Hooked-on Group, the management company behind Blackfriars Restaurant, Hinnies Restaurant and the newly opened Dobson & Parnell on Newcastle's vibrant Quayside, is recruiting for the following positions:

Social Media & Marketing Executive 
We are looking to recruit a Social Media & Marketing Executive who will be based with the head office at Blackfriars in Newcastle city centre which includes a restaurant, Banquet Hall, Parlour Bar, Cookery School and Tasting Room located around a beautiful Cloister Garden.  There will also be regular visits to Dobson & Parnell, an exciting new restaurant on Newcastle quayside and Hinnies in Whitley Bay.
We are looking for someone who either has a Social Media Marketing degree and/or hands-on experience in managing a company's social media presence and working in the marketing field.
The ideal candidate needs to be commercially astute with the capable of spotting trends, identifying key business opportunities.  They will be self-confident with the ability to influence and persuade others with exceptional communication skills both written and verbal.
Key duties and responsibilities
Create content and populate all social media platforms across the Hooked-on Group such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube, Google+ 
Working in collaboration with Sales Managers across the group to create and develop brand marketing and promotional concepts and campaigns via social media to deliver the sales targets.
Explore avenues of consumer engagement, leveraging digital marketing and social media to devise and maintain an exceptional consumer engagement pathway.
Monitor and analyse social media data to track successes 
Ensure all content is within the relevant legislation laws and best practice, up to date and accurate
Provide marketing support to the Marketing Director in order to increase sales for the sales for the restaurant including PR, Digital marketing, print material, copywriting and external events
If you are passionate about social media, marketing and hospitality we would love to hear from you!
Email your cv with covering letter to
Hours: 35 hours per week

Speculative applications - Front of house and Kitchen

We are always on the lookout for talented waiting staff and chefs and are happy to receive speculative CVs.    Please send your covering email and CV to and specify which restaurant you would like to work in.