Senior Account Executive- Travel, Tourism & Hospitality- PR (NYC)
- Full Time
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. It is time for you to go places with us!
We are hiring a Senior Account Executive to join our growing public relations team in New York. If you are outgoing, energetic, innovative, and resourceful then this job is for you.
Duties will involve leading day-to-day client contact, story research, writing press releases and media pitches, developing packages/promotions, arranging interviews, coordinating and hosting press trips and executing marketing partnerships.
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).
- BA/BS college degree in communications or journalism and 4-5+ years PR/related experience with direct travel and lifestyle client background preferred
- Strong travel/hospitality/lifestyle print, broadcast and blog media contacts
- Sharp pitching skills
- Proficient writer
- Superior people skills
- Problem solver
- Savvy client counsel
- Creative thinker
- Enjoys working with and mentoring others
- Good sense of humor and a love for travel a must!