The ISA has planned carefully for the strategic development of the sport in Ireland, addressing the anticipated needs of our members and those who have yet to enjoy the thrill of sailing.
We are now seeking a full-time RACING MANAGER to join our team of professionals. The successful applicant will have responsibility, under the guidance of our Board, for strengthening and expanding competitive sailing in Ireland for the greater enjoyment of all concerned.
The Racing Manager will work closely with regional and national race organisers, Clubs and Classes, to improve the links, raise the standards and grow participation in all aspects of sailing and windsurfing competition. The role will extend to all aspects of competitive activity including, handicapping (ECHO and IRC), fixtures, ISA Championships, Inter-Schools and Third Level Competition and race officials. The role will also embrace high performance aspects following the Athens Olympics.
The successful candidate will have been actively involved in racing or coaching at least at national level and should have an appreciation of the competitive environment within Ireland. He/she will have to demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and concisely by verbal and written means and be comfortable with Windows and Office applications. The position requires high levels of tact and diplomacy while achieving clearly directed central objectives and will entail a certain amount of travel, mostly within Ireland.
The position is competitively remunerated. There is no preferred age, however the job requires high levels of flexibility, energy and stamina.
Applications, accompanied by an up to date CV, should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is Friday 9 April 2004.