Courageous Sailing, a 501(c)3 nonprofit engaged in sailing education for Boston youth and the community, seeks an Adult and Corporate Program Director to lead and grow our instructional and membership programs for adults. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader/manager who possesses a passion for grassroots sailing, excellent people skills, solid organizational, writing, and business skills, and a desire to use sailing education as a platform for social good. Strong sailing skills and instructing experience are required; racing / race management and cruising experience is a plus. Must be available to work two-three evenings per week between May and September, and one weekend day through both the regular and winter racing seasons.
The Adult and Corporate Program Director will plan and oversee all operational, budgetary and marketing/sales functions relating to revenue-generating adult programs and corporate events of Courageous Sailing Center.
These include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
The Director of Adult and Corporate Programs position requires a high level of proficiency in sailing education, management and administration.
Minimum qualifications include:
Courageous Sailing is a non-profit sailing center dedicated to transforming the lives of underserved populations of youth through sailing. The program has been in continuous operation since 1987 and is based in the Charlestown Navy Yard on Boston Harbor. The youth program is supported by the operation of the adult program, grants, corporate sponsorships, individual donations and fundraising events. With a fleet of (25) Rhodes 19s, (9) J22s, (3) J24s, (10) 420s, (12) Lasers, and a small assortment of cruising boats, Courageous is one of the largest nonprofit, keelboat-based sailing schools and community sailing programs in the northeast. Courageous’s adult and corporate programs are the largest single source of revenue for the organization and provide critical support and infrastructure for our youth program.
COURAGEOUS SAILING is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Courageous Sailing does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic, disability or veteran/Reserve/National Guard status.
Pier 4, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02129