We're growing! Come make your mark along-side the industry's best talent, working on the best marine brands at the region's best boat dealership — Tri‑State Marine

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We're thrilled that you’re interested in joining our team. For more than 50 years, Tri‑State Marine has been the hallmark of leading boat dealers in the area — proudly serving the Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland communities. We offer expert boat, motor and electronics sales and marine services for only the industry’s best brands, including Grady-White, Parker Offshore, Sea Pro, Yamaha Outboards, Garmin Marine Electronics, Fusion Marine Audio and EZ Loader Trailers. 

Our decades of success has relied on a simple, yet enduring formula - to recruit and retain the industry's best talent who "always do the right thing," by each other and our ever-loyal customers. We've been rewarded with a team, many whom have been with Tri‑State Marine for more than 25 years, who are smart, dedicated, passionate about their work and take pride in a job well-done. This contributes to a culture of learning and growth — not to mention a fun place to work. As affirmation, we've recently received recognition by the Marine Retailer Association as one of their "Great Dealerships to Work For" — an incredibly proud moment for the company and certainly a testament to our passion for our people. Even more, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an enviable number of paid holidays.

Our current openings are listed below. If you are confident that you're the right fit for us and we're the right fit for you, please send us your qualifications or resume to work@tristatemarine.com.

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Available Positions

Come work with the best in the business!

 

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  • Job-Icon-3Available Position:
    Sales Advisor(s)


    Availability:
    Full Time - Regular Business Hours

    Location: Annapolis & Deale, MD

    Overview: Some opportunities come around every now and then that are just too good to pass-up – this is certainly one of them! Imagine spending your days making people happy by advising them on their new Grady-White and/or Parker Offshore boat purchase — where they’ll spend countless Spring and Summer days making new memories with family and friends. Imagine calling customers friends and becoming a trusted partner in their boating experience on the bay? Also, imagine working for the leading boat dealer on the Chesapeake Bay where you'll soon experience why we are voted every year by MRAA as one of their “Great Dealerships to Work For." 

    If this sounds like you, then you likely already know Tri-State Marine — what we stand for and how we work tirelessly to ensure that every customer interaction exceeds expectations. Perhaps you represent a competing brand and have had the difficulty in selling against stellar and legendary brands such as Grady-White, Parker and Yamaha? If this sounds like you, then you likely already know Tri-State Marine — what we stand for and how we work tireless to ensure that every customer interaction is important. You also likely know about our 17,000 sq. ft. showroom on 10 acres in Deale, MD and about our newest Annapolis Waterfront location at the premiere Bert Jabin’s Yacht Yard – where this position will be located overlooking Back Creek. Sound ideal? Please read on to see if this is a good fit for both of us and then apply within. 

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Provide expert sales guidance and service to new and existing customers on the purchase of new and pre-owned Grady-White and Parker Offshore boats.
    • Guide customers on trades-in evaluation and process, as well as, boat brokerage opportunities to provide added support toward new boat purchases.
    • Advise customers on advanced Garmin Marine electronics options, as well as their trailering needs, as appropriate, as part of new boat sales process.
    • Guide Yamaha repower customers on selection of a new motor and the repower process at Tri-State Marine. 
    • Build relationships with customers during sales process, including settlement and new boat orientation, as well as post-delivery, to ensure long-term and enduring customer relationships. 
    • Exhibit expert knowledge of powerboating market, models and competitors to best advise customers. 
    • Facilitate the new boat and trailer financing process - making recommendations as appropriate to ensure smooth transactions and settlement.
    • Partner with Tri-State team members across departments, including sales, service and parts to exceed expectations. 
    • Help to lead and grow our newest location in Annapolis. Present oneself as a leader of Tri-State Marine and the face of the brand at every customer interaction. 
    • Assist in setting sales goals and work to continue to build our sales function – presenting new ideas and opportunities, where appropriate. 
    • Represent Tri-State Marine online and during boat shows and various events to grow sales in the greater Chesapeake Bay Region. 

    Qualifications:

    • 10+ years' experience in direct powerboat sales, ideally selling competing boat brands in the region. 
    • Strong relationships in the industry and with current book of customers that can result in new boat sales for Tri-State Marine
    • Expert sales experience with a proven method for advising customers and advancing them through the cycle to ensure customer satisfaction, advocacy and repeat business. Proven sales results with demonstrated pattern of year-over-year growth. 
    • Demonstrated experience in determining boat values for trades and brokered boats.
    • Driven and motivated personality with a customer centric attitude to consistently exceed expectations. 
    • Expert knowledge of boat financing process, having worked with customers and retail lenders, ensuring simple and easy approval and settlements.
    • Has a genuine enthusiasm for the boating industry and is equally excited about representing two of the best boat brands in the industry – Grady-White and Parker Offshore boats. 
    • Ability and willingness to travel to Grady-White and Parker Offshore locations in North Carolina for new sales advisor orientation. 
    • Intelligent, kind, passionate, organized and works well with others – working as a team to continue to build model for great customer experiences. 
    • Strong computer skills, a valid Driver’s License and ideally a valid captains license, with experience launching and hauling of boats
    • College degree preferred, but not required

    Compensation & Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary and Sales Commission
    • Health, Vision & Dental Insurance available / Company Sponsored
    • Retirement Savings
    • Great working environment & team
    Apply Now
  • Job-Icon-3Available Position:
    Marketing Associate


    Availability:
    Full Time - Regular Business Hours

    Location: Annapolis, MD

    Overview: Another amazing opportunity with the best boat sales and service center in the Chesapeake Bay area! Tri-State Marine is actively seeking a Marketing Associate to work alongside the company owner and across all departments leading marketing, advertising, social media, events, etc. efforts on behalf of the company. We’re seeking an entrepreneurial minded self-starter with a great determination to impress while building the Tri-State Marine company and brand throughout the greater Annapolis, MD community.

    Imagine spending your days with a creative mindset exploring new ideas and opportunities, while supporting an organization with a mission to help people enjoy their time on the water – on the very best boat brands that are made today. Also, imagine working for the leading boat dealer on the Chesapeake Bay where you'll soon experience why we are voted every year by MRAA as one of their “Great Dealerships to Work For." Sound ideal? Please read on to see if this is a good fit for both of us and then apply within. 

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Working alongside company management to support annual marketing planning process – helping to evolve our programs based on analysis of lead generation and effectiveness.
    • Lead all social media (Facebook, Instagram, Google My Business, YouTube, etc.) planning and content creation. Develop ideas and build content/editorial calendar based on defined content streams. Manage online community, responding where necessary.
    • Work with external marketing partner team to organize photo and video shoots to produce engaging content for use on website, YouTube and social channels. Independently lead and shoot simple video content, such as boat walkthroughs and walkarounds of new models – uploading and managing content on company YouTube channel, Facebook and Instagram Reels, etc.
    • Partner with external website support team on larger website content updates, while managing website content management system, ensuring boat inventory and models, including video and imagery are accurate and up to date. Leverage existing Grady-White and Parker Offshore marketing content, including photography and video, where appropriate to delivery engaging marketing experiences.
    • Support all advertising efforts, tracking creative deadlines, organizing new creative assets for dissemination to paid advertising partners.
    • Support Sales Advisors and company leadership during participation in the top four area boat shows. Facilitate planning and set-up, build interest pre, during and post show through management of cohesive event marketing plan.
    • Monitor and track company competitor marketing efforts, along with Grady-White and Parker competitors, as a source of inspiration for new ideas and ongoing marketing planning/optimization.
    • Lead Tri-State Marine events in our Annapolis and Deale locations, such as fishing seminars, in-water boat demonstration days, boater safety sessions, Garmin electronics education classes. Organize and manage events, including registration, check-ins, social media posts, post event surveys, etc.
    • Support Tri-State Marine sponsorships in the community, working with defined partners to develop creative ideas and to organize our participation in events, while representing the company at events, where necessary. Events include Boatyard Beach Bash, Tides and Tunes at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, Rotary Crab Feast, Fish for a Cure, Hospice Cup, etc.
    • Manage email marketing programs, including selecting and writing content for one-off and monthly newsletters. Update email marketing database with new customer email addresses, where necessary.
    • Manage marketing collateral inventory, such as hats, bags, flags, apparel, cups, etc. to ensure are supplies are at the right levels and working with outside vendors with new orders.
    • Support company sales efforts internally with the creation of boat model window sticker and live screen updates – especially as new boats arrive to our Annapolis and Deale, MD locations.

