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Careers at Discover the World

Discover the World is one of the UK's leading specialist tour operators with 30 years experience, offering high-quality holidays and imaginative itineraries to Iceland, Scandinavia, Polar regions, Canada, Alaska, Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

Much of our success is down to the experience and dedication 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.

Current Vacancies

Digital Marketing Executive

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, successful and forward thinking specialist tour operator as a Digital Marketing Executive. As an experienced copywriter and online marketing professional, you'll join a busy marketing team taking responsibility foremost for the daily management of our email marketing and social media output, as well as supporting the website, SEM and other digital marketing activities. A key responsibility of this role, you will devise and implement email programs, including weekly e-newsletters and customer lifecycle campaigns. This is a hands on role and you will be required to manage the email marketing process from start to finish.

You will also be required to manage the company's social networking profiles and acting as a brand ambassador, will curate and monitor conversations across multiple channels. You will have proven experience of working with social media and will work with the rest of the online marketing team to develop and deliver a social media strategy for Discover the World.

An articulate and competent writer, you will be responsible for the company's blogs as well as interacting with third party websites for content outreach and link building opportunities. You will have proven experience of working within Digital Marketing and be comfortable with learning new technologies and have basic analytic skills to ensure you are best placed to understand the online performance of any marketing activity you are responsible for. With a keen interest in your own professional development, you will be aware of current trends and developments and will actively seek new opportunities for the company to explore.

Who we're looking for:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent marketing qualification
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a marketing or copywriting position
  • Proven experience of working with email marketing and social media
  • Basic knowledge of SEO and PPC a basic requirement
  • Sound organisation skills and flexibility, with experience of managing multiple work streams
  • Excellent English communication skills (written - including copywriting and verbal)
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of working in the travel industry is desirable but not essential
In addition to a competitive salary commensurate with experience, we also offer: 20 days holiday; discounted holidays for you, your friends & family.

ours of work
Hours are 9-5 Monday-Friday with occasional evening and weekend work required.

To apply 
Send your CV and covering letter to Sue Thorne, HR Manager:

Please note
we are aware of a US based internet scam claiming to represent Discover the World. This is not a legitimate use of our company name. We do not send out unsolicited emails to potential job seekers and we will only respond to emails sent to our domain @discover-the-world.co.uk. Should you receive emails referring to any other domain then these are not associated with us and should be disregarded.


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