Job Opportunities

Below are vacancies available with ABYA, ABYA members or associated companies.

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Sales Administrator

ABNB Boat Brokerage

Working at our purpose built offices within North Kilworth Marina, we are looking for a Sales Administrator to complement the team.

The successful applicant will be a dynamic, self-motivated, organised, enthusiastic and friendly individual capable of taking on the daily challenge of working within a brokerage. A knowledge of canal boats and boating would be helpful.

The role will involve full time working in a busy demanding open plan office environment, assisting with general office duties including computer based data entry, email management, filing, telephone enquiries and dealing with visitors in person (sometimes all at once)! Proven experience working within this environment is essential.

Excellent organisation and use of a variety of computer software systems is important.

The role will involve on occasions, visiting local marina's and so it is essential that the successful candidate holds a full UK driving licence and has access to their own vehicle. Mileage will be paid.

The Role:

  • Processing information on customer database and cloud-based systems.

  • Dealing with confidential information.

  • Communicating with customers by telephone, email and face-to-face.

  • General filing (paper and digital), printing and managing office supplies.

  • Scheduling and undertaking boat viewings, and assisting with boat presentation.

  • Help and support the other staff in the office.

  • Office based, working as part of a very small team.

  • Will also involve some outside working when conducting viewings, moving boats etc.

  • Will include travelling to visit boats locally, and conduct viewings locally.

Skills required:

  • Must have excellent organisational and presentation skills.

  • To be proactive and motivated with the ability to prioritise.

  • Being able to work under pressure.

  • Ability to multi-task is a must.

  • Must have meticulous attention to detail.

  • Must be responsible and reliable.

  • Good customer service is paramount.

  • Good at building positive relationships and working within a small team.

  • An interest in canal boating is preferable.


  • Must be competent in the use of computers. MAC experience preferable.

  • Full training will be given on our CRM software systems.

  • You must possess strong IT/numeracy/literacy skills.

We have a great team who work closely with each other.
This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic person looking for a working environment with a difference!

How to apply

To apply for the above position please email your CV to: Tell us about yourself, including relevant experience, and why you would like to work for ABNB.

Contact Details


Posted on 17 Jul 2023

Brokerage Manager – Chichester Office

Ancasta International

Ancasta International Boat Sales is the leading and most globally recognised yacht sales company in today’s market. With seventeen offices across Europe and an online presence that collectively represents some of the best manufacturers in the industry, it is little wonder we sell over 400 boats annually throughout the network.  We are in growth mode and are now looking to expand our network across the Solent and are keen to attract the best sales executives in the business. 

An opportunity has now arisen for an enthusiastic Brokerage Manager to head up our team in Chichester. Individuals will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, have the drive and tenacity to build and develop relationships with clients and possess good working knowledge of both power boats and sailing yachts.  We are proud to represent some of the world’s leading brands including Beneteau (both sail and power) Lagoon catamarans, Prestige motor-yachts, McConaghy race boats, Protector RIBs, CNB Yachts and the luxury motor yacht brands, Bluegame and Sanlorenzo. 

We are proud of our position in the industry and can support our buyers and sellers through innovative marketing and excellent client care.  We provide first-class training to ensure we have the best sales executives in the industry and this in turn represents a fantastic opportunity for great earning potential. Based in the beautiful area of Chichester Harbour, close to the Goodwood Estate and the popular beaches of West Wittering, our benefits include private health, life assurance and pension to name but a few.

For further information about the company, please see our website

How to apply

For a detailed job description, interested individuals should apply by email with a CV and covering letter to Joanna Despard at before the closing date of 31 October 2023.

Contact Details

Joanna Despard

Posted on 09 Oct 2023

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