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Current Roles:

General Manager

Job Details

Job Classification

  • Category: Sport & Recreation
  • Sub-category: Management
  • Location: Sydney
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time

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General Manager

  • Great career opportunity
  • Flexible working hours will be considered
  • Based at Rose Bay, Sydney
Woollahra Sailing club is looking for an experienced General Manager, to take responsibility and leadership for the overall strategic and operational management of members, sailing and aquatics services. An ideal opportunity to take a lead role in working with the board to deliver quality services to members. The club is well known to the wider sailing community as an outstanding host of regattas and prestige events over many years. The club has played host to numerous state, national and world events.
  • Managing all full time and casual staff covering;
  • the boatyard;
  • food and beverage;
  • sail training area;
  • Club’s food & beverage;
  • member servicing’
    • Establishing structures and processes, that effectively deliver quality services to all who use the club facilities;
    • Administration and implementation of Club policies and duties (as determined in conjunction with the Board) on a day to day basis;
    • Ensuring that all business, compliance, insurance and legislative requirements are met within the Club;
  • Overseeing appropriate, efficient and integrated planning, budgeting and finance processes and reporting arrangements, supporting ‘best practice’ standards of governance;
  • Building support for sailing and paddling community and growing a major ‘learn to sail’ program.
  • Tertiary qualification in business management or similar;
  • Experience in financial management
  • Prior experience working in a membership based organisation with a deep understanding of membership administration and servicing;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to interact and manage a variety of stakeholder relationships (including internal: Board, staff, volunteers and members; as well as external: all levels of government, industry associations, sport governing body, tenants, neighbours, compliance authorities);
  • Good written and verbal communications skills;
  • Strong people management;
  • Experience in working with boards and or committees;
  • Computer & IT skills with intermediate competency;
  • Capacity to undertake some weekend work;
  • An understanding of and empathy for boating activities(including sail and motor boating), and a recreational boat licence would be looked upon favourably;
A competitive salary is being offered
For a confidential discussion or a copy of a more detailed position description please phone Paul Bruce, Left Field Sports Solutions – 0407 426592.
Applications close 12 December
If this sounds like you, please submit your application to applications@leftfieldsportssolutions.com.au
In your application word format preferred, you should include;
  • covering letter addressing the roles key criteria
  • your resume
  • indication of remuneration you are expecting.

Applications closed:

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