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    The RYA employs over 170 staff in a wide range of roles, from boating specialists to professional staff to co-ordinators and administrators. Most work from our headquarters in Hamble, near Southampton, but some are based in other parts of the UK. We offer modern, accessible office facilities with free parking, up to date IT systems and a competitive range of benefits.

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    The RYA is committed to equality of opportunity.

     

    Junior Editor

    Salary: £25,000 per annum

    Full-time, 35 hours per week

    Location: Hamble, Southampton

    The RYA offers a range of benefits which include; a personal pension scheme, free life insurance and an annual leave entitlement of 25 days (plus public holidays) and an additional 3 privilege days which are granted at Christmas time.

    Are you looking for a great opportunity in publishing, working with the world-class books of a long-established organisation?

    The RYA’s Publications Department is looking to expand by recruiting a talented and motivated Junior Editor to join the team.

    This is a varied role assisting the Publications Editor and eBook Editor in maintaining and developing the RYA’s publications, which currently consists of approximately 110 retail book titles, with up to 10 new titles or new editions each year (most of which are also available in digital format). The main focus of the work would involve the updating and reprinting of any backlist publications as well as RYA certificates, but there will also be the opportunity to work on new editions for the RYA’s print and digital lists. Assisting with the RYA’s promotional work is a further aspect of this role, and as the successful candidate you would also deal with foreign rights licensing spanning across 19 countries.

    As an ideal candidate, you will have some experience with illustrated publishing and be digitally and design savvy, with a keen eye for detail and excellent writing and editing skills. You will also need to have exceptional communication skills and be comfortable working with internal and external partners.

    If you’re looking to make a step up in your publishing career with a great employer offering a competitive range of benefits, then this could be the role for you.

    To Apply

    Please review the full job description and download & complete an application form. Completed application forms should be returned, along with an equality monitoring form, to Lisa.Rogers@rya.org.uk  Please note that we do not accept CVs in lieu of a fully completed application form.

     

    Web Developer (SharePoint)

    Salary: up to £35,000 per annum

    Full-time, 35 hours per week

    Location: Hamble, Southampton

    The RYA offers a range of benefits which include; a personal pension scheme, free life insurance and an annual leave entitlement of 25 days (plus public holidays) plus an additional 3 privilege days which are granted at Christmas time.

    The RYA website receives approx. 250,000 visitors to its website each month and has 180+ users of its internal systems, which include Microsoft technologies. We are looking to appoint a Web Developer, with a primary focus on Microsoft SharePoint development, to help build, enhance and maintain these systems.

    As the successful candidate, you would join the RYA’s in-house Web Development team who are responsible for ensuring the RYA provides an effective web service to its members, employees, the general public, affiliated organisations and associated supporting bodies. As a Web Developer you would be required to ensure the RYA is up to date with the latest web technologies and play a key role in the full web development life-cycle (briefing, design, coding, testing, deployment and post-production support).

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Have strong, proven skills, experience and knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint development (with any version dated from 2007 to 2016);
    • Have experience with C#, .NET, SQL server and Javascript;
    • Have had exposure to using APIs and REST/WCP Web Services;
    • Be a good team player, who can communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels.
    • Be self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and manage your own time effectively.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in this role, please send an expression of interest to Lisa.Rogers@rya.org.uk 

    To review the full job description for this position, please click here.

     

    Web Developer (SQL)

    Salary: up to £30,000 per annum

    Full-time, 35 hours per week

    Location: Hamble, Southampton

    The RYA offers a range of benefits which include; a personal pension scheme, free life insurance and an annual leave entitlement of 25 days (plus public holidays) plus an additional 3 privilege days which are granted at Christmas time.

    The RYA website receives approx. 250,000 visitors to its website each month and has 180+ users of its internal systems, which include Microsoft technologies. We are looking to appoint a Web Developer with strong experience of using SQL Server products, to help build, enhance and maintain these systems.

    As the successful candidate, you would join the RYA’s in-house Web Development team who are responsible for ensuring the RYA provides an effective web service to its members, employees, the general public, affiliated organisations and associated supporting bodies. As a Web Developer you would be required to ensure the RYA is up to date with the latest web technologies and play a key role in the full web development life-cycle (briefing, design, coding, testing, deployment and post-production support).

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Have strong experience of using SQL Server products.
    • Have good JavaScript skills.
    • Have knowledge of Relational Databases (SQL Server 2005/2016).
    • Be a good team player, who can communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels.
    • Be self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and manage your own time effectively.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in this role, please send an expression of interest to Lisa.Rogers@rya.org.uk

    To review the full job description for this position, please click here.

     

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