Business Manager - Nepean Sailing Club

Post date: Jul. 4, 2019

Application Deadline: Jul. 30, 2019

Position Start Date: Sep. 1, 2019

About Nepean Sailing Club

Founded in 1979, Nepean Sailing Club (NSC) is a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization with marine and clubhouse facilities on the Ottawa River in Ottawa, Ontario. The Club has close to 2,000 members, a full harbour with 500 sail and power boats, a large dinghy park and an active sailing school. The clubhouse features a licensed rental hall, as well as, a bar and restaurant area that is open to the public year-round.

Position overview:

Reporting to and working with the Board of Directors, the Business Manager will provide leadership and direction in all areas of the Club’s business operations, ensuring organizational alignment with the Board’s overall goals and strategies. The Business Manager will develop short- and long-range operating plans, oversee financial reporting, and develop a customer-focused environment ensuring member needs are met in a professional, courteous and consistent manner. Working alongside the Marine and Facilities Manager, the Business Manager will maintain effective relationships with members, guests, suppliers and other stakeholders and affiliates in the community, and will be the immediate contact for member and guest concerns related to the clubhouse, internal staff and food and beverage operations.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent with progressive levels of responsibility within a club environment 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong club financial knowledge including financial management tools, cost management routines, financial and cash-flow forecasting
  • Strong business acumen with proven abilities in creative problem resolution
  • Demonstrated club operational skills
  • Demonstrated food and beverage management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning, project management and execution skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with a Board of Directors
  • Proven ability to deliver exceptional member service
  • Ability to adapt to and manage change


Type of Position: Contractor
Employment Type: Employee
Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000

Contact Details

Contact Name: Heather Erven
Location: 3259 Carling Ave W
3259 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON K2H1A6
Contact Phone: 613-829-9205
Contact Fax: 
Web Address:
Contact Email: 
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