Why work with us? Let us count the ways.

1

Industry Exposure

Our clients are top name brands in the hospitality industry – the kind of names you want handling your personal portfolio of work.

2

Collaborative Atmosphere

We’re colleagues. Not critics. We fuel each other’s creative fires with regular brainstorm sessions and acts of inspiration.

3

Personal Growth

When you work at an entrepreneurial company that is always pushing new boundaries, your personal work will reach new levels of powerful results.

“Hawthorn has nailed the formula of ‘happy employees equal productive employees.’ When you can bring your dog to work, have loads of PTO, and even Fridays off upon your seventh year of employment, it really feeds your desire to do right by the company.”

 

Catherine Shannon, Senior Content Editor, 9 Years

What’s in it for you?

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Competitive Salary

Full Benefits Package

Generous PTO

12 Paid Holidays

401K Plan With a Match

Subsidized Gym Membership

Dog-Friendly Office

Charity Giving-Back Events

Come Work With 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.
Take a look below to see our current available positions.

Junior Sales Representative

 

Hawthorn Creative is looking for a Junior Sales Representative to provide organizational support for our sales and marketing departments. This is an entry-level to junior level sales position that offers a great deal of potential for advancement. Our ideal candidate has an innate ability to engage with potential customers, qualify leads and reinforce our value proposition.

A little about us:

Hawthorn Creative is a full-service marketing agency dedicated to the event and hospitality industry. We are passionate about merging powerful aesthetics and engaging content to produce print and digital campaigns that drive results. Learn about us at: www.hawthorncreative.com.

Five reasons to work with us:

  • Industry leader within hospitality marketing, known for powerful aesthetics, compelling content, and proven results.
  • Entrepreneurial company with dynamic work environment where accomplishment and creativity is encouraged.
  • Solid base salary, bonuses, and uncapped commissions!
  • We offer a full benefits package that 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.
  • On any given day you might find more pets than people in our office.  You’re welcome to bring yours!

 

We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated, organized sales representative to join our sales team. The Junior Sales role will include prospecting for new clients, identifying new sales opportunities,  sales team support , as well as various training opportunities to learn more about a direct sales role.

  • Proactively research, build interest, and ultimately identify solid leads which will be distributed to the sales team.
  • Manage the entire sales cycle by prospecting for clients and lead generation
  • Maintain intimate knowledge of existing product offerings.
  • Perform outbound calling as well as performing follow up on company provided inbound leads and referrals.
  • Continuously expand your knowledge of our services and clients.
  • Work under general supervision, but a high degree of entrepreneurial spirit, initiative and creativity are required.

 

Qualifications:

  • Positive and professional attitude, with a growth mindset.
  • You’ve got to be highly organized and live comfortably in the digital world.
  • Proficient in Office Applications such as excel.  Knowledge of Salesforce.com is awesome, but if you don’t know it, we’ll teach you.  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability and passion to correlate prospecting activity with desired results
  • You hunt for opportunities to go above and beyond for your team, and they can rely on you to execute with excellence. You don’t simply work hard – you take command and do what it takes to get things done.
  • You own your career and are serious about its trajectory. You want an opportunity to gain the knowledge and one-of-a-kind experience that will rapidly propel your professional development.


Project Manager

 

Hawthorn Creative is looking for an organized, motivated and energetic Project Manager to manage all aspects of digital, web, content, and print projects for our top clients.

The ideal candidate is extremely detail-oriented, has strong organizational skills, and exceptional client communication skills. You will be responsible for planning and coordinating all project tasks to stay within scope and budgetary limitations.

 You have the ability to multitask, work independently, prioritize and communicate throughout the company, including with our sales team, designers, copywriters, and freelance vendors to get projects done on time and on budget.

 

A little about us:

Hawthorn Creative is a full-service marketing agency dedicated to the event and hospitality industry. We are passionate about merging powerful aesthetics and engaging content to produce print and digital campaigns that drive results. Learn about us at: www.hawthorncreative.com.

