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Marketing Employee

We are looking for a multitasker for the position of

Marketing Employee

(16 hours per week)

 

With 8 different locations and 3 retail stores, Dive Friends Bonaire has the biggest dive operation on Bonaire. We have approx. 60 employees. Divers are trained from beginner to professional level. We introduce guests to the most beautiful dive sites on Bonaire. Our dive shops are open 7 days per week to provide a perfect experience for our guests.

 

As our Marketing Employee you will contribute to our Marketing activities and the positioning of Dive Friend Bonaire.

 

Do you want to be part of a fast growing and successful dive center? Are you communicatively strong and enthusiastic? You know better than anyone how to use your content to improve and strengthen the findability and image of the organization. Your own ideas and initiatives are encouraged and appreciated! Recognize yourself in the above? Then we are looking for you!

 

Tasks

  • Website updates: texts, photos, creation of new pages, adding extra columns/buttons/jobs, etc. (WordPress).
  • Online design: stories, graphical social media posts, ads, etc.
  • Offline design: flyers, posters, banners, trade show products, and all kinds of other prints.
  • Social media content calendar: coming up with social media posts, creating and completing the social media content calendar for Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube etc. This is the guide from which Sverrin draws the necessary info to create content.
  • Social media advice: giving advice on how to use social media, what the trends are, what to look out for in the algorithm, etc.
  • Contact with partners: mail contact on all kinds of issues with partners such as PADI, Scuba Diving Magazie, DUIKEN magazine, etc.
  • Monitoring brand identity: making adjustments to designs of other staff, etc. Monitoring the corporate identity across all platforms and locations.
  • Organizing photo/video shoots: thinking about location, arranging extras, arranging schedule with ops.
  • Contact with externally hired companies: such as Deviate, EdgeArt etc.: thinking about requirements, making sure briefing for designs is good, meetings about desired designs, mail contact, feedback rounds, forwarding invoices, etc.
  • Advertising: arranging, making up and making ads for social media and all kinds of partners such as Bonaire Reporter, airport ad, magazines.
  • Campaigns: thinking along with setting up campaigns, working out the campaign, arranging supplies + planning.

 

What do we ask of you?
Do you enjoy being an ambassador for the organization?

  • You have at least some work experience as a Marketing Employee;
  • It is a plus if you have an education in Marketing and Communication;
  • A creative mindset with the ability to generate original and impactful marketing ideas;
  • A team player who can collaborate and communicate effectively with various stakeholders;
  • Experience with programs such as Canva, PowerPoint and Adobe programs (Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign and Premiere Pro);
  • Good written and oral communication skills, in both Dutch and English;
  • Due to Immigration legislation, we can only hire people with a US or Dutch passport;
  • Flexible attitude & stress resistant;
  • You are a certified diver;
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

What can we offer you?

  • An employment agreement of 16 hours per week.
  • The opportunity to dive and/or be (further) trained for this purpose.
  • A competitive salary.
  • Several employee deals on Bonaire like discount on CrossFit and discount at certain restaurants.

 

Interested or questions?

If you are interested or if you have any questions, please contact our HR department via HR@divefriendsbonaire.com

Retail Manager

We are looking for a

Manager Retail (fulltime)

With 8 different locations and 3 retail stores, Dive Friends Bonaire has the biggest dive operation on Bonaire. We have approx. 60 employees. Dive Friends Bonaire is a PADI 5 star IDC center. Divers are trained from beginner to professional level. We introduce guests to the most beautiful dive sites on Bonaire. Our dive shops are open 7 days per week to provide a perfect experience for our guests.  We are a retail dealer, importing and distributing merchandise for all Dive Friends shops and retail shops. In addition, we supply other dive centers with dive equipment and accessories on Bonaire and work closely with some on-island suppliers.

 

Are you a driven Manager Retail looking for a new challenge? Do you like to motivate, inspire and empower your team members to achieve the best results together? Do you have a good attitude, an eye for detail and have an affinity with diving? Then we would like to meet you! You will be, together with two Supervisors, responsible for our Dive Retail, REEF, Dushi Store and Dushi Style stores.

As part of the retail team (total of 12 team members), you will be responsible for the wholesale department, inventory and sales, companywide. You will report directly to the Managing Director of Dive Friends Bonaire and are part of our Management Team.

 

Profile
You enjoy the challenge of managing the Dive Friends Bonaire retail department. You know exactly how to motivate people and how to translate company strategies into objectives for your staff. You have good communication skills and experience in people management. Together with 12 employees in the retail division, you strive to provide the best service for all our customers.

