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Marketing & Communications Executive, UK & Europe

London, England
March 6, 2019


Contiki is the legendary worldwide leader in vacations for 18 - 35 year olds. For over 50 years we've been taking like-minded travellers around the world offering unforgettable experiences and memories in over 50 countries across six continents.

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Marketing & Communications Executive, UK & Europe

About Contiki:

Contiki is the world leader in youth travel experiences for 18-35s. We're a brand who put discovery, epic moments and making every second count at the heart of everything we do. For over 50 years we've been showing young travellers the world, offering unforgettable experiences in over 50 countries across 6 continents. We're young, we're wild and we're free; we know that you only get one life, one shot, so make it count. #NOREGRETS

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The opportunity:

Contiki are looking for an experienced & digitally minded marketing superstar to help spread the word about Contiki across UK and Europe. You will have two plus years' experience and be able to implement marketing campaigns, write creative, SEO friendly content for the website and engage with the public through social media. In return, we can offer you the opportunity to drive your career as part of a unique, life changing and highly successful global business.

Job requirements:

  • Develop and manage marketing campaigns working closely with the Head of Marketing
  • Oversee a social media strategy, including writing and optimising content for social network accounts such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat
  • Manage the UK Twitter account including content, copy and reporting
  • Manage and maintain landing page copy across consumer and trade websites, with optimisation for effective online rankings and engagement
  • Track and analyse website traffic flow and provide regular internal reports using Google Analytics
  • Write copy for and proof email marketing campaigns, flyers and posters for both consumer and trade
  • Identify new trends, evaluate new technologies and ensure that Contiki is at the forefront of industry developments
  • Load new product offers and discounts to the Contiki website
  • Manage merchandise stocks for Fam trips, trade incentives and gifting
  • Oversee brochure fulfilment
  • Manage consumer and trade events and shows including concepts, guest lists and printed materials
  • Work closely with the PR agency on developing PR opportunities and communications campaigns

The perfect candidate will have:

  • Past experience in a similar, fast-paced environment
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Exceptional copy writing & editing skills, with a good understanding of SEO principals & optimisation
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills
  • A real can-do attitude with willingness to get your hands dirty and make great things happen
  • Strong knowledge of Google Analytics and social media tracking tools
  • High attention to detail and commitment to deliver outstanding work to agreed deadlines
  • An energetic and passionate approach to your role and a cultural fit with the Contiki values
  • Knowledge of the European market and German language skills also an advantage
  • Experience of working with a PR agency & writing press releases


What's in it for me?

  • The opportunity to work for a large and highly successful global business who's product genuinely changes people's lives (check out to see what our travellers are saying)
  • The change to work with a variety of talented teams across the business to deliver a world-class l customer experience
  • A competitive salary and range of company benefits

Important Note: Applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work within the UK and European Union.