Boat Station Manager (Midlands)

Role: Boat Station Manager (Midlands)

Location: Sea Cadets, Midlands Boat Station. B16 9EE

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £30,000 Gross per annum

ClosingDate: 07 September 2020

Interviews: w/c 14 September 2020

Application: CV & Supporting Statement

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a leading maritime charity in lifelong learning and personal development and is the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation engaging some 15,000 young people over 400 Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK.  The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.

Weare seeking a Manager who will lead and drive high quality training at our training facility at Sea Cadet Midlands Boat Station, based at Edgbaston Reservoir in Birmingham. Midlands Boat Station is a new facility and has been activated in August 2020 as part of the charities COVID-19 response. This is an exciting opportunity and will see the successful applicant lead and manage the delivery of sailing, windsurfing, powerboating, rowing and Paddlesport while supporting our growing number boating Instructor qualified volunteers.

The Midlands Boat Station is one of six regional boat stations operated by the charity, the successful candidate will work as part of the charities Inshore Boating team.

Hours of work each week will be variable, but will average approximately 44 hours. The post can be demanding and working hours are as determined by the training programme, which will include evening and weekend working.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tye Shuttleworth on number 07920767933 or email

Key areas will focus on:

-         Day to day running and maintenance of the Boat Station;

-         management of and delivering boating activity including training to adults and young people;

-         Managing the health and safety and safeguarding of all trainees and visitors;

-         Co-ordinating the administrative, financial and accounting procedures for MSSC activities at the Boat Station;

-         Taking an active part in marketing MSSC facilities and activities and generating new streams of income;

-         Liaison and relationship building with key partners (Sea Cadet units, RYA; local sailing clubs and affiliated bodies and authorities)

We are a national charity helping to develop lifelong learning skills for the youths of today. With strong links to the maritime sector and Royal Navy. The charity uses the impact of being on the water to change their lives. Offering great flexible work and benefits

Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without this, we sadly will be unable to consider your application for this role.

Please email applications to Alternatively, please print out and post your application to the HR department, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.

Applicants may also submit an optional Equal Opportunities Form by downloading this below and emailing it to A recruitment pack is also available detailing more information on the role by visiting our website 

Boat Station Manager Midlands Recruitment Pack 

Equal Opportunities Form 

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.


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