Sales Executive Apprentice

Full-Time Sales Executive Apprentice

BHG Marine, established in 1947 and part of the Berthon Group, is synonymous with the Yamaha outboard motor brand and sells boats and boat equipment. Our Lymington-based sales department is looking to recruit. The successful candidate will join a fast-paced small team serving our large leisure, retail and trade customer base.

Main Duties: The successful candidate will assist with general sales duties & be responsible for creating & maintaining displays. This position would suit someone with background in boats, who has great customer service, perhaps from having worked in a shop or restaurant or generally with customers. Specific system & process training will be given.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Making sales face to face, via email, & over the phone, with leisure, retail and trade customers
  • Process, package and dispatch orders
  • Update our ecommerce website
  • Update social media content
  • Ensure the shop layout is maintained in a clean and efficient way
  • Arrange the outside display area
  • Attending shows & events

The following attributes are essential for this role:

  • Good customer service
  • Good telephone manner
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good housekeeping
  • Great initiative
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literacy

The following attributes are desirable for this role:

  • Boat knowledge or background
  • Sales / customer experience

We offer:

  • Full time position
  • 33 days holiday ( incl. bank holidays) paid per year
  • Pleasant working environment (based in Lymington)
  • Immediate start
  • Level 4 Sales Executive apprenticeship standard training
  • Training for RYA powerboat level 2 and VHF

This role offers excellent prospects and an exciting opportunity within a well-respected company.


If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a company that values its staff, now and into the future, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Keith Longman
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL


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