Jungle Creations is an award-winning social media-first publisher that exists to create ideas that get people to thrive online and in the real world. With offices in London and New York, the company owns and operates a number of hugely popular media brands. They each create and publish content across a number of different passion points, from food to women's interests and fitness, and they include; VT, Twisted, Four Nine, Craft Factory, Level Fitness, Futur3ology and Lovimals, which together have amassed over 125 million followers worldwide.
Jungle Creations works with clients including the likes of Diageo, McDonald's and Unilever, to help them reach its audiences through impactful and engaging branded content which has seen the company win The Drum's sought after 'Branded Content Team Of The Year' for the last four years in a row. Today the business has branched out into many offline ventures including Twisted: A Cookbook, delivery only restaurant business; Twisted London, and a Twisted IPA in collaboration with Brewgooder. Jungle Creations is also home to The Wild, an award-winning social media-first creative agency that helps brands turn heads and make it matter, specialising in social media management, multi-platform creative campaigns, branded content, production, influencer, and performance marketing.
The role of the Head Of Marketing and Communications is to promote and raise awareness of Jungle Creations, its services and its media brands via advertising, awards, events, press relations and Jungle’s social media channels, and any other means possible, including brand licensing, pro bono activity and OTT that will help grow Jungle’s consumer facing brands and commercial opportunities.
Reporting to the Co-CEO, the Head Of Marketing and Communications will manage a team of five including a design team of three, marketing and communications executive, and video editor. The marcomms department is a centralised team which services the entire business from the sales team to the media team and The Wild.
Management of a team of five people across marketing/comms, video, and design
B2B marketing - planning the annual corporate marketing budget and strategy to ensure demand and lead generation from potential clients for our media brands and The Wild. Activity includes management of newsletters, advertising and media partnerships, research, paid social, content for Jungle’s social channels, industry events, sponsorship, awards, Google Analytics, company blog, PPC, and speaking opportunities
Communications - PR planning and budgeting - managing PR campaigns, press relations, ensuring a steady flow of coverage both in the trade and consumer titles, utilising key news from throughout the business via stunts and press releases
Management of company reputation as well as crisis communications, press statements and media training
Management of PR agencies and freelancers where necessary
Thought leadership - including opinion pieces and the production of whitepapers
Liaise with clients and senior stakeholders on press announcements
Award strategy and planning to ensure our campaigns, our people, our brands and our business are recognised by relevant awards bodies
Partnering with charities on pro-bono and purpose led initiatives
Content marketing - ensuring we have a content strategy for each social platform that showcases our work, our people, our values and what we do as a business
Management of the company website - ensuring it is up to date with our latest work and initiatives
Management of the centralised design team, who service the whole business with its design needs
Background and experience;
Understanding of media industry and social publishing industry specifically
Experience planning, leading and executing corporate marketing campaigns that generate demand and leads.
Experience working in a fast paced environment with multiple priorities
Experience planning, leading and executing PR campaigns and managing media relations with the marketing trade press specifically
Extensive knowledge of social media including TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn Facebook and Snapchat
Experience of paid social media planning and PPC
Content marketing experience - creating content made for specific audiences and platforms
Event planning and execution on a small and large scale
Writing experience, and thought leadership specifically
Experience managing a team
Crisis communications, drafting of statements for internal and external use
Media trained and ability to train others
What's in it for you?
A bonus scheme paid out every quarter, flexible/hybrid working, family-friendly benefits, discounted gym membership, 25 days of holiday per year (excl. national holidays), health and wellbeing initiatives, ERGS and committees, social events, a fully stocked kitchen plus much more!
We want you to add to our culture
At Jungle Creations, we aim to ensure our workforce reflects the diverse society we live in. We want everyone to feel that Jungle Creations is a place where they belong and that is the reason why we look for the cultural add, not the cultural fit.
Post Covid-19 Plan
We have moved to a permanent hybrid working system that sees staff split their time between the office and home (government guidelines allowing). Each team differs in terms of their in-office expectations so feel free to discuss this during your interview process.
Is this the role for you? Please download the full job description and apply ASAP!
*Unfortunately, we cannot offer visa sponsorship for this role.