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CAREERS

PELORUS is a leading experiential travel and yacht expedition specialist. We aim to seek out truly rare experiences and create tailor-made trips that are unique to each client brief.

The itineraries we design are ambitious and hugely creative and we look for the same in every one of our team members.

ROLES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Yacht Expeditions Project Manager

Business Development & Partnerships Manager

Project Manager

Agency Project Manager

Content Manager

Digital Marketing Executive

Project Intern

Agency Intern

Editorial Intern

Various freelance opportunities


Don’t see a role that suits you? We are always interested in hearing from proactive and dynamic individuals with a passion for travel and adventure.

Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing the potential role you are interested in to monique@pelorusx.com and we will be in touch when a fitting position arises. In the meantime, follow us on social media to stay up to date with all of our various developments.


YACHT EXPEDITIONS PROJECT MANAGER

We are excited to be looking for the latest addition to our expanding Yacht Expeditions team, based in our central London offices. This role would be suited to a creative, organised and detail-oriented person who thrives in a dynamic working environment and has a true passion for helping our clients to discover some of the world’s most interesting locations. Summary:

  • Working closely with brokers, captains and industry individuals to keep your finger on the yacht sector pulse
  • Planning and delivering extraordinary yacht expeditions and adventures in some of the most interesting and remote parts of the planet
  • Working directly with clients to ensure their needs are met and managing projects from inception to delivery and post-trip feedback
  • Working with a fast-moving, young, dynamic and highly motivated team

Core responsibilities

  • Yacht Expedition Planning: creating numerous options and ideas for clients to choose from.  Working closely with Captains, agents, local authorities and subject matter experts from around the world and ensuring that each detail is thought through to deliver a world-class experience
  • Management: as member of the PELORUS Yachting team, reporting to HOD and prepared to work as a key part of a small project team. Ensure high standards of client and supplier communications are maintained
  • Logistics: Full responsibility for all project logistics, including itineraries, contingencies, safety procedures, equipment sourcing and ownership of all aspects of logistics and costing of trips. Ensuring all communications, safety procedures, permits, travel requirements and insurance are in place
  • Project finances: work with HOD to oversee all trip costing to ensure all aspects are covered including contingencies, invoices, payments to suppliers, consultants and relevant third parties
  • Content: jointly responsible for creating new content for the PELORUS website, ELEMENTS and industry publications by sourcing, researching, costing and writing up new sample itinerary trips to demonstrate the breadth of experiences offered by PELORUS to our clients

Personal Specification

  • Logical thinker with good commercial mind-set
  • Solutions orientated with the ability to be intuitive to the client’s needs
  • Creative approaches, not just looking at what has been done before, but going the extra mile to create something unique
  • Strong numerical skills in order to oversee all financial aspects of each project
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Team player who can also work autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent planning and time management, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Must have the right to work in the UK

Essential Experience

  • Personal knowledge of the yachting sector, whether recreational or professional
  • Experience in logistics, equipment and expedition administration
  • Previous financial responsibility

Desirable Experience

  • Ex captain, senior crew
  • Good copy-writing skills
  • Design skills – Office and Web
  • Knowledge of route plotters
  • Expedition leader qualifications
  • Project management qualifications
  • Black book of relevant contacts worldwide
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the yachting sector and of planning trips or project management

Qualifications

  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • Languages (desirable)

To apply, please email Monique at Monique@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER

Mission

  • To build the PELORUS brand and significantly increase sales through successful partnerships and BD.

