Pathway Club Manager


Job Role:   Pathway Club Manager

Salary: £38,000 - £44,000 per annum

Full Time: 35 hours per work

Location:   Hamble (hybrid working)

Are you a self-starter and self-determining?

Do you have the ability to deal with multiple priorities and hight levels of ambiguity?

Do you have excellent attention to detail and communication skills?

Do you have good knowledge of junior and youth racing and understand of sailing clubs?

We have a mission to be the world’s most successful nation in boating competition and to inspire future champions.

The RYA Talent Pathway is funded through the Sport England, UK Sport and RYA investment.

The RYA is looking for an individual to fulfil the role of Pathway Club Manager, with the passion and commitment to influence clubs, volunteers and coaches.

Working within the RYA’s Racing department, the successful candidate will develop this newly created role to identify and develop clubs around the UK to provide excellent sailing coaching for young people.

What you’ll be doing:

  1. Leading the development of the RYA Pathway Club programme.
  2. Create a process for identifying, assessing, tracking progress and supporting the development of potential Pathway Clubs.
  3. Developing the Pathway Club programme and its communication to the sailing network working with stakeholders to achieve this.
  4. Develop the support offer for Pathway Clubs
  5. Engage with Sport England and other stakeholders to build the profile of the Pathway Club activity.
  6. Prepare and manage the budget for the Pathway Club programme to include monthly financial reporting.
  7. Prepare monthly progress reporting against programme success measures.

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


    To Apply 

    Please review the full job description and send a completed application form and an equality monitoring form to

    Closing date for applications: 09 June 2024
    Interviews to be held: 18 / 19 June 2024

    Job description | Application form Equality monitoring form

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    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.

    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.

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