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A company really is only as good as its people; and fortunately, we have some of the best and brightest
UnderTheDoormat began with just founder and CEO, Merilee Karr, in 2014. Since then we’ve been lucky enough to attract a wealth of talent in property and hospitality to build our current team.
We’re still growing, so if you’re interested in joining the team you can get in touch below.
Merilee founded UnderTheDoormat after 13 years with Shell, including periods as Global Strategy Manager and Global Retail Maintenance Manager at Shell.
It was her experience during her travels for the company – and the many places she stayed at – that created her desire to make a difference to the homestay sector: to give travellers access to the home comforts they craved with peace of mind that comes from professional service.
Merilee’s passion for professionalising the sector led to her being elected as the Founding Chair of the industry body, the Short Term Accommodation Association.
She is a regular commentator in the media and at events, and leads the industry’s engagement with local and national governments.
Richard joined UnderTheDoormat from Centrica, where he was Director of Reputation. With a history in business consulting, communication, analytics and research, he oversees the London Operation at UnderTheDoormat and the company’s Marketing & Distribution arm.Richard has also represented UnderTheDoormat on the radio and once even made it to the BBC Breakfast Sofa.
A former investment banker at UBS and Nomura, Gerard has been CFO at UnderTheDoormat since 2017. He oversees our finance and accounting function, forecasting and financial and shareholder reporting.
Kate has over 10 years’ experience in digital and direct marketing, spending 7 years in commercial partnerships in the travel sector for Telegraph Media Group, and the last 4 years leading the growth strategy for Royal Mail Group’s Collectables business through product and content strategy. She oversees the Marketing Strategy at UnderTheDoormat and is responsible for driving growth for the business.
Hannah joined UnderTheDoormat in 2018 and brings with her 15 years’ experience in the banking and insurance sector where she held various HR and project management positions, most latterly with the Royal Bank of Scotland. Hannah is responsible for managing the day-to-day corporate operations of UnderTheDoormat to ensure optimum business efficiency.
James has experience running restaurants in London & Auckland. After finishing his degree, he moved to London seeking out new challenges. He has over 10 Years’ experience in hospitality & management and enjoys listening to and playing all kinds of music.
Are you passionate about travel, property and hospitality? Do you have the entrepreneurial mindset and desire to grow a business?
If so, there could be a perfect role for you with UnderTheDoormat.
A career with UnderTheDoormat brings with it the opportunity to learn a wide range of skills quickly, shape the future of the company and grow your career as we grow the business. In addition to this we offer a number of benefits including special discounted stays for friends & family.
Please feel free to browse the vacancies below or send a covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Guest Experience Executive
Business Development Manager
Guest Relations Team (GRT)
Homeowner Orientation Team (HOT)
Sales and Marketing Internship
Guest Experience Internship
Competitive package & bonus
Employee Share Scheme (EMI)
Buy / sell holiday
Referral Bonuses for homeowners and team members
Annual charity day
Quarterly team socials