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Admin Building (at rear of Aquarium), 1-5 Wheat Road; Darling Harbour
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Are you looking for a challenge in an exciting, fast-moving industry? Looking for an introduction into a global listed entertainment company? Do you want to be able to dive into an adventure across one of our SEA LIFE Aquariums, discover Australia’s big Aussie 5 animals at WILD LIFE or let your imagination come alive at Madame Tussauds Sydney? In this role you’ll be leveraging all aspects of the marketing mix to encourage Schools and Groups to visit our attractions.

If you love to deliver amazing experiences and want to be part of these iconic brands, we currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our team as Marketing Executive – Schools & Groups, part time, 3 days a week.

About the Opportunity
You will be responsible for delivering and executing the School & Group central strategy across 10 Australian and New Zealand attractions to deliver admissions numbers and revenue. As part of the role you will ensure marketing activity is delivered consistently and within brand guidelines through all external and on-site activations. The role will be responsible for building and managing an engagement program with target schools which raises awareness of our schools products. This is an opportunity to take ownership of advertising, website management, eDM and social media.

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About You

To succeed in this role you will have:
1-2 years of relevant marketing/schools experience
Strong organisational skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Knowledge of MailChimp would be an advantage
Experience of updating a CMS system would be an advantage

About the Benefits

The salary starts at $55,000 (pro rata) and other benefits include:

Corporate benefits including free access to all our attractions worldwide
Birthday leave and 3 volunteer days to give back to a social cause you care about
Autonomy to introduce disruptive thinking in your profession
Global opportunities to develop and progress your skills and career
Being part of a business built on fun

About us
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates in over 130 attractions across 25 countries, delivering memorable experiences to 54 million+ visitors a year. Why do we do it? For the love of FUN!!!!

Merlin currently has 11 attractions in Australia and New Zealand including WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and WILD LIFE Hamilton Island; Madame Tussauds, Sydney; Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures & Zip Line; the Sydney Tower Eye, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre in Melbourne, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Queensland and SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium in Auckland, NZ. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information.