Chief Steward/ess

Cannes | FILLED

Our client is looking for a Chief Stewardess for a private 50-meter yacht based in the Cannes area. This is a permanent position and all applicants must hold a valid ENG1 and STCW to apply for this position. Only female candidates will be considered due to cabin arrangements.


  • Directing, motivating and supervising interior crew (double check on the work, behavior etc).
  • Make sure interior is ready for owners or guests coming onboard – ensuring all provisioning and amenities have been purchased and stored correctly
  • Meet and greet the owners and guests upon boarding
  • Provide 5* level of service in housekeeping and table service
  • Liaise with the chef as to menu planning and provision allocation
  • Communicate with other departments on yacht
  • Watchkeeping in accordance with the list of responsibilities in the crew mess

Skills and experience:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a supervisory role on yachts
  • An understanding of how yacht life works and runs
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A strong leader with excellent management skills
  • Adaptable and flexible to be able to co-ordinate changes in port plans, etc
  • Approachable, so that the crew feel comfortable to talking through anything that needs to be addressed on the yacht
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to match principals and guest’s high expectations

The role comes with a salary of €5,000 per month, full medical insurance and one paid flight ticket home per year. The successful candidate will need to have had 3 years’ experience on similar sized yachts and be confident in all areas of the interior.


Contact Us:

London Office:
Level 24, The Shard
32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG
T: +44(0)20 7060 1130

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