Our current CEO is stepping down later this year, so this is an exciting high-profile opportunity to work with the Board to lead and drive the organisation into the next phase and shape the strategic direction of the WPNSA.

You will be a highly motivated individual with excellent leadership skills gained in complex multi activity environments.  With a passion for promoting the sport of sailing with a commitment to inclusion, you will have experience of competitive sailing in small boats as either a competitor, race official, coach or technical delegate along with an understanding of equal opportunities good practice to include Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity (EDI) and current legislation.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Continue the successful legacy of hosting world class events which are critical to the sport and the local community
  • Lead the WPNSA acting as a role model for colleagues, inspiring the teams through a period of change to capitalise on new opportunities
  • Embracing inclusion in the sport with a focus on regeneration in Portland and the wider area of South Dorset
  • Developing positive relationships with external organisations and stakeholders
  • Delivering high-quality, cost-effective services and facilities
  • Ensuring top quality support is provided to elite athletes training or competing at WPNSA by maintaining regular and constructive engagement with the RYA, UK Sport, English Institute of Sport and Sport England


To Apply

For a full job description or to arrange and informal discussion with the current CEO, please contact our HR team: wpnsa@realityhr.co.uk


To apply, please send a cover letter stating your suitability for the role along with a copy of your CV to: wpnsa@realityhr.co.uk


Closing date for applications: 28th July 2022                                       Interviews to be held: from 8th August 2022