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Check These Great Opportunities for working in the Marine Industry in Canada

From Atlantic to Pacific and all points in between, Canada’s marine industry needs a growing number of young people to enter the business. Opportunities in sales, marketing, marina management, boat building, repair and refit are all available. Some opportunities are with small or family businesses, some are with multi-national corporations. If you know a bright young person who is looking for a solid and rewarding future, share this newsletter with them.

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Apr 21, 2017

Position available: Special Markets Coordinator
DepartmentSales Marketing

Location: 

Toronto


Responsibilities: 

To develop growth and support all Yamaha special markets sales objectives for both Marine and Motorsports. Focusing on marine product lines including OEM, government and commercial acting as the key YMCA liaison for all market segments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Working with Special Market Representative, coordinates weekly communication with all Yamaha marine OEM partners for unit forecast, sales activities, market promotions, new business opportunities and maintain YMCA database. (25%)

Monitor and process bidding opportunities on Federal and Provincial levels. Coordinate all aspects of YMCA government unit sales activities with focus on Standing Offer and act as the liaison with other YMCA departments for internal processing. (15%)

Working with Boats Area Sales Managers, manage all aspects of Yamaha sport boat order and billing systems for field staff, factory and dealers. (20%)

•Process all special market unit orders, maintain database and provide separate monthly reports for both OEM and (B2B) Special Markets activities and sales trends. Ensure units are billed and paid off within set time periods. (40%)

•Maintain all necessary computer and paper records including dealer objectives, booking orders, product allocation, backorders, order summary, and return/reinvoicing systems.
•Ensure compliance with published programs when processing orders. Acquire necessary approvals for variances and upsell to gain maximum benefit for dealers.

Qualifications:

Degree/Diploma-Post-secondary degree or business diploma 
Program of Study-Sales Administration
Years of Experience-1 - 5 years 
Type of Experience-Marine industry sales & marketing related field

Skills and Abilities
• Excellent oral and written communication skills (bilingual, French & English)
• Ability to provide customer service in a courteous manner
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and advanced skills in Excel is required
• The ability to problem-solving and have strong analytical skills to interpret sales performance and market trend information
• Excellent organization, planning skills and time management
• Attention to details and a high level of accuracy is a must
• Must be self-motivated and comfortable working independently

Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Contact Info:

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Mar 31, 2017

Position available: Sales and Client Relationship Manager

Location: Muskoka Lakes Marine – Rosseau, ON


Responsibilities: 

This position will be responsible for but not limited to:

Customer Service
Our Marina has great clients who want great service. Your highest priority will require you to develop a thorough knowledge of our clients and ensure we are providing them with professional and diversified set of services to ensure they have a stress free experience on the lake.

Sales and Marketing
Knowledge of our clients allows us to understand what they need. The successful candidate will be responsible for client relationship management, marketing and sales programs required to grow our existing lines and sales of new boats and marine products. You will be challenged to explore and develop new lines of services, products and areas of business that ensure our business is growing, interesting and competitive.

Staff Hiring and Training
This position will be responsible for working with the ownership team to ensure the Marina has the right sales team with the requisite training to ensure we maximize sales, promote and provide excellent services for our clients and expand our product lines.

Business Planning/Strategic Planning
You will be a key member on the management team in developing and monitoring the annual business plan, setting sales goals and operating budgets and monitoring progress throughout the year. You will work with the ownership team to help develop strategies for new services that our Marina can offer our clients in the future.

Qualifications:

We are looking for an energetic candidate who is hard working with excellent communication and people skills. Interested candidates should identify relevant college, university, business or marine related experience that would be utilized to succeed in this role.

Contact Info:

Please submit your applications for employment or resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Almost Canadian, Almost Caribbean

Grand Turk IslandBy Mark Stevens • Photos by Sharon Matthews-Stevens

Late afternoon, Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos.

I’m chilling on the balcony of our beachside suite at the Bohio Dive Resort, gazing at sun-burnished whispering surf nuzzling the sand ten metres away.

A single couple populates the beach, shaded by a Norfolk pine. She leans over to say something to her partner every once in a while. Moments later he answers her.

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Cedar Island Yacht ClubBy Katherine Stone
The very first yacht club ever featured in this column was the Buffalo Yacht Club, back in 2012. I chose to start with this particular club as it was the only one that had clubhouses in two countries: the United States and Canada.Canada is deeply tied to the United States as their number one trading partner, enjoys many cultural similarities, and a shared language; so this seemed like a fun way to start what has now become an ensconced column in every issue. However, the Buffalo Yacht Club is not the southernmost yacht club in Canada, as that distinction lies with the Cedar Island Yacht Club...

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Fast, spacious and stable – the Leopard 45 is the stuff dreams are made of!

During those cold, cold, sunless, dreary months of January and February, I want to remember the fun I had in the sun on the water. Did someone say charter? In warm weather?In warm waters?

If you plan on chartering when the weather in Canada is less than ideal (mmmmm…that’s two months of bad sledding), then I suggest you charter, purchase to charter, or just buy to own and enjoy for yourself the newly redesigned Leopard 45 sailing catamaran.

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