Senior Communications & Marketing Executive

We are looking for someone to join our fast-paced, exciting marketing team at head office.

The Inn Collection Group is one of the leading lights in UK hospitality. Our award-winning company has a superb portfolio of pubs with rooms in wow-factor locations. 

We’re delighted to be recruiting a fantastic new role into our central Marketing team due to continued growth. The Inn Collection Group is one of the leading lights in UK hospitality. Our award winning company has a superb portfolio of pubs with rooms in wow-factor locations.

As such we’re looking for a dynamic and pro-active senior communications and marketing executive. A natural networker the ideal candidate will be excellent at building relationships with colleagues, media, trade associations and the local community. The role will involve raising the profile of The Inn Collection Group through marketing campaigns both locally and nationally. The ideal candidate will think creatively to plan and deliver exciting marketing and communication strategies. Experience with copywriting for a range of on and offline content is ideal as well as the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a small team where your ideas will be heard!

 

What you’ll get to do…

  • Support national marketing campaigns to drive local engagement including press release writing, press liaising, influencer marketing, event marketing and any other relevant activity.
  • Work with the Senior Management and Marketing team to fulfil group KPIs
  • Initiate site specific or regional marketing initiatives to meet these KPIs
  • Prepare ICG press releases, have an eye for national and regional stories and develop a strong media network
  • Produce engaging web content underpinned with solid SEO understanding
  • Engage with local communities to promote ICG CSR initiatives in particular our ‘Give-Inn Back’ campaign
  • Assist in the planning of events including new site openings
  • In depth report monthly to marketing manager to include statistical analysis and coverage.

Key skills we’re looking for….

  • Degree in Marketing, PR or relevant subject
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent verbal, written and communications skills with strong attention to detail and proof-reading skills, whilst keeping a creative flair
  • Be a confident and engaging communicator with a real eye for a story
  • Self-motivated and ability to work autonomously creating new opportunities
  • Keen reader of news and current affairs and hungry to keep up to date with relevant trends
  • Excellent at relationship building with the ability to develop and nurture a network of media and industry contacts.

What’s in it for you…

  • £24-£28k (dependant on experience)
  • Flexible working Monday – Friday, with work from home opportunities
  • Full time position (although part-time applicants with the right experience will be considered)
  • HO based in Benton, Newcastle; however you will be required to travel and stay at inns across the North frequently
  • Fantastic staff discount across stays and dining at all our sites
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off too!

Apply today! Send your CV to [email protected].