General Manager/ Business Development Manager

Job Description

Duties include:

Co-ordinating and chairing Executive meetings including the arranging of minutes

Identifying, with the support and guidance of the executive and members, key areas for focus and development given the limited resources

Identifying key deliverables and an action plan to achieve these results which might include but not be limited to:

Increase in membership numbers
Increase in membership subscriptions

Attracting and targeting new maritime related businesses to set up on the Isle of Man

The development of maritime related academic and technical course s to attract fee paying students.
Supporting, encouraging and influencing the development of additional mariner development of the island

Influencing the development of the Isle of Man maritime Infrastructure to ensure it is fit for purpose

Identifying new commercial maritime opportunities and bringing them to the fore for discussion within the executive

Identification of relevant maritime conferences to attend to promote the Isle of Man agenda

Development of unique international events to promote the Isle of Man’s status overseas

Development of the brand and promotion

Understanding and communicating the Isle of Man unique value proposition to interested maritime parties

Supporting the Annual AGM / Dinner / KGFS Trafalgar Ball to make this the Social event of the year


Promoting more active collaboration and interaction between the maritime community to develop synergies and opportunities.
identifying speakers for social events

co-ordinating & attendance at maritime events/conferences

media releases & updates