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Working with Us

Our business is a people business, and we’re in the business of providing our guests with the ultimate holiday experience. Family owned and run, we foster universally high standards and take when dealing with our employees.

We are always on the lookout for talented and hardworking individuals to join our team. People who have the qualities needed for exceptional customer care, a willingness to contribute whatever it takes, and a genuine love of UK holidays. If this sounds like you, we need to talk.

We believe that every staff member deserves to have an effective workplace where he or she feels valued, is treated fairly, and is given the means to thrive, succeed and be happy. As an Investors In People award-winner, we believe in playing to people’s strengths and take delight in seeing our employees develop and grow within the business.

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We are proud of our reputation for flexibility and fairness as an employer, providing a professional, innovative and fun place to work. If you’re interested in joining our team, take a look at the current opportunities listed below. 

Homeowner Team Manager - Devon

An exciting opportunity to join the Marsdens brand as Homeowner Team Manager. This is an integral role in delivering high levels of support to our Homeowners while co-ordinating and supporting the Homeowner Team in delivering the brand objectives. 

The Marsdens brand is an exciting place to work, with our office situated in the lovely village of Braunton, with many of the golden sandy beaches only a short drive away. We are looking for an individual with strong organisational and analytical skills, excellent interpersonal communication and a ‘can-do’ attitude to lead the Homeowner Team and assist in delivering the brand strategy through Homeowner support and analysis. One of the candidates key responsibilities will be setting up and monitoring the progress of new properties.  They will need to manage a portfolio of properties while monitoring the booking performance, repeat booking performance, ensuring Health & Safety requirements and advising Homeowners on the best direction for their property/s.  The Homeowner Team Manager is a full-time role and will be directly responsible for the Property Manager and Homeowner Services Assistant.

The ideal candidate will be a confident people person who can demonstrate evidence of managing people and data analysis. We are looking for a team player who wants to join the leading independent holiday letting agent in North Devon and part of the Original Cottages family. 

Click here to download the full job description and person specification.

Please send a CV and covering letter with a little bit about you and why the job appeals to you. This should be addressed to Oliver McCarron and sent to careers@marsdens.co.uk

Cottage Care Team Member - Norfolk

Due to the rapid expansion of our managed service, Norfolk Cottage Care team are looking for a Cottage Care Team Member.

This is a very interesting and flexible role working for our Cottage Care team based in North Norfolk. The role will be central to the growth of the business, driving new business and supporting the day-to-day operations. The role will involve talking to new and existing property owners, as well as customers and tradespeople.

The ability to identify and target sales opportunities, perform sales visits, prepare quotes and follow up prospects will be a core part of the role. The role will also require supporting the day-to-day operations of the business. Attached is the job description letting you know a little more about the role. You need to be an excellent communicator, relish details and competent and happy working with technology. 

To complement the team we are looking for a hard-working, friendly, approachable person who has a great sense of humor. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@originalcottages.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Monday 30th September 2019, but don’t delay as we encourage early applications for the position.  You can download a full job description by ‘clicking here’.

Operations Support - Guest Services, Reepham, Norfolk

Looking for a new challenge or change of career path? Then read on as we have part-time, evening and weekend positions available in our Sales Support Team in our offices in Reepham. The role will involve taking calls from customers and helping them find that perfect break in one of our self-catering properties. You will be joining a team with 35+ other dedicated work colleagues! Your responsibilities will not only be telephone-based but will also include answering customer inquiries from the brand websites, working with different software, including our own booking system, other administrative tasks, and projects which come our way.

If you enjoy a challenge and are able to keep a calm and positive attitude in a busy office environment, then this could be the job for you!  

The full job description can be found here.

To apply please send a covering email and your CV to jobs@originalcottages.co.uk.

Purchase Ledger Team Leader - Reepham, Norfolk

This is an exciting opportunity to join our rapidly growing business. This role is to oversee the purchase ledger team as well as to provide support to the wider finance department. A key element of this role is to identify and drive improvements of processes, procedures, and systems as we enable that growth. This would suit someone with strong organisational skills, a positive attitude, and a can-do approach. Someone who is willing to learn and looking to develop themselves or who has already started that journey. 

Location: The Original Cottage Company, Bank House, Market Place Reepham. Occasional travel to other parts of the UK including the brands within the group and other destinations may be required. 

If this job seems of interest to you, please send your CV and covering letter to j.hall@originalcottages.co.uk by 27th September 2019.

To see the full job description, click here.

Paid Advertising Assistant - Reepham, Norfolk

We're looking to invest in a bright person to become a true expert in performance marketing, with particular focus on pay-per-click and social media advertising. Previous experience in marketing, advertising or data analysis is a bonus, but not essential for this role. As such, this is an entry level position and full training will be provided. We’re looking for someone who can demonstrate strong numerical skills, is interested in data & technology, and (more uniquely) possesses a creative streak with the ability to write good advert copy.

If this job seems of interest to you, please send your CV and covering letter to Cliff Ward, c.ward@originalcottages.co.uk, by 29th September 2019.

Early applications are encouraged for this role. A full job description is available here.