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Job Vacancy: PR Senior Account Executive

by | Nov 9, 2023 | Press Releases

About KBC

KBC PR & Marketing Ltd is an award-winning PR, marketing and representation agency specialising in travel, tourism and leisure, with a 25-year track record working with iconic destinations, leading tour operators and world-renowned travel experiences. Our services range from outstanding media relations and travel trade representation to every form of PR, B2B and B2C marketing, and event management. And we’ve earned our reputation as a results-driven boutique agency that is professional, approachable and respected.

About the job

We are looking for a PR Senior Account Executive to join our busy and creative team. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with 1-2 years’ media relations experience, gained in an agency or travel environment, to challenge themselves as part of a highly-respected travel PR agency representing some of the world’s most exciting destinations and travel brands.

You’ll work across 3-4 different clients alongside our Account Directors, utilising your media relations skills, creativity and energy to secure outstanding coverage that makes a genuine impact. You’ll be fully involved in client campaigns, the creation and execution of annual plans of work, and the management of visiting media programmes, as well as contributing towards new business development and the agency’s social media output.

About you

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has at least 1-2 years’ experience in PR, gained either within a PR agency or within a travel environment such as a tour operator
  • Has excellent presentation, verbal and written communications skills
  • Is an engaging personality who can make new media contacts, build relationships with journalists and influencers, and work collaboratively to deliver excellent results
  • Is organised and able to multi-task, balancing the requirements of a variety of clients
  • Is hungry to develop their client and account management skills
  • Is eager to learn from and bring new knowledge and ideas to a highly-respected travel PR team
  • Thrives in a hybrid working environment, with two days per week spent in our Haywards Heath office
  • Is able to travel in the UK and abroad for work, with a full clean driving licence and able to drive in North America (aged over 21 with no criminal convictions)
  • Is enthusiastic with a proactive, can-do attitude
  • Is a team player
  • Has excellent computer skills, proficiency in Office 365 and the ability to learn new programmes
  • Is adept at the use of social media and supporting platforms
  • Has a flexible attitude with a willingness to work across a number of different projects simultaneously

What we can offer you:

  • Full- time hybrid role working two days a week from our office in Haywards Heath, and three days from home
  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days’ annual leave plus 3 days between Christmas and New Year and all Bank Holidays
  • Buy/Sell holiday scheme available
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme (with 5% employer contribution)

You will:

  • Love travel and be interested in the issues and opportunities within the sector
  • Enjoy researching and communicating latest trends and ideas
  • Enjoy the opportunity to use your digital and social marketing skills
  • Provide on the ground, pre- and post-event support for client events
  • Arrange and manage individual and group media visits to our client destinations
  • Become an integral part of each client team, building excellent relationships with clients, stakeholders and colleagues
  • Track and analyse reporting and results

For more details, please email David Ezra david.ezra@kbc-pr.com