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9 February 2010, 04:30 pm
Employment Opportunity At The ISAF Secretariat
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ISAF UK Ltd, secretariat of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), the world governing body for the sport of sailing, is currently inviting applications for a Website and Media Co-ordinator to join us in our modern offices overlooking the water in Southampton.
This excellent role is in the Marketing and Media Department at the ISAF Secretariat. Our small, dedicated team manage a broad variety of ISAF projects and services from event and media management through to sponsorship and general marketing. Working with our colleagues here in Southampton as well as a broad variety of contacts around the world, we provide a marketing and media service for ISAF and the sport of sailing.

This varied role is all about the presentation and communication of sailing news, ISAF information and ISAF Events, predominantly via our website You will also be the first point of contact for press; managing and utilising our database as well as facilitating the media's relationship with ISAF.

You will be responsible for the image, presentation and content of the ISAF website, from daily sailing news publication, topical ISAF news production and the ISAF weekly online newsletter, through to the creation and management of our ISAF Event and Olympic Sailing Competition microsites. Website income generation and sponsor promotion will also fall under your remit, so creative flair and ideas are essential.

As the main news provider for ISAF, you will be required to attend some ISAF sailing and non sailing events around the world, including the Olympic Sailing Competition, and ISAF meetings. Your role here will be to manage the Event website, create news content and act as the ISAF media liaison.

Your ability to combine technical website management with the flair for producing creative content is pivotal to this role. You will also be the key liaison for our external website supplier as well as for your ISAF colleagues within the Secretariat, so it's essential you can demonstrate appropriate website experience together with clear communication skills.

Click here to read the Job Description and Person Specification further detail.

Please send your applications by email to the human resources department with a detailed CV and covering letter by 17:00 (UTC) Wednesday 17 February. Please also indicate a realistic start date that you could join ISAF in order for us to prepare training.

Click here to find out more about the ISAF Secretariat.

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