Marketing Manager Job at Compass Group – Newmarket

We are searching for an extraordinary, forward thinking and cutting-edge experienced influencer who shows that little bit of obsession towards their role and our business/clients.

Your key relationships will lie with the Managing Director and General Managers, so ideally you will hold strong management relationship skills.

You will work autonomously with the wider Compass Team and Jockey Club Catering (JCC) to ensure that active communication and marketing programs are devised and delivered.

You will be hot on social media, not afraid to get involved with the racecourses and have an exceptional grasp of all online marketing as well as traditional media avenues and design marketing.

You will need a hands-on approach, attention to detail and be comfortable at communicating at all levels. A ‘fresh thinker’ and ideally with a similar food and drink/hospitality background. You will bring new ideas to the table and manage these from start to finish.

As our Marketing Manager at Jockey Club Catering (JCC), you will be a key part of the marketing team and will contribute to and develop marketing and communication campaigns to promote JCC and JCC’s clients. This a varied role, which includes elements of:

Marketing planning and strategy


Public relations

Event organisation


Social media management

Main Responsibilities

Create awareness of and develop the JCC brand

Communicate with target audiences and build and develop customer and client relationships

Work with the Managing Director of JCC to develop marketing, content and communication plans ensuring the brand connection between JCC and Levy/Compass and ensuring there is an interrelation between the businesses on social media platforms

You will work within the Sales & Marketing calendar, not only for race days but also for other events, such as Christmas etc

Develop and research PR opportunities and communicate with PR agency

Write and proofread marketing copy for both online and print campaigns

Produce creative content, including menus, digital assets and social content

Run social media channels (e.g. Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn) to enhance audience engagement

Liaise with partners to organise photoshoots

Arrange the effective distribution of marketing materials

Conduct market research, for example using customer questionnaires and focus groups

Develop relationships with internal and external key stakeholders

Ideal Candidate

Communication and interpersonal skills

Customer-facing skills

Commercial awareness and business acumen

The ability to think strategically

Copywriting and design skills in order to produce marketing materials for both print and online by using Adobe software

Analytical skills to evaluate marketing campaigns

A flexible approach to work

About the Company

Company: Compass Group –

Company Location:  Newmarket

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