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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.

Marketing Manager, Devon and Dorset. Full time, permanent position.

This exciting position would suit an experienced marketing professional looking for a new challenge in an exciting, growing tourism business.

We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate they meet the essential criteria in the Person Specification, have a great attitude and excellent oral and written communication skills.  A full driving licence is required as the successful candidate will travel across Devon and Dorset.

The position could be located anywhere in Devon, and would be office based if located close to one of our offices in Braunton, Salcombe, Dartmouth or Torquay, or else could be home based and travel to our offices or to other appointments in Devon and Dorset as required.

Salary from £27k, depending on experience

For full details, including how to apply, please download the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
 

Property Services Coordinator - Cornish Cottage Care

Playing a key function in the ‘control room’ of our rapidly growing business providing a range of property management and cleaning services, the role ensures the provision of a high-quality customer experience and efficient deployment of field operations. Based in Wadebridge, developing valuable and longstanding relationships with our clients the jobholder will engage in a broad range of initiatives that will involve sales, customer support, complaint resolution, administration, and various initiatives to improve service quality and business development.

Housekeeping Team Leader - Cornish Cottage Care

Our customers expect nothing less than immaculate standards of cleanliness and presentation of their holiday cottage and this role plays a key function in making sure that this expectation is met. 

Based in Wadebridge, the role involves managing a selection of prestigious high-quality holiday homes in the popular North Cornwall area. The jobholder knows each of them intimately, taking a personal pride in upholding the finest standards and being both highly proactive and reactive to the client’s needs. 

If you are interested to learn more, please click here for the full job description.

To download the full job description, please click here. To find out more and apply then please send your CV and a covering letter outlining the reasons for your interest and suitability to Sarah Willment by email to: recruitment@cornishcottagecare.co.uk

Purchase Ledger Team Leader - Original Cottages

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our busy accounts department in Reepham (Norfolk) for a full time Purchase Ledger Team Leader.   If you like working within a busy team, and have previous experience in similar position using Sage and have excellent Excel and people skills, then we would love to hear from you. 

Please send your CV and covering letter to Michelle Pooley – Company Accountant and Accounts Manager at jobs@originalcottages.co.uk.  We encourage early applications for the position.  You can find a full job description by clicking here.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Property Service Manager - Suffolk Cottage Care

An exciting opportunity is available in our Managed Services Business in Suffolk. We are looking for a positive and organised people manager to support future growth for Suffolk Cottage Care. The role of Property Service Manager is based in Saxmundham, working alongside the Maintenance Manager to deliver an unrivalled property services offer. 

The key functions will be to deliver excellent service for Homeowners in accounts compliance, housekeeping delivery and reliability and other key activities, striking the appropriate balance of efficiency, service and profit.

To download the full job description please click here, to find out more and apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to Julian Brackenbury via email to j.brackenbury@suffolkcottageholidays.com

Graduate Traineeship 2019 - Original Cottages

We are currently recruiting for our 2019 Graduate Traineeship. As part of this scheme we have a structured initial learning programme for 6 months, followed by our continuous learning programme over the following 18 months. We are looking for a high-calibre, graduate to fast-track into our family business. 

If you are highly ambitious and interested in the opportunity to work for a market leading company that can offer generous benefits and opportunities for future career development, we want to hear from you.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to Amelia Moy at jobs@originalcottages.co.uk. If you are ready to find your next adventure, apply now! You can find a full job description and person specification here