Careers Overview

As Europe’s leading marina group we take training and development seriously. We encourage all our managers to take the Marina Institute’s Certificated Marina Manager qualification and aim to nurture the skills and abilities of every member of our 260-plus team. And our commitment pays off - both in the loyalty of our staff and in the number of customers who come back to us time and again. We can’t promise that we’ve a position available but it’s still worth getting in touch. Rest assured that if you do join us, you can look forward to being part of an exciting future.

 

Current Vacancies

It is company policy to employ the best qualified personnel and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of their sex, race, pregnancy, disability, marital or family status, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or trades union membership.

 

#1 Receptionist - Woolverstone Marina and Lodge Park, Ipswich

 
We are seeking to recruit a receptionist at Woolverstone Marina and Lodge Park. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to join the Marina Team at Woolverstone delivering excellent levels of customer service. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated and driven individual. You will be passionate about providing the best possible levels of customer service and will have proven experience in administration and credit control. You will be part of the administration and front of house operation at the marina and will strive to deliver outstanding levels of customer service and experience; exceeding expectations on a daily basis.

The prime tasks and responsibilities for this will include:
 
  • To act as a receptionist for the marina and lodge park including sorting and distributing incoming and out going mail
  • To ensure the office telephone is answered in a timely manner, customers are greeted and assistance with serving and the main office is maintained ensuring the highest standard of customer service at all times
  • Provide a meet and greet service to all members and visitors, dealing with initial enquiries, recording all visitor details and proactively encourage and monitor contractor registration
  • To assist with general administration functions to support the administrator
  • Deliver operational process and systems in accordance with the quality management systems of the MDL Way
This is a permanent full time position working 40 hours per week on a summer/winter rota pattern, including bank holidays and alternative weekends for which days off during the week will be given.
 
The prime tasks and responsibilities for this will include:
 
  • An ability to deliver the highest standards of customer service
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Self motivated and able to work without supervision
  • A practical, resourceful and common sense approach
  • Enthusiastic, friendly with a positive `can do` attitude and flexible approach
  • Computer literacy, including social media & administration skills
  • Able to swim

If you think you have the ability to succeed in this role and would like to join a highly motivated team and take part in a new challenge we would like to hear from you. Please email for a full job description or submit your letter of application marked 'Private & Confidential' making reference to the prime tasks and responsibilities to:

Kelly Sharman, Marina Manager, Marina Developments Limited, Woolverstone Marina and Lodge Park, Woolverstone, Ipswich, Suffolk IP9 1AS.

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Closing Date: Friday 23rd August 2019

 
 
#2 Marina Operative - Woolverstone Marina, Ipswich
 
We are seeking to recruit a 6 month fixed term Marina Operative at Woolverstone Marina. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to join the Marina Team at Woolverstone delivering excellent levels of customer service.
The role will include:
 
  • Maintaining a visible presence with regular patrols of the site to ensure the safety and security of all vessels, pontoons, buildings and persons within the marina boundaries
  • Provide a meet and greet service to all members and visitors, dealing with initial enquiries
  • Managing berth allocations so as to maximise income and efficiency
  • Carry out boat lifting operations, in accordance with the company Health and Safety policy
  • Carry out routine maintenance, ensuring the site remains safe, secure, clean, tidy and well landscaped at all times
  • Record keeping and Updating of our operating systems
This is a fixed term position for an initial 6 month period working a minimum of 20 hours per week, including nights, weekends and bank holidays.
 
The essential requirements for the role are:
 
  • An ability to deliver the highest standards of customer service
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Self motivated and able to work without supervision
  • A practical, resourceful and common sense approach
  • Enthusiastic, friendly with a positive `can do` attitude and flexible approach
  • Computer literacy, including social media & administration skills
  • Ability to carry out general maintenance tasks
  • A practical knowledge of boats and boating
  • Able to swim

If you think you have the ability to succeed in this role and would like to join a highly motivated team and take part in a new challenge we would like to hear from you. Please email for a full job description or submit your letter of application marked 'Private & Confidential' making reference to the prime tasks and responsibilities to:

Kelly Sharman, Marina Manager, Marina Developments Limited, Woolverstone Marina, Woolverstone, Ipswich, Suffolk IP9 1AS.

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Closing Date: Friday 23rd August 2019