Senior Account Executive, PR

Los Angeles, CA

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We are seeking an enthusiastic Senior Account Executive possessing travel, tourism and/or hospitality experience who is interested in growing his/her PR portfolio and stature in the agency as a respected member of an integrated group of advertisers and marketers.

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Account Executive, Public Relations with Myriad International Marketing, an MMGY Global company in our Los Angeles, CA location. Myriad markets some of the world’s best travel destinations and products.  

Do you meet the following criteria?

  • An energetic and enthusiastic PR professional looking for a dynamic agency environment.
  • Forward-thinking, modern PR practitioner who isn’t afraid of trying new-out-of-the-box PR tactics, but yearns for an environment where she/he can learn from an agency that is focused on delivering integrated marketing successes.
  • Possess existing media and influencer relationships within the travel / tourism PR industry.
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude with experiencing in both client and team management.
  • Proven track record managing and driving client or in-house PR programs forward.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and executing successful story pitches and securing key media placements
  • Effective research, writing and story-telling capabilities
  • Maintain key media contacts for delivery of pitches & press trip opportunities
  • Planning, executing and hosting press trips and media events and tours for clients
  • Manage a consistent level of proactive and reactive PR activities on behalf of our clients, including POV development and lead management
  • Direct, create and supervise content creation where needed
  • Effectively monitor and report on earned media results generated from all activities

Additional Roles and Responsibilities:          

  • Contribute to creative brainstorms across client portfolio
  • Collaborate on integrated paid media initiatives & native content campaigns
  • Coordinate special events and promotions on behalf of clients
  • Contribute to new business pitches where appropriate

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of Public Relations experience agency (preferred), or in-house experience in travel, tourism or hospitality is essential (candidates not meeting this requirement will not be considered)
  • Exhibit successful delivery of earned media and influencer results for a client destination, hospitality or lifestyle product required
  • Experience working with DMOs, CVBs, tourism boards, hotels or travel product marketing is ideal
  • Must possess solid written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate a growing roster of media and influencer contacts from the travel, tourism, and hospitality media space
  • Must be able to travel roughly 25% of the time to international destinations

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 year college degree

Reports to: Client Services Director, Myriad Los Angeles 

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Theresa Thornhill

Recruiter

tthornhill@mmgyglobal.com

 

 

 

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