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SailGP Inspire Careers for Students and Young Professionals

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Are you over the age of 18 and interested in a career in SailGP? Now you can join the SailGP team in Christchurch from 13 – 19 March 2023

Inspire Careers offers a work experience opportunity to students and young professionals within a SailGP event environment. From media and communications, photography and video, boat building, and hydraulics to ropes and rigging, on water communications, race management and sustainability, you’ll be introduced to a variety of roles.

Applications close 10 February 2023.

Opportunities are outlined below.

You can learn more here

You can apply here

SailGP Inspire Career Opportunities


  • Assist with event operations
  • Managing sustainable activations
  • Auditing event site and SailGP teams


Assist a SailGP professional photographer

  • Photo shooting
  • Editing


  • Assist a SailGP professional videographer
  • Video shooting
  • Editing


  • Supporting the hospitality team in delivering a unique experience for the SailGP guests
  • Preparing menus
  • Site set up

 Communications - Photo operations coordinator

  • Assisting management of photo boat drivers
  • Distributing set up trackers, iPads, radios etc

 Communications - Media Operations coordinator

  • Setting up media centre
  • Managing help desk
  • Assisting in press conference set up, mixed zone set up

 Tech Team - On Water Operations

  • Assisting chase boat manager prepare the on-water fleet for sailing sessions & race days

 Tech Team – Ropes & Rigging

  • Assisting the rigging team
  • Splicing knots & more

 Tech Team – Wing Department

  • Observe and assist with wing assembly, maintenance, stepping, launching and cleaning

 Tech Team – Hydraulics

  • Observe and assist the hydro team with daily checks, maintenance and boat breaker duties

 Tech Team – Boat Building

  • Observe and assist with daily yacht checks to ensure the F50 is ready for sailing, make spare parts, organize and assist in cleaning tools and containers

 Tech Team – Onboard Communications

  • Observe and assist with daily race checks for onboard comms gear such as headset, radios and other devices.
  • Assist with routine maintenance.

 Shore Team

  • Supporting the shore team operations – wing, foil, support boat
  • Build & maintain the F50

 Digital & Social

  • Support the comms team by delivering Social Media content through our channels

 Sports Medicine

  • Medical Experience, emergency care
  • Supporting athlete health & wellbeing


SailGP also have many volunteer positions to fill during the event too. 




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