Vacancy Reference: GC1631
Position: Marketing and PR Assistant
Location: York
Competitive salary and benefits

Closing date: Sunday 11th December

Be moved to join Grand Central in this new position within our Commercial team, reporting to the Marketing Manager. Our brand and culture is all about moving people, and a belief in better runs through everything we do.    

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the rapid growth of a unique and distinctive train company.  Grand Central is an open-access train operator linking the North East and West Yorkshire with London. We are part of Arriva which has a diverse portfolio of train and bus operating companies in the UK and Europe.

We run 18 trains per day and are one of the UK’s leading train operators, as per the industry-wide National Rail Passenger Survey. We have yet again topped Which Magazine’s customer survey with an overall score of 79%, the highest score achieved by a train company in the last five years.

As Marketing and PR Assistant you’ll produce customer-facing collateral, execute offline marketing campaigns and deliver an ongoing programme of PR activity. You’ll work with external agencies and internal colleagues to ensure these communicate the Grand Central brand, get across our points of difference, and make us stand out in a competitive marketplace. Your aim is to generate awareness, drive journey growth, encourage use of our website and keep existing customers informed and engaged.  

If you are commercially-minded, with previous experience of offline marketing and PR and are used to working as part of a small team, then we would love to hear from you.  Based in central York, the role offers a competitive salary and free travel on Grand Central and other Arriva UK rail services. 

If you would like to take your career in a new and challenging direction please complete one of our application forms and email to Recruitment at or print and post to Grand Central Railway Company Limited Recruitment, 3rd Floor, Northern House, 9 Rougier Street, York, Y01 6HZ.