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Set in a beautiful location on the Lymington River with panoramic views over the Solent shore, Royal Lymington Yacht Club has an enviable record of success on the water and a growing reputation as a premier culinary and boating destination.

Our talented and welcoming team shares a vision to be the leading yacht club on the South Coast. Working hard together, often behind the scenes, our team strives to bring the very best experience to our members, guests and customers. Our team of permanent staff includes boatmen, administration support and other roles. All job opportunities will be posted here.

To apply for a role, please send your CV and a covering letter to our club office.
 

Current vacancies

Office Receptionist

Part Time inc Weekend Working.
Lymington, Hampshire
 
We are looking for a presentable, friendly and organised Office Receptionist to join us in a busy and rapidly evolving Yacht Club.
 
The candidate will ideally have a passion for the yachting industry but this isn't essential; experience, enthusiasm, and energy are more important to us.
 
About Us
 
The Royal Lymington Yacht Club is a prestigious Club with a rich history. We are honoured to have Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal as our Patron and offer a relaxed family atmosphere, welcoming anyone with an interest in boating.
 
Based in a beautiful location, we host an extensive programme of activities, and our Clubhouse is open nearly every day of the year.
 
We are now looking for a Part-Time Office Receptionist to join us and ensure the success of our Club’s day to day operation.
 
The Benefits
 
- Competitive salary
- Pension
- NFDC (New Forest District Council) car parking permit
- Great location with stunning views
- Inclusion in the annual staff fund
- 28 days’ holiday per annum pro rota
 
This is a fantastic opportunity to take on an exciting, fast-paced role where no two days are the same.
 
The Role
 
As our Office Receptionist, you’ll join our Member Services Team which is responsible for the day to day running of our office operation, looking after our members whilst supporting other club activity.
 
In this important role, you will provide a welcoming and customer focused service as the first point of contact for all visitors to the Club and you’ll be pivotal in enhancing the vision and brand of our organisation to both internal and external customers.
 
Additionally, you will:
  • Be dealing with a wide range of enquiries from members, visitors, staff and suppliers.
  • Have a thorough understanding and knowledge of the Yacht Club in order to respond to and redirect queries appropriately.
  • Have experience in PR, communications, marketing, and media, including social media.
  • Assist with event administration for both on the water and ashore functions.
  • Organise regalia stock control and rotation.
  • Assist with our IT and website.
 
About You

To join us as our Office Receptionist, you’ll need to demonstrate:
  • Previous office administration experience (this is essential)
  • Self-motivation and ability to prioritise workloads effectively using one’s own initiative.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective writing skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to multitask.
  • Flexibility, determination, enthusiasm and the ability to cope under pressure.
  • The ability to think strategically, for planning successful PR campaigns.
  • Creativity, imagination and initiative, with an eye for detail.
  • Good teamwork, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
 
Due to our location, it would be beneficial if you had a full driving license and access to your own vehicle.
 
You would be required to work 32 hours per week over five days,
  • Thursday: 09:00 – 13:00
  • Friday: 09:00 – 17: 00
  • Saturday: 08:30 – 14:00
  • Sunday: 08:30 – 14:00
  • Monday: 09:00 – 17:00
 
To apply for this exciting role then please email your CV with a covering letter to General Manager – Operations, Kirsty Husband on Kirsty@rlymyc.org.uk by Wednesday 1st February 2023.