Sailing & Development Manager

Sailing & Development Manager

Permanent Position: 4 days a week until the sailing season resumes

SALARY: £33,000 to £38,000 FTE depending on Experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the senior management team of Greenock based youth work charity, Ocean Youth Trust Scotland.

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland (OYTS) is an award-winning charity, delivering life-changing youth work voyages at sea for a diverse range of young people aged 12-25 aboard its sail training vessels.

As we enter 2021, the Trust seeks to appoint a Sailing & Development Manager to assume responsibility for the efficient management, operation and safety of the Trust’s vessels. In conjunction with the General Manager, this role will be to lead, maintain and oversee the highest standards of sailing expertise, training and development across all the young people, volunteers and staff who are the core of the Trust’s activities.

OYT Scotland prides itself on its record of high quality and life changing youth work delivered through the medium of sailing. This unique post is key to the Trust maintaining the appropriate behaviours, culture and expertise, challenge and fun within these activities ashore or at sea.

The Sailing & Development Manager will act as an ambassador for the Trust at all times though a programme of contact with young people, volunteers, client organisations, schools, partners and funders.

For more information, please see the Job Description and Personal Specification.

Location: Greenock, Inverclyde

Closing date: 17.00 Sunday 17th January 2021

Interviews: w/c Monday 1st February 2021

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Ocean Youth Trust Scotland
Victoria House, 5 East Blackhall Street, Greenock, PA15 1HD
Tel: +44 (0) 1475 722 722

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