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Burgess

Assistant to the London Brokerage team

We are currently recruiting for an assistant to the London Brokerage team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation of yacht presentations and reports – digital and print
  • Assist with all client/general correspondence
  • Record all client activity in the Burgess Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Monitor all enquiries for brokers and assist brokers with ensuring the enquiry logs are all kept up to date
  • Assist with contract preparation as required
  • Assist with booking of yacht visits/inspections
  • Collate and send out daily yacht and contact log
  • Preparation of weekly brokerage news
  • Assist with travel plans as required
  • Diary management
  • Submit/collate expenses for brokers
  • Secondary responsibilities:
  • Occasional reception cover
  • Stand and Boat Show cover as required
  • Miscellaneous admin duties as required
  • Essential Skills and Personal Qualities:
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Very good knowledge of French
  • Strong IT skills (especially MS Office Suite, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Good team player, but also able to act on own initiative
  • Desirable Skills:
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics and Adobe Photoshop
  • Previous sales support experience
  • Knowledge of a second language (French, Russian, Spanish)

The role is full time and based in our London office.

Please note this role is not a trainee broker position.

Burgess is an equal opportunity employer and will happily consider candidates from all backgrounds who are able to demonstrate the required personal and professional qualities for this role.

Please send your CV and covering letter to rlambert@burgessyachts.com