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Group Head of Content in London

London

Job description

175 years ago, our founder Thomas Cook began this company with a vision to ‘broaden the mind of others and break down the partition walls of prejudice.'  Once describing himself as ‘the willing and devoted servant of the travelling public,’ Thomas Cook was a true pioneer of the travel industry, opening up a world of new destinations and new travel experiences to everyone. By obtaining the best services and prices for his customers, he laid the foundations of the company that still bears his name today.  Thomas Cook is now one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, supported by around 22,000 colleagues and operating from 15 countries.  Our vision today remains true to Thomas Cook’s ambitions - to be the world’s best loved holiday company.

 

 

Based in London with European Travel

 

About the role

As Group Head of Content you’ll be responsible for leading and driving our content agenda including sourcing, creating, maintaining and delivering first class content across all channels (mobile first approach) across all of our source markets.  Basically we’re looking for a content whizz!

 

What will you bring to the role?

  • Strong content experience, both within online & brochure
  • Experience working in a horizontal content team generating content for multiple markets
  • Strong commercial and customer focus with the ability to work to critical paths
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English
  • Proven history of generating and delivering high quality content
  • Ability to simplify complex situations  and prioritize
  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation
  • Inspirational leadership ability, including experience of remote team management
  • Solid influencing skills at all levels, able to build lasting relationships
  • Experience of the travel industry a distinct advantage
  • Proactive and positive approach

 

What can we offer you?

In return for your valuable contribution to the business you’ll receive a competitive salary, bonus, car allowance, private medical insurance, excellent holiday concessions, industry leading training, a contributory pension and a great flexible benefits package.  As a large global travel business with employees based throughout the world; including overseas, tour operations and an airline, the sky really is the limit for your career progression.  Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.  

 

Who are we?

Thomas Cook is the largest high street travel business in the UK.  Our timeless spirit of innovation started in 1841 and it is this that makes us stand out from the crowd.  We are very proud to serve more than 20 million customers who choose to travel with us each year.  Thomas Cook Group plc. is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups with sales of £7.8 billion in the year ended 30 September 2015. Thomas Cook is supported by 21,813 employees and operates from 15 source markets; it is number one or two (by revenue) in all its core markets.  Thomas Cook Group plc.’s shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange (TCG).

 

 

 

Further Information

Location
London
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No