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Recruitment

PRINCESS MOTOR YACHT SALES

Our vacancies are updated as and when new positions become available, so if nothing has been listed below do check back often to see if there’s a job for you.

Browse our open vacancies below by clicking on each job summary. If you would like to contact us with regard to any of these positions, please email recruitment@princess.co.uk

CHARTER MANAGER - FULL TIME - LONDON

Princess Yacht Charter is currently seeking a Junior Charter Broker/Charter Manager
View the full job description and apply below.

Princess Charter, a division of ARGO NAUTICAL LTD  a luxury yachting group is looking for a Junior Charter Broker/Charter Manager.

Ideally, candidates should have sales and marketing experience in marine industry as well as digital marketing experience with social media and content. We will also consider an ex crew person, who would now look for opportunities to be based on shore.

Reporting to the Head of Charter, this is a challenging role that will require a lot of attention to details, efficiency, creativity and enthusiasm. In return, the candidate will have ability to grow in this luxury niche sector as a to expand the skills further into yacht charter management and brokerage.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

MARKETING

  • Create and send Emailer Campaigns to Brokers
  • Create and send Yachts availability list to brokers
  • Create and send special promotion and new yachts announcement to brokers
  • Consolidate our Broker’s excel list.
  • Create Power Point Presentations for each new yacht joining in our fleet.
  • Liaise with marketing manager and announce new yachts in the Media (BI, Superyacht World)
  • Liaise with all Captains and Head Of Charter before the season in order to:
  • Update all PC PDF charter presentations with latest additions to the boat and crew
  • Update Yachtfolio and PC website accordingly.
  • Creation of a weekly article to increase content and promote the referencing of our website.
  • Liaise with Marketing Manager and update the website news section as required.
  • Be responsible of the creation of MY PRINCESS magazine charter content.
  • Creation of PC yearly print brochure:
  • Liaise with Marketing Manager and arrange PC brochure delivery to all existing Charterers, Rybrook clients and selected Princess Yachts Owners.
  • Princess Charter website:
  • Keep the website up to date with the latest information on all CA Yachts and content
  • Seek new Marketing/networking opportunities to develop/promote Princess Charter.

Charter Management

  • Liaising with yacht owners for calendar planning, charter enquiries, /bookings and all other appropriate matters
  • The general building a strong relationship with the owners, brokers, captains and other crew members and industry colleagues.
  • Manage and update the YACHTFOLIO with accurate information for each yacht
  • Handle charter broker enquiries for your yachts and other yachts as required
  • Communicate all enquiries and offer to the owners to achieve the best possible deal for the owners and represent their interest to the best and professional abilities
  • Liaison with captains and other crew members to organise the charter
  • Co-ordination of Charter Agreements including provision of contract detail, checking drafts and exchanging charter contracts.
  • Accounting for charter funds and organising bank transfers to owners, captains, brokers with our accounts department.
  • Assist the owner, the captain and the crew during the charter
  • Organise the APA report from the captain for reconciliation with the broker and his/her client
  • To be always updated with the industry news and regulations in relation to your job
  • Ensure all marketing materials on each yacht are up to date across all channels

Skills & competencies:

  • An interest and knowledge of yachts and cruising locations. Experience in yachting industry will be a plus.
  • Experience in the yachting industry.
  • Good standard of written and spoken English
  • The experience in sales and negotiating in order to close deals
  • Experience in digital marketing, website updates, e-mailer campaigns, etc
  • Excellent organizational skills (computer and paper files)
  • Ability to work well under pressure to complete tasks in timely manner
  • An interest in marketing & creative design would be an advantage
  • Good attention to detail
  • Experience in working with HNWI
  • Able to communicate with people at all levels and from many different cultures;
  • High competency with numeracy and  good knowledge of Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat
  • Desirable, but non-essential, the experience in charter management or/and charter brokerage.

To apply, please email a copy of your CV to rl@princessyachtcharter.com

 

MARINE RETROFIT ENGINEER - FULL TIME - PLYMOUTH

Our Retrofit team in Turnchapel, Plymouth are recruiting for an experienced Marine Retrofit Engineer to be part of the busy operations here.

View the full job description and apply here.

