Taco Bell Europe Headquarters- Woking, England, UK
Who is Taco Bell?
At Taco Bell, we know what it’s like to blaze some trails, kick up some dirt, and take tacos to where they have never been before. We are a brand of firsts and we invite you to join our team. Work here; Live Más.
What started as a single restaurant in 1962 in California, USA has grown to become an international success, and one of the premier quick service restaurant (QSR) brands of all time. In America we serve more than 36 million customers every week!
Taco Bell Europe represents an important future growth initiative for Yum. Our market consists of the UK, Cyprus, Netherlands, Romania, Finland and Iceland and our objective is to grow from 84 restaurants today to 130+ restaurants by end 2021. Ensuring that we build a sustainable economic model is a key component and marketing in the UK will play a key role in doing that.
Who is Yum!?
Taco Bell is one of the 3 brands operated by our parent company Yum! along with Pizza Hut and KFC. We are the world’s largest restaurant group.
Yum! isn’t your average Fortune 250 company. We like to do things a little differently. From our world-famous culture of fun and recognition to our focus on your career potential.
About the Job:
At Taco Bell, we aren’t just looking for candidates. We are looking for digital rock stars who understand youth culture and digital platforms better than anyone else. We are seeking the right person, a broad leader with a growth mindset to pave the future of Taco Bell’s Digital Innovation. In this exciting and unique role, you will leverage our digital channels (including our loyalty app, click & collect, restaurant kiosks and at home delivery channels), and create winning strategies to evolve our business model and customer experience across our UK restaurants.
Glen Bell was a trail-blazing entrepreneur who saw things differently when he started Taco Bell, and we apply the same mindset today. Through listening, learning, focusing on the right things and rapid prototyping, you will lead the team to get to market quickly with new ideas. You will validate and evolve programs, scaling what works across the system. Thinking like a start-up with the leadership of a winning brand is an extremely powerful advantage, and you will be part of a lean, innovative group that is shaking up the industry.
Leading and growing the Taco Bell UK loyalty programme you will partner with Taco Bell’s global team to develop our first test & learn plan using the UK as a global pilot market
You will develop our data & customer marketing strategy and collaborate to develop a marketing-tech stack framework to drive digital sales and monetize our loyalty data-base.
You will partner with our media agency to develop acquisition campaigns to continue building our base of fans.
You will develop customer segmentation & retention strategies to grow the value of our app users.
You will be obsessed with the user experience across all our digital platforms identifying & prioritizing opportunities to remove friction and to create a consistent brand experience across the Taco Bell app, as well as Restaurant Kiosks, Delivery, Click and Collect.
Test and evaluate results, optimizing performance and experience.
Educate and inspire the organization around, CRM, e-commerce, and digital innovation.
Collaborate with Marketing Leadership to bring Marketing strategy and briefs to life through new digital initiatives
Unlock new consumer insights to help develop innovation roadmap
Bridge the gap between the marketing team and the technology team
Franchisee, tech vendor and agency management.
Is This You?
3-5 years industry experience preferred – i.e. Sports Marketing, Gaming and Event Marketing experience
A high level of organizational skills
Interpersonal communications while maintaining high level of confidentiality
Proven track record of ability to utilize critical thinking skills and prioritize in a fast paced environment
Possesses ability to take initiative for problem solving and ability to discern the time frame in which material should be distributed to various entities
Prior sports and entertainment marketing experience
Experience in even coordination with proven ability to communicate, understanding role and direction in order to achieve first class executional excellence
Why Taco Bell?
We truly believe that where you work matters, and we know a thing or two about what makes employees happy. Join us on our mission of feeding people’s lives with más!
A career with Yum! offers much more than just fantastic earning potential. We reward hard work and achievement with amazing incentives and benefits, including;
Company and performance related bonus
Generous pension with up to 11% company contribution
Private healthcare with the option to increase to include family cover and extra dental cover
Annual holiday allowance starts at 25 days with the option to buy or sell up to 3 extra days per year
After 5 years’ service, annual holiday allowance increases to 30 days
We offer competitive maternity leave and flexible return to work options
Pick n Mix Benefits to convert them into your very own benefits plans that’s unique to you - options include gym membership, health screening and travel insurance