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Established in 2005, Ocean Independence undeniably lives up to its reputation as a market leader in the yachting industry. We live quality, applying it to simply everything we do. Our team combines more years of marine expertise than any other brokerage company, with an unrivalled knowledge of every aspect of the industry that enables us to advise, consult and guide clients at every step.

At Ocean Independence, we are passionate about providing the highest possible level of service in all aspects of the yachting industry and we are looking for dynamic and dedicated like-minded professionals in a career in yachting to join our team.. No matter what your level of experience in the yachting industry, a career with Ocean Independence offers the opportunity for growth and development within the fastest growing company in luxury yachting.

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Careers with Ocean Independence Are you looking for your next yachting role?

Crew

A professional, hardworking and dedicated crew are crucial in delivering an enjoyable yachting experience. If you have a love of yachting and hospitality and are interested in careers in yachting, then we would like to hear from you.

Consultants

Our first-class team of sales and charter brokers strive to build long term, successful client relationships based on reliability and integrity. If you are interested in a career as a yacht broker, then contact us today. 

Yacht management

Supplying expert support and insightful advice to owners and captains, the yacht management team are a highly skilled and valued part of Ocean Independence. 

Other

From marketing and digital, to finance and administration, our team behind the scenes play a vital role and offer a range of exciting opportunities. 

Current Vacancies

Group Retail Charter Manager

We are expanding our Team and excited to invite a Group Retail Charter Manager to join us.

The successful candidate will have passion for delivering exceptional service and client experiences, and have a background in either the superyacht or UHHWI industries. You will be responsible for taking a leading role in the day-to-day support and development of our Team of Charter Retail Consultants.

This challenging and rewarding position will require a dedication to both customer service and creative solution-based problem solving. You will have a proven track record of delivering success, motivating and supporting a team, strong negotiation and communication skills, with an open and approachable management style.

We're looking for someone who is a proactive, professional self-starter and initiative taker to join our Team and help navigate our retail charter business to new heights of success.

We are a dynamic and committed Team who have a family spirit and share a love for yachting and offer an international and innovative work environment.

Our vision is to be the global yachting company that is most recognised for its independent advice and in-depth understanding of our market, providing easy access to high-end, personally tailored solutions for our Clients.

This role will be predominantly office based, with an attractive salary and results package commensurate with experience. Office location could be any of our main locations in Europe or the US.

Should you be interested in the position of Group Retail Charter Manager and joining the Ocean Independence Team, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@ocyachts.com.

Start date as agreed.

Payment & Reporting Administrator - Düsseldorf or Konstanz

We are looking for a Payment & Reporting Administrator, to be based in our Düsseldorf or Konstanz office.

Your skills must include:
Completed education and/or two years of work experience in accounting
Flexibility to complete tasks as required
Team player mentality
Fluent in German and English
Willingness to familiarise yourself with the exciting field of yachting
The ability to set the right priorities, especially under time pressure

Responsibilities would include:
Responsible for the execution and processing of payments
Reconciliation of all bank accounts
Yacht and project accounting
Maintaining the database of supplier/service provider bank details
Invoicing Ocean Independence clients for ship management services
General support with regard to the management of yachts and vessels
Ensuring that all financial and contractual information is kept strictly confidential
General office management

What we offer:
A great, dynamic and committed team
An international working environment
Modern and centrally located office
Attractive employment conditions; 30 days holiday and 38.5-hour week

Should you be interested in the position and joining the Ocean Independence Team, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@ocyachts.com.

Assistant - Fort Lauderdale

We are looking for a candidate to join our office in Fort Lauderdale as an Assistant.

Key responsibilities:
Provide full-scale general assistance to the Fort Lauderdale Group Director, Yacht Charter & Sales Team
Proactive support in all administrative and organizational matters in our Fort Lauderdale Office
Support, organize and coordinate meetings, events/yacht shows and business trips

Essential skills:
Advanced customer service/support skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong administrative/organizational and database management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication abilities
Fluent in English
Exceptional attention to detail and reliability
A hands-on and proactive work ethic
Must be proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

What we offer:
A great, dynamic and committed team with family spirit
An international and innovative work environment
Modern and centrally located offices worldwide
Attractive employment conditions

Our vision is to be the global yachting company that is most recognized for its in-depth understanding and for providing easy access to sustainable, high-end custom solutions.