Brand Partnership Responsibilities

  • Creating and implementing a companywide partnerships strategy to build PELORUS into an industry-leading brand.
  • Working closely with directors and department heads to build partnerships
  • Overseeing and managing all current and future partnerships
  • Responsible for organising all brand partnership events to help brand exposure
  • Working with a fast-moving, young, dynamic and highly motivated team

Business Development Responsibilities

  • Identify, acquire and build a strong book of suitable clients for PELORUS.
  • Taking full responsibility for all Business Development related projects.
  • The driving force behind generating new sales leads and contacts
  • Following up on new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Working with Marketing in planning and preparing presentations and teasers
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Ensure that all client enquiries are followed up within the required timeframe
  • Negotiate terms of business and partnerships with 3rd parties
  • Maximising brand presence and identifying opportunities for brand enhancement across all channels (digital, print).
  • Identifying and evaluating press opportunities as well as opportunities for partnerships and sponsorships.
  • Conducting market research and analysis to evaluate trends, brand awareness and competition ventures.
  • Represent the organisation at key events (press events, launches etc.) to generate new leads.

Essential Experience

  • Experience of 7+ years in senior-level negotiation as a partnership, business development or key accounts manager
  • Established network of contacts in the premium / private travel and luxury sectors
  • Demonstrated history of generating revenue and meeting targets
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Impeccably organised and accurate in execution
  • Analytical mindset and digital proficiency
  • Experience of fast-pace environments that require laser-focused prioritisation

Personal Specification

  • Strong analytical and people management skills
  • Confident and dynamic personality
  • Strong creative outlook
  • Logical thinker with good commercial mind-set
  • Good problem solver and solution provider
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Team player who can also work autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills

To apply, please email Monique at Monique@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


PROJECT MANAGER

We are excited to be looking for the latest addition to our expanding team, based in our central London offices. This role would be suited to a creative, organised and detail-oriented person who thrives in a dynamic working environment and has a true passion for helping our clients to discover some of the world’s most interesting locations.

Summary:

  • Planning and delivering extraordinary yacht expeditions and adventures in some of the most interesting and remote parts of the planet
  • Working directly with clients to ensure their needs are met and managing projects from inception to delivery and post-trip feedback
  • Working with a fast-moving, young, dynamic and highly motivated team

Core responsibilities

  • Planning: creating numerous options and ideas for clients to choose from.  Working closely with agents, local authorities and subject matter experts from around the world and ensuring that each detail is thought through to deliver a world-class experience
  • Management: as member of the PELORUS team, reporting to HOD’s and prepared to work as a key part of a small project team. Ensure high standards of client and supplier communications are maintained
  • Logistics: Full responsibility for all project logistics, including itineraries, contingencies, safety procedures, equipment sourcing and ownership of all aspects of logistics and costing of trips. Ensuring all communications, safety procedures, permits, travel requirements and insurance are in place
  • Project finances: work with HOD’s to oversee all trip costing to ensure all aspects are covered including contingencies, invoices, payments to suppliers, consultants and relevant third parties
  • Content: jointly responsible for creating new content for the PELORUS website, ELEMENTS and industry publications by sourcing, researching, costing and writing up new sample itinerary trips to demonstrate the breadth of experiences offered by PELORUS to our clients

Personal Specification

  • Logical thinker with good commercial mind-set
  • Solutions orientated with the ability to be intuitive to the client’s needs
  • Creative approaches, not just looking at what has been done before, but going the extra mile to create something unique
  • Strong numerical skills in order to oversee all financial aspects of each project
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Team player who can also work autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent planning and time management, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Must have the right to work in the UK

Essential Experience

  • Experience in logistics, equipment and expedition administration
  • Previous financial responsibility

Desirable Experience

  • Good copy-writing skills
  • Design skills – Office and Web
  • Expedition leader qualifications
  • Project management qualifications
  • Black book of relevant contacts worldwide
  • At least 2 years’ experience of planning trips and/or project management

Qualifications

  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • Languages (desirable)

To apply, please email Monique at Monique@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


AGENCY PROJECT MANAGER

Our constant goal is to go above and beyond expectations. We aim to deliver an incredible level of personalised service on experiences around the world – always going that extra mile. We are committed to the authenticity of the experience, believing that to become the market leader in global experiences, we need to adhere to our core values and brand promise.

