Digital Project Officer


Job Role: Digital Project Officer

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum depending on experience

Full Time: 35 hours per week

Location: Hamble (hybrid working)

  • Do you have a natural enthusiasm for technology?
  • Do you have experience of managing and developing business processes?
  • Are you someone who is process driven and who has effective communication skills?

The RYA is looking for a highly-organised individual who is able to juggle multiple priorities whilst handling multiple stakeholders to fulfil the role of Digital Projects Officer. 

The successful candidate will coordinate the Royal Yachting Association’s Digital Team’s inbound requests triaging them for the team, handling support requests and managing schedules, project documentation and communicating progress to all team members and stakeholders.  You’ll use project best practice and implement process to ensure projects run smoothly.

What you’ll be doing:

  1. Manage external and internal stakeholder requests from day-to-day changes up to business transformation projects
  2. Work with our digital agency to monitor and manage bug fixes across our digital services.
  3. Provide project support to the Digital Product Manager on all digital projects.
  4. Project management of smaller scale developments.
  5. Maintain and make available project reports, timelines, risk and action logs.
  6. Monitor and report on project progress. 
  7. Support Quality Assurance Testing, and User Acceptance Testing.
  8. Respond to queries from website users via phone, email and social media.

In return for your work you’ll receive a range of benefits including:

  • 36 days holiday including public holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • 10% RYA contribution to a personal pension scheme,
  • Free life insurance
  • Discounts platform for retail, entertainment, holidays & gym membership
  • 2 volunteering days (paid)
  • Free charging point for electric vehicles whilst on your working days at the office
  • Social Events
  • RYA Membership
  • Optional Team Sailing Days

How to Apply

Please review the full job description on the RYA website and apply by sending in the application form and equality monitoring form to If you require additional support with your application, please do contact us and we will be happy to help.

You are also welcome to apply via our online applications portal.

Closing date for applications 26 November 2023*

*Please note applications may close before the closing date, please apply early to avoid disappointment

The RYA is committed to equality of opportunity

As an equal opportunity and disability confident employer, we celebrate and welcome diversity in all its forms and believe that a diverse workforce boosts innovation, productivity, and creativity. As an Inclusive employer we are also committed to prioritising inclusion and creating a truly inclusive workplace.

We are dedicated to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion and strive to be an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone can be their authentic selves. We would particularly encourage applications from ethnically diverse candidates who are currently underrepresented at the RYA.