Communications Manager – Everest in the Alps

at Everest in the Alps (view profile)
Location Bristol, United Kingdom
Date Posted 18th April 2018
Category In the office
Sales & Marketing
Job Type Part-time


Everest in the Alps is an exciting new adventure challenge company. Building on two successful events in 2015 and 2018, the company is looking to develop its signature ski touring challenge in the Alps in order to provide the foundation for future growth.

The advertised position is a part-time role to direct and implement Everest in the Alps' overarching Communications Strategy in the broadest sense (PR, Marketing and Sales). All Communication outputs are managed in-house including press and PR, marketing, design and website management and communication with clients. As a result, experience ‘doing’ rather than ‘managing’ these processes is required. With a huge amount of autonomy, this is a fantastic opportunity to be the key driver behind the development of a young and exciting adventure brand.

The role is office-based in Bristol on a part time (two days a week) basis with the potential to expand as the company does. It's an ideal opportunity for someone to balance this role with another job or with child care.


About you:

As a talented communications specialist, you are passionate about the world of physical fitness, adventure and challenges. You are probably already involved in adventure in some way. You’ll have proven experience across all marketing disciplines including but not limited to; PR, digital marketing, the customer journey, monitoring and reporting.


Key areas of responsibility:

Internal communication. Managing communication of strategy, progress, media involvement on a consistent and regular basis with wider team.

Developing and managing PR strategy. Developing and maintaining relationships with journalists. Designing and issuing press packs and press releases.

Design and Marketing. Design, develop and deliver content strategy (photo, video, copy). Oversee social media. Manage website copy and content. Develop and design newsletters. Oversee all stages of client interaction, from initial enquiry through to booking.


Required skills:

Strategy: plan and implement strategies across the brief.

Press: create compelling press releases and deal with requests confidently.

Brand: act as brand guardian, ensuring the correct use of our brand and logo.

Digital Content: have a thorough understanding of the power and use of content in the digital space.

Customer acquisition and retention: devise relevant strategies.

Design: manage website, create marketing materials and merchandise in-house.

Writing: possess excellent writing skills and be able to adapt to house styles.

Imagery: have an eye for great photography and image selection.

Philanthropy: have a strong philanthropic instinct and be comfortable with the idea of philanthropy sitting alongside business for the benefit of both.


Desirable skills:

Reporting: monitor and tweak Comms outputs to improve their efficacy.

SEO and trends: be aware of SEO tactics and digital/ Social media trends.


Please follow this link to complete an application form and submit a CV. Applications through other channels or without a CV will not be considered.

Applications will close on the 4 June 2018 with a view to interviews commencing the following week. Please note, applications for this role are being managed by Secret Compass on behalf of Everest in the Alps.


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