PR & Marketing Coordinator
We're looking for a dynamic professional to execute, measure and optimize our marketing and public relations campaigns in order to drastically increase the traffic to our website and build our brand awareness. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated person who gets excited about being able to utilize their skills and creativity to have an immediate impact on our company's growth. This is the type of position that won't be lost in the shuffle and will report directly to the Director of PR & Marketing. As part of the PR & Marketing team, this person will help execute the overall strategy to increase traffic to our website, and keep BnBFinder at the forefront of guest, innkeeper and the media's attention.Duties & Responsibilities:Develop story angles and pitches for member properties and the BnBFinder brand and secure placements in print, digital and broadcast outletsWrite and edit company collateral including press releases, monthly newsletters, blog posts, articles, and website contentCultivate relationships with industry professionals and traditional and new media to increase placements; keep updated database of media contactsManage calendar of press releases and pitchesDrive awareness of BnBFinder activity and extend reach through social media; leverage social media proactively for PRIndentify opportunities for content partnerships Qualifications & Skills:Strong oral and written communicationsSolid editing skillsSome experience developing story angles and pitching national, regional mediaAbility to multi-task in fast-paced, goal-driven environmentHighly organized with a strong attention to detailCreative thinker, resourceful and opportunistic Self starter, strategic thinker who is self-confident, committed, enthusiastic and not afraid to take on a lot of responsibility in order to help manage our marketing and PR campaignsTravel/hospitality experience a plusPhotoshop experience a plusCision and WordPress experience a big plus Minimum Experience Required:3-4 years of PR and marketing experience requiredIf you think this position sounds like your ideal job and you want to grow with us, please send a cover letter telling us why including relevant experience that supports this along with your resume and salary expectations.