Situations Vacant - Yachting New Zealand membership and sponsor coordinator


Membership and Sponsor Coordinator
Yachting New Zealand
Takapuna, Auckland
Permanent (32 hours per week)

Clubs are the lifeblood of sailing and boating in this country and help foster a life-long love of the sport. Yachting New Zealand are looking for a membership and sponsor coordinator who can enhance what clubs are doing while also supporting sponsorship opportunities for the national sporting organisation. The role has two main layers to it: overseeing the Yachting New Zealand member card programme; and supporting our sponsorship and event delivery and creating new opportunities. It’s a diverse role and, not only that, the successful applicant will get to work with a great team across all levels of the sport.

About Yachting New Zealand

Yachting New Zealand is the national sports organisation for sailing and boating in the country, with the principal aim of helping New Zealanders access, enjoy and succeed on the water for life. We are a non-profit organisation of approximately 25 employees around the country and more than 250 member clubs, class associations and organisations, so the breadth of our activity stretches from the grassroots through to the elite level.

Role Summary

The Membership and Sponsor Coordinator is a role with many layers to it. The successful applicant will manage the Yachting New Zealand member card, promoting the benefits of the programme to clubs and their members and working with existing and potential suppliers to enhance the offering. They’ll also help deliver successful sponsorship engagement, including events, and help create new opportunities. It’s about improving the relationship with clubs and our partners and sponsors. Lastly, the role provides critical administrative support around collecting and processing club affiliation data and managing all membership applications to Yachting New Zealand.

There are five key roles and responsibilities:

  • Manage the Yachting New Zealand member card
  • Coordinate the collection of individual member’s information from clubs for annual affiliation returns
  • Coordinate the membership application process for Yachting New Zealand
  • Sponsor servicing
  • Support Yachting New Zealand’s administration services coordinator

We’re looking for someone to join our small but effective team. The successful applicant needs to be organised and enthusiastic, honest and innovative. Good communication and computer skills are essential and experience in managing and delivering projects is advantageous. If that sounds like you, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

For more information, including a full job description, email andrew@yachtingnz.org.nz

Submit applications with cover letter to: Kelly Mulcahy – kelly@yachtingnz.org.nz


24 Jul 2018
25 Jul 2018