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Crew Recruitment Executive (Yachts) £27,000pa


Our Reference: J5701

Job Terms: Apply Direct

Location: South East

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Job Category: Other


We are seeking a Crew Recruitment Executive to be based in our Southend-on-Sea head office. Due to continued growth, we are looking for a new team member who can bring enthusiasm to this role where you need to be organised, self-motivated and computer literate (Mac), ideally with knowledge and experience in the yachting, marine or travel industry. The perfect candidate will be ex yacht crew; a Captain, Chef or Stewardess looking for a shore-based role. Reporting to our General Manager, you will be responsible for the entire crew recruitment process, placing crew on our fleet of managed yachts and external positions. RESPONSABILITIES * Liaising with yacht owners and Captains looking for crew to determine their requirements * Vetting candidates, qualification checks and pre-selection interviews * Shortlisting potential candidates for yacht owners and Captains * Writing employment offers and organising new starter documents with successful candidates * Managing crew database (Zoho Recruit) and acting as the main point of contact for new applications * Managing Facebook Crew Placement Group and positing job openings online * Help with crew employment administration; monthly payroll, disciplinary mediations, general updates and support * Travel to yachting hubs in the Mediterranean and key events to network and meet new crews * Promoting our crew services to potential clients and crews * General office administrative support EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED * Excellent written and verbal communication * Well presented * Self-motivated, positive and committed attitude. Able to manage your own time work productively with minimal supervision * Tenacious and resilient with a strong sense of urgency to find and place those last minute candidates * Previous experience in the Yachting Industry and knowledge of yachts, necessary qualifications and understanding of the 'crew world'. * Computer Literate (mac) * Strong administrative and organisation skills * Brilliant people skills, with an understanding of how to influence and handle delicate situations Location: Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom To Apply: Please email your CV and cover letter direct to DI Yachting via the 'apply' button below