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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.

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Current Opportunities

  • TRAVEL DESIGNER

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    We are looking for Travel Designers, with at least 2 years’ experience, to join our Sales Team. You will be working closely with suppliers and industry individuals to keep your finger on the experiential travel sector pulse and plan extraordinary adventures, experiences, and events in some of the most interesting and remote parts of the planet, working with a fast moving, young, dynamic, and highly motivated team.

     

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Researching and curating bespoke itineraries for HNWs and UHNWIs that seek to transform our perspective on the world and our impact on the planet.
    • Building a close relationship with clients to support their long-term travel plans tailored to their needs, all delivered with exceptional customer service and attention to detail.
    • Working closely with suppliers, accommodation providers, local authorities, and subject matter experts from around the world.
    • Full responsibility for all project logistics. Including itineraries, contingencies, safety procedures, permits, equipment sourcing and ownership of all aspects of logistics and costing of trips.
    • Manage all trip costing. Including contingencies, invoices, payments to suppliers, consultants and relevant third parties.
    • Work alongside the department lead and marketing team to create innovative itineraries for marketing and PR campaigns

    Key requirements will include:

    • At least 2 years’ experience in bespoke travel design
    • Strong knowledge of destinations, accommodation options and experiences
    • Previous financial responsibility

    Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

    • Black book of relevant contacts worldwide
    • Understanding and experience of using a GDS for flight bookings
    • Degree (or equivalent)
    • Languages (desirable)

    Personal Specification:

    • Logical thinker with good commercial mind-set
    • Creative problem solver and solution provider
    • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
    • Team player who can also work autonomously
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent planning and time management, with exceptional attention to detail

    What we are offering:

    • Global team with offices in UK/US
    • Individual and team target-based bonus structure
    • Holiday allowance that increases annually plus birthday off
    • Additional time out of the office for Conservation projects (Foundation Days)
    • Personal Development Days
    • FAM trips
    • Personal travel allowance and discount
    • Team and Industry Awards Scheme
    • Progression opportunities
    • Relaxed office and flexible working environment
    • Opportunity to work with high performance and best in Industry team

    To apply please email Careers@pelorusx.com addressed to Geordie, Scott and Monique with your CV and a cover letter.

  • MANAGING DIRECTOR

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    Due to an exciting new business opportunity, Pelorus is recruiting for a senior level project lead. This new hire will own and manage the development of a new inbound destination management company in a newly emerging tourism market. Covering everything from the initial business plan to launch and development. This role requires senior or director level experience working alongside business owners or directors within the travel space, and will be working alongside Pelorus group CEO. 

     

    SUMMARY

    • Full ownership of an exciting project involving a start-up enterprise with multiple verticals. 
    • Working closely with stake holders and industry individuals to build and execute on a business plan and strategy.
    • Planning extraordinary adventures, experiences in a corner of the world new to the travel industry.  
    • Working with a fast moving, young, dynamic, and highly motivated team.
    • Will involve regular travel to the middle east.

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Business planning: assist in creating a robust and ambitious business plan for a new inbound Destination Management Company.
    • Project Management: manage an exciting strategic project with multiple business facets from start to launch, ensuring that each detail is thought through to deliver a world class project. Potential for experiential and property projects.
    • Project finances: work with stakeholders, oversee all forecasting, budgets and project costings to ensure all aspects are covered including project P&L.
    • Management: report to stakeholders and be prepared to manage a growing project team. Ensure high standards of client and supplier management.
    • Product Development: identify and create innovative travel experiences with an eye for commercial opportunities.

    JOB SPECIFICATION

    Personal Specification:

    • Logical thinker with good commercial mind-set
    • Good problem solver and solution provider
    • Strong numerical skills in order to overseas all financial aspects of each project
    • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
    • Team player who can also work autonomously
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent planning and time management, with exceptional attention to detail

    Essential experience:

    • At least 7 years’ experience in travel or senior project management or hotel development
    • Previous strategic management experience
    • Previous financial responsibility at company P&L level

    Desirable experience:

    • Project management qualifications
    • Previous experience in the middle east

    Qualifications:

    • Degree (or equivalent)
    • Languages (desirable)

    What we offer

    • Competitive salary
    • Target-based bonus
    • Travel opportunities
    • Remote and global work

    To apply please email Careers@pelorusx.com addressed to Geordie and Monique with your CV and a cover letter.

