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Careers @ Gap 360

Part of our ethos is to hire the very best people, treat them fairly and give them the opportunity to shine and develop their career. Our organisation is highly dependent on our people, and so we make sure we hire only the best (and nicest!) candidates.

The Gap 360 office is based in Tunbridge Wells, 1 hour South-East of London by train. We are located smack in the centre of the town, only a 5 minute walk from the train station and right next to the main shopping area.
 

Gap 360 Staff Photo
Survivors of the Gap 360 summer party

Why choose to work at Gap 360?

1. We treat our staff fairly in all aspects of their employment

2. Our combined salary and incentive pay scales are ahead of the industry standard

3. We are a rapidly growing organisation and can offer swift advancement for the very best people

4. We offer great benefits. Apart from the pleasure of working with an intelligent, fun group of people (!) our employee benefits are:

  • You will be joining a happening, fast growing organisation
  • We are ambitious. If you are too, you could go far with us
  • 33 days holiday a year (includes the statutory 8 days)
  • Good pay scales, including incentives and bonuses
  • Free travel opportunities to check out our trips
  • A good health and sickness policy
  • Ongoing training and personal development opportunities, so you can grow in the job and take on more responsibilities
  • Work in an office just seconds from the main shopping area, close to shops and restaurants and just 5 minutes walk from the station
  • A light, airy, open-plan office to work in
  • A promotion policy that seeks wherever possible to promote from within, so you can advance quickly
  • We abide by all health and safety and HR laws and do not discriminate in any way
  • A lively social life after work
  • Help with settling in to the area if you are moving to Tunbridge Wells to work with us


Applying for a position at Gap 360

If you would like to send in your CV speculatively so it is available when vacancies arise, please email it to [email protected]

Please ensure that your CV is up-to-date, ideally one or two pages long, and send a covering letter with it to outline more about yourself and your travel experiences, and what type of job you are looking for.


Current vacancies


Travel Marketing Assistant

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this role will incorporate a variety of tasks and responsibilities. You must be a self-starter who is able to work independently or as part of a team, and be confident to take ownership of tasks and complete them from start to finish. If you're looking for your first step into the exciting world of travel, this could be for you!
During the initial period of your role, you'll be mainly working as a product assistant understanding the trips we offer, getting to know our brand and its values, before transitioning to a full-time marketing role. Previous travel experiences overseas would be advantageous but are not essential, as long as you have a passion for adventure and travel! This role would suit a recent graduate.

The main duties will be:

  • Adding and maintaining trips on the website - including copy, images, videos, maps, prices, dates, and technical data
  • Liaising with suppliers over product changes, updates, training, and new product opportunities
  • Amend and improve written copy to fit the style and persona of a fun travel brand, as well as write your own pieces from scratch when needed
  • Website improvements such as SEO, new content pages, and technical issues
  • Coordinating outgoing and incoming mail including school promotions and advertising mail
  • Work on partnerships and affiliate schemes to find new marketing and revenue opportunities
  • Assisting with any other product and marketing tasks as assigned

The main strengths you'll need are:

  • Excellent attention to detail, especially when inputting data
  • Great computer competency, and an appetite for growing your technical skills
  • A sound ability to do basic to intermediate copywriting, from flashy marketing copy to more technical work like SEO
  • A basic understanding of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) and how a website works (CMS, HTML, etc)
  • A keen interest in travel and youth trends

Salary dependent on experience.

Please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] to apply...

 


Travel Administrator

Have you been off travelling? Would you love to get into the travel industry?
... here is an exciting opportunity...

Gap 360 is a leading UK specialist in gap years and adventure travel, based in an open plan office in Tunbridge Wells, just 5 minutes from the station, right in the centre of town.

We need a bright individual to join our travel operations team. This is a very varied and fast paced role and you will learn a lot about the travel industry.

You'll need to be:
- Excellent at administration and well organised with a strong attention to detail
- A fast learner with an ability to multi-task
- A good communicator with a natural phone manner

Salary is negotiable depending on your experience, and there are excellent benefits including travel discounts, 25 days holiday, and a pension. Prospects for advancement are good too!

Please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] to apply...

 


Sales Advisor

Gap 360 is the leading UK travel agency for 18 – 30’s. We sell gap years and adventure trips all over the world.

Now that the world is re-opening we need to expand our sales team.

You must be very outgoing and confident and have a passion for travel & sales. Ideally you will be a graduate and have travelled to some of our major destinations, such as SE Asia, the USA, Africa and Australia.

Based in our Tunbridge Wells office, you'll work in a fast paced, fun environment. We'll give you excellent training, travel discounts and a good salary, you can expect to be earning £25,000+ pa, within a few months. Excellent career prospects too...

Please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] to apply...

 


PHP Web Developer

We're looking for a full-stack developer to join the team to maintain our websites and the infrastructure that supports them. We are looking for someone who can confidently work independently across a wide range of technologies.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a PHP based development role
  • A high level of attention to detail and a flare for finding the best solution from a brief
  • Javascript, jQuery and Ajax
  • Working with pre-designed mockups and translating those to code (HTML, CSS)
  • Server side technologies (PHP, MySQL)
  • Managing source code with Git via software like GitKraken, SourceTree etc

Bonus points if you've got experience with:

  • Utilising JSON/XML web services & APIs
  • Laravel
  • VueJS
  • Docker
  • Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Local development running Virtual Machines
  • CSS / JS compilation (Gulp, Laravel Mix)
  • Package managers (Composer & NPM)
  • Object-oriented programming techniques

Please send interest to our Technical Director - [email protected]