IHG Marketing & Communications Coordinator | Crowne Plaza Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand


At IHG, everyone has room to be themselves. That's what makes our 4,000 hotels and offices the energetic, passionate and special places they are.

We've got a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and organised person to join us as a Marketing and Communications Coordinator! This is the perfect opportunity for someone with 1-2 years’ social media or marketing experience to take the next step up in their career.

Based at the Crowne Plaza Auckland this role will work closely with our New Zealand Marketing Manager and cluster Marketing team, supporting six hotel destinations around New Zealand and driving Marketing initiatives across our Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and InterContinental properties within New Zealand.

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for assisting the team with managing the hotels’ websites and social media, press releases in conjunction with our PR agency, blogger and influencer strategy, distribution channels, partner marketing, plus executing and measuring marketing activity designed to achieve specific marketing and brand objectives.


Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Communicate and liaise with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Assist with electronic direct mail campaigns and promotions

  • Create social media content and maintain the hotels’ pages

  • Update and maintain hotel websites

  • Manage external listings and OTA sites

  • Manage bloggers and public relation opportunities

  • Write blogs on local events to help drive SEO

  • Work closely with our in-house photographer and videographer to drive content

Ideally, you'll have some or all of the following things we're looking for:

  • University degree in PR, Marketing or similar speciality

  • 1-2 years’ marketing experience, preferably in the hotel and tourism industry. Graduates also welcome to apply.

  • Great copy writing skills with knowledge on how to write for SEO

  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms

  • Good communication skills with some customer service or office management experience.

  • Flexible, with excellent time-management skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Organised with the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Keen interest in the hotel and hospitality industry

  • Experience with Wordpress a bonus

In return, we’ll give you a competitive salary and benefits package, hotel discounts worldwide and opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career. You’ll join a team of positive professionals who are full of energy, so you will feel motivated to come to work every day. Most importantly, we’ll give you Room to be yourself.

Please note only those with the current legal rights to live and work in New Zealand need apply.

So what's your passion? Tell us more about yourself by clicking "Apply Online" now!

Job: Marketing

Location: New Zealand-Auckland

Requisition ID: AUC001061