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. 

Lettings Consultant - St Ives, Cornwall

Our sister company, Lanhams, a residential lettings agency, are looking for a Lettings Consultant to assist in retaining and expanding the portfolio of long-term let properties across St Ives and surrounding areas. They will liaise with landlords and tenants on a daily basis and represent the company in activities which help raise its profile with prospective customers.

The hours are Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm with a proposed start date of Monday 9th December 2019.

Please click here to download the full job description.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to s.scully@tocc.co.uk 

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 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 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

Operations Support - Guest Services, Reepham, Norfolk (Full-time & Part-time Vacancies)

Looking for a new challenge or 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 send a covering email and your CV to jobs@originalcottages.co.uk.