Who we are

The 50 Best brand is the leading authority in global gastronomy and the international drinks scene, showcasing worldwide trends and highlighting great restaurants and bars from all corners of the Earth through its events programmes, digital channels, and global communications and marketing campaigns.

Over the past 20 years, 50 Best has earned its legitimacy as a compass for the latest and future trends in the industry. The launch of The World’s 50 Best Hotels in 2023 is the next step in the brand becoming the ultimate curator of the whole consumer experience – from travel and hotels to dining and drinking.

We have offices in Gatwick and London, UK; Montpellier, France; Singapore and Chicago, US. In line with the Company’s current Agile Working Policy, the successful candidate would be eligible to work part of the week from our Crawley office and to work remotely for the rest of the week.


This exciting role will have you supporting the marketing manager in delivering effective promotional communication for the Worlds 50 Best brand!

What you’ll be doing as our Marketing Executive

o Support marketing manager in coordinating with external marketing and PR teams around consumer events

o Support the monitoring of brand usage

o Coordination with central teams for campaign execution

o Contribute ideas and participate in conceptualising content and strategies

o Provide project support to various marketing activities

o Support the preparation and distribution of marketing guidelines, toolkits and materials

o Implement brand standards across the board

Campaign execution:

o Copywrite promotional materials: emails, letters, web pages and banners

o Proofread and fact check materials

o Ensure the measurability and scheduling of activities

o Draft briefs for email marketing campaigns, videos and promotional materials

o Ensure all campaigns are conducted cost efficiently with the best results possible

o Brief relevant parties on the marketing pack and tools available

Data and results:

o Collect and collate marketing activities results from the various platforms, producing reports.

o Collect and organise survey results

o Conduct research on competing events/brands for B2B and B2C markets

o Collect and collate relevant industry reports relevant to the brand

o Compile post-event impact reports


What you’ll need:

o 2+ years of experience in Marketing

o Experience in an agency or multiple brand organisation

o Excellent written and verbal communication skills

o Campaign management skills

o Understanding of luxury market and experience with international brands

o Ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines

o Copywriting & data skills

o Innovative and willing to test assumptions/look for new solutions

o Ability to efficiently manage projects from conception to completion

Other information

Company Benefits Include:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays- increasing by one additional day after 6 years, up to a maximum of 30 days.
  • An additional day of leave for you to take on a cultural celebration day or on your birthday if you like. A day for you! At William Reed, we call this our “MeDay”.
  • A volunteer day to take for supporting a chosen charity and giving back to the community.
  • Opportunity for hybrid working
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Enhanced family-friendly leave pay entitlements
  • Wellbeing benefits, including: A health care cash plan, Employee assistance programme and a 12-month wellness calendar for company-wide health, wellbeing, diversity & inclusion awareness dates.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme

Why work for us:

We provide a supportive work environment and are committed to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all of our employees. Working for William Reed means that you will be joining a stable organisation that is committed to developing its employees and brands.

We warmly welcome and encourage applications from talented individuals of all backgrounds and characteristics.

If you need any support in accessing this opportunity, please do not hesitate to discuss this with us.

How to apply for the role of Marketing Executive?

Please submit your application including a cover letter & examples of your work that showcase your skills and experience relevant to the requirements for this role.

We look forward to receiving your application! Application closing date Monday 18th September!!

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV’s from agencies.