Account Supervisor - Travel

Employer
JG Black Book PR
Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Competitive Annual Salary + health, dental, and 401k
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Closes
Oct 29, 2017
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Account Supervisor

JG Black Book is seeking a smart, savvy and driven Account Supervisor with 5 years of agency experience to join a growing PR division in a firm that specializes in luxury lifestyle and travel experiences. Clients include boutique hotels, tour operators, DMC's and tourism boards. This is a great opportunity to work with incredible clients and be part of a growing company, as well as take your career to the next level.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain solid relationships with journalists, bloggers and influencers
  • Provide strategic direction to clients and team
  • Maintain client relationships through meetings, conference calls, general contact, meeting agendas, notes, reports, etc.
  • Provide strategic, strong and consistent media results  and measurement
  • Assist with crisis communications
  • Identify stories and pitches; edit and write press releases, media pitches, etc.
  • Provide ideation and campaigns; participate in brainstorms
  • Perform research and analysis of clients and the marketplace
  • Stay on top of current industry news, trends and technology; attend events; network

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS or BA and 5 years’ work experience in travel/hospitality and lifestyle PR
  • Ability to adapt to fast-paced, multi-tasking, unique work environment
  • Proven ability to resolve client issues quickly and efficiently
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to fast-paced, multi-tasking, unique work environment
  • Solid portfolio of secured media coverage to include national, magazine, newspaper, TV and online clips
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the media, including industry-appropriate bloggers and influencers

Company Description:

JG Black Book is a global hospitality firm offering a full range of sales, marketing, public relations and branding services to clients in the travel and travel lifestyle sectors. The firm specializes in helping travel companies and destinations gain traction against larger, more well-known competitors, offering a one-stop resource for growing exposure, building networks and increasing sales. Our team of industry veterans, unique service model, and powerful connections have built the firm's reputation as a trusted advisor for over 125 of the world's most celebrated travel brands including Singita, Micato Safaris, explora and the countries of Belize and British Virgin Islands.