Board Member Recruitment  Non Executive Positions

Aura Leisure and Libraries Ltd

 “More People, More Active Minds and Bodies, More Often”

  • Do you have entrepreneurial flair?
  • Are you an experienced high calibre professional with a commercial outlook?
  • Do you care about social values and can give back your expertise to our local communities?
  • Can you help steer our future Leisure, Library & Heritage services with your passion and energy?
  • Do you want to be part of an aspirational, innovative and dynamic organisation?
  • Are you looking to extend existing or gain new Board experience?

YES? – This is a fantastic opportunity to support your local community and we want to hear from you!

Aura is seeking two talented and experienced individuals to join the existing Board.

Aura is a charitable, not-for-profit, organisation which, from 1 September 2017, has been responsible for managing the majority of leisure centres and libraries previously operated by Flintshire County Council. This is one of the first of its kind in the UK, aspiring to be sector leading in the future.

Governance of Aura is provided by the Non-Executive Board, made up of local professionals who have committed to volunteer their time as they are passionate about sustaining and improving local leisure centres, libraries and heritage.

Aura has an extensive portfolio including leisure centres, library and information services, museums, sports development, exercise referral, health and fitness, swimming, ice rink, school activities and holiday clubs, club activities and training and development.

We welcome expressions of interest and applications from individuals with strategic and clear thinking skills, the ambition and dedication to drive Aura forward, an understanding and ability to evaluate both social and commercial issues, and ability to contribute effectively as part of a team and with innovative ideas.

We are looking to supplement the current board skill set and are  specifically looking for applications from those with current / previous Board experience and those with expertise in any of the following:

Finance, Health, Sales, Legal, Marketing & Entrepreneurial.

Our Board positions are voluntary with appropriate expenses.

To personally discuss this exciting opportunity please contact Mike Welch (Managing Director) 01352 702452 or Jay Davies (Vice Chair) 07821 428 180

For an Information Pack and details about how to submit a short application please contact

The closing date for application is Sunday 24 February 2019

Volunteering with Aura