Reporting to the Aftersales Operations Manager, you will accurately and skilfully undertake the general and warranty repair, servicing and reconditioning of new and used motor yachts to the highest standards and customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate must have similar marine experience with a proven record of skills and knowledge within the industry, preferably working with servicing and maintaining pleasure crafts and motor yachts. You should be confident in troubleshooting and being able to work well within a team, but also unsupervised. The candidate must be able to be customer facing, providing a first-class service to our boat owners.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Accurately and skilfully undertake the retrofit of parts and accessories, conduct general repairs, warranty repairs and servicing to yachts whilst detecting any additional faults for further repair.
  • Ensuring all work is written up correctly and the work is completed safely and to the customer’s satisfaction.
  • Ensure that a high standard of Workmanship is achieved.
  • To provide back up and support to service teams around Europe where required.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory legislation, Health & Safety and Company Policy and Procedures.
  • To ensure customer satisfaction in the service and repair of all vessels
  • To carry out pre-delivery inspections and testing of all vessels. To include the rectification and repair of all sub-standard components and systems on board as required and accurately completing the required documentation.
  • To undertake all aspects of work to ensure the vessel is in a condition to present to the customer at time of handover, to include cleaning as required.
  • To employ such knowledge and skills as may be required to test vessels, their components and diagnose faults.
  • To carry out servicing and repairs in a safe and economical manner with a right-first-time philosophy.
  • To report current and possible future vessel faults and servicing requirements noticed whilst fulfilling a job.
  • To ensure vessels comply with safety standards when returned to the customer and that any faults have been reported and noted on the job card.

A full driving license is required for this role. Salary dependent on experience and skill set.

Please send your written application and CV to mary.thompson@princess.co.uk

JUNIOR MARINE ENGINEER - FULL TIME - SOUTHAMPTON

Our Argo Nautical aftercare team are recruiting for a Junior Marine Engineers to work as part of our busy servicing team in Southampton (Saxon Wharf).

View the full job description and apply here.

Reporting to the General Aftercare Manager, you will assist the team of Marine Engineers in undertaking general and warranty repair, servicing and reconditioning of new and used motor yachts to the highest standards and customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate will have some experience in the marine engineering sector (preferably working with the servicing and maintenance of pleasure crafts and motor yachts) but what’s key is a positive attitude and willingness to learn. You’ll receive in-house training to develop your technical skills

A full driving license is required for this role. Salary dependent on experience and skill set.

Please send your written application and CV to mary.thompson@princess.co.uk

EXPERIENCED MARINE ENGINEERS - FULL TIME - SOUTHAMPTON AND MALLORCA

We have multiple positions available at both our Son Bugadellas site in Mallorca, and our Saxon Wharf site in Southampton, UK. Join our busy servicing teams where you will accurately and skilfully undertake repair, servicing and reconditioning of new and used yachts.

View the full job description and apply here.

Multiple positions available at both our Son Bugadellas site in Mallorca, and Saxon Wharf in Southampton UK.

Our Argo Nautical aftercare team are recruiting for experienced Marine Engineers to work as part of our busy servicing team both in the UK and Balearic Islands.

Reporting to the General Aftercare Manager, you will accurately and skilfully undertake the general and warranty repair, servicing and reconditioning of new and used motor yachts to the highest standards and customer satisfaction. The ideal candidate must have similar marine experience with a proven record of skills and knowledge within the industry, preferably working with servicing and maintaining pleasure crafts and motor yachts. You should be confident in troubleshooting and being able to work well within a team, but also unsupervised. The candidate must be able to be customer facing, providing a first-class service to our boat owners.

Your key responsibilities will include:

1. To ensure customer satisfaction in the service and repair of all vessels
2. To carry out pre-delivery inspections and testing of all vessels. To include the rectification and repair of all sub-standard components and systems on board as required and accurately completing the required documentation.
3. To undertake all aspects of work to ensure the vessel is in a condition to present to the customer at time of handover, to include cleaning as required.
4. To employ such knowledge and skills as may be required to test vessels, their components and diagnose faults.
5. To carry out servicing and repairs in a safe and economical manner with a right-first-time philosophy.
6. To report current and possible future vessel faults and servicing requirements noticed whilst fulfilling a job.
7. To ensure vessels comply with safety standards when returned to the customer and that any faults have been reported and noted on the job card.
8. Carry out and adhere to the approved used checklist, creating an accurate document quoting the works effectively and carrying out the rectification work required.
9. Work closely with sub-contractors to ensure the addition of all retro-fitted items are carried out with the maximum efficiency and the upmost protection of the vessel at all times.
10. Attend customer’s vessels to carry out any warranty repairs and service work both locally and further afield to the highest standards and ensuring that the vessel is looked after whilst working on board.
11. To ensure that all hours and materials usage are recorded accurately, and to minimise wastage.
12. Liaise with customers on a technical basis, offering sound and knowledgeable advice on the care and maintenance of their vessel.
13. Attend the build-up or break-down of stands, and be present at boat shows as required
14. Ensure all health and safety and internal safety procedures are adhered to at all times.

A full driving license is required for this role. Salary dependent on experience and skill set.

Please send your written application and CV, stating the location you’re applying for, to applications@princess.co.uk

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION MANAGER - FULL TIME - NEUSTADT IN HOLSTEIN, GERMANY

As we expand our operations across Europe, we are looking for a German and English speaking Administration Manager to take on the day-to-day running of our Neustadt office, including all aspects of sales and service.

