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Scott Dunn Private - Researcher

Hammersmith, London, UK Req #434
12 January 2023

Scott Dunn is an award-winning luxury tour operator creating tailor-made holidays to destinations all over the world. With offices in the UK, US and Singapore, we pride ourselves on providing outstanding service to all our guests from the moment they begin their research online, right the way through to post-holiday evaluations.

The Researcher will be accountable for building prospect profiles and setting up meetings with potential new Scott Dunn Private Members on behalf of the Scott Dunn Private team. With your focus on information obtained within the public domain, you will effectively qualify prospective members, creating an individual dossier, giving a holistic in-depth profile of each potential HNW and UHNW individual who is likely to be interested in the SDP offering. Using the information gleaned in each dossier, the goal is to approach prospects with the aim of setting up an in-person meeting with a Scott Dunn Private New Business Manager / Relationship Manager. Dovetailing the prospect’s hobbies and passions to Scott Dunn Private’s product portfolio is likely to enable a more favourable response to a meeting.



  • Desktop research of HNW names from existing database to build profile – family, interests, profession
  • Reading of media and target publications to build list of potential names
  • Proactive engagement of target prospects to set up appointments for in person / phone call meetings with the SDP New Business Management team
  • Preparation of profiles of prospects for attendance at SDP events
  • Prioritise outreach to prospects most interested in leisure travel
  • Look for mutual connections within the existing database, to build relationships through trusted referrals


  • Working closely with the Head of Scott Dunn Private to support member acquisition, member retention and development of the Private proposition
  • Leverage research skills to help the Private team engage prospects and win new members
  • Truly service oriented
  • An excellent communicator, with great presentation skills
  • Confident outbound calling
  • A resilient team player
  • Keep accurate, up-to-date member/prospect documentation on an ongoing basis
  • Comply with all regulation, policies and standards around data protection


  • Experience researching within luxury clients or HNW individuals
  • Previous experience with CRM software
  • Proficient with Microsoft suite, particularly PowerPoint, Forms etc

Values & Behaviours 

All employees must promote, understand and apply Scott Dunn’s workplace values. These are embedded in all roles and applicants must evidence the values as part of the application process.

  • In the know - Start by listening. We take the time to understand our guests’ and colleagues needs. Be Precise. We take pride in getting every detail right. Own it. We deliver on commitments we make.
  • In the Detail - Love learning. We energetically seek out and share new ideas and insights. Embrace feedback. We continuously seek to improve by sharing and accepting honest feedback. Work with the best. We attract, retrain and partner with the best.
  • Inspiring - Look to the future. We constantly seek opportunities to make travel memorable and sustainable. Be more we. We work together collaboratively and value different viewpoints. Win together. We celebrate each other’s successes and have fun.



We aim to find someone who would be office based at our premises in Hammersmith for at least 3 days a week. There will be an induction / training period initially, where you may be required to attend the office daily.



We offer very competitive salaries and a great benefits package including the following:

  • 23 days annual leave + bank holidays, rising 1 day with each year of service (max 30)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 'Cycle to work' scheme
  • Subsidised private healthcare
  • Company loyalty scheme (Travel Fund)
  • Travel insurance
  • Recognition awards throughout the year
  • Social events
If you are interested in working with Scott Dunn, please apply now.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Job Start Date 27 February 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • Hammersmith, London, UK