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Brokerage Assistant

New York

We are looking for an assistant to join our thriving Brokerage department in New York.

*The role would be subject to USA Visa and work permit.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with preparation of yacht selections & presentations
  • Assist with all client/general correspondence
  • Record all client activity in the Burgess Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Monitor CRM enquiries for all 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
  • Create electronic presentations for third party listed yacht
  • Preparation of weekly brokerage news
  • Assist with travel plans as required (hotels, flights, transfers)
  • Diary management; department movements
  • Submit/collate expenses for brokers


Secondary Responsibilities: 

  • Stand and Boat Show cover as required, including occasional industry Open Days
  • Miscellaneous admin duties as required


Essential Skills and Personal Qualities: 

  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Strong IT skills (especially CRM, Outlook & MS Office including Excel)
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills, are able to communicate effectively at all levels (dealing with Owners, Captains and Colleagues)
  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Confidentiality
  • Good team player, but also able to act on own initiative


Desirable Skills: 

  • Knowledge of MS CRM and/or Adobe Photoshop 
  • Previous sales support experience 
  • Knowledge of yachting or luxury goods sector 


If you are interested in this role then please submit your application by filling out the form below.

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