Chair of the Board

Chair of the Board

Firstport, the leading development agency for start up social enterprises in Scotland is looking recruit a new outstanding Chair of the Board to lead the organisation, providing effective and inspirational leadership, working together with the Chief Executive to achieve their mission.

The ideal candidate will be passionate and charismatic, a champion of social enterprise and will have demonstrable knowledge of the third sector, as well as experience and understanding of the role of the board.

With significant commercial acumen and an understanding of the challenges faced by SME’s and start ups, the suitable candidate will provide support, challenge the team and help Firstport shape the development of its long term strategy, whilst ensuring appropriate governance and financial management.

Firstport provides start up awards and support to new and emerging social entrepreneurs across Scotland

For further information and to apply visit  or email a CV and covering letter to using the reference Chair recruitment 2013.