Current vacancies

Working at Simpson Travel is an opportunity to be part of a passionate, highly motivated team who are committed to delivering excellent customer service. We have an industry heritage of nearly 40 years and draw on our combined knowledge and experience to offer award-winning travel experiences that enable us to stand out from the crowd.

Keep an eye on this page for a list of all our current vacancies.

Overseas Representatives & Handypeople

Childcare & Activities Instruction

UK Vacancies


Overseas Representatives & Handypeople


Hotel Manager / Concierge – Lefkada, Greece – Summer Season 2019

We are seeking a hotel manager / concierge to manage a new 10 bedroom boutique Simpson hotel on Lefkada between April and October 2019. This role includes the full management of the hotel from preparing breakfast to assistance with room changeover and delivery of a personalised and tailored service to our guests. An eye for detail is vital as is initiative, drive and passion. Due to the demanding nature of the role, flexibility and the ability to react quickly are essential.

We are looking for a number of personal attributes:

  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Collaborative by nature
  • Wholly focused on the customer’s experience
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail

Applicants should write to Bev Chadwick at Bev@simpsontravel.com with your CV as well as a detailed covering letter.


Overseas Representatives Southern Corsica – Summer Season 2019

We are seeking representatives to provide a very personal service for our villa and hotel guests in southern Corsica between April and October 2019. You must be resourceful and have an ability to put people at ease. An eye for detail is vital as is initiative, drive and passion. Due to the demanding nature of the role, flexibility and the ability to react quickly are essential. A full clean driving licence is essential as is fluent or proficient French. Accommodation and vehicle provided.

We are looking for a number of personal attributes:

  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Collaborative by nature
  • Wholly focused on the customer’s experience
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fluency in French and English is a pre-requisite

Applicants should write to Zena Dumont at ZenaDumont@simpsontravel.com with your CV as well as a detailed covering letter.


Overseas Representative Dordogne & Lot, France – Summer Season 2019

We are seeking a representative to provide a very personal telephone service for our villa guests in the Dordogne & Lot between April and October 2019. You must be resourceful and have an ability to put people at ease. An eye for detail is vital as is initiative, drive and passion. Due to the demanding nature of the role, flexibility and the ability to react quickly are essential. A full clean driving licence is essential (although the majority of your time will be spent working from home during the season) as is fluent French.

We are looking for a number of personal attributes:

  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Collaborative by nature
  • Wholly focused on the customer’s experience
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fluency in French and English is a pre-requisite

Please send your CV to Jonathan Spencer at Jonathan.Spencer@simpsontravel.com together with a covering letter in both French and English.


Overseas Representative South-West France – Summer Season 2019

We are seeking a representative to provide a very personal telephone service for our villa guests in the Aquitaine between April and October 2019. You must be resourceful and have an ability to put people at ease. An eye for detail is vital as is initiative, drive and passion. Due to the demanding nature of the role, flexibility and the ability to react quickly are essential. A full clean driving licence is essential (although the majority of your time will be spent working from home during the season) as is fluent French.

We are looking for a number of personal attributes:

  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Collaborative by nature
  • Wholly focused on the customer’s experience
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fluency in French and English is a pre-requisite

Please send your CV to Jonathan Spencer at Jonathan.Spencer@simpsontravel.com together with a covering letter in both French and English.


Handyperson – Figari, Corsica – May-Sep 2019 – part-time over 4 days per week

We are looking for a customer-focused handyperson to assist in the light maintenance of our villas in south Corsica. You will be part of a team responsible for ensuring that Simpson Travel guests have a memorable experience from the moment they land until you bid them farewell at the end of their holiday.

You will be on hand to assist our representatives in the light maintenance of our villas, including basic carpentry, plumbing, painting, decorating and other basic DIY.

We are looking for a number of personal attributes:

  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Collaborative by nature
  • Wholly focused on the customer’s experience
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail

This is a fixed term contract working part time across four days of the week based in Southern Corsica. Own vehicle required, as is a full clean driving licence.

Applicants should write to Zena Dumont at ZenaDumont@simpsontravel.com with your CV as well as a detailed covering letter.


