We know what makes a good holiday

Marketing and Property Assistant


The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and implement marketing activity for Good Life Lake District Cottages, striving to ensure that the brand is marketed consistently within the company’s guidelines and to a high standard, to create a strong and visible brand; and provide first class marketing support to colleagues when liaising with property owners. Operational support to provide an excellent level of customer and homeowner care is also required.


We're looking for an outgoing and ambitious person who's looking for a new challenge in an exciting, growing, family owned tourism business. We welcome applicants who can demonstrate that they have a great attitude, good written and verbal communication skills, who's naturally creative yet enjoys analytics as well.

The Role

Full time, permanent role to include Saturdays.

Predominantly based at our office in Windermere, however support at our office in Elterwater will be required.

Marketing tasks include:

Suggest, plan and implement advertising and promotional strategy, and all campaign activities related to sales.

Manage all local day to day marketing activity.

Oversee and update Good Life marketing action plan.

Monthly sales & engagement performance review/recording all figures and updates to team.

Actively post on all social media platforms.

Create content, build and send marketing emails.

Support with all aspects of seasonal marketing campaigns.

Provide marketing support so colleagues can deliver first class customer service to property owners.

Liaise with marketing colleagues in the Original Cottages family on PPC, online PR and other activity.

Property tasks include:

Supporting with queries from customers and homeowners in relation to property management, dealing with all issues as they arise, liaising with local tradespeople as required.

Liaising with guests to ensure smooth holiday from collecting keys, arrival, during the holiday and through to departure.

General office administration (supplier invoices, booking system administration etc) when required.

Other details

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

A full driving licence and use of a car is required.

Normal hours are 37.5 hours per week, 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday. Sunday and an additional day off in the week will be arranged. Work outside normal office hours and on Sundays / Public Holidays may occasionally be required.

Good Life Lake District Cottages is part of The Original Cottage Company - a family owned business with a positive culture and strong values. We want our customers to be delighted with our service and expect our colleagues to be happy, motivated and challenged as part of a forward thinking organisation that wants you to succeed. 


Discounted holidays at thousands of holiday cottages across England and Wales

Company pension scheme

22 days holiday, plus public holidays

Company bonus scheme

Opportunities for personal development both locally and nationally

Is this you?

We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they have a great attitude as well as good oral and written communication skills. You’ll need to be a team player, creative, reliable, flexible and able to deal with all types of people and situations. You will need a reliable car insured for business use and be able to work Saturdays. For more information and to apply please call 015394 37417 or email n.barker@goodlifelakedistrictcottages.co.uk

Closing date: 8th February 2019

Natalie Barker

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Operations Manager
Good Life Lake District Cottages - We know what makes a good holiday