Join ourTravel team

With travel branches across Lincolnshire and the surrounding counties, our travel colleagues proudly serve their local communities and ensure excellent customer care for holidaymakers. We have been trading for more than 150 years and we're 100% independent, using a wide choice of operators so we can provide a truly personal approach to finding the perfect holiday for our customers. We're a local name that our customers can trust.

Could you be our nextTravel consultant?

As a travel consultant, you’ll be meeting with our customers to help them book their dream holiday. You must have good communication skills and have good attention to detail to ensure you pick up every detail for your customer. You’ll be responsible for staying up to date with the latest travel news to make sure customers have the best deals.

Progress as a Assistant manager

As an assistant manager, you’ll support the branch manager in the day-to-day running of our travel branches. With your extensive knowledge, you’ll offer the best guidance to our customers and the other members of the team.

Inspire as aBranch manager

As a branch manager you’ll lead the team being an expert in your field with drive and commercial awareness. You need to motivate your team to ensure they achieve their best. You’ll be able to monitor your branch performance and work innovatively to support increased sales.

Get to knowHannah

Click the video to hear what Hannah has to say about his experience working in our travel business.

Our storiesCareer path

Click below to scroll through Paul’s career and read how he has progressed to branch manager from completing his modern language's degree and working abroad.

Paul
Branch Manager

1992 – 1996
Completed Modern Languages degree at the University of Wolverhampton including a year studying in France and Germany.

1997– 2001
Worked for a bank in Leeds but felt I was moving away from my degree subject.

2001-2005
Saw an advert in the paper for Resort Representatives with Simply Travel – and got the job! Worked for Simply Travel on the island of Ithaca in Greece every summer and in their UK office in the winters.

2006-2008
I decided to return to the UK full time but wanted to stay in the travel industry. So, I joined The Villa Collection in Windsor as a reservations consultant. After this, I moved on to work for several specialist tour operators in London.

2008-2015
Joined Sail Croatia Adventures in Windsor as reservations consultant before becoming reservations manager.

2015
Joined Lincolnshire Co-op as travel consultant working at Sleaford and Carlton Centre branches.

2016
Applied for and got the assistant manager role at Horncastle Travel Branch.

2021
Became branch manager at Horncastle Travel Branch.

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Our storiesColleague experiences

We have been named as one of the country's top employers, offering career progression opportunities and valued reward and recognition schemes to our 2,900 colleagues. Click below to read their experiences working for us.

Paul
Branch Manager
Fiona
Travel Consultant
Hannah
Assistant Manager

Apply nowWhat happens

When applying for one of our roles, you’ll go through the recruitment process with our resourcing team. But what happens next?

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First step

Click on careers and start your search. Read about our roles and watch some videos and find one that suits you.

Make an application

Register and complete an application telling us why you're right for the role. We want to hear all about you, your skills and experience that can demonstrate to us who you are and what makes you really stand out. You can either complete our application form or upload a copy of your CV.

The next step

If you’re invited to an interview, you will need to pick a slot. Our interviews can take place by telephone, via Microsoft teams or face-to-face. You may be asked to complete a series of assessments which will help us find out more about you.

Prepare for an interview

You may need your application to hand, any questions and a notepad and pen to jot things down. Think about your career history and have a good read about Lincolnshire Co-op. We’ll be looking to hear examples from different areas of your life, both at work and outside, where you demonstrated problem-solving skills.

During the interview

Listen carefully to your interviewer, but don’t be afraid to ask questions. Remember, we’ve already seen your application and decided that we’re interested, so this is your chance to build on that positive start.

We’ll be in touch

During the interview we’ll let you know when you’ll find out the outcome and what the next steps might be.

Offer accepted

Congratulations and welcome to team Lincolnshire Co-op. We will start to discuss your joining date. You’ll then have access to our onboarding platform with some information to help you start your career with us.

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