PR Manager

Employer
Travel Leaders Group
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 13, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Job Description PR Manager Job LocationsUS VA Alexandria Posted Date months ago PM Job ID DivisionTravel Leaders Group of Openings CategoryCommunications Public Relations Overview As America s largest travel agency company Travel Leaders Group delivers a high touch personal level of travel expertise to leisure and corporate clients through our more than company owned franchised and affiliated travel agencies throughout the United States Canada the United Kingdom Ireland and Australia The travel agencies that are part of Travel Leaders Group alone comprise over of all agencies in North America Our team of leaders from our expert agents to our executives are dedicated to delivering the best travel experience It s our heart and soul Travel Leaders Group is currently seeking a Public Relations manager to join our Alexandria VA office team The Public Relations Manager will be responsible for overseeing the PR activities of multiple brands within Travel Leaders Group to raise the profile of those brands within consumer trade business and other media categories The role will also encompass extensive writing executive messaging and internal communications Responsibilities Media relations Partner with business units to create story ideas on a wide variety of topics and conduct outreach to media to pitch coverage on Travel Leaders Group brands Develop write and distribute releases Manage and respond to inbound media inquiries including those on sensitive topics Build and maintain relationships with journalists who cover a wide variety of subject areas including but not limited to consumer travel travel trade luxury travel business travel and meetings and conventions etc Write bios backgrounders and fact sheets for use with media Executive and internal communications Prepare talking points for executive interviews Create talking points on sensitive topics for use across the enterprise Prepare executive presentations for internal and external purposes Craft a variety of internal communications for enterprise wide and individual business unit distribution Other Manage and conduct surveys and polls and effectively share results with media to generate coverage Oversee company website write update and post new content as needed Create customized media distribution lists tailored to brand and topic Track and report media coverage results Qualifications Bachelor s degree preferably in public relations journalism or a related field years of public relations experience preferably within the travel industry Exceptional written communications skills incorporating AP Style Proven track record of effectively conceiving and pitching story ideas to reporters Excellent communications planning skills Ability to distill sometimes complex information into concise and effective message points Effective presentation skills Strong work ethic and ability to work under pressure Deadline driven focus with ability to output assigned work rapidly Strongly self motivated ability to work independently and take ownership of assigned responsibilities Willingness to travel as needed for business purposes zr Options Apply for this job onlineApply Share Email this job to a friendRefer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment Please refresh the page and try again later Share on your newsfeed Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS www icims com Company Description As America s largest travel agency company Travel Leaders Group delivers a high touch personal level of travel expertise to leisure and corporate clients through our more than company owned franchised and affiliated travel agencies throughout the United States Canada the United Kingdom and Australia The travel agencies that are part of Travel Leaders Group alone comprise over of all agencies in North America

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