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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 a strongly ethical approach 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.

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.

Property Manager - Wyke Dorset Cottages

•    Recruiting high quality holiday cottages which will meet the expectations of our guests 
•    Liaising with owners about bookings, marketing, pricing and maximising income
•    Managing the property portfolio within their area to high standards

We are looking for professional, enthusiastic and friendly applicants with a great attitude.  Applicants should meet the essential requirements detailed in the Person Specification.

Applicants should have a full driving license and the use of a car.  Salary will be from £20k and a car will be provided after six months.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of how to apply.

Closing date: Monday 28th January 2019

General Manager - South Devon

  • This senior position is responsible for BluerIver Cottages and other brands of the Original Cottage Company in South Devon
  • Leading and supporting the local team
  • Growing the business by providing excellent service to homeowners and guests

Closing date: Monday 21st January 2019

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for full details and how to apply.

Homeowner Services Assistant - Cornish Horizons

To provide excellent service to homeowners to ensure professional and organised communication, monitor booking performance, monitor repeat booking performance, customer feedback and homeowner retention. To act as Account Manager support for existing homeowners. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 16th January. To download the full job description, please click here.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Becky, b.tidd@cornishhorizons.co.uk 
 

Full Time Maintenance Person - Norfolk Cottage Care

We are looking for a Maintenance Person to join our Cottage Care Team on the North Norfolk Coast. Based at our fabulous offices in Holkham this person will be fun, driven, hard-working and also be able to deliver great customer service. 

You will be responsible for making sure property maintenance is undertaken across our 100 plus properties. Comfortable quoting for jobs and then ensuring that the job is carried out to a high standard you will be an important income generator for the business. You will have a good level of computer literacy and the ability to manage you work time effectively. 

If you are interested in joining our Cottage Care team please pop a CV to info@norfolkcottagecare.co.uk

You can find a link to the job description here

Handyman/woman - Ingrid Flute's Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic, passionate and confident person to work in our property management services team in Whitby. The role is to provide a high-quality handyman/woman service, resolving maintenance issues at our holiday cottages. 

You will be a conscientious hard worker, able to work on your own as well as part of the team. You will be able to keep calm under pressure and react in a helpful and constructive way. Attention to detail is vital to provide a consistently high standard of maintenance work. It goes without saying that you need to be well organised, with great time management skills. Hours will be flexible on an annualised contract basis. The likely hours will be 10 – 25 per week, with most hours worked during shoulder and summer months. Some flexibility in working hours is required; the position includes working weekends and evenings to 8pm on a rota basis.

For more information on this position and how to apply, please click here. The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Property Recruiter – Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Holiday Cottages (Part-time)

We are looking for a fun, friendly and enthusiastic person with a can-do attitude to join the Property Recruitment Team here in Whitby and the surrounding areas. You will need to be motivated and a self-starter to dynamically grow our Whitby area portfolio. A confident personality, comfortable dealing with people at all levels, is imperative as you will often be the first person our homeowners contact during their journey from idea to reality. You will need a good knowledge of Whitby and the surrounding areas and if you have a background in property, all the better. You will need to be a confident networker as this will be a large part of the role and includes working new and existing leads. 

The hours of work will be 24 hours a week working flexibly Monday to Saturday. Weekends will be worked on a rota basis. We try to offer flexible hours to meet any commitments employees may have.

For more information on this position and how to apply, please click here. The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

General Assistant based in Hawes – Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic, passionate and confident person to join our small team in our Yorkshire Dales office. Your role will be a varied one, assisting with the provision of owner and customer services, property management and administration, providing a high quality of customer care at all times. You will be able to keep calm under pressure and react in a helpful and constructive way. Attention to detail is vital. You will need to be able to confidently discuss our services with other members of the team, owners, and other stakeholders. It goes without saying that you need to be well organised, with great time management skills. Excellent computer skills, a good standard of written communication and a friendly and helpful telephone manner are also essential requirements of this fantastic role. 

Some flexibility in working hours is required, and this will include weekends. You will also provide an out of hours call service for guests staying in managed properties on rotation with other team members.

