01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Marketing Director

Hippo Motor Group is a challenger brand in automotive retail with an ambitious growth plan. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service and providing a seamless car buying experience for both new and used vehicles. With a strong emphasis on innovation and scalability, we are evolving to meet the changing needs of the market.

As the Marketing Director at Hippo Motor Group, you will be at the forefront of driving growth in both our new and used car retail segments. Your strategic vision, combined with your expertise in performance marketing, ecommerce, CRM and brand, will be instrumental in shaping and executing our marketing strategy.

£80,000 - £120,000 per year
Full Time - Permanent (Hybrid 2 WFH Days)
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Develop and execute comprehensive marketing strategies to drive sales growth and enhance brand visibility across all channels.
  • Lead a talented marketing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.
  • Utilise performance marketing techniques to optimize ROI across various online and offline channels.
  • Work cross functionally with Sales, Product, Compliance and Customer Services to deliver targets whilst improving efficiency and quality.
  • Catalyst between customer acquisition, retention, and CDP capabilities.
  • Work closely with digital product to enhance the customer experience utilising AI and a progressive tech stack to deliver that.
  • Work alongside business stakeholders to deliver a best-in-practice omnichannel customer (internal and external) experience to blend physical interactions with digital touchpoints.
  • Leverage CRM tools and data analytics to identify customer insights and enhance the customer journey.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices, continuously seeking opportunities for innovation and improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with the founder and senior leadership team to align marketing efforts with overall business objectives and ambitious growth plans.
  • Proven experience in a senior marketing role within the automotive, financial services, or retail industry with a track record of driving growth.
  • Expertise in performance marketing, ecommerce, CRM, and digital marketing strategies.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team towards achieving common goals.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail
  • A growth mindset and a passion for innovation, constantly seeking new opportunities to drive business success.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to articulate and evidence the role brand plays in business scale and a competitive market.
  • Lunch on Hippo when passing probation.
  • Departmental incentives
  • Works social events
  • 2 years’ service- an additional day annual leave and £100 meal
  • 5 years’ service- 2 additional days annual leave and access to private health care
  • 10 years’ service- 3 additional days annual leave and a voucher
  • Employee of the quarter scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme.
  • Time for you- the opportunity to earn up to 4 early finishes/late starts per year.
  • Internal development and progression opportunities
  • Hippo Legends scheme
  • Senior account manager status
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Access to BEN the employee wellbeing support service

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.