Account Supervisor – Public Relations (Focus on Travel & Hospitality)

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Posted
Nov 08, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Overview

Award-winning Public Relations and Marketing Communications firm with long history of iconic clients in the hospitality, travel, food and wine, and luxury lifestyle space, seeks a candidate for the position of Account Supervisor, Travel & Hospitality. The Account Supervisor (AS) of the Travel & Hospitality Group will be responsible for strategy development, senior level media relations and new business, as well as account profitability, division development, quality of account service and employee engagement. Candidate must have previous experience with Public Relations within the travel and hospitality arena.  Candidate must be energetic, team-driven, and passionate about hotels, travel and lifestyle, and will be tasked with day-to-day client and media relations with and for a dynamic mix of brands, with an emphasis on boutique hotels and resorts. Candidate must also have excellent written and oral communication skills, and have well established media relationships. The candidate will report to the Senior Director, Lifestyle & Travel.

Responsibilities

AS responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ideate, plan, develop and execute strategic media plans/programs, based on client needs
  • Develop strategic feature stories by cultivating relationships with top-tier consumers, businesses, and trade press
  • Coordinate media tours and press events
  • Draft press releases
  • Secure press meetings for clients
  • Serve as a day-to-day contact for clients
  • Identify and forge relationships with relevant strategic partners
  • Oversee event development, management, and execution in line with client platforms
  • Develop and manage budgets
  • Assist with core message development for brand platforms
  • Harness current client relationships for new business and seek out new potential clients
  • Participate in new business proposals and presentations
  • Manage the team
  • Monitor and identify trends/hot topics in the travel industry on a daily basis and apply them to client needs and programming
  • Identify and draft opportunities for clients

Requirements

  • Must have minimum of 6 Years’ PR & AGENCY experience
  • Experience with successfully managing high profile/prestige/luxury travel and hospitality clients including hotels and resorts
  • Strong media contacts (regional, national, international)
  • Experience in senior-level pitching & feature development (inclusive of broadcast)
  • Exceptional written & oral communications skills
  • Team player
  • Proactive with ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic working environment
  • Detail oriented
  • BS in related field such as Marketing, PR, Communications, and/or Journalism

About EVINS

EVINS is an award-winning branding, marketing and communications agency, specializing in the development of integrated multi-platform programs and campaigns for icon, legacy and luxury brands.  Founded in 1987, EVINS has been consistently recognized for its creative excellence, strategic planning and tactical execution. By forging long-term client partnerships, EVINS makes a measurable, meaningful and consequential contribution to the growth and success of its clients' businesses. For additional information, please visit our website (EVINS.com), or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.

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