About Us

We craft the marketing solutions the hospitality, event, and wedding industries rely upon to reach and attract customers. We boast an award-winning team of designers, writers, salespeople, and marketers dedicated to creating more loyalty, more sales, and more opportunities for every client. We are Hawthorn Creative.    

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We are hospitality, travel, and event specialists attuned to the needs of the industries we serve, melding design, editorial, financial, and sales experience to craft award-winning solutions for our clients’ needs. Meet the leadership team responsible for your next successful campaign.


Jessica Kaiser



Melissa Wannop


Ben Morse


Ryan Brandt


Aimee Skidds


We put our time and expertise where our hearts are, donating our creative services and energies to making a difference in the organizations that improve lives and the world around us.



Whether it’s closing a deal or designing a first proof, creativity and strategy are at the heart of every role here at Hawthorn.

Come work with us.

Event Marketing Sales Representative

We are looking for a professional and well-spoken salesperson who is experienced working in a fast-paced environment, comfortable picking up the phone, and knows how to close!


Top reasons to work with us:

  • Industry leader known for powerful aesthetics, beautiful design, and compelling content within the hospitality, event, and tourism industry.
  • Entrepreneurial company with dynamic work environment where accomplishment and creativity are encouraged.
  • Solid base salary, bonuses, plus uncapped commissions!


What you will be doing:

You will be selling our customized event brochure product to hotels and wedding venues in a dedicated region of the United States. This is a sales hunting position and is primarily inside sales. Our event brochures are a unique product in that they are free to the client and paid for by the advertisers found in the back; therefore, you need to be adept at selling the value proposition and closing that business. Utilizing our extensive database, the Internet, and other provided sources, you will have the opportunity to build your own book of business within a select territory.


What you need for this position:

  • 3+ years of proven and successful full life cycle sales experience
  • Strong prospecting, funnel management, and forecasting skills
  • Ability to close on the phone
  • Sense of urgency to keep your pipeline full
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy work-life balance in a team-focused setting
  • Experience using a CRM, ideally Salesforce
  • Experience in the hospitality or tourism industry is a plus
  • Ability to work in our Portsmouth office


Compensation is 60% base, 40% commission, and bonus. Hawthorn Creative offers a full benefits package, which includes: medical, dental, vision, FSA, LTD & Life, STD, PTO, and a 401K plan. We also offer a subsidized gym membership, company outings, and charity giving-back events. We have a dog-friendly office!

If you would like to use your sales experience in a challenging, fun, and dynamic office environment in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, we would like to hear from you. Please send resume and cover letter to: