This is a guide to creating your User Profile so that you can quickly and easily apply for our seafarer jobs.

Where to find your User Profile

To get started, log in to your Martide account.

The first page you see will be your User Profile. It will be empty if you haven't added your details yet. In our example below, our seafarer has added his details so his page looks like this:

screenshot of Martide website showing a seafarer profile

Click the blue pen icon (see the red box in the picture above) to add or edit your personal details.

The different sections in your User Profile

Your profile page is broken down into sections. These are:

  • Personal information
  • Work experience
  • Education
  • Languages spoken
  • Special skills
  • Physical attributes
  • Preferences for vessel types and contract
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Social media accounts
  • Instant messenger apps
  • Emergency contact and next of kin
  • Bank details
  • Professional and medical documents
  • Payslips
  • Appraisals
  • Visas

Below is an explanation of each section and how to complete it.

Personal Information

  • The image above shows the personal information section of a User Profile.
  • Here you can upload a profile picture.
  • Enter and edit your personal information including your name, rank, date and place of birth, gender, location, and nearest airport.
  • Set your status to say if you are actively looking for a job, if you’re open to offers but not actively looking, or if you’re not currently interested in finding a job.

Click the pen icon and you will see this. Now you can add and edit your details.

screenshot of the Martide website showing the personal info section

Work Experience

  • Add, edit and delete your previous jobs.
  • To edit a job, click the pen icon and it will open the job so you can change it.
  • To delete a job, click the pen icon and scroll to the bottom of the box and click Remove Position.
  • To add a new job click the plus sign (+) at the top of the Work section:
screenshot of the Martide website showing the work section

When you click the plus sign (+) it will open up a pop-up box like this:

screenshot of Martide's website showing where to suggest a vessel

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select your rank/role from the drop-down menu.
  • Select the vessel you worked on. (If the vessel isn't in in the drop down menu, click the Suggest a Vessel link to add its details.)
  • Enter the ship management company.
  • Enter the contract's start and end dates.
  • Enter the manning agent, if relevant.
  • Check the Currently Employed box if you are still working in that job.
  • Click Save to finish.
  • You can add as many jobs as you like.
screenshot of the Martide website showing the check box and save button

Education

  • Add, edit and delete your education.
  • To edit a school, click the pen icon and it will open the entry so you can change it.
  • To delete a school, click the pen icon and scroll to the bottom of the box and click Remove School.
  • To add a new school/degree click the plus sign (+):
screenshot of the education section

When you click the plus sign (+) it will open up a pop-up box like this:

screenshot of Martide's website showing the education section

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Add your school.
  • Select the type of degree from the drop down menu and add the degree major.
  • Select the country and add the city that the school is in.
  • Enter the start and end dates of attendance.
  • Click Save when you're finished.
  • You can add as many schools/courses as you like.

Languages Spoken

  • Add, edit and delete the languages you can speak and your proficiency in them.
  • To edit a language (i.e. if your skill level has changed) click the pen icon.
  • To delete a language (i.e. if you've forgotten how to speak it!) click the pen icon, scroll to the bottom and click Remove Language.
  • To add a new language click the plus sign (+):
screenshot showing the language section

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the Martide website showing the language box

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select the language you want to add from the drop down menu.
  • Select your skill level from the drop down menu.
  • Click Save when you're finished.
  • You can add as many languages as you like.

Special Skills

  • Add, edit and delete any special skills or talents you have that set you apart from other candidates.
  • To edit a skill click the pen icon.
  • To delete a skill click the pen icon and select Remove Skill from the pop-up box.
  • To add a new skill click the plus sign (+).
screenshot of the special skills section

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the Martide website showing the skills box

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Type details about your skill into the text box.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You can add as many special skills as you like.

Physical Attributes

  • Add and edit information about your physical attributes.
  • To enter or edit details, click the blue pen icon:
screenshot of the physical section

When you click the pen icon you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the Martide website showing the physical specs box

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Enter and edit your blood type, hair color, eye color, height, weight, shoe size, collar size, cap size and select the size of your overalls.
  • Choose whether to use pounds/kilograms, centimeters/inches and UK/US/EU shoe sizes.
  • Click Save when you're done.

Preferences

  • Enter and edit information about the type of job / contract you are looking for.
  • To enter or edit details, click the blue pen icon.
screenshot of the preferences section

When you click the pen icon you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the Martide website showing the preference section

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select the type of vessel you prefer to work on from the drop down menu.
  • Enter your preferred minimum and maximum DWT.
  • Enter your preferred minimum and maximum engines.
  • Enter your preferred minimum and maximum salary.
  • Enter your preferred contract length in months.
  • Enter your availability date.
  • Click Save when you're done.

Address

  • Add, edit and delete your address(es).
  • To edit an address click the pen icon.
  • To delete an address click the pen icon and select Remove Address in the pop-up box.
  • To add a new address click the plus sign (+):
screenshot showing the address section

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see this:

screenshot of the Martide website showing the address section

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select the type of address from the drop down menu: primary, billing, tax, previous, home or work.
  • Enter the street, city, zip code, country and state.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You can add as many addresses as you need.

