The Irish American Football Association (IAFA) is seeking to appoint an External Board Member to its 9-person board with Immediate effect.  The benefits of this position to IAFA include (i) plugged gaps in expertise/experience, (ii) having an alternative point of view at Board meetings and (iii) corporate best practice.  The IAFA would like to hear from candidates who are interested in being considered for appointment to its Board on a voluntary basis.


IAFA is the National Governing Body for American football in Ireland and is recognised as such by Sport Ireland and the International Federation of American Football.  At present IAFA is a volunteer-run organisation and there are over 3,000 active members involved in the sport at various levels.  American football is a rapidly growing sport in Ireland, and we are expanding our Management team to meet this increased demand.


IAFA is managed by a Board of Management, members of which are elected by the membership, who in turn appoint Directors to manage each section of the sport.


Skills & Experience

  • Communications
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Public Relations
  • Project/Event Management


Industry Experience

  • Advertising/PR
  • Consulting
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Media
  • Project/Event Management
  • Sports/Recreation
  • Voluntary/Community/Non-profit



Application Process


If you would like to apply for the role of IAFA External Board Member, please send your CV, outlining your qualifications and experience, along with a cover letter outlining your suitability and the names and contact details (phone and email) of two references to Please submit all items in PDF format where possible. Applications will only be accepted up to 5pm on the 21st April 2017.