You need good organizational skills to complete tasks, as well as planning your necessary activities efficiently. You need to be able to adapt quickly and reorganize when new priorities arise, as well as adjusting plans when sales information comes in. You are creative and have an ability to come up with solutions and ideas, as well as being eager to learn and develop. You are not afraid of a challenge.

You are ambitious to progress the Retail side of the Company and you understand what is needed to achieve this. Dive Friends Bonaire has great ambitions and hopes you can help to achieve those ambitions.

 

Tasks:

  • You are responsible for all purchasing for the Company, ensuring appropriate pricing and purchasing conditions.
  • You are responsible for inventory management across Dive Friends, as well as ensuring all inventory is current at all locations.
  • You are responsible for the order processing, logistics and customer service.
  • You are responsible for the various periodic reports and administrative work – in collaboration with our accountant.
  • You maintain contact with the various stakeholders, such as vendors, outlets, customs, shipping companies, etc.
  • You are constantly engaged in the optimization of the retail division; stock management, purchasing management, and other processes.
  • You continuously keep an eye on trends & developments within the branch and you act on them

 

Requirements

  • A business management qualification
  • At least 2 years work experience in a similar position
  • Analytical
  • Able to work structurally, accurately and efficiently
  • Good written and verbal English language skills – a 2ndlanguage is a plus
  • Experience with a retail stock and cash register system (or ability to learn new systems)
  • Great capacity to problem solve
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Valid driver’s license

 

What can you expect from us

  • A fulltime contract (40 hours)
  • The opportunity to dive
  • A competitive salary
  • Various personnel deals on Bonaire
  • A friendly team waiting for you

 

Apply or contact us!

If you would like to apply or would like to get more information, we kindly ask you to send an email to HR@divefriendsbonaire.com.

Front Desk Employee

We are looking for a new

Dive Shop Employee

  • Affinity with diving
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Eye for detail to keep the shop tidy

 

See you on Bonaire!

 

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team,
please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to hr@divefriendsbonaire.com

Dive Instructor

We are looking for a new

Experienced Padi Dive Instructors

We are looking for dive professionals who are ready for a new adventure on the wonderful Caribbean Island of Bonaire!

 

If you are an experienced PADI Dive Instructor (with at least 2 years of demonstrable experience) and you are ready for a new challenge, we are waiting for you! We don’t need to tell you what the work of a PADI Dive Instructor entails – you already know that. What we do need to tell you is that you will be joining a great team of dive professionals (about 60 employees), with many opportunities to further develop your career. We would love to hear what you can bring to our team!

 

When it’s time to get your fins out and explore a new environment, our HR Manager will be waiting for your contact.

 

See you on Bonaire!

 

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team,
please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to hr@divefriendsbonaire.com

Divemaster

We are looking for an experienced

Divemaster

We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced Divemasters to join our team.

If you want to

  • Live and work on a tropical island for a longer period of time.
  • Give guests the best diving experience.
  • Ensure your guests have a safe trip.
  • Work in a team of enthusiastic professionals.
  • Develop yourself in your work.

And you are available on a short notice, we invite to you apply for this fantastic job.

Requirements

  • PADI Divemaster.
  • Fluent in English (Spanish, Dutch and/or German are a plus).
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent customer service.

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team,
please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to hr@divefriendsbonaire.com

Dive Retail Employee

We are looking for a new

RETAIL SALES PROFESSIONAL

 

With 8 different locations and 3 retail stores, Dive Friends Bonaire has the biggest dive operation on Bonaire. We have approx. 60 employees. Divers are trained from beginner to professional level. We introduce guests to the most beautiful dive sites on Bonaire. Our dive shops are open 7 days per week to provide a perfect experience for our guests.

We are also specialized in selling dive equipment, as well for the individual diver as for professionals. As an importer of, for example, Scuba Pro for Bonaire, but also a supplier of other brands, we provide a large number of dive shops with their equipment.

 

For our Retail & Dive shop we are looking for a retail sales professional:

  • to whom the diving world has no secrets;
  • who feels at home as much under as above water;
  • who connects commercial and technical skills;
  • and who can optimally advise customers for the ultimate diving experience.

Do you recognize yourself in this description? Are you at least a PADI certified divemaster? Do you already have some experience with sales/retail in the diving industry? And if you are fluent in Dutch or English, we would like to invite you to send your application to HR@divefriendsbonaire.com or contact our HR if you have any questions.

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