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Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy

The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy is currently recruiting for a full time receptionist to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join this well established and world - renowed sailing venue. You will be the face of WPNSA and will be responsible for ensuring that the highest quality of service is provided to our customers whether they are “first time” or Olympic sailors. In this busy environment a hands - on approach and an ability to adapt to last minute changes in demand is essential.

Main responsibilities

  • Welcoming visitors and providing information to the various users groups that attend the WPNSA
  • Answering incoming phone calls, taking messages and forwarding as appropriate.
  • Ensure the reception area is maintained in a professional manner and in a way that provides an efficient service.
  • Managing a number of key administrative areas including boat hoisting, membership and campervan bookings.
  • Reconciling and accounting for all sales and monies received during the day.


The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • An energetic and positive outlook, and a willingness to ‘muck in’ in what is sometimes in an extremely busy environment.
  • Previous reception or administrative experience, including the delivery of high endcustomer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the confidence to deal with all types of customer.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and a ‘hands on’ approach to all aspects of administration.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative.
  • Experience of cash handling.
  • Flexibility to react to changing business needs.

40 hours per week including regular weekend work. Salary dependant on experience.

Please contact for further details and an application form.

Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy


Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy


T: 01305 866000