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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

  • DIRECTOR OF YACHTING

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    We have an exciting new opportunity to join our leadership team in London. You’ll be responsible for leading and growing the Pelorus Yachting business. This will include team management, project management, developing and managing new yacht business and partnerships and achieve customer acquisition and sales objectives. You will direct, manage and establish a pipeline and method for revenue generation. You will have an ability to close inbound leads, identify new leads and manage a network of clients and partners.

    To succeed in this role you will need to attend boat shows, events, and trade shows. A background in the yacht industry is essential. You will need to demonstrate a track record of generating revenue and achieving targets. Having an established network of industry contacts, specifically yacht clients would be beneficial along with experience of working in fast-paced environments that requires laser-focused prioritisation. Pelorus is primarily UK based, with offices in London and surrounds, as well as USA. Whilst you can be based worldwide, you will be working in tandem with the UK operations department.

    OFFER

    • Competitive Salary
    • 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

    EXPERIENCE

    • Experience of 4+ years in yacht industry
    • Established network of contacts in the yacht sector is essential
    • 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-paced environments that require laser-focused prioritisation
    • Business and P&L management

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work alongside founders to create and implement a business strategy
    • Creating and implementing global partnerships alongside marketing efforts to build Pelorus into a global luxury brand
    • Direct management of existing clients and industry partners to improve lead generation
    • Responsible for all yacht projects and charters
    • Responsible for maintaining strong relationships and knowledge of best-in-class yachts worldwide
    • Attending and representing Pelorus at key industry events
    • Be a core part of the team further establishing Pelorus’ presence worldwide
    • Working with a fast moving, young, dynamic, and highly motivated team

    JOB SPECIFICATION

    Personal Specification:

    • Strong leadership and management skills
    • Strong analytical and project 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 Careers@pelorusx.com addressed to Monique with your CV and a cover letter.

  • HEAD OF PELORUS FOUNDATION

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    The Pelorus Foundation is committed to recognising and enhancing our ability to protect, preserve and promote our planet by supporting sustainable initiatives. Our mission is to protect, preserve and promote at-risk wildlife and environments by identifying and supporting high impact operators across the planet.

    We act as a catalyst to a network of individuals and organisations who are on the front lines of conservation and environmental protection, providing them with crucial support in their fight to protect and defend species and habitats from the myriad of threats they face.

    Through targeted donations and grants, sharing of knowledge and expertise, and amplification of their remarkable stories to our global audience, we are enabling our partners to enhance their impact and continue doing their vital work.

     

    SUMMARY

    • Building the Pelorus Foundation brand, reach and impact globally
    • Working closely with existing partners and identifying new partners to maximise impact
    • Leading all fundraising activity and developing a network of recurrent donors and revenue
    • Managing and growing the Foundation team in line with KPI’s
    • Working with a fast moving, young, dynamic and highly motivated team

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Fundraising: be responsible for the fundraising strategy and implementation. Take the lead on all fundraising meetings and develop a strong network of annual donors in order to hit targets.  
    • Management: report to Directors and Trustees on all areas of the organisation on a regular basis. Ensure the highest standards of partner, advisor and donor management. Manage and build a highly professional and impactful team.
    • Finances: work with the Directors, Advisors and Trustees to ensure responsible financial management.
    • Marketing: manage and implement a strong marketing strategy to promote the foundations and its partners work, highlight other related key issues and build a globally recognised brand.

    JOB SPECIFICATION

    Personal Specification:

    • Passionate about conservation and protecting our planet
    • A natural networker and fundraiser
    • Logical thinker with good commercial mind-set
    • Good problem solver and solution provider
    • Team player who can also work autonomously
    • Excellent communication skills

    Essential experience:

    • At least 3 years’ experience in the charitable sector
    • Previous team management experience
    • Previous financial responsibility

    Desirable experience:

    • Conservation and sustainability qualifications
    • Black book of relevant contacts and existing donors worldwide

    Qualifications:

    • Degree (or equivalent)
    • Languages (desirable)

    OFFER

    • Competitive Salary
    • 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
    • Recce 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 Monique with your CV and a cover letter.

  • YACHT CHARTER BROKER

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    We have an exciting new opportunity to join our team in London. You’ll be responsible for all Pelorus yacht charters, including developing and managing new yacht business and partnerships to support brand marketing efforts, and achieve customer acquisition and sales objectives. You will establish and manage a pipeline and method for revenue generation. You will have an ability to close inbound leads, identify new leads and manage a network of clients and partners.

