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Managing Director


Our Reference: J4994

Job Terms: Apply Direct

Location: South

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Job Category: Management


Cowes Yacht Haven Ltd is the marina, boatyard and events business owned by Cowes Town Waterfront Trust Ltd. The Directors of Cowes Yacht Haven Ltd seek a Managing Director to manage and expand the four business activities of the Trust and Cowes Yacht Haven. Cowes Yacht Haven Ltd is the marina, boatyard and events business owned by Cowes Town Waterfront Trust Ltd. A significant element of the Cowes sailing infrastructure, Cowes Yacht Haven is home to regattas such as Cowes Week, Round the Island, Commodore's Cup, Classic, Panerai and Swan Regattas. The Directors of Cowes Yacht Haven Ltd seek a Managing Director to manage and expand the four business activities of the Trust and Cowes Yacht Haven: * The boatyard * Cowes marina * Event management * The property portfolio The successful candidate must lead and motivate a diverse Yacht Haven team, communicate effectively at all levels of the business as well as with customers, berth holders and the Board. The successful candidate will represent the Cowes Yacht Haven within the wider Cowes Community and its various stakeholders therefore, they must be able to demonstrate the ability to think strategically and implement the Cowes Yacht Haven's ongoing investment programme. Ideally the successful candidate will have a passion for sailing, be educated to degree level and will have a proven track record of running a business at a senior level. A background in event and / or marina management would be preferred. Salary and employment package by negotiation. Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK To apply: Interested individuals should submit their CV together with a covering letter to Joanna Despard, acting on behalf of the Chairman of Cowes Yacht Haven Ltd. via the 'apply' button below. Closing date for applications is 15th January 2018