Head of Marketing


London£60000 - £70000 per year, subject to experienceFull time

Head of Marketing

We are looking for a Head of Marketing to manage our Chef Led restaurants. We currently operate 2 concepts, with 2 more opening this year:

  • KOL – fine dining, set menu only, Mexican-inspired restaurant located in Marylebone, with chef patron Santiago Lastra (previously of Noma and Mugaritz). KOL has a Michelin star and is listed as Nr 23 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants (highest ranked restaurant in the UK) amongst multiple other accolades.
  • Lisboeta – premium Lisbon-inspired restaurant by celebrity chef Nuno Mendes, located on Charlotte Street, in Fitzrovia. The restaurant received incredible critical acclaim since opening, and is listed both in the Michelin guide and the World’s 50 Best Discovery list.
  • New contemporary Mexican a-la-carte concept from KOL Chef Patron, Santiago Lastra, in Mayfair
  • AngloThai – debut restaurant from the brilliant chef John Chantarasak, focusing on Thai recipes using British ingredients, in Marylebone

Head of Marketing Overview:

We are looking for a dynamic, brand led, data-driven, analytical, and creative all-rounder, who is passionate about the hospitality industry and up to date with trends and industry developments. The role will work as part of a cross functional sales and marketing team, reporting to the Marketing Director.

You should have excellent communication and people skills. You will be required to work very closely with 3 Chef Patrons, understand their vision, and deliver it from a marketing perspective, using all resources available to you.

You will have experience in brand led comms and have exceptional copy writing skills to deliver a distinct tone of voice for each concept. You will use sales and customer data to create innovative and tailored marketing strategies for each restaurant to deliver our commercial goals. You will be comfortable using the full marketing suite with strong digital expertise, excellent third-party relationships and have solid commercial acumen. You will use your organisational and planning skills to create, lead and deliver campaigns that lead to exceptional guest experience, both online and inside the restaurants.

The Head of Marketing will manage a Junior Marketing Manager and work closely with the wider marketing team including the Social Media and Content Manager to deliver the marketing strategy and comms. The role will have responsibility for managing PR Agency relationships and collaborate closely with the wider operational teams for clear internal communications.

You should be a self-starter, able to deliver high quality work, with excellent attention to detail. Finally, you should be comfortable liaising with and presenting to the Marketing Director, Chef Patrons, Founders and other key stakeholders in the business.

Desirable Skills

  • Creative flair
  • Ability to work with and brief internal and external partners to seamlessly deliver campaigns
  • Exceptional people skills and relationship building skills
  • A passion for the hospitality industry
  • Technical expertise in working with systems such as Seven Rooms, CRM, Google Analytics and managing agencies
  • Previous experience working with chef patrons or at a Michelin level would be preferable, but is not essential

As Head of Marketing at MJMK Restaurants, we’ll offer you:

  • Up to £70,000 salary package, subject to experience
  • 25% staff discount across all MJMK sites
  • 33 days holidays at Support Office, including Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to develop your career with MJMK as we expand
  • Eligibility to join the company bonus scheme
  • Mental health and well-being assistance with Hospitality Action who can offer free advice and counselling if you’re struggling at work or at home
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay after your first year with us
  • An enhanced pension plan and the opportunity to take a sabbatical for a month, with two weeks paid by MJMK, after you’ve worked with us for 5 years