Senior Administration Role

Taggs Boatyard is an exceptional company who boast over 30 years of Boat hire experience, with a wide range of self-drive boats available to families and groups of all ages. During the warmer months, a plethora of friendly and congenial day boat hirers venture down to us to enjoy a day out on the River Thames. Taggs prides itself on its tradition and the company heritage stretches back all the way to the mid-20th century and remains a highly reputable company with a customer satisfaction track record second to none. 

Based on the beautiful backwater channel by Thames Ditton Island, the company has recently acquired a brand-new, state of the art, boatshed to perform marine services on a range of private marine craft, as well as allowing our dedicated staff to keep our hire fleet in pristine condition season in season out. 

Taggs also posses a long pontoon on which we have private moorers. These moorers are both residential and non-residential, with a large range of boats currently occupying this space.

Typical proceedings include dealing with happy and excited customers, including a lot of children, as well as organising the days bookings, transferring that information to the Boatyard operatives, answering the phone to make new bookings, general business correspondence and keeping boatyard supplies plentiful. As a small business, looking to grow, every day is different and more exciting than the last and the role reflects this.

Having recently undergone the transition into our new boat shed, Taggs is now looking to expand its staff base to include one or two brand new, energetic, administration staff, with part time and full-time options available. 

Essential Skills and Experience• Excellent customer service skills • Proven organisational skills• Excellent communication skills• Proactive and able to use initiative • Enthusiastic and willing to go the extra mile • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft office systems, specifically excel • Good knowledge of the use of accounting software, favourably xero• Comprehensive understanding of financial spreadsheets• General computing knowledge• Understands how to deal with cash and card payments outgoing and incoming• Good understanding of practical SME’s and how small business’ can be run efficiently • Basic residency and rental understanding

Desirable Skills• Good eye for design • Understanding of website design and maintenance • Marketing skills• Marine knowledge or boat handling skills a benefit

All applications should be sent to: maritek@taggsboatyard.co.uk together with a CV and covering letter.

Ditton Cruisers will not pay agency fees where speculative and/or unsolicited CVs are submitted by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without agreement from the management team, then we reserve the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fees at all.

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