     

  • CRM MANAGER

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    Pelorus is entering a new stage of growth and we are looking for someone to lead on a critical part of this, the continued development of our CRM and reservation system and the implementation of improvements to our customer journey and client services.

    Working alongside our freelance CRM project manager, Head of Marketing and other senior members of the team, this role would suit a CRM or Operations Executive/Senior Executive with strong project management skills who is looking to take a step up into a manager level position with an ambitious company.

    This role will be based out of our London HQ but with time spent working remotely too.

     

    Core responsibilities

    • Work alongside overseas developers and members of the senior team to drive forward the development of our CRM and reservation system
    • Support in CRM project management with daily meetings and through utilising project management tools
    • Implement improved client proposal documents and experience content through our CMS and by working alongside designers and developers
    • Complete reservation system processes covering finance, payments, receipts, documentation, supplier details and reporting
    • Operational support to the wider team
    • Develop interesting ways to integrate new software into the CRM and reservation system and to improve our client offering
    • Support marketing integrations alongside our Digital Marketing Manager
    • Identify opportunities to improve our customer journey at all stages, for all areas of the Pelorus business, implementing changes
    • Developing strategies to improve retention and referral marketing
    • Management of all client data and segmentation to support marketing efforts
    • Opportunity to build a team and lead a new department

    Personal Specification

    • Exceptional project and time management skills
    • Comfortable leading projects and communicating with multiple stakeholders
    • Strong copy-writing skills and eye for design
    • At home with data and technology
    • Team player who’s also able to work autonomously

    Experience

    • At least 3 years’ experience in a CRM, client services or operational position
    • Previous use of travel technology systems preferred
    • Fully proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Experience using photo editing tools would be beneficial

    Qualifications

    • Degree (or equivalent)
    • Additional marketing qualifications advantageous

    What we offer

    • Global team with offices in UK/US
    • Individual and team target-based bonus structure
    • Holiday allowance that increases annually plus birthday off
    • Additional time out of the office for Conservation projects (Foundation Days)
    • Personal Development Days
    • FAM trips
    • Personal travel allowance and discount
    • Team and Industry Awards Scheme
    • Progression opportunities
    • Relaxed office and flexible working environment

    To apply please email Careers@pelorusx.com addressed to Hannah and Monique with your CV and a cover letter.

  • FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

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    We are looking for a results-driven and confident financial controller to manage and improve our organisation’s financial performance and direct our accounting operations part-time. Duties for the financial controller will include managing accounting records, evaluating and managing risk, ensuring compliance with regulations, publishing financial statements, overseeing accounting operations, analysing financial data, monitoring expenditure, forecasting revenue, coordinating auditing processes, and ensuring accuracy of financial information.

    Your strategic planning and exceptional numerical proficiency as a financial controller will aid our organization in maintaining positive revenue and financial growth, formulating sound financial strategies, implementing proper internal controls, achieving organizational targets, and developing financial plans that support organizational strategy.

    The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, exceptional problem-solving skills, a flair for numbers, be highly organised, and have excellent leadership skills. The noteworthy financial controller should streamline our accounting functions and operations, provide financial analysis and reports, train staff on business finance issues, and drive income generation.

    Core Responsibilities

    • Preparing financial reports.
    • Analysing financial data.
    • Monitoring internal controls.
    • Overseeing and preparing income statements.
    • Participating in budgeting processes.
    • Managing financial transactions.
    • Streamlining accounting functions and operations.
    • Developing plans for financial growth.
    • Evaluating and managing risk.

    Requirements

    • Master’s degree in accounting or equivalent.
    • Proven experience in finance management.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Strong leadership qualities.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals.
    • Auditing experience.
    • Compliance oriented.
    • Proficiency in accounting software.
    • Analytical skills.

    What we offer

    • Global team with offices in UK/US
    • Individual and team target-based bonus structure
    • Holiday allowance that increases annually plus birthday off
    • Additional time out of the office for Conservation projects (Foundation Days)
    • Personal Development Days
    • Personal travel allowance and discount
    • Team and Industry Awards Scheme
    • Progression opportunities
    • Relaxed office and flexible working environment

    Please note, this role is currently part-time. 

    To apply please email Careers@pelorusx.com addressed to Geordie and Monique with your CV and a cover letter.

