Marketing, Events & Member Engagement Coordinator

Part Time Role 

The Role  

Leading the planning and delivery of ORCV marketing, events and membership engagement activities, yours is a key role in promoting ORCV membership, programs and member engagement. 

Working with the Chair of the Marketing Committee you will design and structure creative initiatives to grow membership levels and participation in ORCV events and training. You will work across a wide range of marketing mix elements from managing the digital presence of ORCV through to on-ground event delivery with various stakeholders around Port Phillip Bay and with our partner clubs in Tasmania.

A hands-on role, you will develop targeted, impactful initiatives that draw potential members to the organisation; positively position ORCV amongst the Victorian sporting community; and deepen member interest and engagement in our various programs. You will also engage and nurture our sponsor partners.

Throughout the year you may be asked to support either the Sailing or Training teams during peak times. And you will support the General Administrator from time to time by assisting with administration and other duties as required develop and grow the member base.

About You   

Proactive and pragmatic, you work well with a wide range of stakeholders towards a common goal. Your interest in sailing lends creative ideas to how you might communicate with and engage different audiences. You have a flair for event planning and know how to work with others to create great experiences for members. 

You will have several years’ experience in hands-on marketing & communications roles and have managed events of different sizes. An ‘outside the square box thinker’, you have a strong understanding of social media channel engagement, and great written communication skills. You will be comfortable working with a wide range of very different stakeholders and as the “voice” of the ORCV out to our members and various stakeholder groups, you will reflect the values and culture of the club.  

About Us   

The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria is the offshore sailing partner for all Bay clubs. We run a large program of sailing and training events throughout the year, and pride ourselves on our member focus. Working together with organisations as diverse as Australian Sailing and the Coast Guard, we enable Victorian sailors to experience the exhilaration and joy of racing offshore, and developing the knowledge and skills to do so safely.

The ORCV has implemented systems to support working remotely, however we prefer at least one day per week in the office. The club has a committee, a large volunteer base, many members and numerous race participants.


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