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STA Travel Careers

Love travel? Make it work.

For us, working in travel isn’t a stopgap between travelling and adulting.
It's a global company of talented people and job opportunities, from store managers to marketing managers.
It’s a Travel Expert inspiring one person to take their first trip, or an in-house graphic designer inspiring a million followers to dream of theirs.
It’s a career with the world’s largest student and youth travel company, turning what you love, into your work.
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our company

Our company

The world’s largest student and youth travel company, we employ almost 2,500 people across 13 countries. As a community, we are global in our mindset as well as in our structure, with head offices in London, Melbourne, Auckland, Frankfurt, Cluj-Napoca, Cape Town, Phoenix, Bangkok and Singapore. Together we inspire over 2 million travellers a year to #StartTheAdventure.

our culture

Our culture

We are a company of travellers and everyone from the Managing Director down passionately believes travel is the best education. We have a casual but professional working environment. The branch environment is professional, progressive, full of bright colours and fun. There are targets to meet, and we reward our high achievers with amazing travel incentives, bonuses and educational trips.

our people

Our people

As a travel-focused organisation, we are always looking to the future and for talented people from all industries and backgrounds to help us to innovate and stand out. This is what makes us fly. However, it’s our roots that inspire us. Founded by two backpackers in 1979, it’s our pioneering spirit to make the world a more accessible and affordable place that inspires everything we do.

Where could you #StartTheAdventure?

Work in sales
In South Africa, we have over 20 stores and 1 contact centre. Life in store is fun and fast-paced, with great perks and opportunities for quick career progression. Our National Contact Centre, based in Cape Town, is seeking individuals that are great on the phone. All our sales staff know their way around a computer as well as a map, can work to targets, and know how to channel all their enthusiasm and travelling experience into unforgettable adventures for our customers. 
Position: Travel Expert

Looks like: Superheroes with passport stamps. 

Lives by: We Know Because We Go. 
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Work in B2B
Are you a young dynamic person who thrives in a teamwork environment, enthusiastic about customer service & highly organized? Then we want you!

We are looking for a dynamic individuals for our Joburg based B2B team. 

Does this sound like you?


Position: Groups Travel Expert

Looks like: Grown-ups in hoodies.

Lives by: Work hard, so that you can travel harder.
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