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 280-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.


Investors in People

The Investors in People Standard is a business improvement tool designed to advance an organisation's performance through its people. Developed in 1990 by a partnership of leading businesses and national organisations, the Standard helps organisations to improve performance and realise objectives through the management and development of their people. Since it was developed, the Standard has been reviewed every 3 years to ensure that it remains relevant, accessible and attractive to all. 

MDL Marinas is a proud member of the Investor in People Standard in order to improve the service it offers to all of its customers. For more information, please visit the website


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.

Assistant Administrator - MDL Chichester Harbour Marinas

We currently require an Assistant Administrator to join the Team working at our MDL - Chichester Harbour Marinas.

You will work at both Northney and Sparkes Marinas which are high profile, busy sites, situated in Chichester Harbour, making them a popular visitor destination. Our aim is to deliver the highest level of service to our customers, which demands the best from our team every day.

The role will include:

  • Meeting and greeting customers at the Marina Receptions
  • Actively responding to enquiries and berth sales enquiries
  • To assist in the administration of the site, to include maintaining all computer records, raising invoices / credit notes, statements and month end procedures in accordance with laid down procedures. 
  • Support the Administrator to manage a strict site debt control policy in accordance with company procedure.  
  • Assist with daily banking and associated records, Purchase Ledger invoice coding and despatch for payment.
  • To provide secretarial assistance when required.
  • Assist to market and promote all services associated with the site.

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week Wednesday to Sunday.

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Self motivated and able to work with limited supervision
  • An ability to deliver the highest standards of customer service
  • A knowledge and enthusiasm for boats and boating is desirable.
  • Sound computer literacy & administration skills
  • A practical, resourceful and common sense approach
  • Enthusiastic and friendly with a flexible and positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Willingness to undertake further training and responsibilities.
  • Be able to start on 1st March 2018.

MDL Marinas offers a competitive salary package plus bonus scheme, company uniform, and following your probationary period, a subsidised health cash plan. There is also full on-job training leading to industry-recognised qualifications. MDL Marinas are an equal opportunities employer.

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:

Colin Jefferies – Manager MDL – Chichester Harbour Marinas, Marina Developments Ltd, Northney Marina, Northney Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire PO11 0NH

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Closing Date: Friday 19th January 2018