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£19,500 - £24,000 yearly
Asgard 14 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX, UK
Sep 18, 2019
Full time
A truly unique retail experience to York- It’s about offering a true Viking experience - even on the busiest of days.   Appealing to historians with a passion for detail, Viking enthusiasts, re-enactors and to those that like something unique, there is something for everyone. Everything that we retail is based on original finds or directly inspired by period artefacts. There’s thought in the tiniest details and touches to our service, making us a unique (and affordable) treat.   We have an obsession in providing a fantastic shopping experience to every one of our customers; we’re never too formal, always human, warm and personal. We love our Viking history and facts and our passion is haring that information with our customer   We’re looking for a permanent passionate  Retail   Manager  who shares our obsession, to lead our team at our retail unit in York.   To join our vibrant and fast growing business…   You’ll need to have proven results in all areas of retail Manager role, possess strong and creative visual skills, excel in people management, and be able to consistently deliver great service to our loyal customers. You’ll need to be an inspirational, helpful and informed role model and know, wear and live the Viking culture.   You’ll be rewarded with…   A competitive salary ,  28 days holiday( inclusive of Public Holidays) a discretionary quarterly bonus scheme, generous staff discount, and the opportunity to develop your career in a fast paced and growing business.   If you have the experience and passion for this role…   Please apply with your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you’d like to work with us.   Due to the high volume of applicants, unfortunately we’re only able to respond to those candidates who are successful.   We look forward to hearing from you!
£6.00 - £8.21 hourly
Castle Howard Estate Ltd Castle Howard, York, UK
Sep 17, 2019
Salary up to £8.21 per hour, Variety of shifts available Enjoy a truly stunning start to Christmas as Castle Howard celebrates a Christmas Masquerade. The 300 year old home brings a unique festive experience with seasonal menus across our catering outlets, Christmas gifts galore in our Gift Shops, Farm Shop and Garden Centre. We are recruiting Christmas Assistants to work within our front of house team. This will be a varied role that could involve waiting tables, assisting in the kitchen, serving in our gift shops or greeting visitors in admissions, therefore excellent customer service and communication skills are essential. Full training will be given and will take place w/c 11 November 2019. Uniform will be provided and a variety of shifts are available from mid-November until 5 January 2020. For further details about the role please visit our website.
£19,500 - £21,000 yearly
Make It York Limited York, UK
Sep 13, 2019
Full time
JOB DESCRIPTION: Digital Marketing Executive (Social Media) Context of role Make It York is York’s Destination Management Organisation and has a mission to grow the city’s economic prosperity and wider well-being. Included in its remit are the following corporate priorities: network-building and inward investment; city positioning and profile-raising; marketing the city and its surroundings - nationally and internationally - as an attractive and vibrant place to live, visit, study, work and do business; and driving forward York’s Cultural Strategy.  Visit York is a part of Make It York and is the leisure tourism brand. Under the brand Visit York, Make It York’s aim is to market the city and its surrounds as a must-see world-class destination to the leisure visitor and ensure investment to develop the quality of tourism in York. Core Details Job title:                                  Digital Marketing Executive Reporting to:                          Digital Marketing Manager Location:                                 1 Museum Street Key working relationships:   Digital Marketing Team, Membership team, Visit York Members, Tourism businesses, wider Marketing team and external technology provider Main purpose of the role To contribute to the overall marketing strategy of promoting York as a leading European destination through digital marketing channels. Focusing on maintaining and developing the Visit York website through innovative SEO and content strategies and acting as the lead on the delivery of the Social Media activity of Visit York and other Make It York channels, as appropriate. The Digital Marketing Executive will lead on the administration of the digital function making sure that new tourism products are added to the website in an efficient manner. Main Tasks Development of Social Media Strategy- Working with the Digital Marketing Manager, take the lead on the development and implementation of the Social Media strategy with a clear ROI   for all areas of the business. This includes (but not limited to) managing the creation and distribution of content on leisure consumer feeds providing a strategic direction to other departments on maintaining industry, business tourism and media facing streams, as appropriate Leading on the live-streaming of Make It York events, both B2C & B2B across Social Media Digital maintenance and development – Responsible for the continued maintenance, development and any future redesigns of as a leading UK tourism site as well as other websites developed under the ‘Make It York’ umbrella Content Management- deliver the content management for consumer pages of; optimising York brand messages across content to enhance our presence, bringing the customer proposition to life through digital channels . This includes: Implementation and tracking of innovative digital marketing campaigns to support the overall marketing strategy SEO campaigns that deliver continually high quality traffic to the site(s) Liaison with Digital suppliers and agencies Develop and enhance eCommerce avenues – look for opportunities across all digital channels, including, but not limited to, display advertising on, boosted Social Media promotion, Feature pages, advertorial, York Pass etc.. Understanding of web development and digital marketing budget – working with the Digital Marketing Manager have an understanding of the digital marketing budget and its spend Monitor trends and provide regular reports –provide monthly reports for both internal and external audiences via Google Analytics