Job Description

Job DescriptionThe Royal Yachting Association, based in Hamble, near Southampton, is the national governing body for all forms of recreational, competitive and professional boating. It represents dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, RIBs and sportsboats, windsurfing, inland cruising and personal watercraft.

The RYA is committed to becoming an inclusive Association which values and supports a diverse sporting population and workforce and achieving its aim of making boating more accessible and attractive to all. The RYA is excited to announce that it is seeking an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Apprentice to work with its Safeguarding & Equality team to help implement and deliver the RYA’s Diversity strategy, which focuses on the following primary principles:
• Change Perceptions
• Change Behaviours
• Change Experiences
• Change Reality

In this role, your duties will include (but not be limited to):
• Supporting and delivering Equality, Diversity & Inclusion programmes or initiatives within the RYA and across the sport.
• Assisting in the delivery of key events or training relating to the area of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.
• Undertaking project work relating to the objectives of the RYA’s Diversity Strategy. Monitoring and reporting on their progress as required.

As the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Apprentice you will be working towards the Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice through PETA. Completion of this apprenticeship takes approximately 15 months, and the RYA will fully support you in achieving this.

Do you have an interest and passion for equality, diversity and inclusion? We are looking for an individual who is confident, self-starting and eager to learn. You will also have excellent communication skills with the ability to interact, proactively, with those at all levels. Good IT skills will also be essential in this role and you should have 4 GCSE’s at Grade C / 4 or above.

How to apply
Please visit our website to review the full job description and download an application form: Please note: we do not accept CVs in lieu of a completed application form.