CAREERS

Don’t see a role that suits you? We are always interested in hearing from pro-active and dynamic individuals with a passion for travel and adventure. The experiences we design at PELORUS are ambitious and hugely creative, and we look for the same in every one of our team members.

If you are one of these people, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing the potential role you are interested in to info@pelorusx.com and we shall be in touch when a fitting position arises. In the meantime, follow us on social media to stay up to date with all our various developments.


YACHT EXPEDITIONS MANAGER

We are seeking a dynamic individual to head up our Yacht Expeditions department. The successful candidate will work closely with brokers, captains and industry figures and have their finger on the pulse of yacht sector. They will plan extraordinary yacht expeditions and adventures in some of the most interesting and remote parts of the world, and be part of a fast-moving 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 field experts from around the world to ensure that each detail is designed to deliver a world-class experience.
  • Business Development: full responsibility for sales and marketing of Yacht Expeditions to private clients and across the industry. Attending yacht shows and organising industry events.
  • Management: as a member of the PELORUS leadership team, you will report to Directors and manage a small project team. 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 and costing of trips.
  • Ensuring all communications, safety procedures, permits, travel requirements and insurance are in place.
  • Project finances: work with the Directors, oversee all trip costing to ensure all aspects are covered including contingencies, invoices, payments to suppliers, consultants and relevant third parties.

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 5 years’ experience in the yacht sector, ideally planning trips and project management
  • Experience in logistics, equipment and expedition administration
  • Previous team management experience
  • Previous financial responsibility

Desirable experience:

  • Ex captain, senior crew
  • Good copy writing skills
  • Design skills – InDesign
  • Knowledge of route plotters
  • Expedition leader qualifications
  • Project management qualifications
  • Black book of relevant contacts worldwide

Qualifications:

  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • Languages (desirable)

To apply, email Geordie Mackay-Lewis at info@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


MARKETING MANAGER

We are looking for a Marketing Manager to create and implement a company-wide marketing strategy that will help to build PELORUS into an industry-leading brand. The successful candidate will working closely with directors and department heads to build timely cross-channel marketing campaigns, as well as overseeing all digital marketing.

Core responsibilities:

  • Managing all marketing for the company and activities within the marketing department
  • Developing the marketing strategy for the company in line with company objectives
  • Co-ordinating marketing campaigns with sales activities
  • Overseeing the company’s marketing budget
  • Manage all company events to help with brand exposure
  • Creation and publication of all marketing material in line with marketing plans
  • Planning and implementing promotional campaigns
  • Manage and improve lead generation campaigns, measuring results
  • Overall responsibility for brand management and corporate identity
  • Preparing online and print marketing campaigns
  • Monitor and report on effectiveness of marketing communications
  • Creating a wide range of different marketing materials
  • Working closely with design agencies and assisting with new product launches
  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions are kept informed of marketing objectives
  • Analysing potential strategic partner relationships for company marketing

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

Essential experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a marketing position within the luxury sector
  • Previous team management experience
  • Project and campaign management qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Marketing
  • Qualified chartered marketer

To apply, email Geordie Mackay-Lewis at info@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.


MEDIA 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, social media, image sourcing, and copywriting for the website. You will be working directly with the Editor from the PELORUS office in Shepherd’s Bush.

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 patrick@pelorusx.com


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 responsible for company and team administration.

Personal specification:

  • Logical thinker with good commercial mind-set
  • Good problem solver and solution provider
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Passion for travel and adventure

Essential experience:

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good literacy and communication skills

Desirable experience:

  • Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Project management
  • Event planning

To apply, email Geordie Mackay-Lewis at info@pelorusx.com with your CV and a cover letter.

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