and any other relevant channel (Mail Chimp, New Mind etc…) Consumer database administration –Oversee management of Visit York consumer database including development of CRM facility. Industry liaison - Support the marketing manager and represent Visit York at relevant industry meetings Future proofing - Ensure Visit York makes full and continued use of all web development, other digital channels and new technologies in the on-going development of the site and the Visit York online presence Skills and Experience A passionate marketer, keen to communicate with audiences using digital channels – CIM qualification, Marketing degree or relevant apprenticeship (lvl 4) preferable At least 1 years’ experience in a digital marketing role An enthusiastic writer who is able to adapt copy for digital channels without losing its meaning or impact Experience in managing a holistic digital presence within an organization, preferably a commercial entity, including: Social Media CMS knowledge (Wordpress, Mailchimp, New Mind/NVG etc…) Content creation eNews CRM management SEO Graphic design Video editing desirable Strong knowledge of Google Analytics, both interpreting and setting up on websites   Strong reporting skills Ability to liaise confidently with multiple members of staff, suppliers and venues. Hours of work Full time – 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Some work outside core hours may be required. Applications: Email to: Close date: 17.00 Thursday 26 September Interviews will be held: Friday 4 October Previous applicants need not apply NO AGENCIES
£50,000 yearly
Make It York Limited York, UK
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
JOB DESCRIPTION: Head of Culture and Wellbeing Contex t of role Make It York is York’s Destination Management Organisation and has a mission to grow the city’s economic prosperity and wider well-being. Included in its remit are the following corporate priorities: network-building and inward investment; city positioning and profile-raising; marketing the city and its surroundings - nationally and internationally - as an attractive and vibrant place to live, visit, study, work and do business; and driving forward York’s Cultural Strategy A key part of the role is delivering the Cultural Strategy. Its vision is: York is where outstanding, internationally renowned heritage comes together with a cutting-edge, contemporary approach to creativity By 2025 local residents will talk proudly about belonging to a place of exceptional heritage and their engagement with extraordinary cultural events Core details Job title:  Head of Culture and Wellbeing Reporting to:  Managing Director Location:  1 Museum Street, York Key working relationships: Senior Make It York (MIY) managers, Cultural Strategy Steering Group, future Culture Forum Executive, Guild of Media Arts (UNESCO Focal Point) Key stakeholder relationships: City of York Council (CYC), The Cultural Leaders’ Group, University of York, York St John University, York NHS Foundation Trust, York schools, Guild of Media Arts, Cultural Education Partnership, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, relevant Whitehall Ministries, cultural venues, events and festival organisers, artists and practitioners in York and beyond. People responsibility: The Culture and Wellbeing team Main purpose of role Driving the implementation of the city’s Cultural Strategy and maximising the diversity and visibility of the cultural offer Main Responsibilities and Key Tasks Driving the city’s Cultural Strategy with particular emphasis on establishing specific areas of common priority between that strategy and individual cultural organisations, and facilitating their joined-up delivery, where applicable by establishing and Chairing an appropriately constituted Culture Partnership or Forum and Executive group Establishing of the necessary relationships across the city to enable effective ambitious cultural and events programming over the year, together with an agreed delineation of responsibility Coordinating York's relationships with UNESCO as a Creative City of Media Arts and assisting the development of applications for World Heritage Site and other UNESCO designations. Delivering innovative, measurable, educational, health and well-being benefits to York residents and specifically its young people, through the use of culture. Promoting, supporting and managing a coordinated cultural commissioning offer across the city Supporting the key ideas in the Cultural Strategy including place making and talent development through effective partnerships and influencing of stakeholders and ensuring community participation to agreed targets and demographics Forming high level local, regional, national and international networks in culture, events and festivals, leveraging York’s strengths as a cultural centre Establishing effective relationships with CYC and other cultural, educational and health related organisations in the city and beyond Ensuring the department is plugged in to a robust and effective sponsorship and fund-raising strategy and securing funding for the programme from, for example, the Arts Council and other sources Reviewing MIY’s existing events programme and making proposals for its future scope, structure and content within an agreed wider programme strategy Overseeing delivery and development of MIY corporate events and MIY public/consumer events and facilitating the delivery and programming of 3rd party events Responsibility for ensuring the impact of the programme, based on data collected Ensure maximum media and publicity exposure for key elements of the programme Providing a strategic oversight of MIY marketing and communications as it relates to the cultural offer, ensuing a prioritised approach to promoting culture to residents and visitors Skills and Experience Thoroughly experienced in the world of arts, cultural, education, heritage and events Very well connected and networked, with a high media profile in these sectors Experience of using culture as part of wider social prescribing programmes Evidence having developed multi stakeholder event programmes Demonstrable evidence of innovation and creativity Established relationships with sponsors and potential funders Hours of work Full time - 37.5 hours per week Applications to Closing date: 17.00 Monday 30 September.  Please submit a cv and cover letter.  Application forms are not required Interviews will be held: Thursday 17 October in York

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