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Senior Administrator - Youth Racing - £19,700pa

Our Reference: J4565

Job Terms: Permanent

Location: South

Salary: £19k

Job Category: Administration

The Royal Yachting Association, based in Hamble, is the national governing body for all forms of boating, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, RIBs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing, inland cruising and narrowboats, and personal watercraft. SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR, YOUTH RACING Our ambition is to be the best sailing nation in the world. Do you want to be part of the team who achieves that? The primary focus of the Youth Racing Department is to support and develop youth sailors to win medals for the British Youth Sailing Team. Help us with our mission and join our fast-paced, dynamic, world class team. If you can demonstrate the right mind-set, passion, commitment and competencies to achieve the ambition, then read on. Your days will consist of project managing a variety of events ranging from one-day domestic training camps for small groups to 2 week World Championships for 10 boats on the other side of the world! On top of this you will be expected to ensure your event logistics provide a cost effective solution every time. Reporting to the Youth Racing Operations Manager, you will work alongside two other Senior Administrators forming a cohesive team of outstanding individuals. Computer proficiency is paramount, we love an excel spreadsheet, do you? We also use online event entry systems for all our in-house events and your duties will also include regular editing of the RYA website. While computer literacy is essential you also need to be a good verbal communicator. We need someone who is not afraid to talk, or listen; be sympathetic, yet stand their ground. Daily interaction with sailors, parents, coaches, sailing venues and travel companies, both in the UK and abroad, means that this job is never dull and no two days are the same. If you are an organised, energetic, self-starter with a meticulous and methodical mind who also fancies the odd day (or week) out of the office then fill out the application form and make us notice you by highlighting your capabilities and relevant experience. Although a passion for sailing is desirable, it is not essential. Starting Salary: £19,700 per annum - 35 hours per week Range of benefits including pension scheme, free life insurance, 23 days annual leave, plus public holidays. Closing date for applications: 11 August 2017 Interviews to be held: 18 August 2017 To apply: An application form and job description can be downloaded from, or call Becky Head on 01256 384720 or e-mail This position is funded by The World Class Programme. The RYA is committed to equality of opportunity.