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It is our vision to bring families together to enjoy new adventures and create precious memories.

As a team we are making it easy and fun for our audience to plan the next family adventure. By creating a one-of-a-kind community for parents, we are inspiring a new generation of explorers.

We are looking for brilliant people who share our values to join our team.  We strive to be real, brave, generous and break the rules. We look forward to tell you more about how we are making exceptional things happen here at Day Out With The Kids.

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Current vacancies

Marketing Partnerships Co-ordinator

Full-stack Web Developer (Python/PHP)

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Position: Marketing Partnership Co-ordinator

Location: Longbridge Technology Park, Birmingham

 

Office based, full-time Monday to Friday

Competitive Salary

 

The opportunity:

We’re looking for a lively people-person to join our vibrant team as Marketing Partnership Co-ordinator. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to really contribute to the business in a tangible way, working with the best attractions in the UK to build a sales pipeline and grow long-term relationships.

Your overall goal will be to sell-in marketing packages to small and medium sized family attractions. Working alongside the Marketing Partnership Manager, you will strive to strategically attain new marketing partners who want to increase their visibility through our site, email, blog and social channels, as well as looking to grow existing relationships. Brilliant time management and the ability to prioritise whilst filtering out the noise of less lucrative and time-consuming tasks will be vital to the success of this role. Negotiation and responding to objection should be one of your core strengths, along with persistence and resilience.

The Day Out With The Kids website relaunched in January 2017 and is the largest site for families looking for days out in the UK. It is home to over 6000 attractions, has over 26 million annual visitors and has a very active and engaged community of parents using the site and social media channels.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain relationships to secure marketing spend from attractions wanting to reach more customers via our website.
  • Actively seek out new prospects and prioritise accordingly.
  • Work to KPI targets to meet with and sign up partners to marketing packages.
  • Help to raise the profile of DOWTK within the attraction sector.
  • Work closely with the brand team to ensure the smooth delivery of the marketing campaigns you secure.
  • Help to improve and diversify user choice on the website by recruiting new attractions and sharing suggestions for improvements with the attractions team.
  • Demonstrate value, measured results and maintain effective communication with all partners to grow revenue secured from marketing spend.

 

Key priorities:

  • Identify prospects (attractions).
  • Feed in to the strategy development to target and approach prospects.
  • Arrange calls and meetings to sell in marketing packages, supporting with prompt and concise email follow up.
  • Secure spend
  • Brief brand and marketing teams to launch marketing campaigns for the attraction

 

Required skills and experience:

  • Travel/family industry experience desirable but not essential
  • Digital marketing/marketing sales knowledge
  • Outstanding telephone manner
  • New business/pitch experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Collaborative approach with great communication skills
  • Happy to contribute to the overall performance and growth of a start up team

 

More about the brand

It is our vision to bring families together to enjoy new adventures and create precious memories.

As a team we are making it easy and fun for our audience to plan the next family adventure. By creating a one-of-a-kind community for parents, we are inspiring a new generation of explorers.

We are looking for brilliant people who share our values to join our team. We strive to be real, brave, generous and break the rules for the good of being an industry leader. We look forward to telling you more about how we are making exceptional things happen here at Day Out With The Kids.

Benefits

In return for your sunny disposition, eagerness to support the development of an exceptional brand and uncanny ability to remember how everyone takes their tea, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Pension contribution
  • 4 x salary life insurance policy
  • 24 days holiday
  • 60% off entrance to many attractions
  • Support with personal and professional development
  • Regular team events and social get-togethers
  • The opportunity to be a part of a game changing team.

Want to go on an adventure?

Please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected]. (We kindly ask for direct applications only. Applications via agency will not be accepted.)

 

Position: Full-stack Web Developer (Python/PHP)

Location: Longbridge Technology Park, Birmingham

 

Office-based, Monday to Friday, really nice team :)

Salary: £40k (we’re also happy to talk to contractors)

 

The opportunity:

Day Out With The Kids is a great site with really high traffic levels. We help more than 26 million visitors a year find a great day out with their kids. We’re about to embark on a greenfield development, alongside the existing site, to help families even more.

 

We’re looking for two developers who want to work in a friendly environment with a great proposition and brand.

Your mission will be to build and evolve great solutions for our users, measuring usage and engagement to make evidence-based decisions. You’ll be involved in deciding what we do, as well as actually getting it done.

You’ll want to write tests, and automate deployments, minimise the busy work so we can focus on developing features that make a real difference.

You’ll be supported by experts in digital marketing and SEO and an experienced startup CTO.

 

Tech:

Python, Linux, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Django (probably)

 

Package:

£40k salary

Pension contribution

4 x salary life insurance policy

24 days holiday

60% off entrance to many attractions

Support with personal and professional development

Regular team events and social get-togethers

 

We’re also happy to talk to contractors if you’re interested in working with us.

 

To find out more, email [email protected] with a quick outline of who you are and any questions.

 

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