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 our values importantly 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. 


Software Developer, Remote

We are looking for a mid-level Software Developer to build and implement functional products. You will work with other Developers, Product Owners and Project Managers throughout the software development lifecycle.

In this role, you should be a team player with a keen eye for detail and problem solving skills. If you have experience in Agile development and popular coding languages we’d love to hear from you.

You will work alongside the existing Development Team on a range of projects and products including our market leading holiday booking system and API, company websites and integrations with third party systems.

To apply, please forward a CV onto Laura-Jane Timewell for consideration.

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PMS Coordinator. Based in Elterwater, Cumbria.

Full time (37.5 hours/week).

Role summary

The PMS Coordinator is an exciting role, essential to the effective delivery of our Property Management Services offering.

You will be responsible for supporting the smooth operation of the PMS offering, including:

  • Managing the coordination and arrangement of property services
  • Facilitating the delivery of services through the field based team and external suppliers

Through diligent planning and effective management of relationships with colleagues and suppliers the job holder is responsible for making sure that services are delivered in a way which:

  • Meets homeowner and guest expectations
  • Supports the recruitment and retention of properties
  • Aligns with agreed company best practice, processes and procedures
  • Achieves expected performance and KPIs
  • Uses resources in the most cost effective and efficient way

Closing Date: 3pm Wednesday 3rd March 2021 To apply, please send a CV and covering letter onto jobs@originalcottages.co.uk for consideration.

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PMS Coordinator. Based in Seahouses, Northumberland.

Full time (37.5 hours/week). 

Role summary

The PMS Coordinator is an exciting role, essential to the effective delivery of our Property Management Services offering.

You will be responsible for supporting the smooth operation of the PMS offering, including:

  • Managing the coordination and arrangement of property services
  • Facilitating the delivery of services through the field based team and external suppliers

Through diligent planning and effective management of relationships with colleagues and suppliers the job holder is responsible for making sure that services are delivered in a way which:

  • Meets homeowner and guest expectations
  • Supports the recruitment and retention of properties
  • Aligns with agreed company best practice, processes and procedures
  • Achieves expected performance and KPIs
  • Uses resources in the most cost effective and efficient way

Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 4th March 2021 To apply, please send a CV and covering letter onto jobs@originalcottages.co.uk for consideration.

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Homeowner Services Assistant Based in Seahouses, Northumberland.

0.8 FTE (4 days, 30 hours/week). 

Role summary

This role provides key administrative support and delivers great customer service to our homeowners as they take steps into the holiday letting business and support work aimed at retaining existing Homeowners and their properties.

The Homeowner Services Team works closely with colleagues in Property Recruitment, Property Management Services and Customer Support.

Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 4th March 2021 To apply, please send a CV and covering letter onto jobs@originalcottages.co.uk for consideration.

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Regional Imagery Manager. Based in Whitby or Seahouses.

Full time (37.5 hours/week). 

Role summary

We are looking for a passionate, creative and organized individual who will lead on imagery within their specified region. The Regional Imagery Manager will join the Imagery team alongside the other regional imagery managers reporting directly to the Head of Imagery and will focus on improving the quality of the property photography portfolio inline with the TOCC Photography Standards and Brand Guidelines, ensure our lifestyle, landscape and area imagery are of good quality and being used in the best way on our websites and other marketing materials.

You will be competitive and hungry to develop your skills and will be in constant communication with the rest of the imagery team and other regional photographers to gain knowledge and share skills etc. You will be expected to undertake the majority of photoshoots with support as required from other trained photography staff within the region as and when their time allows. With training, you will also be asked to help develop their photography skills.

This role requires intelligent planning and organisation to be as efficient and effective as possible. You will be supported by the imagery team with training and assistance as required. This is a desirable, enjoyable and rewarding role for the right person.

Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 11th March 2021 To apply, please send a CV and covering letter onto jobs@originalcottages.co.uk for consideration.

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Homeowner Account Manager. Based in Beer.

Part time (30 hours/week).

Role summary

At Original Cottages we are one big family and that includes our homeowners too. They are an integral part of our business and we want to make them feel right at home from that first hello, right through every touch point of their journey with us. Your role as Homeowner Account Manager will be to invest in and harness this relationship, ensuring open friendly communication, reliability, flexibility and innovation in your approach.

To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to s.scully@cornishhorizons.co.uk. The closing date for applications is Monday 8th March 2021.

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Homeowner Account Manager. Based in Salcombe.

Full time (37.5 hours/week).

Role summary

At Original Cottages we are one big family and that includes our homeowners too. They are an integral part of our business and we want to make them feel right at home from that first hello, right through every touch point of their journey with us. Your role as Homeowner Account Manager will be to invest in and harness this relationship, ensuring open friendly communication, reliability, flexibility and innovation in your approach.

To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to s.scully@cornishhorizons.co.uk. The closing date for applications is Monday 8th March 2021.

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Property Managed Services Coordinator. Based in Swanage.

Part time (22.5 hours/week).

Role summary

We are looking for a PMS Coordinator to join our team in Swanage, Dorset. This is a dynamic and pivotal role ensuring all elements of our operations with customers, homeowners and suppliers are co-ordinated and running effectively. Diligent planning and building great working relationships, both with colleagues across the business and external suppliers, are key to this exciting new role.

To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to t.kyle@originalcottages.co.uk. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th March 2021.

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Property Managed Services Coordinator. Based in Weymouth.

Part time (22.5 hours/week).

Role summary

We are looking for a PMS Coordinator to join our team in Weymouth, Dorset. This is a dynamic and pivotal role ensuring all elements of our operations with customers, homeowners and suppliers are co-ordinated and running effectively. Diligent planning and building great working relationships, both with colleagues across the business and external suppliers, are key to this exciting new role.

To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to t.kyle@originalcottages.co.uk. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th March 2021.

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Property Managed Services Coordinator. Based in Beer.

Part time (30 hours/week).

Role summary

We are looking for a PMS Coordinator to join our team in Beer, East Devon. This is a dynamic and pivotal role ensuring all elements of our operations with customers, homeowners and suppliers are co-ordinated and running effectively. Diligent planning and building great working relationships, both with colleagues across the business and external suppliers, are key to this exciting new role.

To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to t.kyle@originalcottages.co.uk. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th March 2021.

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