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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 Internship Opportunity | Norfolk Country Cottages

We are delighted to announce a vacancy for a marketing internship with Norfolk Country Cottages.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to gain marketing experience and grow their skillset and knowledge in this field.  The job specification gives you a thorough overview of what the role entails, but the question is; Who are we looking for?  Ideally, you will have already expressed an interest in marketing – perhaps you are just out of university having studied a relevant subject.  Or you may already be working within marketing, but not developing in the direction you envisage.  Personality wise, we are looking for someone with qualities to complement our marketing manager.  We’re searching for someone bright, enthusiastic and a great organiser.  You need to be an excellent communicator, relish details and competent and happy working with technology and marketing channels – after all, you will be helping to look after our website, social media and e-communications.  With a busy workload and a variety of, well-planned, tasks, you have to like being busy.  You need to be adept at copy writing, able to positively represent the company with all your communications, know a great image when you see one and enjoy working as part of a team.  We’re a friendly bunch, so no need to worry!  To sum it up, if you’re a bright young thing (that can be in spirit rather than years!) who likes nothing more than ticking of lists and filling your time to the max, please apply.  We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Lucy Downing at jobs@originalcottages.co.uk.  The closing date for applications is Friday 12th January 2018, but don’t delay as we encourage early applications for the position.  You can find a full job description by clicking here.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Operations Support | The Original Cottage Company

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

The role involves working within our sales and service team. It’s a fast-paced environment and you’ll need to be an excellent communicator, confident in your own ability, with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

The full job description can be found here as a pdf.

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

Property Services Manager | Norfolk Cottage Care

Due to the rapid expansion of our managed service, Norfolk Cottage Care team are looking for a Property Services Manager. The role is integral to the growth of our established business and we are looking for an experienced, hands on manager with a can do attitude. This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to shape their own business area within a competitive market place. You will be responsible for an experienced team looking after a portfolio of in excess of 80 properties across Norfolk.

The ideal person will be a leader with a background in Property Management. A leader with a commercial acumen, eye for detail and great people skills, you will also be happy looking at new income streams and innovative. 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 and with other parts of our business. 

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

Please send your CV and covering letter to Matt Frost at jobs@originalcottages.co.uk.  The closing date for applications is Friday 15th December 2017, but don’t delay as we encourage early applications for the position.  You can find a full job description by clicking here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.