To take the first step in creating your bespoke, life-enhancing experience with Pelorus, please complete this form, sharing as much information as possible so that we can ensure the best member of our team gets back to you.
Why Book With Pelorus?
An innovative team of award-winning experts with a desire to change the way we see the world
A military background and planning tool that delivers impeccable attention to detail and safety throughout
Exclusive collaborations with a network of industry leaders to offer unrivaled experiences by land and by sea
Travel Designer, Travel
Based in Cape Town, South Africa
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.
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
Personal travel allowance and discount
Team and Industry Awards Scheme
Relaxed office and flexible working environment
Opportunity to work with high performance and best in Industry team
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)
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
How to apply
To apply please email your CV and cover letter with the role as the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org addressed to Monique.
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