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PADI Looking for Sales Consultant with Bi-Lingual Spanish Language Skills at their headquarters in Orange County



PADI has an immediate opening for a full-time Sales Consultant Bi-Lingual Spanish at their corporate headquarters in Rancho Santa Margarita. PADI offers its employees a competitive salary, excellent benefits, generous time off and a great working environment.

PADI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has been voted one of the Top Workplaces in Orange County, California in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.


The Sales Consultant is responsible for educating PADI members about the various features and benefits of PADI products and services and to solicit the sales of those products and services prescriptively.

Whoever wins the Sales Consultant role will work closely with the Regional Manager and will conduct Sales Consultation to profile potential new customers, determine customer business needs, design business development action plans and follow up on the delivery of products and services. They will work in conjunction with other PADI staff to address the concerns and needs of PADI members. They will also travel and participate in local consumer shows and visit stores in their assigned regions at least twice a year.

PADI’s ideal candidate for this position should possess the following experience and background:

Sales Skills:


–       Strong sales background with proven track record.

–       Ability to develop new business; identify and sell to customer needs; translate product features to benefits.

–       Possess good listening skills; be sensitive to customers; deliver effective presentations; negotiate well; use closing skills appropriately; continually develop sales skills.

–       Able to build customer confidence, increase customer satisfaction and set achievable customer expectations

–       Willing to assume responsibility for solving customer problems, meet commitments to customers, solicit opinions and ideas from customers and respond to internal customers.

Technical Skills:


–       PADI Advanced Open Water Scuba Certification required with the desire to continue PADI dive educations.

–       PADI Instructor status or higher preferred.

–       Strong working knowledge of PADI Educational System.

–       Dive store owner, manager, or employee preferred.

General Skills:


–       High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

–       Some college preferred.

–       Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or technical procedures.

–       Ability to write reports and business correspondence.

–       Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

–       Spanish/Portuguese language skills (speaking, reading and writing) required.

–       Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions and percentages.

–       Professional phone manner.

–       Excellent organization skills.

–       Strong business writing skills.

–       Strong commitment to serve the goals and direction of PADI.

Computer skills; Excel, Microsoft Word, e-mail.

This position is located at PADI’s Rancho Santa Margarita, Orange County, California location. Relocation is not available for this position.

If you meet these requirements please e-mail your CV/resume & salary requirements to


Murex Bangka Announce New Oceanfront Cottages & Beachfront Dining



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Located on a private, palm-fringed, white sand beach and surrounded by kaleidoscopic coral reefs that are bursting with colour and teeming with life, Murex Bangka Resort is a haven for scuba divers. A stay at Murex Bangka gives divers the opportunity to experience a virtually untouched, Indonesian tropical island paradise.

This stunning resort that harnesses solar power, is committed to sustainability and marine conservation – is now offering divers even more home comforts with the completion of its new Premium Oceanfront Cottages and a new restaurant offering exciting indoor and al fresco dining experiences.

NEW Premium Oceanfront Cottages

Murex Bangka Resort offers a duplex style and two detached Premium Oceanfront Cottages which are positioned close to the ocean and are just steps away from the beach.

These tastefully appointed and spacious air-conditioned rooms offer comfortable indoor living and large verandas with outdoor seating. Double and twin bed sleeping configurations are available and all Premium Oceanfront Cottages feature large ensuite bathrooms with twin basins.

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As well as the detached cottages, the duplex option offers two more individual premium living spaces. For families and groups of friends, the two adjoining duplex cottages and the shared adjoining common living room area may be opened up – making this an ideal and generously proportioned for option for families and groups who prefer to stay closer together.

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  • Large verandas with ceiling fans
  • Ensuite ocean view bathrooms with hot water rainfall showers
  • AC throughout the night
  • Minibar
  • Dressing table/desk area
  • Ample storage
  • King size or twin beds with mosquito nets
  • Complimentary drinking water
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Ample wall sockets for charging accessories
  • Comfortable indoor and outdoor seating
  • Shared common/living area (Duplex Cottages)

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New Beachfront Dining

After a day of diving, guests can now kick-back, relax and enjoy flavours from around the world in Murex Bangka’s new beachfront restaurant. As well as serving a la carte dishes from the inspiring menu, diners can enjoy both buffet and family-style offerings.

Dishes combine the freshest of local ingredients and include options for a range of dietary preferences and restrictions. Bangka’s new menu has been carefully curated with the assistance of an internationally renowned food and beverage consultant and there is a focus on combining traditional classics with more contemporary international plates.

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The new and impressive free standing main restaurant allows guests to dine just meters from the shore while enjoying beautiful beach and sea views. Three meals a day are on offer as well as an enticing selection of specialty coffees, teas, mocktails and cocktails. A wine menu is also available and a cold beer (or beverage of your choosing) makes for a perfect way to end the day while watching the sunset over the ocean.

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Book Your Stay

If you would like to find out more about Murex Bangka or to make a reservation, contact: or take a look at the Murex Resorts website:

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Oceanic+ Dive Housing Awarded the Red Dot Product Design Award 2024




Oceanic, a pioneer in scuba diving technology for over 50 years, announces that its Oceanic+ Dive Housing has been honored with the prestigious 2024 Red Dot Design Award. This esteemed recognition underscores Oceanic’s commitment to innovation and excellence in product design.

The Red Dot Award is an internationally renowned accolade, celebrating exceptional design quality and innovation across various industries. Each year, thousands of products from around the globe undergo rigorous evaluation by an expert panel of judges, with only the most outstanding designs receiving this esteemed award.

The Oceanic+ Dive Housing impressed the jury with its sleek and functional design, seamlessly integrating with both Apple Watch Ultra and iPhone devices to transform them into fully functional dive computers. This innovative product not only enhances the diving experience but also exemplifies Oceanic’s dedication to providing cutting-edge solutions for divers worldwide.

“We are thrilled to receive the 2024 Red Dot Product Design Award for the Oceanic+ Dive Housing,” says Mike Huish, CEO of Huish Outdoors. “This accolade is a testament to our relentless pursuit of excellence in design and technology in the dive industry. We are immensely proud of our team’s hard work and commitment to innovation.”

The Oceanic+ Dive Housing joins the ranks of previous Red Dot Award winners, reaffirming Oceanic’s position as a leader in the dive industry. This prestigious recognition further solidifies Oceanic’s reputation for delivering exceptional quality and performance in its products.

About Oceanic

Founded in 1972 by industry-pioneer Bob Hollis, Oceanic is a global dive leader committed to providing innovative, reliable, accessible and easy-to-use dive equipment to recreational divers so they can focus on what matters most: exploring the underwater world and appreciating the wonders of marine life. For over 50 years this philosophy has been woven into everything Oceanic does and is the foremost reason the company is considered a best-in-class, recreational dive brand. Oceanic is one of Huish Outdoors’ premier dive brands. To learn more, please visit

Sea & Sea is the home of Oceanic and other leading diving brands in the UK. 

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