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Business Development Manager – Marina

Any Region

Salary Dependent on Experience - Gibraltar

Job Reference: 4207
Due to the imminent multi-million-pound refurbishment of Ocean Village Marina in Gibraltar which will enhance the quality of the marina, the superyacht facilities, luxury berths and general overall services to international highest standards, we are looking for an experienced commercially astute and experienced Marina Business Development Manager who will take commercial responsibility for the successful relaunch and subsequent commercial management and continuing growth of the marina.

This is a new position with overall responsibility for business development of Ocean Village Marina with particular emphasis on customer acquisition and retention and continually enhancing its status as the destination marina maximising advantage of its strategic location at the mouth of the Mediterranean Sea. 
The successful candidate will be adept in sales & marketing with proven commercial success having held a similar role in a marina or sailing environment, or in a sales role in a marine associated business such as yachts or motor yacht sales where the demands of this luxury high end market are understood. An in-depth knowledge of recreational marina operations is a distinct advantage.

The successful candidate will be able to prove ability to deliver the following responsibilities;

  • Commercially develop the marina to attract new customers and increase sales, berth occupancy rates and profitability across all categories of boats
  • Design and deliver full range of above and below the line marketing initiatives including social media, to promote the marina internationally as the quality destination at the mouth of the Mediterranean
  • Develop and organise annual and seasonal events to raise the commercial profile of the marina and further enhance the marina community atmosphere
  • Financial monitoring and P&L responsibility to ensure efficiency in commercial activity and targeted growth
  • Proactively react to business trends and revenue opportunities
  • Ensure exemplary customer service levels are delivered and maintained across the marina
This is a hands-on role where the successful candidate will have excellent management skills, be commercially astute, an excellent problem solver with a can-do attitude and be a truly capable and proactive self-starter with initiative, enthusiasm and the ability to overcome challenges and deliver strong and sustained sales performance.
  • Excellent IT skills required, knowledge of Pacsoft software a distinct advantage.
  • Fluent English written and spoken. Fluency in Spanish an advantage.

Competitive Salary for the right candidate dependent on experience

To Apply
Please email your CV and covering letter with current salary and salary expectation t Wanda Bridge at w.bridge@medexscientific.com or via the 'apply' button below.

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