Diamond PR is interviewing for an experienced Account Executive, preferably with experience relevant to the travel sector, to join our team of smart, creative and dynamic individuals. Looking for a forward thinker, self starter and enthusiastic individual.
Applicants should understand and have experience in all components of public relations, from campaign creation to client communication, and have solid media relationships nationally. An understanding of the travel industry and the workings of the hospitality sector is a definite plus.
3-5 years of PR experience or 2+ years in travel specific PR experience required, agency or in-house.
A few FAQ:
What is expected of the position?
The ability to:
-Secure regional and national coverage; land big features
-Pitch, secure and coordinate promotional and brand partnerships
-Maintain positive client relationships
-Work with support team members
-Be an integral part of client conference calls and meetings
-Travel and host press trips
-Ensure monthly results
-Execute social media/influencer initiatives
-Prioritize in a fast paced environment
What does the day-to-day look like for this position at Diamond PR?
9 am: arrive, get your coffee, chat about the latest news (and/or celebrity gossip), load emails
9:30 am: Dive in... send clips to clients, answer quick emails, priortize client needs
10 am: Spend a couple hours focused on pitching your clients... round ups and trends, or news
12 pm: Team meeting to brainstorm trending and impactful programming ideas for a client
1 pm: Wander in to the kitchen and join a few fellow team members for lunch (usually ordered via UberEats or picked up next door at Publix.) Spend some time with like-minded, down to earth, hysterical co-workers
2 pm: Client conference call to discuss Q4 of the PR plan and how they are pacing for the remainder of the year; talk about group bookings for 2019
2:45 pm: Send out invites for your upcoming press trip to Peru
4:00 pm: Receive a client email that they need a report on media results surrounding their recent renovation; jump on that to get it to them by EOD tomorrow
5:30 pm: Scan through emails and make sure not leaving any deadlines un-met
6:00 pm: Head to tonight's DPR sponsored FitClub activity - Barry's - with a few co-workers
What will the next day look like?
Nothing like the day before.
*So are your clients really ONLY travel-related?
*Yes, we are not jacks of all trade, we are masters of one. We live, eat and breath travel and tourism, and as a result we understand our clients' business as well as our own, which allows us to create impact and be an integral part of our clients' strategy. It's worked for us this far!
Is parking provided?
Yes. We don't believe it should cost you money to park at your job (we hear it happens though!).
What are the benefits?
-Medical and dental
-Ample vacation days and personal time
-Birthdays = vacation day
-Agency sponosored wellness offerings
-The occasional killer travel experience... paddle board in Aruba, explore waterfalls in Costa Rica, taste wine in Italy, explore the Caribbean Sea on a catered catamaran, and more.
What's the best way to get an interview?
Mention the secret password, dingo, to prove you read this full job posting.
What's the best way to get my application tossed in the trash?
Have zero experience in PR, let alone travel, and still apply without any reasonable explanation as to why you're applying.
Diamond PR is focused on creative and strategic PR campaigns for luxury and lifestyle clients in the travel and tourism arena - leading PR campaigns that influence travel decisions. With bi-coastal offices, designed with a style uniquely ours, we believe strongly that the people we hire and that stand beside us are the catalyst to our success.
We’re looking for not only the traditional skill set (media relationships, pitching prowess, excellence in communication) but for dynamic personalities that bring a passion and drive to be part of something cool that drives results.
Job Type: Full-time