Marketing Executive @ Opera Bar (maternity leave contract)

Solotel

Sydney's most iconic bar and entertainment destination.

  • Love all things food, beverage & entertainment?
  • Work with industry leading marketing professionals!
  • Make your mark on creative campaigns.
Opera Bar
Opera Bar has long been famous in Sydney for its spectacular setting, with its iconic views of Sydney Opera House and Harbour bridge.

Whether it be an after-work drink, a pre-theatre bite to eat, or an epic NYE party - everyone has a memory to share at Opera Bar.
 
The Role
We currently have a maternity leave contract (3-6 months, with the opportunity to extend or go permanent at the end) for a skilled Marketing Executive who lives and breathes food, beverage & entertainment!

The purpose of this position is to drive business and sales growth by working closely with the venue’s management team to coordinate and implement marketing activities. The role is responsible for taking a balanced approach of creative vision and business acumen to develop marketing strategies that impact on business growth, visibility, reputation, and relevance.

Based in the venue, you will have full ownership of all things marketing related as well as the support from the wider Solotel Marketing Department.

You will be responsible for:  
  • Developing and implementing annual marketing plans for each venue that delivers key business objectives;
  • Work closely with senior management and the venue team to create programs that drive awareness and bring strong revenue results for your venues;
  • Build dynamic area partnerships to grow awareness for the brand;
  • Track and keep abreast of market trends, social sentiment, what's going on in culture;
  • Monitor competitor activity on a regular basis, local and abroad by being active in market;
  • Manage all social media including Instagram and Facebook pages;
  • Reports on customer habits and behaviour in the venue;
  • Monitors ambience and vibe in the venue;
  • Face of the brand experience;
  • Tracks and monitors daily numbers;
  • Proactively visit/ work from within venues to develop an understanding of the local landscape, consumer base and day-to-day operations.
What are we looking for?
  • A background in Hospitality (or a similar customer-facing industry) is essential.
  • Experience in creating campaigns and executing.
  • Good creative eye for email and digital communications.
  • Copywriting and Indesign experience will be highly regarded.
  • Strong analytical skills, with a general comfort with data analysis and a sophisticated understanding of how key business drivers, sector and trends, and the competitive landscape impact marketing strategy and plans.
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a persuasive communicator and team leader who can positively and productively influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as a strategic thinker.
  • A passion for food and beverage.
  • Demonstrated willingness to “roll up your sleeves” too – as it is hospo after all!!!
    If this sounds like you, write and tell us why!