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Industry unites to improve Marine Jobs initiative

Marine Jobs is an industry initiative driven by a collaboration of the Marina Industries Association (MIA), the Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA) and Superyacht Australia (SYA).

The Marine Industry continues to be impacted by the tight labour market and renewed investment intends to further support industry in finding more efficient ways to target suitable job seekers and promote the marine industry as a preferred career choice.

Members of MIA, BIA & SYA will support their industry by posting job listings on the Marine Jobs platform.

Every dollar from every listing is invested in targeted initiatives to attract job seekers to the platform to ensure that Marine Jobs becomes the ‘go to’ place for anyone looking for a job in the marine sector.

The founding partners of have committed to furthering the reach and exposure of Marine Jobs by jointly funding a dedicated resource who will be charged with rolling out a partner acquisition and job seeker promotion strategy. The initial funding has been committed to for 12 months to and continuation thereafter will be determined on how it is embraced by industry and its success.

To take the strategy forward, Maria Hobbs has been appointed as the Marine Jobs Business Development Officer.

The primary function of the new position is to engage with other marine associations and bodies to encourage their members to use and promote the Marine Jobs recruitment platform. David Good, CEO Superyacht Australia explained, “The aim is to deepen Marine Jobs’ engagement in broader industry sectors such as other recreational boating associations, ports, shipping, cruising etc.”

Andrew Scott, CEO BIA Ltd, said, “Industry is encouraged to support our commitment by continuing to post jobs and promote the Marine Jobs recruitment platform. Attracting and retaining workers to our industry is something we all need to do together. As we all know, marine is a great career choice”.

Taken from Marine Jobs Media Release on 20 July 2023.

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