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The Yacht Week Is Hiring

The Yacht Week Team Together

The Yacht Week has been changing the face of the yachting industry since 2006. We have seen consistent growth each year and in 2014 over 1,250 yachts joined our events. For 2015 we forecast booking over 1,550 yachts for guests from over 70 countries making this concept a truly international event.

Help us achieve our goal to create the ultimate event in Croatia, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Thailand and the British Virgin Islands

We're looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to come and join the fun at The Yacht Week HQ. Here are our current job openings:

PART-TIME ROLE

PLEASE NOTE: WE DON'T WORK WITH RECRUITMENT AGENCIES. PLEASE DO NOT CALL US.

Sales Manager

Application on-going

THE ROLE

We are looking for a driven individual to take over the reigns of all matters sales related across our international markets. The candidate will be able to sell ice to an Eskimo, have great social skills, be well traveled, be deeply ingrained in Generation Y and have a passion for the great outdoors including sailing, skiing, music and culture.

You will lead the development of our sales organisation and community management. Our customers come from over 70 countries, so it's key that you have the experience and intellect needed to understand what drives all the different markets.

DO NOT APPLY unless you are a seriously cool and driven person. When you walk into a room it will not take long before you are in a conversation with a group of people. When you leave you will immediately have 5 Facebook friend requests and 2 business cards in your pocket. You are an influencer and leader.

After a few years working with us your personal network will be absolutely global and you will have friends all over the planet. We promise a very challenging job in a very good company atmosphere.

MAIN TASKS

Tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage each brand sales team
  • Community management
  • Event production
  • Sales planning and budgeting
  • Cooperate with the Supply Manager and Head of Marketing
  • Report to the CEO

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • International markets and managing remote sales teams
  • Hospitality or event production industry
  • Vast international travel
  • Attended The Yacht Week and/or The Ski Week

EDUCATION

  • University degree
  • Impeccable written and spoken English
  • At least 2 more languages

WORK ENVIRONMENT

You will be based out of our office in central London. International travel will be required. You must be eligible to work in the UK.

SALARY

£40k + competitive bonus.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Email william@europeantravelventures.com with your CV (including full references) and covering letter.

Senior PHP Developer

Application on-going

THE ROLE

We are looking for a great Senior PHP Developer who can build new projects, keep pace with the sharp growth of the company and stay in line with the Board’s vision across the four sister brands.

As an integral member of the Development Team, you will have important role delivering the online sector including websites, boat synchronization, platforms for yachting agencies, administration panels and skipper management systems. As a senior, you will have influence on all products from planning to delivering.

Is this You?

You are passionate about new technologies. A highly motivated hard worker; you are not scared to dedicate time when it comes to building great products.
 You have a swarm of new ideas and you like to build and setup new projects and drive them to exceptional delivery standards. You always take the initiative and you can take a lot of pressure whilst keeping a fresh mind. You know how to work with a team with goals and deadlines.

Requirements

We need You to have the following experience:

  • 4+ years experience of quality development
  • Extremely strong OOP coding principles
  • Track record of building applications using PHP5 and MVC frameworks, preferable Silex or Symfony
  • Knowledge of DBAL and ORM principles - Experience with Doctrine
  • Knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, popular API’s
  • Understanding of Systems Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Good knowledge of MySQL and using plain SQL
  • Experience using different caching techniques
  • Experience in Agile methodologies, versioning with git and release versioning
  • Experience in creating and consuming REST APIs
  • Ability and technical know-how to work with either the front-end or server-side, so you'll have solid knowledge in a broad range of development skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Track record of innovating and delivering

Good to have

  • Degree in Computer Science or related subject
  • Experience with NoSQL solutions
  • Knowledge of phpunit, TDD, BDD
  • Experience of Linux server management (Debian, Ubuntu)

Work Environment

You will be based in our London office in Farringdon and will be required to work Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. We are a young rapidly growing team of 20 people who are fun, creative and ambitious – we like to work and party in equal measure. There will also be opportunities to travel around the world with our events.

About us

European Travel Ventures (ETV) is a unique experience provider within travel, culture and leisure. Since its start in 2008 by 3 entrepreneurs, ETV has delivered ground-breaking experiences through its four core products: The Yacht Week, Yachts and Friends, The Ski Week and Fort George.

www.theyachtweek.com
http://www.theskiweek.com
http://www.yachtsandfriends.com
http://www.fortgeorgecroatia.com

Join this young and dynamic team on the next stage of the journey as we build this highly successful business into one of the THE Global brands in the event and experience space.

Salary

£ 40000 - £ 45000 depending on experience

Application Instructions

Send your email and covering letter to andras.l@europeantravelventures.com.

Front End Developer

Application on-going

THE ROLE

We are looking for a great Front End Developer who can build new projects, keep pace with the sharp growth of the company and stay in line with the Board’s vision across our four sister brands.

As an integral member of the Development Team, you will have important role delivering the online sector including websites, boat synchronization, platforms for yachting agencies, administration panels and skipper management systems. Your role will be to create and update our website from the design team mockups and admin system pages, plan and implement user interfaces. Make recommendations how to improve user experience.

Is this You?

