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.


UK Vacancies


Frontend Developer

The Opportunity:

Working as part of the Digital team, you'll be responsible for delivering some exciting frontend and UX improvements to an eCommerce website as well as other internal applications for this award-winning Luxury Travel Company.

The Role

You will be responsible for:

  • Own the frontend of the eCommerce website, making continual improvements
  • Collaborating with the backend developer and design resource to deliver improved UI & UX
  • Participate in design discussions and be the voice of the customer on usability

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent working knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS & React Framework
  • Previously delivered multiple responsive websites
  • Happy to develop from both wireframes and full designs
  • Experience of working with and developing alongside a CMS (preferably with Umbraco)
  • Capable of working with multiple (REST) APIs documented with e.g. OpenAPI/swagger and other API messaging formats e.g. JSON, XML, SOAP
  • Good knowledge of technical SEO best practices, familiar with LightHouse on assessing page load times
  • Worked in an agile/Kanban environment and familiar with JIRA and confluence
  • Familiar with Git and source control

Location

The team currently work remotely and there will be an opportunity to remain with a mix of working from home/office when things return to 'normal'.

Benefits

Company pension
Performance-related bonus
Annual worldwide travel insurance policy (excluding ski)
25 days’ annual leave (increases to 28 with length of service)
Generous holiday concessions
Friend and family discounts on Simpson Travel holidays
Educationals – trips for staff to get to know and understand our destinations
‘Cycle to work’ scheme

How to apply/Further information

For more information about this role or to apply, send us an email with your CV to us here. No agencies, thanks.

 

 

 


Overseas Vacancies


Operations Manager - Crete

We are seeking an Operations Manager to lead our team in Crete and provide guests with an outstanding and memorable holiday experience that exceeds their expectations by giving a very personal but unobtrusive service and resolving guest issues in a swift and effective manner which supports the company NPS target and achieves individual country set NPS targets.

The focus of this role is on performance management of the local team; support, guidance, inspiration, training and development of individuals, ensuring that they are equipped with the requisite skills and knowledge to fulfil their roles and that they offer the highest levels of service at all times.  Equal focus is on ensuring owners and agents maintain their properties to the highest level and liaison and leadership of the guest experience taking a hands-on approach in ensuring guests have a fantastic stay with us.

We are looking for a number of personal attributes:

  • Leadership through a collaborative and consultative style
  • Wholly focused on the customer’s experience with an ability to lead and map out improvements to the guest journey
  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Budgetary and financial management experience

We can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Opportunity to advance and build your career at Simpson Travel
  • Friends and Family Scheme
  • Complimentary Holiday Concession Scheme

Please send your CV and covering letter to Bev Chadwick, Operations Manager for Greece at Bev@simpsontravel.com

Childcare Team Leader

Working with Simpson Travel, In2action are looking for organised and passionate childcare workers to lead a childcare team and programme throughout the season. Childcare Team Leaders will form part of the team and will be customer facing, delivering activities to children aged up to 35 months and youngsters aged 3 to 11.

On offer to customers are first class crèche facilities providing a great environment for children to use during their holiday. Each day will have a different theme to it and structured craft activities, story time and messy play linked to each theme. Also on offer are activity sessions where older children can meet and engage with their peers through professionally-led activities.

The Team Leader’s role will also include organising the weekly activity programme and performance managing the team, and the general running and hygiene of the childcare facilities. You will also have a key role in liaising with guests to ensure their complete satisfaction with the childcare programme, and with management teams to ensure the childcare facilities are performing to the best of their ability.

We're looking for people hungry for the challenge of living and working abroad in a new culture and ready with bags of energy to inspire our customers. This is a life changing experience and one not to be missed. You will meet new friends, explore new places and you will make a massive difference to young people’s holidays. We are looking for candidates that are available from the 24 April 2022 to the 10 October 2022.

You will be required to have the following:

  • Valid EU Passport
  • Minimum age 18
  • Level 5 (Irish) or equivalent early years childcare qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Qualification

What are you waiting for? Apply today here.

Locations: Greece


Childcare Team Member

Working abroad is a fantastic opportunity to combine a rewarding childcare role with the chance to explore new countries.

Working with Simpson Travel, In2action are recruiting professional and dedicated Childcare staff to operate their high-end childcare facilities in Greece. We're looking for people hungry for the challenge of living and working abroad in a new culture and ready with bags of Oomph to inspire customers - if that's you, check out what we have to offer.

We need can-do team players who thrive on keeping the youngest visitors safe and happy. As a Childcare Team Member, you would have the exciting challenge of keeping our under 11’s busy, with crèche sessions including inspiring themes, stories, messy play and dress up as well as activity sessions for older children; so you need to be prepared to get your hands dirty and have bounds of energy, imagination and excitement to make sure you don’t get left behind.

You will be given first class training in how the crèche and kids’ club activities run whilst you are overseas. This, along with your childcare qualification, will set you up ready for a fantastic and fun filled summer ahead.

This is a life changing experience and one not to be missed. You will meet new friends, explore new places and you will make a massive difference to young people’s holidays. We are looking for candidates that are available from the 24 April 2022 to the 10 October 2022.

You will be required to have the following:

  • Valid EU Passport
  • Minimum age 18
  • Level 5 (Irish) or equivalent early years childcare qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Qualification

What are you waiting for? Apply today here.

Locations: Greece

 

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