Careers at Discover the World

Discover the World is one of the UK’s leading specialist tour operators with 35 years experience, offering high-quality holidays and imaginative itineraries to Iceland, Scandinavia, Polar regions, Canada, Alaska, Australia, New Zealand, Southern Africa and beyond.

Much of our success is down to the experience and of our team of experts who are enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate about travel. Our staff are chosen for their talent and flair to provide customers with excellent service, attention to detail, in-depth knowledge and infectious enthusiasm for our destinations.

We are proud to have a diverse group of nationalities within the company and always have our eyes open for new people to join our team. So if you have previous experience of working for a tour operator or have extensive knowledge of any of our destinations and are considering a career in travel, we would love to hear from you.

Benefits of working for Discover the World

  • Friendly, open plan offices in walking distance to shops and restaurants
  • Discounted travel perks
  • Occasional travel outside of the UK may be required
  • Company pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Weekly lunchtime Pilates classes in the office
  • Massage, Reiki & Facial treatments regularly available in the office
  • Social events run by employee committee
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Current Vacancies

Sales Manager (Education)

Discover the World Education is a sub-brand specialising in educational trips. The department includes a team of 22 who sell directly to schools, colleges and universities.

As Sales Manager, you will have responsibility for the management of 6 team members.  You will be responsible for the management of the sales team to maintain quality standards, including staff performance, training needs, providing guidance and motivating staff.  You will manage day to day workloads, ensuring all sales enquiries are responded to within required time-frames and that all sales opportunities are maximised.  When necessary, you will assist with booking enquiries, sales and reservations and provide first point line management support to staff.

Candidates for this role will need experience of people management, sound organisational skills and experience of an travel sales environment.

Full job description is available from Sue Thorne, HR Manager sue.thorne@discover-the-world.co.uk