Childcare & Activities Instruction


Sailing Instructors and a Senior Sailing Instructor – Corfu, Greece – Summer Season 2019

We are seeking sailing instructors to work on our exciting new watersports concept for 2019 in Corfu, organising a variety of activities in resort including dinghy sailing, windsurfing, stand up paddle boards and kayaking for both adults and children. Tuition of dinghy sailing will form a large part of this role and therefore applicants should have a RYA Level 2 Powerboat qualification along with a RYA Dinghy Instructor qualification. The positions start in May and finishes in mid-September.

Flights, accommodation and a highly competitive salary will be provided. Experience working overseas and a driving licence would be an advantage although not essential. Simpson Travel will conduct a DBS check and obtain references.

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


Qualified nannies and Head nannies  Zakynthos and Lefkada, Greece Summer season 2019

We are seeking qualified nannies for our crèches in Zakynthos and Lefkada for the 2019 summer season. The position starts late April and finishes late October. Applicants must have proven childcare experience and be qualified to NNEB, NVQ level 3 or Cashe 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 DBS check and obtain references.

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


UK Vacancies


Customer Service Manager, London

An opportunity has arisen for an individual who is genuinely passionate about service to join the team at our Roehampton office. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the customer service and pre-departure teams while taking a hands-on role within the customer service team.  

The client’s experience of Simpson Travel is at the heart of everything we do and really listening to their feedback at every stage of their contact with us is vital to our on-going success.  The Customer Service Manager, together with the Customer Service Executive, will play a key role in responding to post-holiday feedback received by telephone, email and via our customer service questionnaires, and work with our overseas teams to put matters right for the future.

Reputation management via online reviews is an important facet of the role and the ability to react quickly to mitigate any negative impact on the business is critical. 

The Customer Service Manager will also be responsible for leading the Pre-departure team and, together with the Pre-departure Team Leader, ensuring a best in class pre-holiday experience. Our clients should depart on holiday having received timely, well-administered and personalised care.

Whether you are talking with a client, responding to feedback on our questionnaire or creating a response to a social media comment, your focus is to restore the client’s faith in Simpson Travel and leave them with a positive lasting impression of our company.

A genuine desire to provide exceptional service, considerable experience of successfully resolving customer complaints and a confident telephone manner are pre-requisites.

Skills and experience

  • Leadership experience essential
  • Experience of successfully resolving customer complaints
  • First class English language skills, both written and verbal, essential
  • Confident and professional telephone manner
  • Strong organisational abilities with impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of consumer and travel law desirable

We are looking for a number of personal attributes: 

  • Flexibility, commitment and dedication
  • Natural empathy
  • Ability to relate to different personalities to achieve positive outcomes
  • Resilient

We offer an attractive salary and a performance-related bonus plus generous travel benefits.

This is a full time permanent position with a start date of 1 March.

Applicants should submit a detailed covering letter and CV to anne@simpsontravel.com


Pre-departure Advisors, London

We are looking for customer-orientated and detail driven individuals to provide our clients with the highest levels of personalised care in preparation for their forthcoming Simpson holiday. 

Collecting passport and driving licence information, booking airline seats, taking payments and issuing travel documents are just some of the tasks you will be undertaking.  Whatever the request, your role is to provide an exceptional pre-travel service ensuring that all the client’s requirements are fulfilled accurately, efficiently and promptly.

Additionally you will be liaising with suppliers and resort teams to ensure they are fully prepared for our guest’s arrival.

Personalised care and attention are at the heart of everything we do so you must be obsessed with getting the details right.  A warm telephone manner and the ability to listen to the client are essential, as is the ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately.

Skills and experience

  • Good English language skills, both written and verbal
  • Confident and professional telephone manner
  • Strong organisational abilities with impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment

Attributes

  • Natural empathy
  • Ability to relate to different personalities

We offer an attractive salary and a performance-related bonus plus generous travel benefits.

Applicants should submit a detailed covering letter and CV to anne@simpsontravel.com


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We want you to be fully informed about your rights and hope the notice answers any questions you may have. The privacy notice can be found here.