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Results and solutions orientated
  • Excellence
  • Client and supplier focused
  • Resourcefulness
  • Communication
  • Energy/Drive
  • Work Ethic
  • Goal Setting

The Role

The Project Manager will be a key addition to the expanding PELORUS Agency, adding value to the travel expertise together with live project management of corporate and brand experiences within the wider PELORUS team. Based in our central London offices, this role would be suited to an international events organiser who has a background in sales. This must sit alongside a true passion for new thinking in the travel and conservation sphere, easily applied to brand/client goals: adding true experiential value project by project.

Brand Promise

  • Innovation
  • Difference
  • Outstanding service
  • Experiential Value

Core Responsibilities

  • Exceptional ideation and delivery across all events and experiences
  • Manage preparation of creative content and ideas for assigned event/experience briefs
  • Proficient client management skills with strong interpersonal skills and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Develop and manage client budgets with bullet-proof attention to detail
  • Deliver against financial profitability targets set, with strong commercial acumen
  • Support the Head of Agency in sales and resultant project planning

Personal Specification

  • Planned, managed and executed an impressive portfolio of adventures: client specific or within private networks
  • 5 + onsite/live events or operations background
  • Commercially led, with a strong awareness of market opportunities
  • Confidence in man management, with a clear understanding and confidence in briefings
  • Sociable and engaged individual with a passion for people
  • Problem solver, proactive ‘doer’ with a can-do attitude
  • Team player who enforces the fun company culture
  • Solutions orientated with ability to be respectful and intuitive to the client’s needs
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and aural
  • Excellent planning and time management, with good attention to detail
  • Delivery of exceptional events and / or experiences
  • Outstanding client management
  • Languages (desirable)

Travel, perks and Training

  • Due to the nature of the business, travel will be naturally engrained within in the job role. This allows for unique and once-in-a-lifetime experiences made available to you.
  • A discretionary bonus will be made available to you upon achieving mutually agreed KPIs and targets.
  • PELORUS encourages team members to widen their parameters, appropriate to their role, through training, mentorships or travel.
  • PELORUS takes a keen interest in the trajectory of all their employees. Career planning sessions will be schedule to look individuals’ future planning and goal setting.

 

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please contact our Executive Assistant, Monique, on monique@pelorusx.com.


CONTENT MANAGER

We’re looking for a creative Content Manager to lead on the production and performance of all content across the business, building Pelorus into a world-class content creator. Based in our Central London office, you will report into the Head of Marketing and will be an invaluable member of our growing marketing team. You’ll work across our Private Adventures, Yacht Expeditions and Agency divisions, joining a fun, passionate and hard-working wider team. 

This exciting opportunity is perfect for an experienced content marketing specialist looking for the next step in their career, being part of an ambitious company that offers fantastic room for progression.

Core Responsibilities

  • Developing and managing a content marketing strategy, calendar and innovative campaigns for all three divisions of the Pelorus business
  • Edit, maintain and improve our content across all platforms, ensuring a consistent tone of voice and style
  • Create content that’s topical, informative, engaging and in line with business objectives. You’ll know what’s trending and how to build engagement.
  • Make suggestions for new content formats, always striving to stay ahead of the curve
  • Utilising the knowledge and passion of the wider team and Pelorus network to share thought provoking and real stories
  • Work alongside our Digital Marketing Executive to implement our SEO strategy, ensuring that best practices are followed, and content optimised 
  • Manage external agencies to create video content, working alongside our Marketing Executive to introduce more video content into our strategies
  • Work with our Marketing Executive to build a leading presence on social media
  • Identify opportunities for content partnerships with likeminded brands and individuals
  • Improve content distribution and amplification to raise brand awareness and improve enquiry conversions
  • Monitor and report on content campaign performance, continually looking to improve

Personal Specification

  • Extremely high attention to detail
  • A world-class copywriter 
  • A creative mind who’s always searching for the next story to tell
  • Proven experience with content campaigns and projects
  • Comfortable using WordPress or other CMS platforms, Google Analytics and other reporting tools. Adobe suite experience preferred. 
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment 
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a content position within the luxury or travel sector
  • Management experience would be beneficial

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please contact our Executive Assistant, Monique, on monique@pelorusx.com.


