PR Account Manager, Travel, £25-30k, London

£25000 - £30000 per annum
19 Aug 2013
16 Sep 2013
Kate Morgan
Full Time
Contract Type
I am currently recruiting for a seasoned travel PR Account Manager to join a reputation making travel PR agency that prides itself on their bright ideas, dedication and impressive results. With an award-winning track record this opportunity will allow you to shine and take responsibility for some heavyweight clients. You will be responsible for a range of exciting travel, tourism and hospitality brands and you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most passionate, experienced and well-connected individuals in the business. Clients range from local and international hotels, resorts and destinations to airlines and online travel sites.

As Account Manager you will be responsible for driving your accounts and executing PR activities in accordance with the PR strategy within budget. You will and have a thorough understanding of all media and communications skills/tools needed to achieve coverage across all PR areas.

Key Skills & Responsibilities:

*Excellent written skills, ability to write creative and factually accurate press releases.
*Involvement in writing new business proposals, drafting reports, speeches and presentations as required.
*Driving the media relations programmes for all clients.
*Pro-actively seeking and identifying publicity opportunities for clients.
*Plan and manage all events on behalf of client whether cocktail functions, lunches, workshops, photocalls or press conferences.
*Excellent client facing skills, ability to lead client meetings and all necessary follow up.
*Delivery of client contact and monthly activity reports
*Be commercially aware, understanding the financial controls on all accounts, mark-up rules and budgeting procedures etc.
*Ability to motivate and supervise a small junior team.
*Ability to lead on new business brainstorms, research, proposals and presentations.

So, if you are currently a Senior Account Executive or Account Manager who has at least three years PR experience and comes from either a travel brand but has agency experience or you are currently in a travel PR agency then get in contact with Kate Morgan at Profiles Creative immediately to discuss your experience.