PR Account Executive – Travel PR
What’s the gig?
FINN Partners is on the hunt for an Account Executive to join our UK travel PR practice. Ideally, you will have a minimum of one year of experience in PR or within journalism. You will need experience of media relations and pitching, writing, and social media comms as well as a passion for the travel industry. You will have the desire or impulse to travel, wander and explore this beautiful world and be ready to bring your passion to an award-winning integrated agency.
What you’ll be up to?
As Account Executive you will support the wider team and work with some of the best destinations and brands in the business. You will keep on top of the media, there’s a lot of reading for everyone here at FINN, papers, magazines and online to ensure we continue to develop opportunities and create inspiring content. You will be monitoring and creating media lists, putting together activity reports, writing releases, organising, and hosting events, selling in stories, and attending client meetings. Hosting media and keeping on top of journalistic needs and deadlines is integral to the role as well as arranging those all-important press trips. You’ll join brainstorms and develop ideas as a team; we are a collaborative bunch and want the opinions of all team members.
Day to day?
There is no typical day… generally, working hours are 9.00- 5:30pm, Monday to Friday but sometimes there are times you will be out until late or up at the crack of dawn organising photo shoots or attending events – that is the nature of PR. We offer a hybrid working structure that offers a mix of WFH and WFO and our gorgeous new office next to Liverpool Street Station is designed for hybrid brainstorms, meetings and get-togethers as a team.
What do you need to succeed?
- General awareness of the travel and hospitality sector
- Some work experience in public relations or a related field with a minimum of 1 year of agency/PR experience
- Enthusiasm and desire to be involved in award-winning PR campaigns
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Knowledge of influencer landscape and opportunities
- Excellent writing and presentation skills
- Good attention to detail, organisation and confidence are all a must
- Resourceful and innovative
- Team player
- IT whizz
- A love of travel
- University degree
What do we offer?
- Discretionary annual bonus
- 25 days holiday plus 5 additional “summer days”
- Comprehensive medical, dental and life insurance
- Pension scheme
- Referral bonuses for hiring and new business
- Free breakfast and complimentary snacks
- Wellness subsidy
- Monthly cost of living support
- Professional development opportunities aimed at unlocking your full potential to enhance your skills and abilities and make you a travel PR rockstar
While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those in whom we have a greater interest.
We are committed to managing your personal information securely and with respect in accordance with the General Data Protection requirements. Our Recruitment Privacy Notice can be viewed at https://www.finnpartners.uk/gdpr-europe.html.
We are committed to a comprehensive policy for diversity and inclusion. Our diversity statement can be viewed at https://www.finnpartners.uk/diversity-statement.html.
We are a flexible, gregarious team full of traditional values with an evolving quest to develop and originate innovate content and award-winning ideas. We are creative thinkers that go beyond what a campaign, journalist, influencer, or brand requires.
Named as a Best Place to Work 2020 by PR Week, 1000+ of the most accomplished professionals in the industry make up Finn Partners. With 20 offices across eight countries around the world, our managing partners alone have more than 175 years of combined experience working in the consumer, technology, travel & leisure, financial services, healthcare, education and manufacturing sectors. The firm offers a full-service approach including integrated public relations, content creation, social, digital marketing and research services. Founded in New York in 2011 by Peter Finn with an innovative new model in which entrepreneurial spirit, innovation and partnership drive client success and sustainable agency growth, the firm delivers world-class client service, coupled with best-in-class employment practices, to produce award-winning work and a rewarding culture.
We are committed to managing your personal information securely and with respect in accordance with the General Data Protection requirements. Our Recruitment Privacy Notice can be viewed at https://www.finnpartners.com/uk/gdpr-europe/.
We are committed to a comprehensive policy for diversity and inclusion. Our diversity statement can be viewed at https://www.finnpartners.com/uk/diversity-policy/