Regatta Manager

Chicago Yacht Club
400 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

Sailing Management
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

The Regatta Manager the leader of all Regattas and Races associated with the Chicago Yacht Club.  The Regatta Manager coordinates the efforts of multiple committees in order to execute regattas, clinics, and events on behalf of the Chicago Yacht Club. Primary responsibilities include cultivating and executing events, assisting competitors in the proper completion of race registration and participation and facilitating creation of race documents. The Regatta Manager functions as the Manager for the Race Committee and is a critical link to assisting competitors with preparation and for Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac, other regattas, events and training sessions. The Manager is the primary contact for the CYC Race Committee and Mac Chair, Verve Cup Chair, as well as all the volunteers who comprise the CYC Race Committee.

In addition to the above description, the Chicago Yacht Club Regatta Manager will also server as our in-house Principal Race Officer, working with other certified race officers to ensure all CYC events are delivered to the highest standard.
Job Requirements
● The Regatta Manager is responsible for communicating, via email, phone and US mail to competitors and volunteers associated in the Chicago YC Race to Mackinac, training, social events and all other Race Committee oriented events.
● Maintain constant flow of communication with CYC Steering committee and CYC Race committee.
● Maintain RC volunteer website and Racing website.
● Maintain links for notices, entries and sailing instructions, forms and other regatta documents for all racing events.
● Manage Regatta promotions and end of event press releases
● Maintain fleet mailing lists.
● Manage ordering trophies and Regatta giveaways.
● Management of onshore and offshore activities during event, communication with On the Water Director, Race Committee boats and Clubhouse during regatta activities.
● Manage and assist large volunteer base, assist in planning and preparation for the events and regattas.
● Coordinate Race Committee personnel and movement of equipment and ensure RC boats are prepped for regattas and events.
● Assist On the Water director with budgets, scheduling and planning.
● Prepare and submit, registration payments and reconciliation of all regatta registrations. This is done AFTER registration has concluded.
● Reconcile all volunteer expense reports (judges, umpires and race officials) send to Finance for payment.
● Assist as needed in Sponsorship fulfillment.
● Supervise assigned staff in completion of above duties
Skip Dieball
400 E. Monroe
Chicago IL 60603
United States

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