Racing Manager

Dubai Offshore Sailing Club
United Arab Emirates

Sailing Management
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Job Purpose
The Racing Manager will plan and deliver premium racing experiences, playing a leading role in delivering quality while working closely with the General Manager to achieve budgetary targets. The Racing Manager should be an avid sailor, easily able to connect with people and build strong lasting relationships with locals, suppliers, and crews. This is both a hands-on and a strategic role. You will be expected to help drive the Club’s growth through engagement with local and international stakeholders.
Job Responsibilities
  • Managing development, delivery, and cost forecasting of the racing programmes (keelboats and dinghies) and racing events for both club racing and regattas (national and international) Developing notices of race and sailing instructions
  • Developing Racing calendar
  • Managing the organisation and delivery of key Youth events
  • Dotted line management of all sailing staff responsible for operational delivery of the programmes
  • Maintaining and ensuring compliance with relevant departmental policies
  • Ensuring compliance with international racing rules and safety
  • Ensuring compliance with UAE sailing authorities
  • Marketing activities for racing through social media and direct channels
  • Sourcing and securing sponsors for supporting racing events
  • Position on the Sailing Sub Committee
Job Requirements
Solid knowledge and understanding of Sailboat racing within a club or training centre environment
Working knowledge of RYA Racing programmes
Relevant previous experience as a Racing Manager or related position
IT literate – MS Office and ability to learn Club-specific software
Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication
Ability to present to an audience in both informal and semi-formal settings
Ability to manage time effectively and prioritise workload to meet deadlines
Excellent organisational skills with good attention to detail
Forecasting and budgeting
Project management
Team management and leadership skills
Reetika Chaturvedi

United Arab Emirates
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