    To succeed in this role, you will need to attend boat shows, events, and trade shows. A background in the yacht industry and as a yacht charter broker is essential. You will need to demonstrate a track record of generating revenue and achieving targets. Having an established network of industry contacts, specifically yacht clients would be beneficial along with experience of working in fast-paced environments that require laser-focused prioritisation. Pelorus is primarily UK based, with offices in London and surrounds, as well as USA. Whilst you can be based worldwide, you will be working in tandem with the UK operations department.

    OFFER

    • Competitive Salary
    • 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

    EXPERIENCE

    • Experience of 3+ years as a charter broker
    • Experience working within other roles in the yacht industry an advantage
    • Working with in a team
    • Established network of contacts in the yacht sector is essential
    • 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-paced environments that require laser-focused prioritisation

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work alongside our Directors/Managers to create and implement a global yacht charter strategy
    • Creating and implementing global partnerships alongside marketing efforts to continue to build Pelorus Yachting into a global luxury brand
    • Direct management of existing clients and industry partners to improve lead generation
    • Responsible for all charter agreements
    • Responsible for maintaining strong relationships and knowledge of best-in-class yachts worldwide
    • Attending and representing Pelorus at key industry events
    • Be a core part of the team further establishing Pelorus’ presence worldwide
    • Working with a fast moving, young, dynamic, and highly motivated team

    JOB SPECIFICATION

    Personal Specification:

    • Strong analytical and project 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 Careers@pelorusx.com addressed to Monique with your CV and a cover letter.

  • TRAVEL DESIGNER, PELORUS YACHTING

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    We are looking for Travel Designers, with at least 2 years’ experience, to join our Yachting Team. You will be working closely with suppliers and industry individuals to keep your finger on the experiential and yacht charter sector pulse and plan extraordinary experiences and charters, 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.
    • Sourcing luxury yachts to charter, working with broker and other industry clients to provide the best yachting options for our clients.
    • 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 or yacht itinerary planning
    • Strong knowledge of destinations, yachts and experiences
    • Previous financial responsibility

    Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

    • Black book of relevant contacts worldwide
    • 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, Elise and Monique with your CV and a cover letter.

  • TRAVEL DESIGNER, PELORUS TRAVEL

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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.

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER

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    We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team in London. You’ll be responsible for sourcing, developing and managing partnerships to support brand marketing efforts, and achieve customer acquisition and sales objectives. You will establish and manage a pipeline and method for revenue generation. You will have an ability to identify key partners and establish a robust process for key account management.

    To succeed in this role you will need to attend seminars, events, trade and consumer shows. A background in partnerships, business development or key accounts management is ideal. To succeed you will need to demonstrate a track record of generating revenue and achieving targets. Having an established network of industry contacts, specifically premium or private travel would be beneficial along with experience of working in fast-paced environments that require laser-focused prioritisation.

     

    EXPERIENCE

    • Experience of 4+ years in negotiation as a partnership, business development or key accounts manager
    • Established network of contacts in the premium/private travel and luxury sectors preferred
    • 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

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work alongside our Business Development director to create and implement a global Business Development strategy
    • Creating and implementing global partnerships alongside marketing efforts to build Pelorus into a global luxury brand
    • Direct management of existing brand and industry partner relationships to improve lead generation
    • Responsible for organising all brand partnership events to help brand exposure
    • Attending and representing Pelorus at key industry events
    • Be a core part of the team further establishing Pelorus’ presence in the US
    • Working with a fast moving, young, dynamic and highly motivated team

    JOB SPECIFICATION

    Personal Specification:

    • Strong analytical and project 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

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree

    To apply please email Careers@pelorusx.com addressed to 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.

  • INTERNSHIPS

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    Pelorus offers a variety of internships across the business, for those looking to gain hands-on experience alongside creative team members during an exciting growth period for Pelorus. Helping to execute exciting marketing campaigns, curate innovative travel experiences, deliver world-class service for our clients or support our CSR goals and Foundation charity fundraising. There are opportunities to explore many areas of Pelorus.

    Internships available in:

    • Projects, Sales & Travel Design (within Pelorus Travel or Pelorus Yachting teams)
    • Marketing & PR
    • Product Development
    • Pelorus Foundation

    To speak to our team about how we can help you develop in your career, please email careers@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.