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Date Added: Wed 01/11/2023

PR Account Manager (Travel)

London, EC4N, UK
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Company: TRAVEL TRADE RECRUITMENT LIMITED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Do you have a passion for Travel / PR? Are you an experienced PR Account / Senior Account Manager and looking for your next exciting opportunity?

We are working with a Travel Communication Agency based in London who have an exciting, creative position available for an experienced PR Account / Senior Account Manager with a flair for managing multiple clients across various sectors of Travel, including Destination, Aviation and Travel Tech.

You will be Managing exciting destination accounts from around the world, the role is appropriate for an experienced Travel PR Manager who's ready to hit the ground running. You will also mentor and manage an Account Executive and be part of the wider PR team, working closely on day-to-day running of accounts, plus shorter projects and seasonal campaigns. This position will focus on media strategy, innovative brand campaigns, journalists liaison, press trips (some international travel will be required), organising and hosting client events and the fine art of multiple client management.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Manage and implement clients' PR and comms strategy in conjunction with the wider account teams.
Manage the day-to-day client accounts and be a point of contact for clients.
Curate an activity plan of pitches, press trips and partnerships that reflect specific client brand messaging and increase awareness.
Implement PR strategies that engage key external stakeholders and provide demonstrable ROI for our clients.
Organise and lead press trips.
Provide monthly and campaign reports with in-depth analysis for future changes.
Provide insight into new influencers and engage with the online travel community to suggest new and creative ideas based on account strategies.
Host clients and journalists for meetings, events and missions.
Oversee team members and work closely within the wider PR team.
Work closely with the trade, digital and creative teams on overall account management and strategies
Undertake regular competitor analysis and provide development ideas and innovative suggestions
Project management when it arises
Paid media partnership and broadcast project management
Financial management and budget reportingThe person:

Joining an incredible team at a successful creative travel agency, the right candidate must be passionate about travel, highly creative and a strong writer. You will have the opportunity to excel within a dynamic hands-on agency and help lead on some of our most exciting travel clients.

Excellent communication skills - you must be able to write snappy, engaging pitch content as well as longer form reports and pitches
A passion for PR and an understanding of media landscape - you live and breathe the latest trends and are always thinking of how to improve client output
Strategic and creative thinking
Experience in setting up, managing and reporting on press trips and influencer campaigns, as well as hosting in destination
Experience of managing a team and overseeing staff development
Experience of running integrated campaigns across multiple disciplines
Excellent media contacts across travel and lifestyle media (on and off-line)
Willingness to work outside normal business hours and the occasional weekend with promotional activities, conferences, events, press trips and tradeshows
Understanding of social media and the use of content within wider PR strategies and competency with use of Facebook and Instagram
Experience in and understanding of the travel industry preferable
Enthusiasm and willingness to work on client projects and new business pitches
Documents eligible to work in the UK
Ability to travel worldwide if needed, particularly the USA (vaccination required)
A full current UK driving licence is preferredThe package:

Salary dependant on experience
23 days holiday plus bank holidays (for every year of service, another day is accrued up to the total of 30)
Travel opportunities (International)
Weekly Wellness Hour
Staff recognition and rewards, including Employee of the Month award
Remote and in-office hybrid working
Seasonal company socials
Central London location
Previews to seasonal events and exhibitions at Somerset HouseInterested?

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