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Wee Burn Country Club

410 Hollow Tree Ridge Road
Darien, CT 06820

This club uses CMAA's General Manager/Chief Operating Officer Concept.
Age of Club Number of Members Average Age of Members Club Ownership
127 750 61 Member-Owned
Gross Dollar Volume Annual Dues Volume Annual Food Sales Annual Beverage Sales
$15,500,000.00 $6,500,000.00 $2,300,000.00 $1,000,000.00

Golf Facilities

  • 18 hole course, par 72, designed by Devereux Emmet

Tennis Facilities

  • 8 outdoor Har-Tru courts
  • 5 outdoor Har-Tru courts
8 courts at Main Club, 5 at Beach Club

Swimming Facilities

  • 1 Outdoor
Pool at Beach Club

Other Athletic Facilities

8 paddle tennis courts with new warming facility Trap and Skeet Shooting 4 10-pin bowling lanes

Dining Facilities

  • 1 Men's Grill that seats 90
  • 1 Casual Dining Room that seats 80
  • 1 Formal Dining Room that seats 90
  • 1 Ballroom that seats 200
  • 1 Casual Dining Room that seats 140
  • 1 Formal Dining Room that seats 200
  • 1 Snack Bar
  • 1 9th Hole
  • 1 Outdoor Dining that seats 150
  • 1 Lounge/Bar that seats 75
Club has extremely active member dining program, open 6 days and nights all year and 7 days in summer season. Recent multi-million dollar investments have been made to club's dining facilities. The Club also enjoys a strong member-sponsored event and club party calendar.

Special Club Features

Very traditional, exclusive, private club in Fairfield County, CT. 750 very active member families. Club also owns seasonal beach club facility on Long Island Sound, open Memorial Day through mid-October.

Club is open 6 days per week, 12 months per year.

Job Details

Date Posted


Job Title

Membership Director

Brief Job Description

Founded in 1896, Wee Burn Country Club is a prestigious private country club renowned for its exceptional amenities, unparalleled service, and distinguished membership. With a membership base of 750 esteemed individuals and families, we pride ourselves on offering an exclusive and enriching experience to our members. Our club maintains a distinguished reputation within the community and boasts an extensive waitlist, reflecting the high demand for membership.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a dynamic and results-driven Director of Membership to oversee all aspects of membership orientations, retention, and satisfaction. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our club by strategically managing membership initiatives and fostering a sense of belonging among our current and prospective members. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced professional to join a prestigious organization and make a significant impact.


Key Responsibilities:

Membership Strategy: Develop and implement comprehensive strategies to engage, orient and retain members in alignment with the club's objectives and values.

Member Relations: Cultivate strong relationships with current members to enhance satisfaction and promote member advocacy.

Waitlist Management: Strategically manage the waitlist to ensure fairness, transparency, and timely communication with waitlisted individuals.

Member Services: Oversee the delivery of exceptional member services across all touchpoints, ensuring a seamless and personalized experience.

Collaboration: Collaborate with various departments, including operations and finance, to support membership-related initiatives and enhance overall club offerings.

Data Analysis: Utilize data analytics to track membership trends, assess membership satisfaction, and identify opportunities for improvement.

Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and club policies pertaining to membership operations and privacy.

Candidate Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management, Marketing, or related field.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in membership management, preferably within a private club or hospitality industry.

Proven track record of success in membership acquisition, retention, and satisfaction.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and credibility with diverse stakeholders.

Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, both verbal and written.

Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and execute innovative membership initiatives.

Proficiency in membership management software and data analytics tools.

Commitment to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and discretion.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management, Marketing, or related field.

Date Position Available


Other Benefits


Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401k retirement plan with match, and paid vacation.

Opportunity for professional development and career advancement within a prestigious organization.

Join our team and become an integral part of our commitment to excellence in hospitality and member satisfaction. If you are passionate about membership management and possess the drive to exceed expectations, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Please send resumes to:

Warren Burdock
General Manager
410 Hollow Tree Ridge Road
Darien, CT 06820
PHONE: (203) 655-1477

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