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PR MANAGER

 

THE COMPANY 

European Travel Ventures is the company behind The Yacht Week & The Ski Week; since our start in 2006 we have taken onboard more than 50,000 guests from over 100 countries and established a truly global community of travellers from all paths of life. The head office in London, UK is run by a team of young, highly skilled and passionate individuals who puts making friends and exploring the world at the heart of everything they do. While we are just over 30 people working full-time all year, the team extends to hundreds more over the event season. The largest part of our success is down to our knowledgeable, enthusiastic and incredibly hardworking team.
 

Our vision is to create extraordinary experiences that spread joy, spark an appreciation for our planet and inspire curious people to become part of our global family.

 

THE ROLE 

We are looking for a PR Manager with at least 4 years PR experience gained from travel and or lifestyle background to join our growing Sales and Marketing team at our head office in London, UK.

As a core member of the Sales and Marketing team you will be heading up the PR efforts across the brand portfolio. Reporting directly to the Head of Sales & Marketing, you will be in charge of all press related activities across the board, simultaneously manage a number of communications projects, deliver strategic communications, maintain and generate excellent relationships with press contacts and contribute to social media.

This is a mid-level role which will require both high-level strategic thinking as well as a carefully thought through execution with attention to detail. For the first year this will be an autonomous role to a large extent, however, the aim would be for you to build a team around you as the company grows.

RESPONSIBILITIES (The Yacht Week and The Ski Week)

  • Maintain and generate excellent relationships with press contacts.
  • Simultaneously manage a number of communications projects.
  • Plan and execute important press trips.
  • Brand and reputation management.
  • Deliver strategic communications.
  • Attend and manage key events.
  • Contribute to social media.
 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 years experience in a similar role.
  • Thrive in face-paced agency environment.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Have highly impressive press contacts in travel, lifestyle and fashion publications.
  • Have experience in running and managing event/press trips.
  • Be able to motivate and lead by example.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject.
  • Comfortable with financial budgets and proposals.
  • Very high ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively.
  • Availability and keen interest to travel.
  • Other languages proficiency is a plus but not necessary.
 

BENEFITS

  • No suits.
  • Cool office space.
  • Creative brainstorm hours.
  • Access to The Yacht Week and The Ski Week events.
  • Real strong coffee.
  • International and diverse office featuring employees with impressive bios.
  • Beer fridge Fridays.
  • Group Bonus Scheme.
  • Pension matching scheme.
  • Eligibility to participate in a private health scheme.
 

STATUS

We do not to sponsor Visa applications. As such all applicants must have right to live and work in the United Kingdom. Interviews will be conducted in London and applicants will be expected to attend at own expense.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The role will start as soon as a successful candidate is identified. You will be based in The Yacht Week office in London.

SALARY

Competitive salary + bonuses.

APPLICATIONS 

Join our merry gang in the London office and become part of one of the coolest concepts in the world right now by sending your CV and cover letter by the 25 January 2018 to: michelle.ds@europeantravelventures.com
 
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