1 April 2019

Proud purveyors of London’s spirit – Portobello Road Gin – have collaborated with legendary rock musician and Dire Straits frontman, Mark Knopfler OBE, to launch a distinctive, special edition ‘rock n roll’ gin this March.

Mark Knopfler – who is a passionate gin fan and former Notting Hill local – worked with Portobello Road Gin’s co-founder, Jake F. Burger to create Local Heroes No.3, which is a bold gin that combines Portobello Road Gin’s nine signature botanicals with lime zest, fresh cucumber peel and olive oil. The unique combination of botanicals results in a robustly ginny profile with strong spice flavour and heat which are quickly tempered by the coolness of cucumber.

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25 March 2019


Mum might be the gin to your tonic, but buying a gift for Mother’s Day can be tricky. We’ve all been guilty of falling into the generic flowers and chocolate trap so why not make this year extra special?

We have  gift ideas for all discerning gin lovers that you’ll get to enjoy as much as Mum(if you’re lucky!)

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4 January 2019


We’re looking for a Social Media and Content Marketing Executive to join our team at Portobello Road Gin.

Founded in 2011 above a pub on its namesake road, Portobello Road Gin is now one of the world’s fastest growing independent gin brands with a growing portfolio of products and fast paced international expansion. In addition, Portobello Road Gin also owns West London’s The Distillery, which is a four floor mecca for discerning drinkers and home to the highly acclaimed Ginstitute experience.

In this role you will support the marketing of Portobello Road Gin’s products, as well as the marketing for The Distillery, The Ginstitute and the company’s wider portfolio of events which include tequila experiences and immersive dining.

You will work with the marketing team to develop exciting campaigns with the aim to promote the brand’s existing portfolio of products and experiences, as well launch several exciting new projects.

This is a great role for an ambitious and driven individual and offers plenty of career progression.

The Role

Social Media

Develop captivating yet commercially focussed social media campaigns.

Create platform specific content for Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter.  

Manage a multi-channel publishing schedule for all posts, optimising according to day and time to increase customer engagement.

Work with external creative agencies to create original and engaging content in the form of video, photography and animation.

Post live stories from our events, venues and experiences

Post and manage paid social media advertising

Produce monthly reports on social media performance

Grow, develop and manage our online communities.

Respond to community enquiries and comments to increase engagement

Keep abreast of new developments in social media, on existing platforms and new areas.

Meet specific KPIs in relation to engagement, follower growth and sales.


Email Marketing

Plan, write and produce regular email campaigns on a weekly basis using Mailchimp

Work with external creative agencies to create captivating visual content for all emailers

Manage and monitor automated campaigns

Produce monthly reports on email performance

Develop tactics to Increase subscribers

Meet specific KPIs in relation to engagement, subscribers and sales.


Content Marketing

Produce original content for our websites, blog and third party websites

Copywriting for adverts and other brand activity

Drive traffic to website with a content-led strategy

Produce SEO friendly copy

Work with external creative agencies to create audio visual content


PR and Influencer Marketing

Support Head of PR and Marketing on PR campaigns

Respond to journalist enquiries

Help deliver influencer campaigns, identifying relevant influencers and managing relations with existing brand advocates.

Help manage events, brand activations and product launches across the UK.


Who are we looking for?

One – two years minimum in a marketing role

Excellent communicator who is able to produce original and unique content, including demonstrable copywriting experience.

Excellent understanding of how social media works as a marketing tool and how to exploit the benefits of the different platforms for business growth

Strong eye for excellent design and beautiful imagery

Knowledge of Mailchimp and email-marketing

Experience of working with creative and design agencies from brief to delivery

Highly organised, including strong time-management

Capable of multi-tasking and managing simultaneous projects

Knowledge of who the latest influencers are, in the areas of drink, food, travel and lifestyle

Understanding of how to write for SEO

Demonstrable passion for the drinks, hospitality and experience industries

Photography and design skills are highly desired but not essential

Languages (Spanish and Italian) are desired but not essential

What’s in it for you?

Competitive salary + bonus

Company benefits

28 days holiday

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter and salary expectations to Hayley Johnson. Portfolios of your work are also welcomed


26 December 2018

A good old fashioned Boxing Day enlivener is one of those #momentsofchristmas to refuel and revive for the day ahead.

For country walks or visiting friends you’ll need a go-to-cure for your hazy head. To get you back in the game, feeling right as reign, we’ve crafted a hearty tipple made from a plethora of time honoured ingredients.

Our Red Snapper is the superior cousin of the classic Bloody Mary, made with gin instead of vodka, and designed to put some vim and vigour back in your life.

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26 December 2018

Make the moment of Christmas card writing a relaxing and indulgent experience. Take the time to pen some thoughtful words to friends and family while savouring the flavours of a festive cocktail.

Our fresh and invigorating Clementine Copa will help bring our the wordsmith in you.

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18 December 2018

Full from the feast of the day it’s time to dust off old board games and set up the table for one of the most competitive #momentsofchristmas

The simple pleasures of classic games can’t be beaten, a time for tactics and cunning as you outfox your auntie, collude with your cousin or demand a rematch with your dad.

As you move round the board be sure to take a chance on our twist on the classic Christmas drink… The Improved Snowball. It’s guaranteed to get you back in the game.

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14 December 2018

Craft making trinkets, for your home or for friends, is one of the #momentsofchristmas to make the season merry and bright.

Whether crafting bespoke baubles, wreaths, cards or garlands take time for yourself with our fruity and flavoursome Berry G & Tea.

Made with our classic No.171 gin this festive tipple will help you spread good cheer this season.

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13 December 2018

The old fashioned is a drink which was traditionally made with American whisky and in the modern era has become the go to drink for showcasing the complexities of many other brown spirits.

A white spirit such as Directors Cut No. 4 gin is perhaps a little more unusual to find in an Old Fashioned style drink. Here we have used a maple syrup to sweeten the drink rather than the more traditional sugar syrup which echoes the caramelised maple and honey parsnip notes found in the gin.

A great one to sip around the fireside after dinner.

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12 December 2018

Make the #momentsofchristmas card writing a relaxing and indulgent experience. Take the time to pen some thoughtful words to friends and family while savouring the flavours of a festive cocktail.

Our fresh and invigorating Clementine Copa will help bring out the wordsmith in you.

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11 December 2018

Gift-giving is one of the most joyful #momentsofchristmas. So as you spend a cosy night in, hidden away from peeping eyes and wrapping heartfelt presents to be discovered under the tree come Christmas morning, be sure to treat yourself to an indulgent tipple or two.

So for the #momentsofchristmas when you’re snipping, sticking, folding and twirling, we recommend our Portobello Road Gin Aexander cocktail.

Why the curious spelling we here you cry? Well it’s Christmas so there’s no-el (sorry!).

The Aexander is like a sweet treat after dinner dessert, made with gin, cherry liqueur, double cream and spoonful of mince pie mincemeat.

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