Head of Marketing

at MACS ADVENTURE (view profile)
Location Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted 31st January 2020
Category Manager
Job Type Full-time


Macs Adventure is a fast-growing adventure travel business with offices in the UK, US and Germany - and big plans. We arrange transformative walking and cycling adventures for tens of thousands of active, independent and interested travellers from 50+ countries. Our purpose is to connect people and make a positive impact on the planet through adventure travel.

We are currently searching for a  Head of Marketing to join us in building the world’s leading adventure travel brand. Working alongside Chief Adventure Officer, Neil Lapping, and the other talented members of the Macs team you will lead our marketing effort across the UK, US and Germany.

This is a rare opportunity to join an ambitious, digital first, fast-growing international business and make a positive impact on people and planet. As a member of the senior leadership team you will have the opportunity to be creative, shape your role, team and strategy and have a meaningful impact on our success. Your strengths will centre around your ability to thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment that nurtures a resilient pro-active approach.

An experienced strategic and creative thinker (and doer), you will have a proven track record of crushing it. Delivering multi-layered digital marketing campaigns in transactional e-commerce or travel businesses that deliver high growth is what you do. You will have a clear vision for the brand and marketing strategy (primarily digital) and ambitious plans for where you are going to take the Macs brands. You will do this by building a high performing marketing team, creating and delivering an ambitious and creative marketing strategic plan that delivers results.

Macs Adventure is driven by innovative digital marketing, knowing our customers, knowing what we stand for and knowing what we do well. We are looking for an experienced digital marketing expert with proven leadership, technical and digital skills who shares our values and is part of our tribe.

Some of the things you can expect when you join our team:

  • An award-winning office in Finnieston, Glasgow.
  • A day off on your birthday!
  • Great discounts on Macs Adventure trips.
  • Highly competitive director level salary
  • Learning and development opportunities, including regular international travel.
  • The opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives and the planet.

We want our team to share our Macs values; be adventurous, stay active, it's personal, have fun and give a s**t. So if those resonate and this sound like your dream job, please send your CV and an awesome cover letter to [email protected] explaining why you would be a perfect match for this role.

We look forward to you joining us on our adventure.

We are particularly keen to hear from members of the Explorers Connect community so please mention Explorers Connect in your application.