NJF Senior Account Director - Travel, Hospitality & Tourism

MMGY Global
New York City, New York (US)
Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Provide salary requirements with your application
Apr 19, 2019
Travel - SAD 04.19.19
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Go places with us! At NJF, we are global connectors, storytellers and curators of travel experiences – inspiring people to view the world differently and then see it for themselves. We are the award-winning public relations, social media and experiential marketing practice of largest travel marketing company in the world, MMGY Global, and are looking for talented candidates to serve a growing roster of domestic and international destination, hotel & resort, cruise line, train, tour operator, attraction and restaurant clients. We’ve made it our job, passion and mission to inspire people to go places.

We are hiring a Senior Account Director (SAD) to help lead our New York public relations practice.  If you are smart, strategic, enjoy mentoring others, creating and outputting award-winning work,then this job is for you.  

We don’t believe in micro managing, just a results-oriented focus on the “big picture.” We offer room for growth, the chance to make a real impact with your valued contributions, and half-day Fridays throughout the year (plus Waffle Wednesdays, Spin the Globe lunches, Road Warriors travel perks and Flight School training program – and more).

The primary focus of this role is: strategic thinking, account management, client counsel, profitability, and organic growth, in addition to team oversight and development. This position also begins to take on additional responsibilities for management and growth of the entire PR practice. In this leadership role, the SAD lends expertise and oversees account activity and cross channel communication to ensure operational efficiency to meet both client and agency goals. The SAD is also responsible for budgeting, staffing, resource allocation, new business development and general agency business practices. S/he is also expected to maintain quality control and has a high-level of involvement in agency promotion, agency culture, new business development, proposal writing and presenting on behalf of the agency.


  • BA/BS college degree in communications or journalism and 8-10+ years PR/related experience with direct travel and lifestyle client background preferred
  • High level travel/hospitality/lifestyle print, digital and broadcast media contacts
  • Strong mentor
  • Proficient editor
  • Self-starter
  • Organized
  • Superior people skills
  • Problem solver
  • Savvy client counsel
  • Creative thinker
  • Good sense of humor and a love for travel a must!

Please email your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in this position, plus salary requirements, via the link provided.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. NJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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