Creative Design Manager

Mellor Brook

Job Details


Daniel Thwaites Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

29/11/2019 17:30

We’re looking for an innovative Creative Design Manager to join our Marketing Department

Our marketing vision is bold. We are looking for someone who can deliver all visual content in line with the marketing strategy. You’ll be an inspiring leader to a team of 4, motivating them to deliver on-time and to a high standard.    


Your day to day;

  • Lead our creative thinking for all design work and campaigns activity
  • Be our brand guardian, developing our brand guidelines and signing off all visuals and creative content to ensures it adheres
  • Collaborate with others to develop engaging campaigns and marketing activity
  • Co-ordinate the workload of the creative team
  • Design material for omni-channel campaigns
  • Oversee production of all marketing materials that are produced


Who are we looking for?

We need someone to lead our design team, who is a creative thinker and passionate about bringing a brand to life through omni-channel marketing campaigns.

You’ll have experience of developing a brand identity across multiple channels, including creating brand guidelines and articulating these.

You will be able to think on your feet, reacting to situations as they arise and identifying opportunities. You must be comfortable managing multiple work streams and prioritising often conflicting deadlines.

You will also be an experienced and confident designer, as the role will be hands-on.

You will be a strong leader with the skills to mentor and inspire those around you with ideas, vision and a can-do attitude. The ability to communicate at all levels is essential and strong stakeholder management will be key to success.  

You will hold a relevant degree or professional qualification and have extensive experience in a similar position in an agency environment. You must have excellent knowledge of Adobe Suite and other relevant creative software.

Experience in the hospitality industry is desirable, as our customer journey is at the heart of our marketing and it’s essential to see things from the guests’ point of view. You will use your insights to ensure all content is landing successfully and is showing our brand in the best light.

This role is based at head office but will require occasional national travel so a full driving licence is essential.


In return, we are offering a rewarding role with scope for career progression along with;

  • A competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Health cash plan
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Life assurance
  • Bespoke training programmes accessible to all
  • An engaging & supportive work environment


It's an exciting time to join our business, we’ve invested over £70m into the business in the past three years and recently moved into our new home in the Ribble Valley - a purpose built £8m office, that boasts its own Grade II listed building, a brewery and stables. We’ve also recently launched our hotels, spas and inns under a new collective as the House of Daniel Thwaites and so, with ambitious plans, you'd be joining us at a great moment in time to drive our business forward.

Thwaites was established in 1807 and to this day remains a family run Business. We have Hotels, Inns, Pubs and a Brewery and are focused on providing superb hospitality in outstanding properties in great locations.



Your place in our world

Head of Marketing
Creative Design Manager
Creative Team