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.

Senior Sales Director

Hawthorn Creative is looking for a Business Development Professional with strong prospecting and customer engagement skills who can collaborate with our team to create comprehensive marketing strategies for clients, and knows how to close.

A little about us:

Hawthorn Creative is a full-service marketing agency dedicated to the event and hospitality industry. Our team of designers, content developers and account executives is passionate about merging powerful creative with strategy to drive results. Learn about us at: www.hawthorncreative.com.

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, fun company outings, and charity giving back events. Feel free to bring your dog, cat, or goldfish to work too!

What you will be doing:

As a Senior Sales Director, you will be targeting hotels, property management companies, and destination marketing organizations. You’ll discuss marketing needs and develop strategies to help prospects and clients achieve business goals through an effective integrated marketing plan. 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 business segment.

What you need for this position:

  • 5+ years of proven and successful full life cycle sales experience
  • Experience selling digital marketing solutions within an agency environment and/or a background in hospitality marketing is a plus
  • Strong prospecting, funnel management, and forecasting skills
  • Ability to prospect and close on the phone
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Appreciation for work-life balance in a team-focused setting
  • Ability to work in our Portsmouth office

Top 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.

Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for sales within the Hawthorn Creative portfolio tailored exclusively to the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • Demonstrate selling skills and product knowledge that provides a consultative approach for clients and prospects.
  • Show an in-depth understanding of print and digital marketing tactics such as brand strategy, content marketing, SEO, SEM, retargeting, email marketing and more.
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships.
  • Develop qualified leads and solicit sales through use of phone calls, email, and face-to-face meetings. Some travel may be required.

If you would like to use your sales and marketing skill set in a challenging, fun, and dynamic office environment in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, we’d love to hear from you. Please send us your resume and cover letter to careers@hawthorncreative.com

Account Manager

Hawthorn Creative is looking for an Inside Sales Rep with strong prospecting and customer engagement skills who can collaborate with our team, and knows how to close. Our ideal candidate has an innate ability to engage with potential customers, qualify leads and sell our suite of marketing services to prospective hotels and event venues.

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.

We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated, organized sales representative to join our sales team. The role will include:

  • Prospecting for new clients, and identifying new sales opportunities
  • Responsible for sales within the Hawthorn Creative portfolio tailored exclusively to the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • Demonstrate selling skills and product knowledge that provides a consultative approach for clients and prospects.
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships.
  • Develop qualified leads and solicit sales through use of phone calls, email, and video conference. Some light travel may be required.
  • Work under general supervision, but a high degree of entrepreneurial spirit, initiative and creativity are required.

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!

Qualifications:

  • Positive and professional attitude, with a growth mindset.
  • At least two years experience in inside sales is required.
  • You’ve got to be highly organized and live comfortably in the digital world.
  • 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.

Photo Coordinator & Content Writer

Have you always had a passion or eye for amazing visuals and photography? Is sharing your best self (or even better, a company) on social media as innate as breathing? 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?
Hawthorn Creative is looking for a Photo Coordinator & Content Writer, a driven creative professional with an amazing eye for photography, ability to create highly engaging social media posts, and top-notch writing skills to produce travel stories for client’s blogs and print magazines.

A little about us:

Hawthorn Creative is a full-service marketing agency dedicated to the event and hospitality industry. Our team of designers, content developers, strategists, and account executives is passionate about merging powerful creative with strategy to drive results. Learn about us at: www.hawthorncreative.com. Our client list includes some of the biggest and most notable names in the hospitality industry (hotels and resorts, ski resorts, hotel brands, and beyond).

Top 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.
  • Ability to see the beautiful results of your work come to fruition, working hand in hand with top designers, content managers, developers, and senior leadership.
  • A dog-friendly office, charity give-back time and events, and a work-hard, play-hard company culture.

What you will be doing:

In a nutshell, your day to day will stoke your creative fires, and with our award-winning designers and content managers collaborating with you, it’ll be the kind of work that’d make your mom proud. Like hang-on-the-mantle proud.

Position includes full benefits package:

Medical, dental, vision, FSA, LTD & Life, STD, PTO, and a 401K plan. We also offer a subsidized gym membership, fun company outings, and charity giving back events. Feel free to bring your dog, cat, or goldfish to work too!

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Source and traffic photos from stock sites, companies, and professional photographers.
  • Assign original photo shoots to professional photographers, negotiating rates and scope of work.
  • Manage social media channels for clients, including crafting all posts as well as evaluating and reporting on analytics to inform future direction.
  • Report and write stories for custom magazines and destination blog sites using journalistic style.
  • Manage the execution of content marketing projects, interfacing directly with clients, graphic designers, and writers through to completion.
  • 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:

  • College degree, ideally in a relevant major (communications, photography, journalism, etc.)
  • An unparalleled eye for top-notch visuals and photography.
  • An inside-and-out understanding of all the features and successful creative and marketing tactics for Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.
  • Passion for staying on the cutting edge of an ever-changing social media marketing landscape.
  • A strong understanding of all social platforms’ native analytics tools.
  • Experience and comfort with telephone reporting to write journalistic-style stories.
  • An unwavering commitment to deadlines and attention to detail.
  • A plus: Understanding of SEO and keyword principles as it relates to writing for the web.
  • A bigger plus: Working understanding of WordPress, keyword tools, and Adobe Creative Cloud (primarily InDesign).
  • Ability to work in our Portsmouth, NH office.

To apply, please send the below to careers@hawthorncreative.com:

  • Cover letter and resume (applications without cover letters will not be considered)
  • Links to 8-10 FB and Instagram posts you’ve created (can be for your personal accounts or business accounts)
  • Links to a photography portfolio or other way for us to get a sense of your visual eye.
  • 3 writing samples (they don’t have to be published; anything but fiction writing and formal college papers – blog posts, journalistic-style stories, creative non-fiction, etc.)

Graphic Design Intern

We are looking for an intern for 16 hours per week to assist in supporting our design team with various duties including production, image cropping, file management, and photo research. Candidate must have solid technical skills in Photoshop and InDesign as well as a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

This internship is unpaid, however, you will be doing actual work that our designer’s do currently and not fetching coffee. If you like to work hard and want to learn skills you will actually use in the job force, this is the internship for you.

Requirements

Must be enrolled in or have graduated from an Associate’s or Bachelors’ degree program in Graphic Design.

ELECTRONIC SAMPLES ARE REQUIRED. Please send resume and five to ten electronic design samples or link to online portfolio to designcareers@hawthorncreative.com. Candidates must be local and available for an in-person interview.

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