Based Raby Castle
Department Leisure and Tourism
Employment Basis Full-time, Permanent
Salary £22,000
Closing Date 23rd April 2021
Interview Date Late April/early May 2021

Job details

In order to maintain and accelerate visitor number growth, event development and Estate reputation, Raby is looking for an ambitious Digital Marketing Executive with a progressive attitude who is up to speed with current marketing trends to join us at this exciting time, to drive Raby’s online presence via effective digital activity.

What you’ll be doing

Working closely with the Marketing and Events Manager, this person will help deliver the Marketing Strategy which includes campaign planning, digital asset development and implementation, campaign management, stakeholder management, evaluation and review whilst always considering the customer experience across all touch points.

What we need to see

Someone bursting with ideas, excellent relationships with influencers, a focus on moving image content creation with skills in photography, videography and photo editing software, a strong grasp of how to get the best out of the various social media platforms, driving SEO, email and affiliate marketing as well as confidence in copywriting are just some of the essential assets necessary to secure this exciting role. We’re looking for someone with a degree in marketing or a professional marketing qualification and 2 – 5 years working in a similar digital communications and marketing role.

Overview of Raby Estates

Raby Castle near Staindrop has been the home of the Vane family for generations and is a vibrant visitor attraction which is open year-round. Raby has recently been awarded planning permission to significantly enhance the visitor experience at Raby Castle, Park and Gardens, supporting the Estate’s ambition to become one of the region’s leading tourist attractions.

The number of events at Raby Castle and High Force (the other main visitor attraction on the Estate in Co Durham) is growing rapidly and the development plan for the visitor areas across the Estate offers greater potential to grow this area of the business further.

What we’ve got to offer

Its people that make a place, without people, a place is simply an empty shell. At Raby this is certainly true, it’s our people that make Raby special.

We strive to offer our employees an excellent working environment and the tools to perform, enabling them to achieve their goals and be the best they can be.

As well as some of the most iconic locations to work we offer:

  • Attractive Salary
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of statutory holidays)
  • Group Pension Scheme, combined 12.5%
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Continuous improvement through staff training and staff development programmes
  • Discounts at our retail and food outlets
  • Discounts to our holiday cottage and High Force Hotel
  • Free access into our leisure attractions at Raby Castle and High Force
  • Raby Estate social events throughout the year

How to apply

If you feel you have the necessary skills, experience and personality to undertake this role, please apply below:.

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