Career Opportunities at Fox's Marina & Boatyard

For any of the positions currently available, please apply in writing, enclosing your CV including details of any relevant experience and qualifications to or for more information please speak to Lucy Taylor on 01473 689111.

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Fox’s Marina & Boatyard. We look forward to hearing from you.

Marina Administrator/Receptionist

We are looking for a Marina Administrator/Receptionist to work front of house in our busy Marina and Boatyard office, to support and assist the Marina Manager in the general day-to-day running of the Marina, and to provide administrative support to the Sales and Production office.

The role:

  • Welcome visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries to the relevant department.
  • Provide administrative support to the Marina Manager in order to sell both temporary and permanent berths.
  • Recording all customer personal and invoicing information.
  • Raising weekly/ monthly invoices.
  • Direct visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions.
  • Maintain security by following procedures; monitoring logbook.
  • Maintain safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Taking in post and deliveries and redistributing them as necessary.
  • Contact clients to obtain missing information. Maintain and update sales and customer records.
  • Prepare and distribute proposals and related paperwork.
  • Communicate important feedback from customers internally

The key requirements for this role are:

You must have experience using Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and Word.

A passion for sailing and knowledge of yachts is highly desirable, although not essential. However, a keen willingness to learn about yachts and the marine industry is crucial to be successful in this role.

Please email your CV with covering letter to Lucy Peat 

Trained Marine Electronics/Electrical Engineer Technician

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a trained marine electronics/electrical engineer technician to join our existing team at Fox’s Marina and Boatyard, Ipswich. All applicants must be qualified to a suitable standard with proven experience in marine electrical engineering. BMET Qualified would be advantageous.

A passion for boats is desirable, knowledge of a variety of boats is essential. The post will require working outside year-round and working at heights.

The role:

  • Diagnosing and repairing faults on a variety of marine electronics systems.
  • Ensuring all deficiencies noted and suitable recommendations are made.
  • Installation and repair of electronic and navigational equipment.
  • Applicants must have a good awareness of health and safety procedures in the workplace and exercise good housekeeping at all times.

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Marine electronic engineering experience.
  • Strong analytical skills for methodical problem solving.
  • Good time management.
  • Strong team player with ability to also work alone.
  • Deliver the highest standards of customer service at all times.
  • Full driving licence.

Workshops - Apprentice & Experienced Levels

Fox’s Workshops is currently seeking additional staff to assist with yacht refit and repair work.

We are actively seeking both experienced and apprentice level positions.

Experience of marine composite repair work, laminating, gelcoat finishing and paint spraying would be attractive.

Apprentice applicants should have an interest in boats and some practical ability, however of more importance is a willingness to get stuck in and learn new skills.

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