Company: Dream Yacht Group (DYG)
Position: Crewed Yacht Manager
Location: USVI/BVI

Position overview
An exciting opportunity to lead the delivery of our crewed yacht program, which is experiencing a high demand and exciting growth. Our Crewed Yacht offering is Dream Yacht Groups most high end product, on the largest yachts in our fleet with dedicated crew to provide a luxurious service but being able to adapt to each customer’s needs. A proven track record delivering a consistently excellent level of customer service with a hands-on approach, you must be a people person, experienced with managing, and have a solutions-focused approach together with excellent organisational and time management skills. You must have the ability to put in place and follow processes to ensure a consistent standard is delivered. You will be based in the Virgin Islands, but managing boats between the Caribbean and Bahamas. You will report to the Managing DIrector for the Americas.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit and onboard new crew – interview and placement
  • Maintain and improve the crew handbook and guidelines
  • Coordinate receiving and outfitting new yachts with owners to DYC standards
  • Ensure crews are adhering to DYC policies/procedures at all time
  • Monitor guest satisfaction and ensure standards are met
  • Maintain and keep yacht listings up to date in reservations systems and sales platforms
  • Support charter sales with questions/inquiries about yachts and crews
  • Manage Crew Expenses and yacht’s budget before and after each charter and monthly
  • Prepare detailed spending reports for owner accounting
  • Coordinate routine and needed maintenance issues with Captain, vendors and DYC bases
  • Work with Owner Care team to ppdate owners on maintenance/warranty work
  • Coordinate boat entry to the fleet and communicating progress to owners care and charter sales teams
  • Collaborate with yacht brokers supporting the sale of new yachts into the fleet

Requirements

  • Charter Yacht Industry experience is a must
  • Proven track record of managing people
  • Administrative and organisational skills

Desired skills

  • Hands on experience of the crewed yacht charter industry, and what goes into delivering a memorable charter.
  • A passion for sailing and the islands.
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility and availability to travel as needed
  • The ability to organise and prioritise your tasks, at all times putting the interests of guests and the boat owners as your priority
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

How to apply
Email with resume and cover letter to [email protected]

About Dream Yacht Group
Dream Yacht Group is a world leader in sea-based tourism and its brands include Dream Yacht Charter and Dream Yacht Sales. It’s origins began in the Seychelles with just six boats and now the fleet has more than 1,000 yachts in 50+ exciting destinations worldwide, including the Caribbean, Bahamas, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Asia, Americas and Europe.
Groupe Beneteau, a leading French shipbuilder, and PPF, a Czech private financial group, joined Dream Yacht Group as shareholders in September 2021 and they have made a significant investment.

Dream Yacht Charter – Worldwide Sailing Vacations
We’ve pioneered ways to help non-sailors discover the freedom of being on the water. We’re also known for our innovation in bringing new sailing destinations to market and our sheer range of choice. Our charter products include bareboat, skippered, by the cabin, crewed, sabbaticals, power catamarans, Aqualodge floating villas and corporate events.
Dream Yacht Sales – Consultant Yacht Brokers
As the world’s leading yacht sales specialist for private yacht ownership, charter management and brokerage, we make yacht ownership easy and simple, providing professional consultancy, expert advice and tailored solutions. We offer a selection of the best yachts from the world’s leading, cutting-edge manufacturers, such as Beneteau, Bali, Dufour and Fontaine Pajot.

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