Irish Sailing CEO position vacancy

Irish Sailing CEO position vacancy



Irish Sailing is the National Governing Body for Sailing, Powerboating and Windsurfing in Ireland. It is responsible for the governance of the sport and has its head office located in Dun Laoghaire.

Irish Sailing’s vision is to get ‘Ireland Active on the Water’ and the core strategies include Recreation (Access, Safety, Activities, Participation, Clubs and Training Centres) and Competition (Coaching, Racing Participation, Programmes, Olympic Performance, Race Management & Events).

There are 8 full time staff and 7 part time. There is also a team of contracted coaches responsible for the development of Irish Sailing’s Performance Pathway. Annual turnover is c.€2.5mil and the building up of this turnover is critical to supporting the development of the sport.

The Opportunity

Due to the retirement of the current CEO, Irish Sailing is now looking to recruit a CEO who will have responsibility for developing (in conjunction with the Board) and delivering on the vision, mission, strategic direction and goals of the overall organisation and leading it to ensure the sustainability of the sport, its reputation and achievement of outstanding success.

To be considered for this role you will need to be a strong leader, with excellent stakeholder management capabilities and have significant experience within a business or similar environment.

How to Apply

A full role description is available on request from our recruitment partner Ascension Executive Recruitment - , 086 8505107.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae and letter of application to no later than 5pm on Friday 28th October 2022.

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