Our Reference: J4791
Job Terms: Permanent
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Job Category: Management
Cowes Week Limited, organiser of the world-famous sailing regatta, is seeking a new Regatta Director to further develop Cowes Week's position as a "must-do" flagship regatta on the global sailing calendar, working with existing and potential entrants to increase participation, and collaborating with the other members of the Executive Management Team to deliver an event that is commercially successful and recognised for its innovation and organisational excellence. The Role: The Regatta Director role is a year-round, part-time post, based in Cowes. The role carries a responsibility to evolve the on-the-water side of the regatta in order to retain and further develop Lendy Cowes Week's position as a "must-do" event on the global sailing calendar. The organisers are looking for someone who is well-known on the yachting and racing circuit, has the vision and experience to take the racing programme forward and can work with existing and potential entrants, class associations and organising clubs to develop strategic initiatives that ensure the event offers the best possible competitive experience to both the current competitor and the future competitor. The Regatta Director will work as part of a small Executive Team and with the member clubs of Cowes Combined Clubs through the regatta's Sailing Committee. The successful candidate will also sit as a Director on the board of Cowes Week Ltd. Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK To Apply: Anyone interested in the role should request further details by emailing email@example.com The closing date for applications is 6th November 2017.