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Optimist Secretary General Recruitment

The International Optimist Class Association (IODA), the leading class in world sailing for young people, is seeking to recruit a full time Secretary General.

We seek:

  • a good honours graduate or an individual who has received relevant training to an equivalent level, and or
  • a person with experience of managing a small or medium sized business within a team structure
  • someone who would like to dedicate his/her talents and experience to the development of young people through sport, and
  • has the ability to work successfully with dedicated volunteers and executives in a truly global business

The individual shall be able to:

  • write and speak perfect English 
  • understand the sport of sailing at competitive level
  • have enthusiasm for the development of young people through sport
  • demonstrate exceptional organisational skills
  • have a high level of numeracy
  • be flexible regarding working hours. This is NOT a 9-5 position.

We offer:

  • an exciting and important role in a truly exceptional organization.
  • flexible working hours and location, if preferred from home
  • competitive remuneration

To apply

  • Please read the full job description HERE
  • Please email your CV and tell us why you are applying for this post to:
  • Application deadline 31st October 2015


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