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Public Relations and Social Media Manager

Victoria, LondonAttractive package, Fix, Bonus, Health and strong equities

Public Relations and Social Media Manager

Victoria, London

Attractive package, Fix, Bonus, Health and strong equities

About you.
You are a talented Public Relations professional (client side or from an agency) as well as a true Social Media expert with a strong interest for Media relations and looking for a new experience in a company who cares about its employees and customers.
You are looking to extend your responsibilities by taking on the full management of two leading brands within their industry and you are ready to coop with the challenge to develop them into fully UK wide well-known brands.
You have obviously exceptional written and verbal communications skills, but you also have a proven success of securing broadcast print and online coverage for news announcements, features and targeted pitches.
You consider yourself a creative and strategic thinker who can develop story ideas and pitches targeted to appropriate media. You also feel more than able to balance priorities, manage multiple projects and implement on-going PR plans.
Last but not least you are willing to join a team of hard workers, but who know how not taking themselves too seriously, and bring your own sense of fun to our London Office.
What will you do?
You will be responsible for contributing to the development of the PR plan and the implementation of strategies and programs.
You will write and distribute press releases, pitches and other media collateral with the objectiveof generating significant print, broadcast and online media coverage. In relation, you will research and develop effective story angles.
You responsibilities will also include the development of relationships with key media to generate relevant, on-message press coverage.
Furthermore, in parallel to planning events, tradeshows, conferences and media tours, you will develop and implement a long term social media strategy. This strategy should focus on raising brand awareness, generating a positive buzz and ultimately delivering leads.
You will develop new engagement programs for social media outlets and be conversant with all media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, blogs and forums as well as niche market sites, staying abreast of new social media technologies and new ways to connect with customers.
Finally you will manage the workload of our external agency and manage an internal team of 2 people.
What do we have to offer?
You will join a very successful company backed by strong investor as Google Ventures, in one of the few sector spared by the crisis, with revenue increased 20% year-over-year.
We offer you an attractive package, Fix, Bonus, Health and strong equities.
You will be part of the HomeAway® team in our offices in London Victoria, in walking distance from the tube station. You will work in a modern office with probably the best views of London within a motivated team, supervised by a management team with a sense for what is possible and what is not.
Furthermore, you will report to our UK Marketing Director who will not only guide and coach you, but you will also work closely with our Regional Director on many interesting projects.
Who are we?
HomeAway, Inc is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals, with sites representing nearly 720,000 paid vacation rental home listings throughout more than 145 countries. We offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations.
We are one of the most exciting companies in the internet space, fast growing and highly profitable with exceptional opportunities in front of us – we are a global team inspired to transform an industry.
Founded in 2005, HomeAway has revolutionized the industry, and we remain focused on our mission of delighting our customers and building the world’s largest and most complete marketplace for vacation rentals. We have a strong team of talented & motivated professionals, a unique culture that rewards innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, and an incredible success story to share.

18 January 2013
18 February 2013
Timothee Laurent
Full Time