Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to lead Wales Rugby League. 

The next CEO will have an opportunity to build on our achievements as an organisation; capitalise on the foundations for success already established; navigate us through a fast-changing socio-political climate; and will drive the organisation forward as a high-performing national governing body.

Our strategy is currently under review and we have recently restructured the Board of Directors to continue to progress in three key areas, each with a specific sub-committee.  These are: Governance, Commercial, and Performance.

This realignment presents an extremely exciting time to join as CEO. The successful candidate will lead on the deployment of the strategic plan, designed to bring value to a range of stakeholders.

Time Commitment: Working hours are flexible in line with the requirements of the role.

Location: Remote working or at venues of the game.

Remuneration: Highly incentivised with commission based on incoming revenue. Expenses will be covered.

How to apply: If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV and cover letter to

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact James Davies, Wales Rugby League Chairman –

Closing date: Friday 26 January (5pm)

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WRL recognises the enhanced creativity, performance, and legitimacy of an organisation that embraces and celebrates diversity, and are actively striving to realise these benefits at Board and beyond. We recognise that to fully deliver on our mission and be true to our guiding principles, we must be representative of the communities which we serve. We have committed to achieving gender parity and greater diversity on our Board, and strongly encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates from under-represented sections of the community, whether based on sex, gender, race, disability, sexuality, lower socio-economic groups, or other characteristics. We would be pleased to discuss our culture and commitments with any interested individuals.