DIGITAL MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Pelorus are looking for a Digital Marketing Executive to join our growing marketing team. Reporting into the Head of Marketing, you’ll help to implement and be responsible for delivering a multi-channel digital strategy covering paid media and search, SEO and lead generating digital campaigns. You’ll also be the lead on managing our website developers, lead on CRO and general website performance and should have good experience of analytics tools and CRM/e-CRM systems.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and fast-moving company that delivers exceptional experiences to HNW clients all over the world.

Core Responsibilities

  • Be the lead on all website development work and management of our agency
  • Introduce and deliver a plan to improve website performance and conversion rates
  • Work with our SEO consultant to implement an organic search strategy that improves search performance
  • Plan and execute campaigns across paid media and search to a global audience, through our agency and alongside other members of the marketing team
  • Work with our Marketing Executive to implement a successful email strategy, including building subscribers and improving lead generation
  • Manage digital integrations between CRM, e-CRM systems and our website. Assist in managing the implementation of our new CRM system.
  • Conceive and implement strategies to increase online traffic to the website
  • Maintaining forward-thinking approach to digital marketing and our approach
  • Assist the Head of Marketing to evaluate performance, driving ROI and providing meaningful MI reporting

Personal Specification

  • Extremely strong analytical skills
  • Logical thinker with a good commercial mind-set
  • Good problem solver and solution provider
  • Comfortable managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Great communication and copywriting skills
  • Team player who is also comfortable leading on responsibilities independently

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a digital marketing role
  • Preferred luxury or travel sector experience
  • Degree in Marketing or related field

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please contact our Executive Assistant, Monique, on monique@pelorusx.com.


PROJECT INTERN

Core responsibilities:

  • Project planning: creating numerous options and ideas for clients to choose from. Working closely with suppliers, and subject matter experts from around the world and ensuring that each detail is thought through to deliver a world class experience.
  • Research: Conducting thorough research of locations and potential experiences around the world from the which the project teams can build on.
  • Administration: being partially responsible for company and team administration.

Personal specification

  • Logical thinker with good commercial mindset
  • Good problem solver and solution provider
  • Team player
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Passion for travel and adventure

Essential experience

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good literacy and communication skills

Desirable experience

  • Creative writing
  • Image manipulation
  • Project management
  • Event planning

To apply, please email Monique at Monique@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


EDITORIAL INTERN

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Conducting thorough research of locations and potential experiences around the world from which the project teams can build on.
  • Research into new audience/client opportunities (including industry awards, events, key movers and shakers in the industry)
  • Lists of event activations/agencies and end clients

Administrative tasks including:

  • Data inputting 
  • Client gifting, orders, and distribution
  • CRM assistance
  • Image sourcing

Personal specification:

  • Logical thinker with a good commercial mindset
  • Good problem solver and solution provider
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Passion for the great outdoors with proven travel and adventure

Essential experience

  • Social media guru
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good literacy and communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail

Desirable experience

  • Confident creative writing
  • Digital marketing competency
  • Small event planning/assistance
  • Managing and growing social media accounts (Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest) 
  • Experiences with WordPress and website management  

To apply, please email Monique at Monique@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


EDITORIAL INTERN

We are seeking an intern with a passion for travel and adventure journalism to work on our fast-growing online magazine Elements. From interviews with record-breaking explorers and yacht designers to gear round-ups and first-person travel features, we have a number of exciting projects in the pipeline for the right, enthusiastic candidate to get involved with. We are looking for someone who will hit the ground running – ideally someone who has experience in travel and is hugely excited about a future career in journalism. Tasks will include writing, editing, proofing, occasional press commitments, image sourcing, and copywriting for the website. You will be working at the PELORUS office in central London. Experience in photography and social media are a plus, but not requirements. Personal specification

  • Logical thinker with distinct creative style
  • Exceptional grasp of the English language
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Passion for travel and adventure

To apply, please email Monique at Monique@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


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