View the full job description and apply here.

As we look to expand our operations across Europe, Argo Nautical GmbH are recruiting an Office Manager at our busy international yacht sales and aftersales office in Neustadt in Holstein, Germany. The Administration Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the office including concierge and all administrative tasks to all aspects of our business.

The ideal candidate would be fluent in both English and German languages, with other language skills advantageous but not essential. You need to have a background in delivering exceptional customer service, as this is our utmost priority when it comes to caring for our customers and owners. Basic skills in sales communication and an open approach to the world of luxury goods plus a clear understanding of how to deal with high-net worth clients are very important to us.

As Administration Manager, you will undertake concierge responsibilities including logging customer requirements for sales, service and repairs, communicating with the engineering team and booking in works, and maintaining close communication with the owner throughout.

Your key responsibilities will include:
– To welcome all clients, both visiting us personally and by all other means of communication, in a professional and courteous manner.
– To deal with customer requirements for sales enquiries and all Aftersales functions including service, retrofit and repairs.
– To ensure that the customer requirements are fully understood and communicated in an effective manner to other members of staff and suppliers to achieve the highest standard of customer satisfaction.
– To track all works and parts requests and ensure timelines are kept as required and reported as necessary including to the client.
– To ensure customer satisfaction through the correct application of the Manufacturers’ warranty.
– To ensure accurate submissions of warranty and goodwill claims on a daily basis, and also monitoring daily and weekly warranty reports.
– To cost jobs (in house and sub contract) ready for invoicing. As part of this process reconcile supplier invoices to quotations and arrange payments.
– To ensure all technical recalls are administered
– To maintain the administrative upkeep of the office, and implement an organised and effective day-to-day running

Marine experience is not essential for this role but would be preferred. A hands-on initiative and a flexible approach towards the business is also essential. To apply for this role, send your CV and cover letter to applications@princess.co.uk

COOK/STEWARDESS - FULL TIME - MALLORCA

We require an experienced Cook/Stewardess to join our YachtQuarters Shared Ownership team on board the Princess 68 in Mallorca due to set sail Spring 2022 with a set of owners.

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The YachtQuarters division of Princess Motor Yacht Sales runs and operates shared luxury yachts from Mallorca, with a group of owners who each own a share coming to enjoy their weeks on board their yacht.

We are seeking a high quality, well-presented individual to help run this vessel to a high standard alongside the yacht captain. The role will include:

– Assisting in keeping the boat in good running order both technically and cosmetically at all times
– Ensuring the boat is kept to a high standard, and is prepared ahead of guests arrival
– Manage the interior of the yacht working closely with the guests to meet their needs
– Assisting the captain with maintaining and cleaning the exterior
– Manage the provisioning of the yacht
– Provide food and beverages for the guests of a high level of quality and finesse
– Provide a great customer experience, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere you would expect from a luxury yachting cruise

The ideal candidate will be positive-minded with a happy and friendly personality, plus effective communication skills and the ability to multi-task.

The Princess 68 is a multi-owner boat with a strict programme of use for each owner during 2022. The programme has plenty of shore-side support including a YachtQuarters manager and concierge team available to assist 24/7. There is also a shore-side service team to provide technical support, repairs, turnaround service and cleaning.

If you think you would be suitable for this role, and hold the correct knowledge and experience needed, then send us your CV and cover letter.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to juliano.meirelles@princessmysales.com

YACHTQUARTERS YACHT SKIPPER - FULL TIME - MALLORCA

Argo Nautical Limited are seeking an experienced and professional yacht skipper to skipper and crew the Princess 68 yacht as part of our YachtQuarters Shared Ownership programme.

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YachtQuarters is the shared ownership division of Princess Motor Yacht Sales and operates out of the south coast of Mallorca. We already have one yacht underway, and in 2022 we will have the Princess 68 ready to go with a full set of owners. Therefore, we will require a professional and experienced luxury yacht skipper to join us in this year-round position.

We are seeking a professional skipper with a high quality of knowledge, experience and with a courteous and friendly manner. The individual must be able to manage the yacht and ensure she is kept to the highest standard for the owners, maintaining her technically and cosmetically at all times. The ability to provide a great customer experience is paramount hence an outgoing, friendly and confident skipper is required.

The yacht combines multiple owners and there is a strict schedule in place for the year ahead. The YachtQuarters programme enjoys plenty of shore-based support covering all areas of the yacht’s functionality, with a dedicated manager ready to assist 24/7. We also have a large service team in Mallorca to provide technical support, repairs, turnaround service and cleaning.

If you’re an experienced luxury yacht skipper looking for your next opportunity, then send us your CV and cover letter.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@princess.co.uk