Phone Numbers

  • Add, edit and delete your phone number(s).
  • To edit a phone number click the pen icon.
  • To delete a phone number click the pen icon and select Remove Number in the pop-up box.
  • To add a new phone number click the plus sign (+):
screenshot of the phone number section

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the phone number pop-up box

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select the type of number from the drop down menu: home, work, fax, mobile.
  • Enter the number.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You can enter as many phone numbers as you need.

Social Media

  • Add, edit and delete your social media accounts.
  • To edit an account click the pen icon.
  • To delete an account click the pen icon and select Remove Platform in the pop-up box.
  • To add a new account click the plus sign (+):
screenshot showing the social media section

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of Martide's website showing where to select your social media accounts

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select your social media account from the drop down menu: Facebook, Google, Twitter, VK, LinkedIn, Xing, Instagram.
  • Add the URL (link) to your account.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You do not have to add social media if you don't have it / don't want to.

Instant Messenger

  • Add, edit and delete your instant messenger apps.
  • To edit an instant messenger app click the pen icon.
  • To delete an instant messenger app click the pen icon and select Remove App in the pop-up box.
  • To add a new app click the plus sign (+):
screenshot showing the instant messenger section

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the Martide website showing messenger selection

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select your instant messenger app account from the drop down menu: WeChat, Skype, WhatsApp, Telegram.
  • Add your user name for that account.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You do not have to add instant messenger apps if you don't have them / don't want to.

Emergency Contact & Next of Kin

  • Enter or edit the details of your emergency contact and your next of kin.
  • To enter or edit the contact(s) click the pen icon:
screenshot of the emergency section

When you've clicked the pen icon you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the Martide website showing the emergency contact section

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Enter and edit your relationship to your emergency contact (wife, mother, husband etc.)
  • Enter their first name and family name.
  • Enter their phone number and select a type from the drop down menu: home, work, mobile, fax.
  • Enter their address and select a type from the drop down menu: home, work etc.

You can also enter your next of kin in this pop-up box:

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Check the box if your next of kin is the same as your emergency contact.
  • If not, enter your next of kin's first name and family name and enter their phone number and select its type from the drop down menu: home, work etc.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • The next of kin's details will appear in the section below your emergency contact. To change it, edit the emergency contact section.

Bank Details

  • Add, edit and delete your bank details.
  • To edit a bank account click the pen icon.
  • To delete a bank account app click the pen icon and select Remove Bank in the pop-up box.
  • To add a new bank account click the plus sign (+):

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the bank pop-up box

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Enter your bank's name, your account number and the beneficiary's name.
  • Enter your IBAN or BIC/SWIFT numbers.
  • Add a number to the Payment split box if you want your salary to be split between accounts by stating what % you want to be paid to that account.
  • You can also add intermediary bank details by checking the box, if you need:
screenshot of the Martide website showing the intermediary part of the bank detail section

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Enter the intermediary's name, routing number, their IBAN, BIC and their relation.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You can add as many bank accounts as you need.

Documents

  • Upload, edit and delete your professional documents.
  • To edit a document click the pen icon.
  • To delete a document app click the pen icon and select Remove Document in the pop-up box.
  • To add a new document click the plus sign (+):
screenshot of the documents section

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see a pop-up box that looks like this:

screenshot of the Martide website showing the documents section

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select the type of document you are adding to your profile.
  • Enter the document number and select the country of issue.
  • Enter the start and end dates of the document.
  • Drag and drop or upload a copy of the document.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You can add as many documents and as many attachments to an entry as you need.

Medical Documents

  • Upload, edit and delete your medical documents.
  • To edit a document click the pen icon.
  • To delete a document app click the pen icon and select Remove Document in the pop-up box.
  • To add a new document click the plus sign (+):
screenshot showing the medical documents section

When you click on the plus sign (+) you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot showing the medical documents pop-up box

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Select the type of medical document you are adding to your profile.
  • Enter the document number and select the country of issue.
  • Enter the start and end dates of the document.
  • Drag and drop or upload a copy of the document.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You can add as many medical documents and as many attachments to an entry as you need.

Payslips

  • You can't add, edit or delete your payslips but you can download them by clicking on the down arrow icon:
screenshot of the payslips sections

Appraisals

  • You can't add, edit or delete your appraisals but you can download them by clicking on the down arrow icon:
screenshot of the appraisals section

Visas

  • Upload, edit and delete your visas.
  • To edit a visa click the pen icon.
  • To delete a visa app click the pen icon and select Remove Visa in the pop-up box.
  • To add a new visa click the plus sign (+):
screenshot of the visa section

When you click the plus sign (+) you will see this pop-up box:

screenshot of the visa pop-up box

In the pop-up box you can:

  • Enter the type of visa.
  • Enter the visa number and select the country of issue.
  • Enter the start and end dates of the visa.
  • Drag and drop or upload a copy of the visa.
  • Click Save when you're done.
  • You can add as many visas and as many attachments to an entry as you need.

A few notes about your User Profile

  • Entering much of the above information is mandatory however you can choose not to enter certain information such as your social media or instant messenger accounts.
  • The information you enter in your profile helps you apply for jobs quickly and easily - once completed you won’t have to fill out all your details every time you apply for a vacancy.

If you have any questions or need any more help, please contact us at [email protected] Thank you for using Martide!