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Introducing our New to Travel Programme

Are you excited by the opportunity to join the Travel Industry in a management role in Retail - well look no further than Hays Travel. We will give you a fantastic career and all the training you need to learn about our industry and to sell holidays that make our customers dreams a reality…


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New to Travel - Branch Manager

If you have always dreamed of a career in travel, but struggled to be considered due to lack of previous experience within the travel industry, then being new to travel is not a problem as you can join via our New to Travel Management Programme. Open to candidates with previous 2 years retail and/or sales management experience across any industry, you will receive intensive training where you'll learn all about our systems, products and destinations, before joining a branch near you as a Branch Manager. You will be supported by our experienced learning and development coaches, as well as our travel teams, to develop your experience and skills and be an effective Hays Travel Leader. It is an intensive training schedule and typically you spend time in virtual classrooms as well as time in branch. You will have a dedicated mentor to support you to put your training into practice. Exciting opportunity that's all focused in giving you a new career that spring boards from your current management experience. Apply today…

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New to Travel - Assistant Branch Manager

If you have always dreamed of a career in travel, but struggled to be considered due to lack of previous experience within the travel industry, then being new to travel is not a problem as you can join via our New to Travel Management Programme. Open to candidates with previous 1 years retail and/or sales management experience across any industry, you will receive intensive training where you'll learn all about our systems, products and destinations, before joining a branch near you as an Assistant Branch Manager. You will be supported by our experienced learning and development coaches, as well as our travel teams, to develop your experience and skills and be an effective Hays Travel Leader. It is an intensive training schedule and typically you spend time in virtual classrooms as well as time in branch. You will have a dedicated mentor to support you to put your training into practice. Exciting opportunity that's all focused in giving you a new career that spring boards from your current management experience. Apply today…

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New to Travel - Travel consultant

If you have always dreamed of a career in travel, however due to lack of previous experience within the industry you've never joined, then our New to Travel program is the path for you! Open to candidates with previous retail or targeted sales experience, you will receive intensive virtual classroom training where you'll learn all about our systems, products and destinations, before joining a branch near you. The New to Travel Program is a fully paid 6-month intensive training schedule for anyone already in a retail or target-driven sales based role and upon successful completion of the training you will transition in to a permanent Travel Consultant role in one of our retail branches. Your first twelve weeks will be spent in a virtual classroom training environment with your fellow New to Travel Colleagues and during this time, our dedicated Learning and Development team will show you the 'Hays Way' on our service ethos, top techniques in sales, how to use our systems and provide a knowledge foundation about the different products we offer. With immediate start dates the New to Travel Program promises to equip all of its participants with top knowledge, insights and tips to become a successful Travel Consultant within the Hays Travel family. Apply today…

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Reward and recognition

Our people are what makes Hays Travel. We always explore ways to reward and recognise our colleagues in a fun and meaningful way.

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Shopping discounts

All colleagues can access discounts for many retailers from fashion to groceries to technology so you can make the most of your take up pay when you go shopping.
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Educational opportunities

Lots of roles in Head Office, such as sales, marketing and learning and development, explore the world and grow their knowledge of great holiday destinations through taking time out of work to be on paid holidays with suppliers to sample what we sell.
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Holiday discounts

All colleagues can book their personal holidays through Hays Travel and benefit form generous discounts for you and anyone in your travel group. We also extend discounts to your family and friends too.
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Give back to your local community

Giving back to the local community is one of our main priorities. Every year, each of our branches are provided with an annual budget to use on sponsoring any fundraising activities they wish to be part of.
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State of the art technology

We want our colleagues to go about their work with ease and therefore we invest in our systems so you can search holidays and process your customers bookings at ease.
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Career progression and development

There is a wide range of learning and development opportunities for all colleagues. Our aim is that all colleagues progress in Hays Travel through investment in their development - you will not be a stranger to our learning and development teams who continuously improve our learning programmes to support you be the best you can be.