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Recruitment

PRINCESS MOTOR YACHT SALES

Established in 1964, Argo Nautical Limited, t/a Argo Yachting and Princess Motor Yacht Sales now employs over 140 members of staff across the UK, Germany, Spain and the Balearics.
As a business, we continue to grow year on year, and so are always on the look out for exceptional and passionate applicants wishing to start their exciting career in marine with us.

Take a look at our current job vacancies below. 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.

If you would like to contact us with regard to any of these positions, please email recruitment@princess.co.uk

 

 

New and Used Boat Sales Executives - UK and Mallorca

As part of our continued expansion within the Argo Nautical Group, including Argo Yachting and Princess Motor Yacht Sales, we are seeking skilled and experienced New and Used Boat Sales Executives to join our team in the UK and Mallorca.

Established in 1964 and with offices in the UK, Germany, Spain and Turkey, we are the largest and longest established distributor of new Princess Yachts. We are also distributors for the iconic American luxury boats: Chris Craft. And in 2020 we were appointed as a distributor for Saxdor. We have a thriving used boat business: driven by Princess Approved, Princess Brokerage International and our multi-brand brokerage house: Argo Yachting. We also operate YachtQuarters shared ownership, a Charter division, and a large aftersales business.

Our business is growing, and we require high quality and ambitious people to join our team and develop their careers in the exciting years ahead.

As we continue to expand our business, we will appoint one or more additional sales professionals based at either our main UK sales office in Swanwick Marina, near Southampton, or one of our locations in Mallorca.

Candidates must have experience in new, used and brokerage boat sales. The successful candidates will have the determination to achieve results and present an image that reflects the quality of our products and services. In addition, they must be able to communicate persuasively with customers looking to purchase these quality craft.
Remuneration will depend upon experience, and will be a combination of basic salary and sales commissions. Benefits include a company car.

This is an exceptional opportunity for applicants who can match our passion and commitment. Should you wish to be part of our exciting future developments then forward your CV to mark.dacosta@princess.co.uk

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Administration Assistant - Puerto Banus, Spain

As we look to expand our operations across Europe, Argo Nautical Yachting S.L. are recruiting an Administration Assistant at our busy international yacht sales and aftersales office in Puerto Banus, Marbella, Spain. The Administration Assistant will be responsible for the aftersales administrative tasks for our service department.

The ideal candidate would be fluent in both English and Spanish 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. You would need to be computer literate, using CRM and Microsoft Office programs. 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 Assistant, you will undertake concierge responsibilities including logging customer requirements for 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:

  1. To welcome all clients, both visiting us personally and by all other means of communication, in a professional and courteous manner.
  2. To deal with customer requirements for all Aftersales functions including service, retrofit and repairs.
  3. 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.
  4. To track all works and parts requests and ensure timelines are kept as required and reported as necessary including to the client.
  5. To ensure customer satisfaction through the correct application of the Manufacturers’ warranty.
  6. To ensure accurate submissions of warranty and goodwill claims on a daily basis, and also monitoring daily and weekly warranty reports.
  7. To cost jobs (in house and sub contract) ready for invoicing. As part of this process reconcile supplier invoices to quotations and arrange payments.
  8. To ensure all technical recalls are administered

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 nick.case@princessmysales.com

2x Experienced Marine Engineers, Saxon Wharf Southampton

Based Saxon Wharf Marina. Two positions available.

Our Argo Nautical aftercare team in Saxon Wharf Southampton, are recruiting for an experienced Marine Engineer to work as part of our busy servicing team.

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 to recruitment@princess.co.uk

Office Administration Manager - Neustadt in Holstein, Germany

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.

An aptitude to acquire new skills and career development is admirable and full training would be given on the job.

A full driving license is required for this role as you will be driving a company vehicle.

Salary dependent on experience and skill set.

Please send your written application and CV to matthew.rosewarne@princessmysales.com

Your key responsibilities will include:

  1. To welcome all clients, both visiting us personally and by all other means of communication, in a professional and courteous manner.
  2. To deal with customer requirements for sales enquiries and all Aftersales functions including service, retrofit and repairs.
  3. 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.
  4. To track all works and parts requests and ensure timelines are kept as required and reported as necessary including to the client.
  5. To ensure customer satisfaction through the correct application of the Manufacturers’ warranty.
  6. To ensure accurate submissions of warranty and goodwill claims on a daily basis, and also monitoring daily and weekly warranty reports.
  7. To cost jobs (in house and sub contract) ready for invoicing. As part of this process reconcile supplier invoices to quotations and arrange payments.
  8. To ensure all technical recalls are administered
  9. 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 recruitment@princess.co.uk