#irishsailingfoundation – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer for a new 'Irish Sailing Foundation' (ISF) to raise €2.75m annually in 'philantropic' sailing funding to 'improve performance at Olympic level, increase the level of competition for those on squads and widen access and participation'.
The announcement comes in the form of an advertisement for a CEO for the ISF in today's Irish Times newspaper. (download a copy of the advert below as a jpeg file).
Last month, the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) launched a strategic plan to 2020 with a mission to develop the sport 'in union' with clubs, training centres and associated organisations.
Today's advertisement says the successful candidate will be 'an exceptional leader with a track record of building income to this level in either the private or not–for–profit sector'. No salary details are supplied.
The closing date for applications is February 27th.
Further similar adverts appeared in The Sunday Times and Sunday Business Post of February 1