Positions Available at the CYCA

Marketing & Communications Manager

The CYCA is seeking a Marketing & Communications Manager to be responsible for all marketing and communications activities to both internal and external stakeholders including members, sponsors and the media.

This varied role will develop and implement the annual marketing and communications plan to include writing, social media, website and media management and Club/member promotions. The role also assists the Media Director during the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

The objective is to undertake brand management, member engagement, event/program attendance and sponsorship management whilst maximising publicity, media coverage and profile for the CYCA.

To be successful in this role you will hold suitable tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications or similar, with a minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in a dedicated marketing role ideally from within the sporting industry. You will have proven experience in dealing with the media and developing relationships and hands-on expertise in digital/social media with the ability write content for several audiences.

You will be self-motivated, with a demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and tasks whilst maintaining attention to detail and meeting deadlines in a fast paced work environment. The ability to work independently, as well working collaboratively within the wider team structure is imperative, as is the capacity to build relationships and elicit co-operation from a diverse group of stakeholders.

A strong affiliation with and understanding of sport business, or the sport of sailing would be an advantage.

The position necessitates flexible working hours spread over Monday-Sunday dependent upon Club activities. 

Applications should be made in writing only addressed to the HR Manager, CYCA 1 New Beach Road, Darling Point NSW 2027, or email cyca@cyca.com.au.


CYCA Marina Traineeship

Your marina career starts at the CYCA !

Work on the water, boats, in the sun and at this incredible world class location.

Put FUN into work & do what you really LOVE!

Want a career that suits your personality: Active, People Focused, Water and Outdoor based? We have it ….

  • Get paid to study and have the career you’ve always wanted!
  • Join CYCA as a trainee, study the new, industry leading Certificate III Marina Operations, and start your career as a member of a new breed of qualified Marina Workers and Managers who will grow and develop in this fantastic industry.

We are offering a Traineeship working full time at the CYCA. Have you always wanted to work on the water and boats and like dealing with people and never known how to start? If so this is a fantastic opportunity for you. Your people skills, energy and passion will thrive in this unique environment. Where every day you get to make a difference, whilst developing yourself and your career.

What you will do:

Your days will be filled with boats, water, sun and assisting members and guests. You will work with our team to continue the world leading service levels of Australia’s premier yacht club. You will be involved with;

  • Customer Service
  • Practical Task Management in areas such as;
    • Berthing, Mooring, Storage
    • Equipment Operation
    • Boating operations

 What will you need to be?

  • Dedicated, and committed with a great personality displaying customer service skills
  • Good work ethic
  • Ability to commit to mid-week and weekend work.
  • Willing to commit to study as part of the traineeship
  • You must meet eligibility requirements to be appointed as a trainee


  • Get paid whilst you study your Certificate III Marina Operations
  • Career Opportunities
  • In house and Registered Training Organisation Training & Development
  • Career advice and development opportunities from our training Partner, Safety Corp
  • Work Life Balance
  • Guaranteed Regular Hours


The traineeship is managed and implemented by Safety Corp, a Registered Training Organisation, No. 91694. Safety Corp has been appointed by the national marina body the Marina Industries Association to develop and deliver this new and ground breaking course for 2017.

You will be part of the first group of trainees to enter and progress through this exciting new course.

Safety Corp will be managing initial applications for traineeships for CYCA and several other Marinas throughout Sydney and NSW.

To find out more or to apply visit – www.safetycorp.com.au

Apply today and get paid to work in this amazing industry!


Bar Attendants

The CYCA is seeking experienced bar attendants to assist in its bar areas.

Applicants must possess RSA certificate and at least 1- 2 years experience. Valid student visas welcome.

Excellent working conditions are part of the benefits.  Successful applicants will receive wages and allowances in line with the Registered & Licensed Club Award rates for casual employees.  Roster will include evening and weekend work.
Email applications to marina.gibson@cyca.com.au