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Assistant Account Executive, Travel Public Relations Agency

Location: New York, Remote Considered (except Colorado)

Assistant Account Executive, Travel Public Relations Agency

FINN Travel Lifestyle public relations practice is looking for an Assistant Account Executive to join our expanding team, and work with exciting clients including domestic and international destinations, transportation industries including airlines and the cruise industry, hotels and resorts (including property and brand level), and travel related services. Finn Partners is an award-winning global public relations and integrated marketing agency.  This position is located in our NY, NY global HQ – qualified local applicants seeking an in-office role or qualified applicants residing in the USA Eastern Time Zone who seek a remote work role are all encouraged to apply.   

The AAE will be part of an energetic, successful and award-winning PR Travel team, focused on a diverse range of public relations accounts in the travel lifestyle and tourism industry. Responsibilities include media relations, client relations, and writing.  We require someone who is a quick learner, rapidly executes tasks effectively, loves to multi-task, is detail oriented, and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.

At Finn Partners, an Assistant Account Executive assists in researching and analyzing issues relevant to the client, and assists in supporting day-to-day public relations account activities and administration.  We encourage every team member to excel, and fast track, by impressing us with capabilities above the norm.  

Responsibilities:

  • Write and distribute basic materials including pitch letters, news releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, bios, newsletters, prepared remarks and program elements
  • Develop pitches and work with targeted media on story development
  • Handle standard media requests
  • Research and monitor client’s business and industry to maintain a current knowledge base
  • Assist in research and preparation for new business pitches
  • Coordinate production and distribution of material with internal service departments to create print and video products
  • Organize and implement events and promotions for the client
  • Represent client at events or trade shows
  • Assist in account administration duties such as activity reports
  • Proactively develop relationships with external audiences (media, third party constituencies, etc.) to convey the client’s message
  • Contribute to the success of FINN Partners Travel & Lifestyle division

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Prior PR agency work experience or internships
  • Travel/tourism experience is a plus
  • Spanish language skills are a double plus, but not a deal breaker
  • Experience working with traditional and social media strategies and campaigns
  • Strong project management skills; manages concurrent multiple projects
  • Strong communications skills both oral and written (including editing skills)
  • Experience using all Microsoft Office products

To Apply:

Please upload your resume, upload your cover letter detailing your recruitment prior work experience, and indicate your desired salary in $US Dollars. While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest.

About Finn Partners:

Finn Partners was launched in late 2011 to realize Peter Finn’s vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Specialty areas include technology, consumer, education, travel & lifestyle, CSR, arts, health, and public and corporate affairs.

We are entrepreneurial-minded, global, and focused on integrated programs that bring to life the world-changing technologies, products, and services of our client partners.

Our company culture celebrates delighting our clients with innovative and creative campaigns and programs, and we provide opportunities for our employees to conduct career-meaningful work in a creative, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun environment.  As Peter Finn says, “We work hard and play nice.”

Headquartered in New York City, the agency has 850+ employees, with offices in cities including Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Paris, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, and Washington D.C. Find us at and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners.