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The Office Team

What can you expect at the Wilderness Office

Would you like to join the Wilderness England team? Do you have great attention to detail, a passion for outstanding service and a love of adventure? Is being sandwiched between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks a bit of a dream location? 

If the answer to these questions is a YES then keep on reading.

Based from Kirkby Lonsdale on the edge of the Lake District National Park, we offer a special combination of interesting roles, flexible working, career opportunity and a supportive culture in which you will thrive as an individual and team member. Whilst we have been running some trips in England for many years though our sister company, Wilderness Scotland, we launched Wilderness England in 2022 and are already looking to expand our small team. It’s early days for Wilderness England but we are aim to follow in the footsteps of Wilderness Scotland who have been recognised as the 8th Best Small UK Workplace & 6th Best Small UK Workplace for Women in the 2018 Great Place to Work awards scheme rising to the UK’s  6th Best Small Workplace in 2020 along with an Excellence in Wellbeing award too.

At Wilderness England, alongside sister brands Wilderness Scotland and Wilderness Ireland, our aim is to break new ground and set the worldwide standard for what adventure travel should be. We commit with a passion to providing our customers with the most inspiring experiences of their lives, ensuring our experiences are delivered sustainably, promoting the value of wild places, setting new standards for tourism experiences and creating a rewarding, meaningful and truly fun place to work.

When you join the Wilderness team, it is more than just a job. You will be part of a dynamic team that are always seeking new ways in which we can improve. You will thrive in this fast paced environment but you will also be encouraged to bring new ideas and enthusiasm to the role and the company as a whole. You can read a bit more about us in our Culture Book to get a real feel for what we are about.

While we have a lot of fun at Wilderness England, our team is 100% focused on delivering 5 Star world-class client experiences. As such, you will bring a professional and high-energy approach with an unwavering focus in all aspects of the client travel experience.

All live job vacancies will be shown below.  If no vacancies are showing then we are not currently recruiting so best to check back from time to time although our recruitment typically takes place from October to December.

What do we typically look for in successful candidates across all roles?

  • A strong and clear commitment to customer service excellence and “extra mile” delivery.
  • Good IT skills with experience of cloud-based CRM systems such as Salesforce, Google Drive and Mac applications
  • Strong administration and organisational skills, with the ability to maintain accuracy even when very busy.
  • Attention to detail, even when faced with multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills, awareness and emotional intelligence with an ability to develop and sustain internal & external business relationships.
  • A natural collaborator who enjoys working in teams with a diverse range of individuals
  • A genuine interest, knowledge and passion for adventure in the regions where Wilderness operates.
  • Is committed to sustainability and is an advocate for wild places and our planet
  • Has experience in a similar role, ideally in the travel and tourism sector

That said, a passion for what we are trying to achieve as a business coupled with a desire to help make this happen goes a long way, so please don’t be put off applying just because you don’t tick all of the above. What’s most important is that you believe you can fulfil this role and be able to convince us accordingly through your application and subsequent interview process.

Current Vacancies

Data & Tecnology Team

IT Support Technician

Your role will support the Head of Data & Technology across the Active Travel Group with a primary focus on first line support and administration of Microsoft 365, Google Workspace & Salesforce. Your role will be varied and flexible and include some support and administration of our Salesforce CRM system, working alongside a small team to provide solutions and improvements to the platform.

Any Team

Speculative Application

We are excited to invite proactive and passionate professionals to submit speculative job applications. If you don’t see your perfect job listed, don’t let that stop you. Show us who you are and where you think you can fit in! But, please do understand that there has to be a business need to fill a vacancy before we get in touch.


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