For more information on this position and how to apply, please click here. The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Homeowner & Guest Services Advisor – Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Holiday Cottages (Full-time/Part-time)

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic, passionate and confident person to join our existing Home Owner and Guest services team. You will work in our busy Flowergate office providing a high quality of customer care to both owners of holiday cottages and guests. You will work closely with the marketing services team to promote properties in the best way and with the property management team in ensuring that properties are well presented, and any issues are addressed in a timely fashion. Some flexibility in working hours is required, and this will include some weekends. It goes without saying that you need to be well organised, with great time management skills. 
Excellent computer skills, a good standard of written communication and a friendly and helpful telephone manner are also essential requirements of this fantastic role. 

We have two vacancies at the Whitby office. Hours will be either full time (40 hours per week) or part-time (24 – 32 hours per week). We try to offer flexible hours to meet any commitments employees may have but the position will include occasional weekends and Bank Holidays.

For more information on this position and how to apply, please click here. The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Recruitment Team Assistant Intern Position – Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

This is an exciting job and an exciting time to join Ingrid Flute’s. We are a growing company and you be a real part in our success. If you love people and love property and want to grow your skills and develop capabilities in a varied and challenging administrative role and relish working in a team but having your own accountabilities then read on, we look forward to hearing from you. You will need to be motivated and a self-starter with a confident personality, comfortable dealing with people at all levels, is imperative as you will often be the first person our homeowners contact during their journey from idea to reality. You will be just as confident working individually or as part of a team. A flair and a passion for property and an ability to confidently deal with customers from all walks of life is required, you will need to actively participate in our year on year increased recruiting targets. 

The hours of work will be 40 hours a week working flexibly Monday to Saturday. Weekends will be worked on a rota basis. We try to offer flexible hours to meet any commitments employees. This is an intern position and is limited to 1 year duration.

For more information on this position and how to apply, please click here. The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Property Recruiter - Kent and Sussex Cottages (Part-time)

We are looking for a team player to join our small Property Recruitment Team, who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, has a friendly but professional approach with people and a can-do attitude. You will be confident and able to work on your own initiative, a self-starter with a passion for property, sales orientated with the enthusiasm and tenacity required to further develop the portfolio in the south east. You will have the ability to source new opportunities and follow up potential leads.  Key requirements for the role are good organisation skills, excellent computer skills, great time management, an excellent telephone manner and  the ability to produce well written communications.  This is an exciting, challenging and interesting  position offering diversity and flexibility to the successful applicant. 

Please click here for the full job description. If you are interested in applying please send your CV and covering letter to Angela Jackson-Grillet via email to a.jackson-grillet@kentandsussexcottages.co.uk . The closing date for applications is Friday 1st February 2019 with first interviews taking place on Wednesday 6th February 2019 at our Cranbrook Office. 

Marketing Assistant - Wales Cottage Holidays

Based at our Wales Cottage Holidays office in Newtown this role would be supporting the Marketing Manager across our four Welsh brands that are within the Original Cottages Family. These four brands are Abersoch Holiday Homes, Best of Wales, Powells Cottage Holidays and Wales Cottage Holidays.

Please click here the full job description for more details and how to apply. The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Homeowner Services Assistant - Powells Cottage Holidays

To provide excellent service to homeowners to ensure professional and organised communication, monitor booking performance, monitor repeat booking performance, customer feedback and homeowner retention. To act as ‘Account Manager’ support for existing homeowners. Work as a member of ‘Team Wales’ to ensure the development and enhancement of all brands. You will be based in our Powells Cottage Holidays office in Saundersfoot.

Please click here for the full job description and details on how to apply. The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Homeowner Services Assistant - Abersoch Holiday Homes

To provide excellent service to homeowners to ensure professional and organised communication, monitor booking performance, monitor repeat booking performance, customer feedback and homeowner retention. To act as ‘Account Manager’ support for existing homeowners. Work as a member of ‘Team Wales’ to ensure the development and enhancement of all brands. You will be based in our office in Abersoch for this role.

Please click here for the full job description and details on how to apply. The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.

Operations Support Team Members - Original Cottages

The Original Cottage Company has full-time and part-time positions available as part of our Sales Support Team based in the Market Square, Reepham.

The role involves working within our sales and service team, answering calls, using different software to respond to website enquiries, livechat and various other interesting projects.

The full job description can be found by clicking here. The closing date for applications is 1st February 2019.  To apply please send a covering email and your CV to jobs@originalcottages.co.uk