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We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative Partnerships Manager to join the Pelorus team, helping to build us into a leading luxury brand and experience creator globally.  You will need to champion the brand, lead boldly and strategically, build relationships, and drive significant growth. You will also be able to seek out unique opportunities and engaging ideas that build excitement with partners and potential clients.

Pelorus delivers incredible and life-changing travel and yachting experiences for our clients, and we strive to transform our perspective and our impact on our planet. Our team are fun, creative, and ambitious and it’s important this new role lives by these goals too.

We’re a global brand with our HQ is in London, our US office is in Austin Texas and our team often on the road, we’re therefore open to candidates from any location.

 

YOU WILL

  • Source and build mutually benefitting relationships and partnerships with some of the most exciting luxury brands in the world, and some the world doesn’t even know about yet
  • Build out and execute a business development strategy and partnership strategy utilised by the entire team
  • Engage with imaginative people, places, and things that elevates Pelorus to the pinnacle of the luxury travel
  • Build excitement and buzz around the brand with the right people, working closely with our management, sales, and marketing teams around the world
  • Represent Pelorus at key industry and networking events
  • Work in fast-paced environment that requires laser-focused prioritization
  • Experience how to grow and scale a luxury brand, and guide it to intense growth over the next few years

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • With the management team, create targets and KPI’s that quickly generate exposure and revenue, and then implement processes to hit those targets
  • Manage existing brand and industry partner relationships to improve lead generation
  • Organise all brand partnership events to ensure brand exposure
  • Be a core part of the team further establishing Pelorus’ presence in the US
  • Establish and manage a pipeline and method for revenue generation
  • Identify key partners and establish a robust process for key account management
  • Source, develop and manage partnerships to support brand marketing efforts
  • Achieve customer acquisition and sales objectives

WE HOPE YOU

  • Get excited to walk into a room of people and meet as many as you can
  • Have an established network of appropriate contacts in luxury, private travel or similar. If you don’t, we hope that you have a plan to develop one quickly.
  • Love talking about travel and experiences, where you’ve been and where you want to go
  • Are flexible and understand that with quick growth comes the need for quick decision-making

OFFER

  • Salary dependant on experience
  • Flexible and remote working
  • Individual and team target-based bonus structure
  • Holiday/vacation allowance that increases annually plus your birthday off
  • Foundation Days where the team works on conservation projects
  • Personal development days
  • Opportunities to travel on familiarisation trips
  • Personal travel allowance and discount
  • Team and Industry Awards Scheme

QUALIFICATIONS/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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ years background in partnerships, business developments, key accounts manager or similar
  • Demonstrated history of generating revenue and meeting targets
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Impeccably organised and accurate in execution
  • Analytical mindset and digital proficiency
  • Enjoy fast-paced environments that require laser-focused prioritisation
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited university