Our People


US Sailing is the national governing body for sailing. Our mission is to provide leadership, integrity and advancement for the sport. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Bristol, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.

At US Sailing, employee performance expectations are high, position responsibilities diverse, and rewards satisfying.

US Sailing provides a creative team environment that allows talented employees to work with a respected, long-standing, and visionary sailing leaders committed to exceptional performance and customer service. We also offer exceptional benefits, including medical, dental, life, long-term disability and 403b retirement plan.

If you’re looking for a dynamic atmosphere surrounded by supportive and passionate co-workers, then US Sailing is the place to be. If you don’t see a current job listing of interest, please check back soon.

Full-Time, Part-Time & Seasonal Positions

Education Coordinator

The Education Coordinator is responsible for scheduling education courses and providing customer support to host facilities, candidates, instructor trainers and seminar leaders. This position has significant input on education policies and department decisions and will document and distribute information as necessary.

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Member Experience Representative

In support of US Sailing’s mission to grow and strengthen the sport of sailing, the Member Experience Representative, working as a member of a team, will be responsible for ensuring that US Sailing delivers first-class customer service to its members and potential members through a solid understanding of the range of programs and services offered.

A successful representative will work well independently and as part of a team. They will be a detail-oriented customer service professional possessing excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills to ensure an effortless experience for members. The position is a crucial support member of the organization and will have an opportunity to make an immediate impact on the service we provide our customers. This is a role that will require developing a broad knowledge of US Sailing, and having an ability to develop answers to members’ questions and concerns by accessing expertise within the organization.

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Communications Coordinator

In support of US Sailing’s mission to grow and strengthen the sport of sailing, the Communications Coordinator will be a member of the Marketing Department at US Sailing, based in Bristol, RI, reporting directly to the Communications Manager and work closely with the Multimedia Manager. This role will be primarily responsible for implementing comprehensive media and public relations strategies to generate awareness, visibility and support for the US Sailing Team, as well as select Foundation and Association programs and events. Please submit resumes and letters of interest to jakefish@ussailing.org.


Offshore Technical Assistant

The Offshore Technical Assistant is primarily responsible for the acquisition and processing of International Rating Certificate (IRC), Offshore Racing Council (ORC), and Offshore Racing Association (ORA) certificate data. This includes interfacing with owners, designers, and race officials to ensure appropriate standards are met. This position is also responsible for management of Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF) data under the purview of US Sailing. Please submit resumes and letters of interest to careers@ussailing.org.


Major Gift Officer

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced fundraiser who is passionate about sailing and seeks to apply their professional expertise to the goal of strengthening the long-term future of the sport. The US Sailing Foundation was restructured in 2016 to secure donor support for US Sailing Association programs that offer sailors innovative, dynamic, inclusive programs as well as opportunities to participate, compete and excel at every level of the participation. Reporting to the US Sailing Foundation Managing Director, this person will be an active participant in conceptualizing, managing and executing complex project plans and strategies to secure investment in programs and initiatives that will foster change within the sport of sailing.

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US Sailing Internship Program

US Sailing’s internship programs offer college students an excellent opportunity to apply their education and sharpen their talents in real world situations; gaining hands-on work experience by participating in challenging projects and assisting with day-to-day operations.

This also gives students an advantage when beginning their job search. Internships are available throughout the year for both accredited and paid positions.