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Yachting New Zealand Positions

NZCT Regional Support Officer - Auckland, the Coromandel, Waikato and Bay of Plenty

Yachting New Zealand is looking for a Regional Support Officer (RSO) for the Northern Region including Auckland, the Coromandel, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty.

This is a short-term appointment, through till the end of February. There may be an option to extend the role beyond February depending on funding. The role is full time (40 hours per week). 

This is a key role for Yachting New Zealand, providing on-the-ground support to clubs and sailors, helping build club capability, growing participation and raising awareness throughout schools and the community. 

We require someone who is truly passionate about sailing and growing the sport; someone who knows yachting and boating clubs, is fresh thinking and has a creative approach to growing the sport. You need to be able to work with a wide variety of people (young and old), and be the face of Yachting New Zealand in the region. 

This is a challenging role requiring the RSO to manage multiple demands over a large region and needs someone who is self-motivated and highly organised and able to work for extended periods on their own.

The successful candidate will need to be able to work outside “normal working hours” as this role requires weekend and after-hours work. 

A Job Description is available here.

Applications (covering letter and CV) should go to dianne@yachtingnz.org.nz or by post to Att: Dianne Logan, Yachting New Zealand, Box 33 1487, Takapuna, Auckland 0740. Any queries can be directed to Dianne Logan at dianne@yachtingnz.org.nz.

Applications close on Wednesday the 15th of November 2017. 


Other Yachting Positions

There are currently many coaching posistions heading into the new season. Please get in touch with Gareth the Coach Development Manager at Yachting New Zealand to discuss these opportunities. 

Waikawa Boating Club

Club Manager 

The Waikawa Boating Club, in the heart of the Marlborough Sounds, are searching for a new manager to take care of the member’s interests, efficiently and responsibly run the club’s facilities, and manage the club’s relationships with members, stakeholders, community and supporting organisations. The manager is responsible for the professional management and accounting for all activities.
The successful applicant will have experience including the following key criteria;

  • Experience in marketing and communications
  • A clear understanding and familiarity of the fundraising landscape
  • A proactive team player interacting with a wide range of stakeholders
  • The ability to build on existing and develop new relationships with key sponsors, suppliers, advertisers, media and, most importantly, our club members

This is an exciting and rewarding fulltime position most suited to a people person who enjoys multi-tasking in a variety of roles. Mid-February start. Applications close November 20, 2017
For a full job description please contact: office@waikawaboatingclub.co.nz

Waikawa Boating Club

Club Development Officer 
New part-time position, 12-month contract

To deliver the services and facilities that our members and community enjoy, the club rely on external funds from club sponsors, organisation grants and fundraising.

This new position will support the club manager and executive in delivering a robust and dynamic communications, promotion and fundraising plan, raising our profile through all media opportunities as well as enhancing and building on key relationships with our partners and sponsors.
The successful application will have experience including the following key criteria;

  • Experience working in the voluntary sector
  • Clear understanding and familiarity of the fundraising landscape
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders across a range of media
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail

This position is 15 hours per week on a 12-month contract and is available now.  This will suit a motivated local individual with familiarity of the Marlborough region.  
For a full job description, please contact: office@waikawaboatingclub.co.nz. Applications close November 20, 2017.

Ponsonby Cruising Club 

Sailing School Manager

They would be responsible for;

Overall running of the Sailing School
Organising Sailing School Calendar
Roster organisation of Coaches
Ensuring that all Coaches are trained
Full contact with clients – following up on emails and telephone enquiries
Both Adult and Junior classes
Maintenance issues would involve a report or email to Vice commodore who would then arrange maintenance to be carried out
Monthly Report to the Sailing Committee
Reporting to Vice Commodore and Commodore

Contact Tania Ruri

Tania Ruri tania.ruri@aon.com

Sailing and Windsurfing coaches wanted

If you are a windsurfing or sailing coach that is able to inspire sailors of all ages to get out on the water and would like a coaching opportunity this coming season, Maraetai Sailing Club are looking for coaches for the following programmes: learn to sail, learn to race, advanced sailing, learn to windsurf, advanced windsurfing. Ongoing coach development will be provided. Experience driving a powerboat is necessary, coaching qualifications preferred but will provide coach training. 

Club meet times are Sunday mornings 8:30 until 12:30 and Tuesday evenings 5pm until 7:30, availability for both is not necessary

If you are interested or require more details call Chris Wood, 0210714354