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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

Website Content Executive

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Website Content Executive to join our Marketing Team. Main responsibilities are the daily management of website content, including updating existing content and creating new landing pages. The role will include supporting our other digital activities, including email marketing and social, with content requirements.

Candidates should be educated to degree level or possess an equivalent marketing qualification. They will also require excellent copy writing skills, a strong attention to detail and creative flair.

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If you are interested in applying, please submit a covering letter and CV to

Air Transport Manager

The Air Transport Manager will have responsibility for defining and delivering the company strategy for their area of responsibility, working closely with colleagues and other stakeholders. Prime responsibility will be to bring about successful delivery of the company’s charter flight commitments by drawing on their own skills and knowledge and that of others through effective communication.

The Air Transport Manager will report and to the MD and will be responsible for managing and developing three direct line reports.

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 Marketing Manager - Education Division

Discover the World Education is a sub-brand specialising in school group trips. The department includes a team of 20 who sell directly to schools, colleges and universities. DTWE has grown by almost 300% in the last 6 years which has now resulted in the need for a dedicated Marketing Manager. The department’s marketing has until now been largely overseen by those involved in the department’s product team. We are therefore recruiting a Marketing Manager to help identify possible gaps in our existing marketing and to assist with more effective planning.


As the Marketing Manager, your primary role will be to oversee and coordinate all online and offline marketing activities within the department. Working closely with the department’s Director you will be responsible for developing, managing and implementing a marketing and communications strategy to increase retention, recommendations and acquisition across all channels. You will also be involved in the implementation and management of a CRM system. You will have budget responsibility and will be expected to achieve targets and demonstrate success against ROI.

Skills / Experience Required


• Experience in a Marketing Manager position
• Excellent knowledge and experience of online marketing, direct marketing, CRM, customer recruitment and retention.
• Educated to degree level or equivalent marketing qualification
• Excellent copy writing skills, a strong attention to detail and creative flair
• 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
• Ability to thrive on working in a pressurised environment and to strict deadlines
• Strong customer service skills
• Proven ability to mentor and supervise staff

Preferred (will enhance performance in the position)

• Experience of marketing to education establishments
• Experience of working in an SME
• Experience of working in a B2B marketing role


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If you are interested in applying, please submit a covering letter and CV to sue.thorne@discover-the-world.co.uk


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