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PR Director - P&O Cruises

Carnival UK
Southampton, Hampshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
26 Nov 2021
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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a world-leading cruise company, you will have the chance on a daily basis to think outside the box, get creative and build long lasting relationships across the many platforms of media relations. With breath-taking destinations, brand new Excel-class ships and exciting partnerships including Gary Barlow and celebrity chefs, you will have plenty of content and news.  P&O Cruises is striving to be Britain’s number one holiday choice, so think smart and make us your number one choice.

The role

The PR director role is an exciting position within a small dedicated team of experts, you will play a key role alongside vice-president, manager and executive. The role requires a proactive and creative approach, proven experience of executing stand-out eye catching editorial and events across all print, online, broadcast and social media ensuring whilst keeping our guest experience at the heart of everything we do.

You will work closely with the team to maintain P&O Cruises as the authoritative voice within the industry and ensure that all activity is completed to a high standard with keen attention to detail and creative flare.

About you

We are looking for an articulate, collaborative and passionate individual with proven experience in PR ideally in the travel industry. You will have a track record in creating stand out communications, social media content and event management with an ability to exceed challenging and multiple deadlines whilst working in a fast paced environment.

You must have strong writing skills with attention to detail, the ability to speak up, challenge and engage your peers whilst creating a diverse and motivating environment with trusted stakeholder relationships

You will be based at our Southampton head office, which has excellent transport links and parking close by.

The role will also require travel to the ships or events, and there will be the opportunity for working from home, offering great flexibility.

About the team:

This small team really packs a punch in terms of delivering meaningful, high profile, sector-leading communications, editorial content and crisis support that constantly helps to drive and grow existing audiences, appeal to new ones and maintain the reputation of P&O Cruises.

This team is inspired by new experiences and is driven to bring the very best of them to the attention of our guests. Collaborative working is also essential in the success of this team as we work closely with internal and external partners with a goal to maximise positive exposure for P&O Cruises.

Join us on our journey - apply now.

This position has been levelled at CUK05.

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About Us

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide world class cruise holidays and take enormous pride in our service excellence, creating unforgettable holiday happiness.  We're looking for talented colleagues who will share our commitment to this purpose and to our global Culture Essentials Speak Up, Respect and Protect, Improve, Communicate, Listen & Learn and Empower.

Working with us means you'll be part of a tight-knit but truly diverse global team of passionate people.  You'll be supported to drive your development, from formal learning to the life lessons of worldwide travel.  We believe in inclusion and the power of diversity, so you'll be encouraged to bring your unique perspectives and experiences, and help us understand what you need to do your best work.  

We work flexibly and will support you to find a healthy balance of remote working and time in our fantastic office collaborating, taking part in events and developing the social connections that make working with us so rewarding.

About the Team

The over-arching vision of the P&O Cruises Sales and Marketing team to become Britain's #1 holiday choice.  With the introduction of two new ships over the next few years, the brand is growing through a period of unprecedented growth.  Our team of experts drive innovation and effectiveness across the entire customer  communications and engagement journey.  From using advertising and digital media to source newcomers, to creating meaningful and personalised relationships with our current guests.  All of this ultimately ensures we leave them with a feeling of unforgettable holiday happiness. Working closely with internal and external teams, as well as our trade partners, we strive to deliver the very best guest experience, ensuring a seamless and efficient journey from initial purchase, enjoying their holiday through to retention through all distribution channels. 

Join us on our journey - apply now.


An exciting and dynamic company, delivering luxury cruise holidays with world famous brands. With a portfolio containing such prestigious brands as Cunard Line, P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises, Carnival UK is a major player in the global leisure industry. We are not only the market leader for UK cruising, but also one of the world’s best-known operators of premium-class passenger ships.

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