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Spanish-speaking Operations Assistant

Martin Randall Travel is one of the most innovative travel companies in the world. We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Spanish-speaker to join our Operations team working on our many and varied tours and early music festivals. This is a stimulating role and would suit someone who is client-focused, good at detail, has an interest in the arts, and is prepared for some travel, in the UK and overseas.

The role 

– Booking hotels, transport (flights, trains, coaches), restaurants, visits.

– Collaborating with suppliers (ground handlers, museums, box offices, local guides, private homes, gardens, archaeological sites, churches, wine producers).

– Briefing the tour leaders; compiling their documents; giving feedback.

– Answering the phone to clients, helping with their queries, checking availability, taking bookings.

– On our music festivals: contracting artists, sourcing venues, chartering ships, dealing with lighting technicians and caterers.

– Costing tours; keeping to budget.

– Updating our database; working with our website.

– Keeping reading lists, background information, and online resources up-to-date.

– Proofing client documents, brochure text and website content.

– Attending client events and tour managing; travelling to prospect hotels and attend trade fairs.


– Excellent spoken and written English (mother tongue standard).

– Undergraduate degree (or equivalent), ideally with one year’s office experience.

– Fluency in Spanish is essential.

– Efficient and flexible with proven ability to work to deadlines and pay attention to detail.

– Knowledge of and genuine interest in the arts (classical music, art, architecture, archaeology).

Location: Chiswick, London, with the possibility of some remote working.

Salary: £26,000 per annum plus benefits, including 22 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), museum membership, training and development opportunities, pension contribution and travel insurance.

Start date: June 2024.

To apply, e-mail your covering letter and CV to with the subject as 'Operations Assistant'.

Closing date: 10th May 2024