Marketing Executive
Job reference: ME-SM-W-116233
Location: Farncombe Estate
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full-Time
Salary: Up to around £29,500 per year (£27,040 basic plus service charge)

We have a rare opportunity for a Marketing Executive to join our brilliant team at Farncombe Estate. Set in a stunning part of the Cotswolds just above the beautiful village of Broadway, we offer our guests a truly memorable escape to the countryside across our award winning hotels, Dormy House, The Fish and Foxhill Manor, as well as our House Spa and Hillside Hangouts.

Marketing is one of the most creative industries there is, calling for a constant stream of new ideas and innovative ways of telling a story. Not only will you be responsible for the Estate’s social media, digital marketing and content strategy, but you will continually look for creative ways to promote the Estate and hotel brands, thinking outside the box and helping stay ahead of the curve. Through research, innovation, creativity, and fresh ideas.

The Marketing Executive will report to the Estate’s Brand & Marketing Manager and will be responsible for social media management and delivering the digital marketing strategy, including promotional marketing campaign, digital advertising, PPC and social media advertising. They will plan, deliver, and monitor the success of digital marketing campaigns closely to measure and monitor and measure their effectiveness. They will have a broad range of tasks and varied responsibilities including managing third party agencies to deliver the marketing plan and strategy whilst delivering a good return on our investment.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

* experience of working within a marketing role, preferably within a similar hotel setting or with a luxury brand
* strong verbal communication skills for articulating ideas to colleagues and clients
* excellent written communication skills for producing high quality content
* attention to detail and accuracy
* the ability to work independently and flexibly
* the capacity to prioritise and work across multiple projects
* the ability to work as part of a team
* organisational skills with the ability to deliver a high volume of quality work
* creative skills for contributing new and innovative ideas
* the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
* networking and analytical skills
* knowledge of existing and emerging social media platforms
* excellent IT skills
* a CIM qualification is preferred but not essential

The role is office based, and is a full time contract of 40 hours per week (9am – 5.30pm including a 1/2 hour break). You’ll also be required to provide social media monitoring outside of these hours on a rota basis, shared with the team.

In return, we offer an excellent salary of £27,040 per year, plus service charge (around £2,000-£2,500 per year). Our friendly and welcoming head office is located centrally on our beautiful estate, where you can enjoy a well stocked kitchen for drinks and snacks, car parking and a relaxing communal space.

We also offer a raft of excellent benefits including:

* 30 days holiday per year (rising to 35 after 5 years)
* A celebration birthday lunch in one of the hotels, on us!
* Access to onsite mental health first aiders, and an employee assistance programme from Hospitality Action
* Free access to wellbeing resources – online exercise classes, mindfulness tools and nutritious recipes
* Hundreds of High Street discounts and a cash back card via Hospitality Rewards
* Estate discounts on dining, stays, wine, spa products and more
* Be rewarded with £1000 to spend how you wish in our employee recognition programme
* Up to £1000 when you successfully refer a friend to work with us
* Premium payments for Christmas and New Year shifts
* An optional, low cost healthcare cash plan
* Free, in-person financial planning advice
* Broad ranging careers in all the usual hotel departments and a few you wouldn’t expect…like our adventure team
* Fully funded apprenticeship opportunities

Due to our rural location, you will require your own transport (WR12 7LJ). If this sounds like your ideal next move, and you would like to discuss this role or any other opportunities on our estate, please do get in touch! We look forward to hearing from you.

*Plesae note – application window closes on 21st June 2024*

*We are members of the Hoteliers Charter, and are committed to providing a workplace built on respect, fairness, equality, diversity and opportunity, and to putting wellness and career development at the heart of what we do. *

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