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The Island Trust – Business Support Manager

Business Support Manager Island Trust


‘The Island Trust is a registered charity providing life-enhancing, residential voyages and day sailing activities for young people, primarily those with special needs, disabilities, experiencing hardship or deprivation, on our traditionally rigged wooden vessels.

Employment is with The Island Trust’s trading subsidiary Island (Cutter) Ltd.’

Job Title: Business Support Manager

Location: Mount Batten, Plymouth, with option of some home working

Employment Terms: Full Time – Hours to be confirmed

Salary: £30,000 minimum – to be discussed at interview, dependent on qualities and experience of the applicant

Requirements:  Some weekend and 24hr Designated Person Ashore Duties when rostered

Reporting to the Trustees, you will be responsible for the recruitment, co-ordination, development, performance, standards and training of the sea-going staff, who will report to you.

You will be responsible for safe working practices on our vessels and environmental compliance.

You will work closely with the Operations Manager and support the other members of the shore team in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Trust’s sea-going and shore activities.

You will deputise for the Operations Manager in their absence.

The role requires someone who is highly organised with excellent planning and administration skills, the ability to communicate effectively and to lead the professional salaried sea staff, freelance staff and volunteers.

A sea-going qualification or maritime background is desirable.

Full details and job description: 

Please email your expression of interest with your CV to [email protected]

Closing date: Friday 29 July 2022



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