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PR Account Manager - Travel & Hospitality

Job title: PR Account Manager - Travel & Hospitality
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York City, NY
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 401858
Contact name: Bridget Mascolo
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

PR ACCOUNT MANAGER - TRAVEL & HOSPITALITY

Client Overview: 

Our client We are a creative communications agency. We offer communications, creative, strategic, production and digital services to inspirational brands in consumer and luxury sectors. What we love? To start conversations, to focus the spotlight, to create legacy.


Position Overview: 
 
Seeking an experienced PR Account Manager to work across travel and hospitality clients in an exciting, fast-paced and growing New York agency. 
 
Key requirements:

  • Strong media contacts across national consumer and trade press, especially within the travel and food/drink sectors
  • Experienced in managing multiple clients within a busy agency environment
  • Good client relationship building skills
  • Confident presenting skills 
  • Super organizational skills with strong attention to detail  
  • Strong writing skills with proven ability to secure coverage from pitches written
  • Experienced in managing junior members of the team 
  • An enthusiastic, ‘can-do’ attitude and hard working ethic 


As a PR Account Manager your responsibilities would include:


Public Relations

  • To secure regular press coverage across all your accounts on an ongoing basis
  • To write quality and grammatically correct media materials  
  • To maintain and deliver appropriate press lists
  • To develop and maintain press contacts through frequent communication and meetings 
  • To research forthcoming features by regular proactive contact with the media
  • Identify trends, creative feature angles and orchestrate brainstorms in which you bring creative ideas 


Client Management & Relations

  • To develop and maintain good client relations at all times
  • To act as the day to day point of contact for clients (with the support of your Account Director)
  • To call clients regularly and update on activity / maintain contact
  • To ensure all relevant materials are prepared for each meeting e.g agenda 


Team Management

  • To meet regularly with your Account Director to assist in planning strategy, discuss opportunities, and relay achievements
  • To ensure that your team discharges their duties in a responsible, timely and professional manner, in particular to ensure that all admin is achieved
  • To monitor and assess junior team members’ performance and feedback to your Account Director
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