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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

Senior Private Adventures Project Manager

Yacht Expeditions Project Manager

Brand Partnerships Manager

Project 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 info@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.


SENIOR PRIVATE ADVENTURES PROJECT MANAGER

We are excited to be looking for the latest addition to our great and expanding Private Adventures 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 suppliers and industry individuals to keep your finger on the experiential travel sector pulse
  • Planning 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

  • Trip planning: creating numerous options and ideas for clients to choose from.  Working closely with suppliers, 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: ensure high standards of client and supplier management.
  • Logistics: full responsibility for all project logistics, including itineraries, contingencies, safety procedures, equipment sourcing and ownership of all aspects of logistics. Ensuring all communications, safety procedures, permits, travel requirements and insurance are in taken care of.
  • Project finances: work with the Private Adventures Manager 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 and enticing content for the PELORUS website 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
  • 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, both written and aural
  • Excellent planning and time management, with exceptional attention to detail

Essential experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience in travel or events and of planning trips and project management
  • Strong understanding of the luxury market and service industry
  • Leadership
  • Financial responsibility
  • Must have the right to work in the UK and be based full-time in our London HQ

Desirable experience

  • Expedition leader qualifications
  • Project management qualifications
  • Black book of relevant contacts worldwide
  • Experience in logistics, equipment and expedition/event administration

Qualifications

  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • Languages (desirable)

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


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 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 aural
  • 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 Elise Ciappara at Elise@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


BRAND PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER

We are looking for a Brand Partnerships Manager to join our high-end luxury travel brand based in Mayfair, London. You’ll be responsible for sourcing, developing and managing partnerships to 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-pace environments that require laser-focused prioritisation. Experience of developing brand partnerships within the US would also be beneficial.

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

CORE 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

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 Hannah Cornforth at Hannah@pelorusx.com and Geordie Mackay-Lewis at Geordie@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


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, email Dave Lorch at dave@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

Please send your CV, cover letter and examples of your work to hannah@pelorusx.com.

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