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YACHT MANAGER

  • Job Location

    Kefalonia, Greece

  • Start date

    March

  • Duration

    October/September

  • Job Benefits

    Salary + Accommodation + Return Flights to UK + Benefits




Description

In this exciting and independent role you will oversee all Yacht operations. Looking after your staff and clients throughout the season.

You will head up our very popular Learn to Sail holidays, for couples/friends/families who have very little sailing experience.  In 6 days we aim to get our clients confident yacht sailors.  The first 3 days the clients have their own skipper on-board their own boat, followed by 3 days sailing independently.  At the end of the week the clients have the option to do an ICC test.

Key persons who you will be working alongside include our Beach Club Manager and Greek contacts.

With up to 45 people per week of various ages/abilities/backgrounds on the yachts; excellent customer service and a friendly approachable style is incredibly important.

Flexibility in the job role is required as you are likely to undertake duties that are outside your normal role.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Running of 3 day courses under the IYT syllabus (ICC) on up to 7 yachts.
  • Organisation and maintenance of the fleet
  • Working with the Sailing Manager on coursework and tests.
  • On free sailing days on duty cover making sure clients are happy to sail by themselves and briefing them on the conditions.
  • Rescue cover in our support ribs for the free sailing days.
  • On change around day supervising and helping cleaners and also working closely with our Sailing Manager so that the yachts are presented in a first class order and fully functioning.  Welcoming and showing guests on board yachts on arrival with a comprehensive arrival/safety briefing.
  • Help with any ongoing day to day maintenance of all Learn to sail yachts including marine systems, engines, electrics, plumbing, sails and rigging –  prior experience not necessary.  Liaising with Sailing Manager over repairs/spares.
  • A minimal amount of day to day admin and bookkeeping.  Primarily change around day paperwork, account for money received.
  • You may be called upon when off duty to help.
  • Approachable, friendly, professional and flexible are all qualities that are required for the job.
  • Some socialising in the evenings is expected on certain evenings.

 

Does this sound like you? If so then simply click on the 'apply now' button below to make an online application.

 

  

Requirements

Job Requirements
  • Management or Team Leadership Experience*
  • Yachtmaster qualification (preferably commercially endorsed )
  • SS Ticket
  • Extensive Yacht Maintenance experience
  • Yachting/Dinghy Teaching experience
  • RYA Powerboat L2
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Previous experience working on yachts
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Skilled in safety and on the water rescue techniques
  • Up to date with the watersports industry
  • Competent Swimmer
  • Good Team Member
  • Over 25 years of age and hold a UK National Insurance and UK Bank Account
  • Valid UK Driving License (desirable)

 

Personal Qualities

We pride ourselves in offering our staff a different experience than the larger watersports clubs.  If you want to experience living in Greece and immersing yourself in Greek culture in a small community, you will love this job.

All ages are welcome to apply for this position. But please bear in mind that this job is suitable for someone who is happy to work within a small team, sometimes unsupervised.  As well as working with our English team, you will be working alongside the local Greeks. Independence and maturity are therefore essential.


About us

We’re a fast growing water sports and activity holiday company, run by like minded individuals doing what they love.

Our small team of friendly staff live and work closely together, and mix with the super friendly local Greek community, most

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