Marketing Manager

As part of our ambitious on-going development Newbury Racecourse are now seeking a pro-active Marketing Manager to join the team in promotion of the racecourse, increasing exposure and lead generation with a strong focus on Conference and Events. In 2017 we will deliver over 200 event days, as well as raceday concerts from Jess Glynne and Olly Murs, Al Shaqab Lockinge Day and the first year of the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival. The Racecourse has recently opened a 36 bedroom on-site hotel and will soon launch a brand new 200 seater Conference Centre, The Owners Club.
The successful candidate in this role will work with the Head of Marketing to:

  • Develop and deliver all marketing plans and activity
  • Devise and execute marketing campaigns in line with Racecourse’s objectives and in support of the broader vision
  • Assume responsibility for specific campaigns to ensure that they deliver against agreed targets
  • Create digital campaigns and utilise social media channels to help inbound marketing as well as improve social presence
  • Manage external agencies as required to ensure all elements of marketing are covered, e.g. website, artwork, print and digital
  • Generate leads through the appropriate use of the marketing mix to create and develop print and digital collateral to assist with campaigns and messaging
  • Implement appropriate measures to evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns in order to target resources appropriately
  • Ensure that the Racecourse website and associated micro sites are up to date and accurate
  • Build strong working relationships with the sales team and other key internal contacts
  • Build and maintain communication with relevant publications and bodies to help promote the Racecourse

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Significant relevant experience in a comparable environment
  • Successful track record of marketing to businesses, with knowledge of C&E a particular advantage
  • Academic ability, educated to graduate level or equivalent
  • Motivation and enthusiasm, for both the position and the Racecourse

In return we offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + Bank Holidays + time off in lieu for weekend racedays worked
  • Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets for friends and family
  • Discounted Health Club membership
  • Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
  • Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Opportunities for training and career growth

We are keen to consider candidates with a wide range of experience, so welcome applications from those looking for executive and manager roles.
To apply please email your CV and covering letter including remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd. quoting reference number CND-P507 in the email subject line
All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.