 

Five reasons to work with us:

  • Industry leader within hospitality marketing, known for powerful aesthetics, compelling content, and proven results.
  • Entrepreneurial company with dynamic work environment where accomplishment and creativity is encouraged.
  • Solid base salary and bonus potential.
  • We offer a full benefits package that 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.
  • On any given day you might find more pets than people in our office.  You’re welcome to bring yours!

 

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience working as a project manager in an agency environment.
  • Ideal candidate will have knowledge in either copywriting, design, or programming.
  • Have experience managing projects from kickoff to launch and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Be process focused, with the ability to manage multiple complex projects at once.
  • Be a team player who is prepared to work closely with a creative team.
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively and develop relationships with both clients and internal team members.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work in our Portsmouth office.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Content & Social Media Manager

 

Do you have a way with written words – no, we don’t just mean that you can write; we mean, you make sentences sing, like Hallelujah Chorus sing? Do you have a passion for social media and what it takes to bring a brand to life one post at a time?

You’ll spend your days coming up with story ideas based on client objectives; crafting and refining both digital and print stories with writers; and posting, managing, and reporting on social media projects for clients. You’ll work directly with graphic designers to make it all look its best and generally shepherd content through to a finished project that would make your mom proud. Like hang-on-the-mantle proud.

The Content & Social Media Manager will both assist and manage several concurrent projects for clients, ranging from custom magazines and blog websites to full management of their social media channels. Almost all projects will focus on travel/destination content for our clients who are some of the biggest and most notable names in the hospitality industry (hotels and resorts, ski resorts, hotel brands, and beyond).

This is a per diem position of approx. 20 hours per week, with the potential to become full time in the future.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Develop story ideas and editorial lineups directly with clients to blend their marketing objectives with the kind of editorial chops that will keep leisure travelers engaged.
  • Report and write stories for custom magazines and destination blog sites.
  • Drive action through carefully crafted social media posts that blend great visuals with engaging copy.
  • Assign and content edit stories submitted by both internal writers and freelancers.
  • Work hand-in-hand with more senior Content Managers, graphic designers, and photo editors to make every story and post look its absolute best.
  • Develop edit calendars (both story and social media), produce email campaigns, review analytics, and manage blog posts for ongoing blog websites.
  • Review social media analytics and report back to clients on a monthly or quarterly basis with qualitative takeaways, metrics that help show their ROI, and any recommended changes in strategy.
  • Additional responsibilities may include loading content into websites, copy writing and execution of other projects, research projects, and fact checking.

 

What You Need for this Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field.
  • Top-level journalistic-style writing skills.
  • An inside-and-out understanding of all the features and successful creative and marketing tactics for the following social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Snapchat.
  • Passion for staying on the cutting edge of an ever-changing, dynamic Social Media marketing landscape.
  • An eye for top-notch visuals that draw users in while speaking to the client’s brand message.
  • A strong understanding of all social platforms’ native analytics tools.
  • An unwavering commitment to deadlines and attention to detail.
  • Understanding of SEO and keyword principles as it relates to writing for the web.
  • A plus: Experience using one or more social media management tools (ex: Buffer, Hootsuite, etc.).
  • A bigger plus: Working understanding of WordPress, keyword tools, and Adobe Creative Cloud (primarily InDesign).
  • Ability to work in our Portsmouth, NH office.

 

Top Reasons to Work with Us:

  • Industry leader known for its powerful design and compelling content creation for top names in the hospitality and tourism industry – resorts and hotels, ski resorts, hotel brands, and beyond.
  • Ability to see the beautiful results of your work come to fruition, working hand in hand with top designers, content managers, developers, photo editors, and senior leadership.
  • A dog-friendly office, charity give-back time and events, and a work-hard, play-hard company culture.

 

Please send resume, three journalistic writing samples and cover letter to contentcareers@hawthorncreative.com

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