamic leader who is passionate about the power sport has to change lives and is driven to make a difference through the continued development and growth of rowing across Scotland.

The role would suit an experienced sports administrator, but equally we are interested to receive applications from ambitious early career leaders who can demonstrate that they have the skills and experience to step up to a CEO role in a growing Scottish Governing Body of Sport.

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For an informal and confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Alistair Neill, Scottish Rowing President by email at:

Applications for this position close at 11:59pm on Monday 15th April 2024.

 Interviews will be held on 25th April 2024.

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