Joining the SailChecker Team
Seeking Smart Curious and Coachable Yacht Charter Consultants
Yacht Charter Consultant and Advisor Role.
At SailChecker, we offer a unique opportunity for career growth and advancement. Our fast-paced start-up environment allows the best candidates to quickly rise through the ranks and reach partner or director level within the company. We are looking for individuals who are flexible, able to make quick decisions, and thrive in a fast-paced environment surrounded by smart, curious, and coachable colleagues. If you possess strong English skills, both written and spoken, and meet our strict criteria for being smart, curious, and coachable, we encourage you to apply.
Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, only those who have fully read and understand the job description will be considered. Don’t be one of the 95% of applicants who miss the mark by applying quickly without reading the details and understanding the requirements.
All roles here at SailChecker are paid with the expectation of Interns who can earn commission for sales and compensation for projects meeting their speciality. pAy is highly competitive after the training period (see below). All candidates attend our Yacht Charter Consultant Academy. Graduation roughly aligns when a candidate has sufficient skill to work independently alongside a coach; typically 3 months.
Why Smart, Curious and Coachable?
Being smart, curious, and coachable are important because they allow individuals to continuously learn and improve. Being smart refers to having the cognitive ability to understand and analyze complex information. Being curious means having a desire to learn and discover new things. Being coachable means being open to feedback and willing to adjust one’s behavior or approach in order to improve. Together, these traits allow individuals to adapt to new situations and take on new challenges, which is crucial for success in today’s rapidly changing world.
An interdisciplinary approach to work involves bringing together multiple disciplines or fields of study in order to solve a problem or achieve a goal. This approach combines the knowledge, skills, and perspectives from different fields to create a holistic understanding of the problem and develop more effective solutions.
Being highly specialized in one field can make it difficult to have a broad perspective and understanding of a problem or issue. Specialists may have a deep understanding of their own field, but may lack knowledge or understanding of other disciplines that could contribute to finding a solution. This can lead to a narrow-minded or one-dimensional approach to problem-solving, and potentially miss important perspectives or solutions.
- Assist clients in planning and booking yacht charters, including finding the right yacht for their needs and budget
- Arrange for additional services such as a chef or diving instructor as needed
- Provide clients with information about the destination and local regulations
- Assist with pre- and post-charter logistics such as flights, transportation, and accommodation
- Maintain relationships with yacht owners and operators
- Keep up to date with industry trends and regulations
- Respond to client inquiries and provide excellent customer service
- Negotiate rates and contracts with yacht owners and operators
- Keep accurate records and maintain a database of clients and charters
- Continuously strive to improve and expand the company’s yacht charter offerings
- Attend events and networking opportunities to stay current on market trends and build relationships with industry contacts.
- Use ChatGPT to generate unique, well-written articles for our blog
- Research and gather information on a variety of topics to create informative and interesting content
- Edit and proofread articles to ensure they are error-free and meet our editorial guidelines
- Collaborate with our team to brainstorm new article ideas and optimize existing content
- Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and incorporate them into your writing
Major and Minor Skills areas.
To be considered for this role, you typically do not need prior sales or yacht charter consultancy experience, as we provide training. However, please note that additional training may be required and takes time.
In addition to sales and yacht charter expertise, we are also seeking individuals with secondary skills such as marketing, social media, graphic design, videography, technology, or coding. Ultimately, the primary focus of this role is a consultancy, with the secondary skill serving as a valuable asset.
- Strong writing skills and experience using language models such as ChatGPT
- Ability to research and gather information on a variety of topics
- Excellent editing and proofreading skills
- Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadline
- Familiarity with SEO best practices and experience optimizing content for search engines
- Passion for blogging and digital media
- Education: Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field is preferred.
- The position is full-time and remote. Other locations may apply. Please mention the word bicycle.
- Mention the word “Bicycle” in your response.
Average time from application to Job offer is 3 weeks.
|Task||Outline Aim||Time Investment||Deadline|
|Video Introduction||To test a candidate’s ability to tackle low-level technical tasks and to test their spoken english. Test the candidate’s low level communication Skill. How does the candidate deal with an open deadline.||5 mins +||Candidate’s discretion.|
|Mindset Test||To guide the candidate into the area of Growth Mindset.||5 mins +||Candidate’s discretion.|
|Quick English Test||Test based on the Common European Framework of reference.||15 mins||Candidate’s discretion.|
|Marketplace Task||To expose the candidate to the market they will be working in.||2 – 4 hours||3 Days|
|Informal Virtual Office Visit||An opportunity to meet and engage with the full virtual team in a work environment and typically a social event.||Candidate’s discretion.||N/A|
|Work Task||During the time in the Office, you’ll be given tasks to familiarise yourself with the systems we use.||8 hours over
2 – 4 Weeks
|Panel Video Interview||A final panel will be held to formally interview you and make you an offer within 24 hours||1 Hour||N/A|
|DISC||To gather data on the type of candidate we are hiring for cognitive and personality variance.||15 Min||N/A|
Perks of the job:
- Opportunity to travel & participate in flotillas & regattas worldwide
- Collaborate & communicate with international teams
- Build your resume & sharpen your marketing skills
- Gain real-life event management experience
Ready? Let’s Get Started…
This process should take around 30 minutes to complete. You will be asked to record a video of yourself answering questions, and if you have not already done some research on the company, you are likely to fall at this hurdle.