Careers with Simpson Travel

Are you looking for a career, not just a job?  


Simpson Travel is one of the UK's most respected and successful specialist tour operators offering villa, apartment, cottage and boutique hotel holidays in some of the most spectacular locations in the Mediterranean to a discerning clientele. Service, knowledge and the ability to listen to our clients is our mantra.

At Simpson we expect a great deal from our team members but, in return, we offer you the opportunity to learn all aspects of the tour operating business, fast track career development and superb travel opportunities. Travel is in our blood and all our team members are encouraged to sample our holidays for themselves.

If you believe that you have the requisite attributes to make a contribution to Simpson Travel, please send a detailed covering letter together with your CV to us at careers@simpsontravel.com, unless otherwise specified.



Reservations Consultant - London
 
Fantastic opportunity to join a proactive and progressive tour operator specialising in luxury travel. Our business is growing and we are excited about the future, why not join us for the ride and see where it takes your career!
 
Are you an experienced sales professional or a new graduate with ambition and desire to make your mark in an exciting industry? 
 
The role will involve speaking to guests over the phone and by email to discover their requirements in order to find the perfect holiday option for the client. The successful candidate will know how to provide excellent customer service while remaining focussed on achieving sales targets.
 
You must be confident and have an understanding of the sales process giving you the opportunity to identify buying signals, overcome objections and ask for the business.
 
The ultimate purpose of this role is to quote and convert the sale of high quality pre-packaged holidays. 
Do you have a passion for travel?
Are you a highly results driven person with a desire to succeed?
 
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Sales driven and enjoy working towards targets
  • Confident, proactive and focused
  • Basic selling skills – ability to ask questions, overcome objections and ask for the business
  • Flexible and approachable with a strong team ethic
  • Enthusiastic and polite telephone manner
  • Excellent attention to detail and written skills
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
 
BENEFITS
We offer very competitive salaries and a great benefits package including the following:
  • Complimentary Simpson Travel holidays
  • Familiarisation trips
  • 25 days annual leave each year
  • Fantastic modern office, beautiful surrounds and access to sports facilities.
  • ‘Cycle to work’ scheme
  • Travel insurance
 
Have you seen the film “The Pursuit of Happyness”? This could be your opportunity, reach out and grab it!!

Please send your CV and covering letter to careers@simpsontravel.com. 



Qualified Nannies - Zakynthos and Lefkada, Greece - Summer Season 2017 

We are seeking qualified nannies for our crèches in Zakynthos and Lefkada for the 2017 summer season. The position starts late April and finishes late October. Applicants must have proven childcare experience and be qualified to NNEB or NVQ level 3. Flights, accommodation and a competitive salary will be provided. Experience working overseas and a driving licence would be an advantage although not essential. Simpson Travel will conduct a CRB check and obtain references.

Please apply by email only to natasha@simpsontravel.com, attaching a comprehensive CV and an in-depth covering letter.



Crèche Leader - Zakynthos, Greece - Summer Season 2017

We require a leader for our crèche in Zakynthos for the 2017 summer season. The position starts late April and finishes late October. Applicants must have proven childcare experience and be qualified to NNEB or NVQ level 3, in addition to considerable leadership experience in a childcare environment. Flights, accommodation and a competitive salary will be provided. Experience working overseas and a driving licence would be an advantage although not essential. Simpson Travel will conduct a CRB check and obtain references.

Please apply by email only to natasha@simpsontravel.com, attaching a comprehensive CV and an in-depth covering letter.