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The Yacht Week Is Hiring

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The Yacht Week has been changing the face of the yachting industry since 2006. We have seen consistent growth each year and in 2013 over 1,100 yachts joined our events. For 2014 we forecast booking over 1,500 yachts for guests from over 45 countries making this concept a truly international event.

Join us on our epic path to create the ultimate event in Croatia, Greece, Italy, 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:

HEAD OFFICE ROLE

PART-TIME ROLE

EVENT-BASED ROLE

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

Chief Executive Officer

Application on-going

Overview

The team behind the The Yacht Week, European Travel Ventures, is looking for a rockstar CEO to join our multi-faceted business and flourishing team.

About our Business

We are building products and companies within the hospitality, events and travel space. We create unique experiences with a clear focus on delighting our customers. Hailing from Sweden, we began in 2008 and our current products are The Yacht Week, Yachts and Friends, The Ski Week and Fort George. Now based in London, we are looking to expand our current products and start new projects in the next phase of the company journey.

About the Role

The CEO will take the helm and steer ETV towards working more closely with the board of directors to co-design our growth strategy and execute the ambitious journey of the company. We are just at the beginning of our story and the CEO will be integral to writing the new chapters. As a proven leader, the CEO will have an appetite for risk and can see beyond conventional wisdom to achieve high level growth in a healthy and scalable manner.

Is this You?

  • Experienced: you have a history of transforming and building state-of-the art organisations with a successful track record spanning more than 7 years.
  • An activator: you can identify exceptional talent to join our team and to motivate them to excel.
  • You don’t fold under pressure, in fact, you thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • A rainmaker: you are an ace at negotiating big, complex strategic deals that drive growth.
  • A problem-solver: you have an analytical mind and can navigate obstacles on the fly in a thoughtful and logical way.
  • Detail oriented: your calendar might be crammed, but it’s organized, totally manageable and you don’t miss a beat.
  • A charmer: you can easily identify and network with influencers.
  • Fired up about us: you are ready to live, eat and breathe ETV, spreading the love to everyone you encounter.
  • A person of high integrity: you’re running the show and we can always depend on you.

Requirements

  • Scaled or transitioned a young business from similar stage (c. 20 full time employees) to a larger entrepreneurial organization.
  • An impeccable Product/Sales/Marketing background.
  • Direct experience in similar sectors (hospitality/travel/events/technology).
  • Raised investment and delivered a successful exit.
  • A personality that creates a fun and vibrant culture.
  • Leadership and motivation: you can get people to believe in your vision and then motivate them to help you deliver it. We are going to be building a high-performing team and they need to WANT to follow you.
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set: you MUST be a doer not a theorizer – success in a start-up is all about fast, smart action. Every opportunity needs to be seized and made the most of.
  • Prior experience managing cross-functional teams.
  • Masters degree or MBA.
  • Eligible to work in the UK. ETV will not sponsor any Visa applications.

Work Environment

You will be based out of our office in central London. International travel will be required.

Salary

Competitive for start-ups and equity plan.

Application Instructions

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

Yacht Supply Manager

Application on-going

THE ROLE

You will work closely with our suppliers to source yachts, negotiate contracts and ensure the yachts are correctly presented on our website for all TYW destinations and any future routes. You will be expected to build and maintain good relations with the yacht charter companies and work with them to provide TYW a fleet of high-standard yachts. In addition, the role will cover the management of cabin bookings.

MAIN TASKS

Your main tasks can be separated into two main groups:

Yacht Supply Manager

  • Negotiate all contracts with yacht charter companies.
  • Update the website with all yachts and prices.
  • Maintain demand-based pricing structure.
  • Keep a daily check on the availability of the yachts and update the website accordingly.
  • Check, pay and track all invoices from the yacht charter companies.
  • Help to research new potential destinations.

Cabin Bookings Manager

  • Ensure a supply of dedicated cabin booking yachts and determine pricing.
  • Cabin to yacht delegation and management.
  • Overall product management.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Highly organised with good written and verbal English.
  • Analytical problem solver with strong numerical skills.
  • Negotiation skills and deal maker.
  • Possess flexibility and an ability to manager multiple tasks under deadlines.
  • Past experience in the yachting industry.
  • Proven track record of problem solving.
  • Masters or Bachelors degree.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

You will be based out of our office in central London. International travel will be required.

SALARY

Dependent on experience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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

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
  • Chile
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Norway
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • United Arab Emirates

Requirements

  • Marketing experience
  • Solid contacts in media and influential brands
  • Great communication skills
  • Motivation to work alone
  • Proven management skills
  • Previous attendance on TYW

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 Marketing.

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 ben@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.

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 erik@theyachtweek.com for questions.

Photographer

Application on-going

Positions for 2014 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.