Should you be interested in the Assistant position and in joining our Company, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@ocyachts.com.

Yacht Sales Consultant - Hong Kong

We are looking to grow our team and welcome a Yacht Sales Consultant into our Hong Kong office. 

As a Yacht Sales Consultant at Ocean Independence, you will play a vital role in our Sales Team, driving deals with a strong knowledge and passion for the superyacht industry. Your responsibilities will include developing client relationships, leveraging your yacht expertise to spot sales opportunities, collaborating with our global team for seamless client experiences, and staying informed on the market and relevant trends.

Our ideal candidate should have yacht sales experience and comprehensive industry knowledge. They must be energetic, self-motivated with strong personable skills, and eager to grow with our small but successful Hong Kong Team.

We are a dynamic and committed team with a family spirit and a love for yachting, an international and innovative work environment with offices worldwide. Our vision is to be the global yachting company that is most recognised for its in-depth, understanding, and for providing easy access to sustainable, high-end, custom solutions.

Should you be interested in the position of Yacht Sales Consultant and joining the Ocean Independence Hong Kong Team, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@ocyachts.com.

Start date as agreed.

Yacht Charter Consultant - Hong Kong

We are expanding our team and excited to invite a Yacht Charter Consultant to join our Hong Kong office.

As a Yacht Charter Consultant at Ocean Independence, you will be a key player in our charter team, specialising in creating unforgettable experiences using an extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for the superyacht industry. Your role will involve nurturing client relationships, using your expertise to identify and fulfill charter opportunities, working in tandem with our global team to ensure exceptional client service, and staying up to date with market trends and ongoing developments.

The ideal candidate should have experience in yacht charter, a broad understanding of the superyacht industry, be dynamic, self-driven, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and have a strong desire to contribute significantly to our thriving Hong Kong Team.

We are a dynamic and committed team with a family spirit and a love for yachting, an international and innovative work environment with offices worldwide. Our vision is to be the global yachting company that is most recognised for its in-depth, understanding, and for providing easy access to sustainable, high-end, custom solutions.

Should you be interested in the position of Yacht Charter Consultant and joining the Ocean Independence Hong Kong Team, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@ocyachts.com.

Start date as agreed.

Yacht Sales Consultant - Experience Essential

We are looking to grow our global presence and welcome a new Yacht Sales Consultant into our Sales Team.

As a Yacht Sales Consultant at Ocean Independence, you will play a vital role in our Sales Team, driving deals with a strong knowledge and passion for the superyacht industry. Your responsibilities will include developing client relationships, leveraging your yacht expertise to spot sales opportunities, collaborating with our global team for seamless client experiences, and staying informed on the market and relevant trends.

Our ideal candidate should have yacht sales experience and comprehensive industry knowledge. They must be energetic, self-motivated with strong personable skills, and eager to make a significant contribution to our growing company.

We are a dynamic and committed team with a family spirit and a love for yachting, an international and innovative work environment with offices worldwide. Our vision is to be the global yachting company that is most recognised for its in-depth, understanding, and for providing easy access to sustainable, high-end, custom solutions.

Should you be interested in this position and in joining our Company, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@ocyachts.com. 

Yacht Charter Consultant - Experience Essential

We are looking to grow our global presence and welcome a new Yacht Charter Consultant into our Charter Team.

As a Yacht Charter Consultant at Ocean Independence, you will be a key player in our charter team, specialising in creating unforgettable experiences using an extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for the superyacht industry. Your role will involve nurturing client relationships, using your expertise to identify and fulfill charter opportunities, working in tandem with our global team to ensure exceptional client service, and staying up to date with market trends and ongoing developments.

The ideal candidate should have experience in yacht charter, a broad understanding of the superyacht industry, be dynamic, self-driven, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and have a strong desire to contribute significantly to our thriving company.

We are a dynamic and committed team with a family spirit and a love for yachting, an international and innovative work environment with offices worldwide. Our vision is to be the global yachting company that is most recognised for its in-depth, understanding, and for providing easy access to sustainable, high-end, custom solutions.

Should you be interested in this position and in joining our Company, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@ocyachts.com. 

If you are interested in any of our current vacancies, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@ocyachts.com.

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Interested? Get in Touch

If you are interested in a career in yachting, email us at careers@ocyachts.com with your CV and a covering letter describing why you would like to work for Ocean Independence. One of our team members will be in touch with any relevant opportunities.

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