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Broker Boat Sales

Leisure People Recruitment
Remote/Bristol to Hertfordshire travel
Circa £35000 per annum + 55K OTE +excellent benefits
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

Boat Sales Broker Reading 35K basic OTE 55K+


My client is looking for a full-time experienced Boat Sales Broker to join their well-established new and used boat sales business. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic entrepreneurial self-starter who will play a key role in expanding their boat sales business in the Greater London and M4 Corridor region. You will be overseeing marinas in Hertfordshire, Berkshire and Bath providing support within their London marinas and will be required to travel extensively between these locations to generating listings and carry out viewings so a driving licence is essential. The base location can be flexible in and around the M25 from Surrey or along the M4 Corridor to Reading.

We are keen to hear from candidates who have held a similar proactive sales management position selling a premium lifestyle product including holiday homes, cars, property or a premium leisure membership. You will be travelling extensively within the territory to secure both listings nd viewings and will need to be highly organised, a self-starter and have first class relationship building skills within the boating community. You will be targeted on both sales and listings and will need to bring a track record of success to be considered for this opportunity. An interest in boating is not essential but it will certainly be an advantage. Key responsibilities include:


  • Establishes and grows the boat sale business in the designated region, achieving monthly targets and KPIs including boat sales and new listings.
  • Builds effective working relationships with the Marina Managers and Crew within the marinas in the region to maximise the opportunities available from existing clients.
  • Drives new business outside of client marinas through a proactive approach to identifying new opportunities, customers and leads.
  • Builds relationships with boat sellers and buyers and understands their preferences, budget and requirements to maximise all sales opportunities.
  • Maintains reports, updates CRM database accurately and provides regular sales reports including forecasting.
  • Delivers best-in-class customer service management including an efficient response to enquiries and communications,
  • Undertakes valuations and monitors the valuation to new listings conversion rate and ways to improve.
  • Acts as a point of contact for vendors, providing timely updates, answering enquiries, and arranging and conducting viewings.
  • Assists in creating detailed listings for boats, including specifications, features, and high-quality photographs and videos.
  • Effectively assists in negotiating deals between buyers and sellers ensuring that transactions meet legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Builds effective relationships with the Marina teams to ensure a joined-up approach in all aspects of the Boat Sales customer journey.
  • Provides training and support to the Marina teams on boat sales.
  • Collaborates with the marketing team to promote boat listings through various channels, such as websites, Facebook, and industry events.


In addition to basic salary of 35K, there is a monthly paid commission with existing brokers typically earning between 1.5 and 2.5K per month. Holiday entitlement is 5 weeks plus bank holidays, there is a 6% matched pension contribution , private healthcare , life assurance and an employee assistance programme. Mileage is paid at 45p/mile.


Interviews are immediately available.



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