Sailing Program Director at Lake Lanier Sailing Club

Lake Lanier Sailing Club
6206 Commodore Drive
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
United States

Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Pass background check
Housing Provided
From $45,000 To $60,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
About Lake Lanier Sailing Club

Lake Lanier Sailing Club is a family-oriented home to sailors since 1959 that have participated at Olympic, World, National and even America’s Cup levels over the years. We have a robust Keelboat fleet with 45-50 boats ranging from M24 to cruisers competing every Wednesday night from mid-April to the end of October. We have multiple dinghy fleets including A-Cat, MC, Flying Scot, Thistle, and Juniors (C420, Opti and ILCA) that sail almost year-round.


General Job Description

We are looking for a year-round Sailing Program Director who will enthusiastically and effectively develop, market, organize, coach, hire instructors/ coaches as needed, and manage finances for all aspects of the LLSC adult and junior learn to sail, junior camps and race team coaching programs. Successful execution of these programs will ultimately drive member satisfaction and encourage non-members to join LLSC.

The primary responsibilities include:

        ·   Adult and women on the water learn to sail programs for members and non-members

        ·  Onboarding new members and market to potential new members through at least two
    open houses per year to help them find sailing opportunities at LLSC

        ·  Spring and Fall junior racing and learn to sail programs for members and
     non-members for local Middle, High School and home-schooled junior sailors

        · Plan and execute the current 3 week long Junior sailing program including hiring and
    supervising camp sailing instructors in conjunction with the club member Junior Program
    Director and Parent Board

        · Organize and coach junior sailing race team participating in local and national travel 
    regattas primarily on the weekends

        · Promote sailing events on weekly basis to the membership and other constituents as
    appropriate via email, text and social media

        · Work with the Vice-Commodore, Rear Commodore and Club Property Manager to make
    sure the facilities are prepared for the five major club events

        · Manage and maintain the club fleet of RC boats, C420s, Optis and Flying Scots so that
    they are race ready with club member support and external vendors as needed

        · Coordinate use of boats and RC equipment with the sailing teams from Georgia Tech and
    University of Georgia

        · Work toward a goal over the next year or two to develop, market and hire staff for water
    activity summer camps for up to an additional 3-5 weeks depending on demand

 Salary and Benefits

  • Compensation will have a base salary determined by level of experience plus a bonus based on performance and new programs income generation.
  • Job related travel expenses will be covered with pre-approval required
  • Basic Health Care Insurance is provided.

Job Requirements
Minimum Expected Qualifications
• Satisfactory completion of a background check required
• Minimum USS Level 1 certification with SafeSport and First Aid/CPR/AED training
• 2-3 Years of learn to sail and sailboat racing coaching
• 1-2 Years of youth sailing program management
• Have a valid drivers license
• Able to operate and tow power and sail boats safely
• Comply with drug and alcohol laws and club policies
• Able to communicate effectively and work well with others
• Proficient with communication, word processing, spreadsheet and social media programs and able to use/ learn Club Spot for registration and program financial management and reporting
Warren Collier
6206 Commodore Drive
Flowery Branch GA 30542
United States

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