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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 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

EVENT-BASED ROLE

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

Operations Manager

Application on-going

Can you handle handle 200 yachts sailing around simultaneously with 60 staff, 180 skippers and 1800 guests in 4 countries?

OVERVIEW

We are all about great experiences, great teams and ultimately a great company. The operations manager is ultimately responsible for delivering fantastic experiences that result in safe and happy guests. The safer and happier the guests are, the bigger the success of your work - all within a given budget, that is the tough part.

The role will work with The Yacht Week, The Ski Week and new ventures on the horizon.

ABOUT THE ROLE

This role is for someone who loves experiences and hospitality. You will design and plan events to a high level of detail. You need to have a diverse profile and enjoy administrational work as well as hands on problem solving. Leadership skills are essential. Problems are there to be solved; where others see problems you see opportunities. This job has an infinite to-do list; the tasks can never be finished. It’s a never ending cycle of work, and growing by the year. You need to love working and be self-motivated. Equally important is to be able to prioritise work and know when it’s enough. This is not a job for someone who doesn’t have stamina and a lot of energy. But at the same time we are not looking for an adrenalin junkie. Most of the job is hard office work that will require good academic skills and huge amount of planning. Budget updates, creating manuals, follow up on reporting routines and crossing off items on long to do lists are part of your daily tasks.

The job includes all aspects of operations within the ETV group:

  • Evaluation
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Recruiting
  • Training
  • Event Operations
  • Contingency Planning
  • Event & Experience Design
  • Hospitality

EXPERIENCE

You should have extensive experience of operational planning and execution. Preferably you have worked within hospitality. The essence of our work is happy guests which hugely important. It’s also crucial that you have operational leadership experience, situations where you need to have the team on your side to succeed. In our business the team spirit is key in operating successful events and creating a good company atmosphere. The team spirit transmits to our guests and become part of the brand and the experience.

FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • University educationPlanning
  • Fluent verbal and perfect written English
  • Preferable to speak 1-2 more languages
  • UK work permit

BONUS EXPERIENCE

  • Experienced sailor
  • Good Skier
  • Competitive Sports
  • Well travelled

DON'T APPLY UNLESS

  • You actually know that you can line up 200 people in front of you and then deliver a speech which will motivate everyone and make them think, “God damn, that is a how you deliver a team building speech!”
  • You can handle and don’t mind stress and never ending to do lists.
  • You are academically talented and like writing and twisting complex budgets.
  • Yu love hospitality and have an eye for minute detail.
  • You are 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

£45k + competitive bonus.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Email Enrico with your CV (including full references) and covering letter. Closing date 27/03/2015.

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.

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.