Club Secretary – Sea View Yacht Club

Location
PO34 5HB, Seaview
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
18 Jan 2021
Closes
12 Feb 2021
Sector
Leisure
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are a prestigious Yacht Club on the Isle of Wight. We are forward thinking and growing our family membership every year and now have over 1,700 members. 

We are looking for a senior executive to lead all business activities within the club including budget management, managing the team, operations management (including F & B), social and sailing activities

We have a number of diverse business activities including: 

  • A vibrant members' summer season  
  • A very full members' suite of training courses 
  • A quality racing program 
  • We are an RYA Accredited Sail Training Academy 
  • An exciting schools training program  
  • A thriving chartering business  

On the water we enjoy both racing and sailing our: 

  • Our fleet of over 200 privately owned Sea View One Design dinghies (this class, founded in 1931, is the largest locally built one-design dinghy class anywhere in the world) 
  • Large fleet of Club owned sailing dinghies including Optimists, Teras, Picos, Toppers, Lasers, Fevas, Visions, Buzzes and Dart 16 Catamarans 
  • Our fleet of Club owned, unique racing keel boats – the Seaview Mermaids 

The Candidate will have: 

  • A strong leadership style 
  • The ability to lead from the front, and work as part of a small full time team with our Director of Sailing and House Management 
  • Great communication skills 
  • To communicate effectively with Members, Flag Officers, Charterers, staff, suppliers, and the local community  
  • Have a proven track record in operational management skills including: 
  • Financial management from developing budgets to delivering results 
  • Some food and beverage experience
  • HR awareness and people management experience 
  • Understanding of and ability to deliver a modern and effective office environment including technology solutions and streamlined processes 
  • Ensuring compliance with all current Health & Safety and environmental regulations 

An enthusiasm for the sea is highly desirable, but individual sailing experience is not essential. 

This is a permanent full-time position based in Seaview on the Isle of Wight.  You will need to live on the Isle of Wight for this position.

To apply, please send a CV by clicking "Apply" together with a short covering letter that explains why you are interested and why you believe you will stand out from other applicants.

Please provide details of your current position and renumeration. 

 

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