Keen to join the i-escape team?

i-escape is an award-winning, independent, Bristol-based business specialised in hotel marketing and reservations.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, bright and committed people to join our small but friendly team.

We currently have the following vacancies:


1. Hotel Rates & Distribution Executive

We’re looking for a highly numerate, methodical and IT-literate person to work in a small but crucial back office team within our award-winning boutique OTA (online travel agency). You will be instrumental in updating and checking hotel prices, managing calendar feeds and connections, resolving any problems that arise, and maintaining strong relationships with our handpicked hotel partners.

Your skills and experience:

  • At least 1 year\'s experience in an admin role involving some numerical or data processing e.g. hospitality back-office, book-keeping, inventory management
  • Excellent numeracy, with good GCSE Maths (or equivalent) as a minimum
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets, including Excel and Google Sheets
  • An eye for detail and a passion for accuracy
  • A clear email- and phone- voice, to help chase missing information and resolve any discrepancies with hotel owners or managers
  • Self motivation and good organisation are essential
  • Team player - you will be working closely with our reservations and editorial departments
  • Fully fluent in English (most of our business is conducted in English); any other European languages are a bonus
  • An interest in travel and the tourism sector
  • Any experience with hotel reservations systems or channel manager software is a great asset

Your benefits:

  • 28 days’ annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Plus up to 10 days per year to visit boutique hotels in the UK and abroad
  • Hotel discounts on bookings for yourself and immediate family
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Blended working from our Clifton office and from home
  • Comprehensive training provided
  • The opportunity to play a key part in a small company, contributing ideas and making a difference to the business
  • A friendly working atmosphere, with regular social events and treats

Salary range: £22-26K depending on relevant experience

Start date: March-May 2024

If you are interested, please email your CV and a brief cover letter to . Successful applicants will be invited for an interview. There will be a short numeracy test at interview.



2. Full Stack LAMP Developer

This is an exciting opportunity for a bright and ambitious full stack developer, preferably with LAMP experience, to join a friendly team of dynamic, like-minded professionals. There will be scope to work on new APIs and 3rd party integrations, the implementation of latest payment systems, ongoing UX improvements, and to make major contributions to the phased rebuild of our proprietary hotel reservation system.

Your skills and experience:


  • Good knowledge of Laravel and Object Oriented PHP
  • Experience of AngularJS or VueJs
  • Strong HTML5 and SQL skills
  • A rigorous analytical approach to problems
  • A bright and enquiring mind


  • 1+ year\'s experience in LAMP stack development
  • Experience in refactoring legacy systems
  • Familiarity with SASS
  • Experience of managing websites in a Linux hosted environment
  • Knowledge of unit testing

Other technologies that we use: Webpack, Gulp, Node & NPM, MariaDB, MySQL, PHPunit You will report to the Technical Lead. From time to time, you will also be involved in steering groups alongside the company directors to assess the viability of new tech projects, and the best approaches to implementation, as well as the introduction of new technologies. If you would like to join an expanding team to keep our business one of the best in the industry, some of the perks are:

  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Staff discounts for amazing boutique hotels in the UK and the rest of the world
  • Flexible working hours with the option for some work-from-home days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Childcare voucher
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • The opportunity to play a key part in a small company, contributing ideas and making a difference to the business
  • A fun atmosphere, with regular social events and treats
  • Opportunities for LinkedIn and online learning time

Salary range: from £22-32K depending on relevant experience

Start date: Immediate

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and cover note to