General Manager, UK Sailmakers International

UK Sailmakers International
10 Midland Ave Suite M-01A
Port Chester, NY 10573
United States

Industry
Media - Public Relations
Job Start Date
11/1/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Housing Provided
No
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description
General Manager

UK Sailmakers is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of sails for racing and cruising sailboats with over 50 independently owned sail lofts and service centers located around the world.

 

Job Summary

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Job Requirements
Competencies
Must be a self-motivated, self-starter as the position is in a one-person office. And, whereas many jobs can be vertically defined in terms of needed competencies, the broad range of responsibilities this person will manage makes a candidate with general marketing and management skills highly desirable.

Leadership Competencies
• Leads and works with a team of freelancers that include web site developer, a professional writer, an accountant, a bookkeeper, and attorneys for trademark and business law.

Marketing Competencies
• Marketing background as applicant will work with the company’s marketing committee.
• Communication skills:
o Keep in touch with worldwide group of sail lofts to come up with articles, videos and social media posts
o Overseeing advertising development and placement
o Create and produce product brochures
o Directly manage the company’s website

Administrative Competencies
• Applicant must be able to oversee multiple tasks going at one time.

Product-specific Competencies
• Experienced sailor necessary
• Sailmaking knowledge helpful
• Contacts in the marine industry helpful
Responsibilities
Marketing Communications/Creative
• Manage and update the company website
• Create instructional videos
• Source photos and videos
• Write and or assign instructional articles
• Daily posts to social media
• Produce 18-24 email newsletters per year

Administrative
• Note-taking secretary for monthly board and marketing meetings
• Light file keeping
• Some online store fulfillment work

Knowledge Areas
• Knowledge of the Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud suites of products, video editing and Wordpress necessary.
• Current position includes bookkeeping duties.
• Photo retouching skill very helpful.

Education
Minimum of a bachelor's degree

Location
This position is currently located in Port Chester, NY but can be located virtually for the right candidate.

Compensation
Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications
Employer
John Bennett
10 Midland Ave Suite M-01A
Port Chester NY 10573
United States
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