    Qualifications:

    • 3 to 7+ years' experience in marketing, ideally working across channels and programs, within a company or at a creative agency.
    • Strong organization skills and the ability to multi-task, shifting focus based on competing priorities.
    • Creative and inventive mindset, with an entrepreneurial drive to deliver company excitement and growth.
    • Has a genuine enthusiasm for the boating industry and is equally excited about representing two of the best boat brands in the industry – Grady-White and Parker Offshore boats. 
    • Intelligent, kind, passionate, organized and works well with others – working as a team to continue to build model for great customer experiences. Driven and motivated personality with a customer centric attitude to consistently exceed expectations. 
    • Strong technical skills, including basic photography and video content editing experience. Great experience working with social media tools.
    • Ability to work in both Annapolis and Deale, MD locations each week.
    • College degree preferred, but not required. 

    Compensation & Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary w/ incentive bonus
    • Health, Vision & Dental Insurance available / Company Sponsored
    • Retirement Savings
    • Great working environment & team
    Apply Now
  • Job-Icon-3Available Position:
    Tackle Shop & Fuel Dock Assistant


    Availability:
    Full Time - Regular Business Hours

    Location: Deale, MD

    Overview: Imagine spending your days helping customers on their fishing and crabbing tackle and bait needs, while also spending time along the water assisting customers with refueling their boats. Imagine also working for the leading boat dealer on the Chesapeake Bay where you'll soon experience why we are voted every year by MRAA as one of their “Great Dealerships to Work For." If this sounds like a great opportunity, it’s because it is. We have an immediate opening for this role, so read on and apply quickly since this position will be taken quickly!

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Assist retail customers with tackle, bait, gifts and other retail store needs
    • Maintain inventory and stocking products throughout store – setting-up outside where necessary
    • Responsible for making lures and crabbing gear
    • Manage fuel dock customer needs; including,  handing customers fuel lines, processing payment, maintaining a clean and safe environment on the dock
    • Assist store manager with product pictures and social media posts as needed
    • Other general retail store needs related to the above

    Qualifications:

    • Responsible, reliable, honest, provides good customer service and understands a store environment
    • Understands or willing to learn how to run a cash register and process credit card transactions
    • Works well with others, multi-tasker, and knowledgeable; boating, fishing, and crabbing knowledge is helpful, but not necessary
    • Willing to work weekends and holidays during the peak season. Also, will able to work early morning shifts and afternoon shifts
    • Must be willing to process and prepare bait as needed
    • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs
    • High School diploma or GED is required

    Compensation & Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary / Hourly pay
    • Health, Vision & Dental Insurance available / Partially sponsored by company
    • Retirement Savings offered
    • Great working environment & team
    Apply Now
  • Job-Icon-3Available Position:
    Junior Marine Tech / Apprentice


    Availability:
    Full Time

    Overview: Do you consider yourself to be mechanical and tech minded? Do you have an interest in working on boats, in the marine industry for one of the country's best boat dealers - representing the very best boat brands? If so, we have an incredible opportunity for you to learn and grow into a new career - one that is in great demand in the Chesapeake Bay Region. 

    Tri-State Marine is looking for a Junior Marine Tech/ Apprentice to help in light boat and motor mechanical jobs and in supporting our overall senior tech and service department. Come learn from the best and work with the best. 

    Qualifications:

    • High School or equivalent
    • Tech minded, mechanical
    • Ability to learn and grown into greater tech role
    • Experience or Interest in boats, motors and marine industry

    Compensation & Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary, commensurate with experience
    • Health, Vision & Dental Insurance available
    • Profit Sharing Plan / Annual Bonus Program
    • Great working environment & team
    Apply Now