Hotel Engine is a Denver-based travel tech company on a mission to radically simplify trip management for businesses. We’re not a cumbersome travel management company, nor an online price aggregator. We’re a powerful network that brings hotels and businesses together. Our members save time, money and effort in managing their lodging programs, and our partners get access to loyal, high-value business travelers. It’s a true win-win. Following a 2021 series B funding round at a $1.3 billion valuation, we achieved remarkable growth in 2022. We expect 2023 to be our best year yet. 

Across our organization, we’re powered by exceptional talent. From our large Engineering and Product teams to Sales, Supplier Relations, Member Support, Data, Marketing and Operations, our team is forward-thinking, data-driven and customer-obsessed. We’re also a lot of fun — one of the many reasons we were named a Best Place to Work by Built In Colorado for the past four consecutive years. 

We value our individuality, and we also understand that together, we thrive. Most importantly, we know we’re not for everyone! Complacency doesn’t live here. We’re focused on finding the right people who are energized by our culture and bring diverse experiences and backgrounds that will help us unlock our full potential. Click here to view our DNA, and if you like what you see, please read on!

We are looking for a Communications Manager/Senior Manager who can help us build a world-class external and internal communications program for Hotel Engine that not only generates leads but also builds our brand. As a member of the marketing team, you’ll play a critical role executing communications strategies across various channels including earned media, social media, email and internal engagement platforms. 

Here’s What You’ll Do:  

  • Assist the team in externally launching company news, data reports and other key corporate announcements. 
  • Craft materials to support Hotel Engine’s media outreach efforts, including press releases, media alerts, pitches, media lists and briefings, responses for media requests etc.  
  • Oversee Hotel Engine’s awards and speaking program with the goal of increasing our win rate. 
  • Work with our external agency keeping the team aligned on upcoming announcements, the pitching calendar, new campaigns etc.  
  • Help craft content for Hotel Engine’s internal communications program including quarterly townhalls, monthly newsletters and weekly standups. 
  • Support the team in executing the annual Hotel Engine Summit for employees.  
  • Work with our People team on implementing strategies that Hotel Engine’s increase employer brand. 
  • Oversee Hotel Engine’s growing corporate social responsibility program, coordinate with partners on opportunities for program exposure, build our annual CSR report.  
  • Lead campaigns from ideation to execution to measurement when appropriate ensuring messaging and content is aligned across all channels – website, on platform, press, social, email, paid etc.   
  • Build and oversee PR measurement and reporting, create monthly and quarterly executive level reporting on key metrics.  

Here’s what we’re looking for:      

  • 7+ years’ experience in a similar role in a high-growth company   
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field preferred 
  • Experience working with press and influencers and proactive media pitching 
  • Strong writer and communicator 
  • Proven ability to think strategically, be a strong executor and manage campaigns from end-to-end 
  • Ability to work independently and be proactive in identifying opportunities and recommending solutions  
  • Ability to prioritize various projects and navigate change in a fast-paced environment  

Cash compensation:

  • The base salary for this role is $120K-$145K annually. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including prior experience, expertise & may vary from the amount above.

Hotel Engine Total Rewards Philosophy | We recognize that there is more to work than day-to-day responsibilities. Hotel Engine has been recognized on Built-in Colorado’s Best Places to Work list 3 years in a row (2020-2022) for our positive culture and robust growth opportunities.  

As a company, we’re also dedicated to giving back to our greater community, and have comprehensive corporate social responsibility programs supporting community, social justice and environmental causes. In addition to a collaborative, high-performing team environment, we’re pleased to offer benefits including:   

  • Competitive base salaries  
  • Annual performance bonuses 
  • Stock options for all associates + performance-based stock options  
  • Insurance benefits including medical coverage (with a plan available at no cost to employees) + 100% paid dental and vision insurance  
  • 401(k) plan with a match program
  • Unlimited PTO + 2 paid days each year to volunteer with your favorite non-profit 
  • Paid parental leave and family medical leave 
  • Hotel discounts through our exclusive platform 
  • The ability to make a real impact in an incredibly fast-growing organization; you’ll never be just another cog in the wheel.