Global PR & Communications Assistant
Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ is seeking a highly-motivated individual as part of its Global Public Relations & Communications team. The brand enjoys an excellent position in the global luxury travel market and this role requires a good understanding of travel and lifestyle industries. The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience with a creative flair and excellent written / verbal skills.
The Global PR & Communications Assistant will be responsible for the following initiatives:
Support global PR team to maximise brand awareness in target media
Ensure brand consistency in all PR and marketing activity
Manage and maintain exhaustive global media database tailored to SLH
Support in planning and executing world class media events: standalone, at international trade shows and SLH sales events
Draft compelling copy and upkeep of PR related documents (press releases, press kits, press pitches, round ups)
Attend media meetings with UK based PR team to build network of media contacts (B2B and B2C)
Support PR team to cultivate and maintain beneficial relationships with travel industry partners such as airlines and tourist boards to negotiate complimentary and media rate support
Support the global PR team to coordinate individual media visits across the SLH hotel portfolio
Assist global PR teams to organise and attend group media visits to international destinations
Identify trends and topical news for use proactively and creatively to benefit the SLH brand
Track, analyse and maintain global press coverage & PR reports for distribution internally and to the hotels
Respond to the global day-to-day press enquiries via firstname.lastname@example.org and general email and telephone requests including those seeking information and pictures
Oversee email@example.com inbox for hotel story angles and share with wider PR team
Assist in coordinating targeted advertorials, competitions / reader offers within media titles
Coordinate PR & Communications webinars for hotel members
Research and draft relevant and engaging email communications to hotel members
Draft inspired bi-weekly newsletter for SLH global staff
Reporting to VP Global PR & Communications
Desired Skills and Experiences
Two years of relevant experience within PR &/or Marketing division
Interest in luxury, hotels and travel an advantage
Experience in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Salesforce
Should email a CV and a paragraph telling us why you’re the person for the job to: VP of Global PR & Communications:firstname.lastname@example.org with a statement in support of application that includes:
Why you are applying for the post
Why you believe your qualifications and experience equip you for this post
What attributes you would contribute
How you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.
As soon as possible.
Salary & Benefits
Annual Bonus Scheme
Place of work
Office Based (Flexible working hours) in Victoria, London, UK.
Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ is an unrivalled portfolio of some of the world's finest small, independent hotels. Comprising over 520 hotels in more than 80 countries, the diversity of the individual hotels, and the experiences they offer, is exceptional.
From cutting-edge design hotels to palatial 17th century mansions, city centre sanctuaries to remote private islands, historic country houses to idyllic resorts - the breadth and depth of the brand is far reaching. Visit: www.slh.com