You are passionate about new technologies. A highly motivated hard worker; you are not scared to dedicate time when it comes to building great products.
 You have a swarm of new ideas and you like to build and setup new projects and drive them to exceptional delivery standards. You always take the initiative and you can take a lot of pressure whilst keeping a fresh mind. You know how to work with a team with goals and deadlines.

Requirements

We need You to have the following experience:

  • 3+ years experience of quality development
  • Ability to build pixel perfect pages from design files
  • Deep knowledge of HTML / HTML5
  • Deep knowledge of CSS / CSS3 and SASS / LESS
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript / jQuery
  • Experience with bootstrap 3 and related components
  • Track record of creating responsive pages
  • Experience with wireframing, creating user stories and test cases
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • A passion for excellence, web standards and innovation

Good to have

  • Degree in Computer Science or related subject
  • Experience with javascript frameworks (backbone, angular etc)
  • Mobile development experience

Work Environment

You will be based in our London office in Farringdon and will be required to work Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. We are a young rapidly growing team of 20 people who are fun, creative and ambitious – we like to work and party in equal measure. There will also be opportunities to travel around the world with our events.

About us

European Travel Ventures (ETV) is a unique experience provider within travel, culture and leisure. Since its start in 2008 by 3 entrepreneurs, ETV has delivered ground-breaking experiences through its four core products: The Yacht Week, Yachts and Friends, The Ski Week and Fort George.

www.theyachtweek.com
http://www.theskiweek.com
http://www.yachtsandfriends.com
http://www.fortgeorgecroatia.com

Join this young and dynamic team on the next stage of the journey as we build this highly successful business into one of the THE Global brands in the event and experience space.

Salary

£ 35000-40000 depending on experience

Application Instructions

Send your email and covering letter to andras.l@europeantravelventures.com.

Country Manager

Application on-going

The Role

The Yacht Week is looking for strong candidates who have the ability to identify and then target the up and coming trend setters within their country. They should attract both experienced and inexperienced sailors to The Yacht Week, using strategic marketing methods such as event management, sponsorship, social media, partnerships and press as well as building a team of Brand Ambassadors to promote The Yacht Week to increase brand awareness and in turn encourage bookings.

We Require Country Managers In

  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • United Arab Emirates

Requirements

  • Previous attendance on TYW is a big bonus
  • Social influencer since birth
  • Solid contacts in media and/or entertainments industry
  • Great communication skills
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Outgoing lifestyle and social life

Work Environment

The role is truly a case of what you put in, you will get out. We expect you to work a minimum of 10 hours per week in your local country/market and keep in regular communication with the Head of Sales.

Salary

You will earn commission based on yacht sales in your market. This is paid annually.

Application Instructions

Please send an email with your CV and marketing proposal to sales@theyachtweek.com clearly indicating which market you would like to be considered for. The marketing proposal should be a concise presentation of your ideas of how to promote The Yacht Week and ultimately drive sales in your market. Please note that applications will not be considered for countries that are not listed above.

Graphic/Web Design Intern

Application on-going

THE ROLE

The Yacht Week is looking to hire a talented Graphic/Web Design Intern. The role will be focused on the fast development of our brand by assisting the marketing team in design, B2B/B2C and developing our concepts across all brands.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates need to show good experience when creating graphics and editing photos in Adobe Photoshop; Illustrator and Indesign; basic knowledge in HTML, CSS and JavaScript; great brand understanding, project management skills, think independently and keep to deadlines. They also need to be fluent in both written and spoken English.

MAIN TASKS

The candidate will work on and learn about:

  • Producing full layouts (typographic, photographic and illustrative elements) and final production assets for micro-sites, website optimization tests, online banners, emails, print advertising, apps etc.
  • Create the visual identity for multi-channel campaigns.
  • Define full-cycle user experience as it connects marketing efforts to product strategy.
  • Contribute to marketing strategy by conducting design research and proposing design ideas for marketing and advertising concepts.
  • Take on ad hoc design projects as needed.
  • Express design ideas through sitemaps, userflows and wireframes.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The internship will start immediately as soon as a successful candidate is identified. You will be based in The Yacht Week office in London and be required to work 3-5 days a week, 9am to 6pm. You must be eligible to work in the UK.

SALARY

This is initially a three month internship - during which expenses will be covered.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Email camila@theyachtweek.com with your Portfolio, CV and covering letter.

Film Production

Application on-going

Are you a rising music video producer star? Let us know... we are currently looking for a talented individual to edit and/or shoot and produce our upcoming trailer content.

We are expecting a trailer equivalent to a Hollywood produced action blockbuster or music video. Our Official Trailer has over 2.5 million views on YouTube. It is critical to have a touch and feel for rhythmical visuals. We only have 90 seconds to reflect the experience and convince the viewer. We promise a great adventure, exciting scenes and a great time.

Please fill out THIS FORM to take the first step in applying for the position.

Apply Now

Contact riley@theyachtweek.com for questions.

Photographer

Application on-going

Positions for 2015 are open, we encourage all talent to submit an application

This is an unpaid position, but trust us, it is worth doing even if you normally would not work for free. An epic experience in the Mediterranean and/or Caribbean is promised!

A videographer with equipment is a plus.

Apply Now

Contact photo@theyachtweek.com for questions.