  • MARKETING INTERN

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    Pelorus is looking for an enthusiastic and creative intern to join our marketing team.  The future is exciting for Pelorus so now is a fantastic time to join and gain some hands-on experience with some exciting projects with our young, dynamic and highly motivated team.

    This internship experience would be ideal for a creative and ambitious individual who’s comfortable multitasking and is looking to build on or develop content marketing skills. You would have the opportunity to research and create your own content, as well as to help deliver editorial content with partners and other teams within the business too.

     

    WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
    • Helping to build and run an editorial calendar across all three areas of the Pelorus business 
    • Researching and writing your own features and interviews
    • Managing the new stories section of the Pelorus website with our other team members
    • Working alongside our digital marketing team members to plan and build content for SEO
    • Supporting PR activity
    • Updating our website
    • Writing social media posts
    • Working closely with Pelorus founders and senior management team 
    • Loading new articles and features to the website
    • Helping to proof and edit copy across the business and providing feedback
    • Building out and improving an image library
    ABOUT YOU
    • Creative person with lots of ideas

    • Looking to develop content marketing skills and editorial experience

    • Works well in a team and comfortable managing your own time too

    • Exceptional grasp of the English language

    • Great communication skills

    • Excellent time management and attention to detail

    • A passion for travel and adventure

    In addition to training on the above, we also offer access to Pelorus travel discounts, flexible working hours and remote working opportunities too. To apply, please contact Careers@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.

  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT INTERN

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    Ever wanted to find out what goes into creating new travel experiences? Interested in researching new hotels and writing about them?

    Pelorus is looking for innovative and enthusiastic interns who are looking to develop their skills within luxury travel product development. Gaining hands-on experience sourcing new boutique hotels and unique accommodation options, uploading them to our website and working alongside the Travel Designer team to build out-of-this-world experiences for our discerning clients. The future is exciting for Pelorus and this internship offers the chance to join the team in a vital area of growth.

    You’ll have the opportunity to:

    • Researching exciting experiences and itineraries for our website and for client trips
    • Contact leading hotels from around the world to help select the best accommodation for our website and for client experiences
    • Add experiences and properties to our website, and improve existing accommodation listings
    • Contact and building relationships with suppliers and experts from around the world
    • Help to build our image library with amazing imagery from hotels, partners and Pelorus trips
    • Show creativity to continue making the experiences we create truly world-class
    • Join planning brainstorms with the team across all areas of the Pelorus business
    • Work closely with Pelorus founders and the senior management team

    What we’d like from you:

    • Ambitious person who would like to gain more experience in the travel industry, specifically within product development
    • Works well in a team but also comfortable managing your own projects
    • Excellent written English and attention to detail
    • Passion for travel and adventure

    In addition to training on the above, we also offer access to Pelorus travel discounts, flexible working hours and remote working opportunities too. To apply, please contact Careers@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.

  • SALES & PROJECT INTERN

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    Pelorus is looking for an enthusiastic Project Intern to be part of our exciting and innovative Travel team. The future is exciting for Pelorus so now is a fantastic time to join and gain some hands-on experience.

    This internship experience would be ideal for a creative and ambitious individual who’s comfortable multitasking and strives to deliver exceptional work. Not only would you be working alongside this great team, but also the wider company and with suppliers and industry individuals to help keep our finger on the experiential travel sector pulse. You will help researching and building extraordinary adventures, experiences and events in some of the most interesting and remote parts of the planet and gain hands-on experience in a young, dynamic and highly motivated team.

    You’ll have the opportunity to:

    • Researching exciting experiences and itineraries for our website and for client trips
    • Joining planning brainstorms with the team and our co-founders
    • Contacting and building relationships with suppliers and experts from around the world
    • Showing creativity to continue making the experiences we create truly world class
    • Supporting our marketing team by adding experiences and properties to the website
    • Building exceptional and powerful presentations for clients

    What we’d like from you:

    • Ambitious person who would like to gain more experience in the travel industry
    • Looking to develop your project management  and sales skills
    • Work well in a team but also comfortable managing your own projects
    • Excellent time management and attention to detail
    • Passion for travel and adventure

    In addition to training on the above, we also offer access to Pelorus travel discounts, flexible working hours and remote working opportunities too. To apply, please contact Careers@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.