Account Executive – Maverick Travel Public Relations Jobs in New York, NY at FINN Partners
Title: Account Executive – Maverick Travel Public Relations
Company: FINN Partners
Location: New York, NY
Account Executive – Maverick Travel Public Relations
Location: New York, NY, Chicago, IL, Boston, MA, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nashville, TN, Los Angeles, CA
Account Executive – Maverick Travel Public RelationsWe Currently Offer The Following Perks For This RoleMaverick Creative, a Finn Partners company, is looking for a smart, savvy and driven Account Executive to join our growing team. We are a NYC-based, full-service creative communications agency specializing in travel and lifestyle communications, social media and content creation. We’re a passionate, talented group of go-getters who pride ourselves on a razor-sharp awareness of trends and what’s next. Our clients are (humble brag) the best in the travel biz, if we do say so ourselves, and include Thompson Hotels, Park Hyatt, Arlo Hotels, Rocco Forte Hotels, RVshare, and others. We are a welcoming and diverse group who prize creativity, respect, kindness, attention to detail, and a positive disposition above all else.
Generous time-off policy with extra time off during the summer and office closure between Christmas and New Year’s Day
Company travel + consumer discounts (from rental cars to Tiffany’s!)
Complimentary reservations of company house in upstate NY
Frequent happy hours and team outings
Affordable, comprehensive health insurance
Hybrid In-Office/WFH schedule
Now that we’ve (hopefully) sold you on us, let’s get to the role. Our ideal AE candidate thrives in tackling new challenges every day, has 2-3 years of prior public relations work experience and a proven track record for securing media placements for clients in consumer outlets (feel free to brag!). Travel or hospitality PR experience is a bonus but not required.
The AE has exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, is highly organized, has a proactive take-initiative attitude, and can manage public relations workloads effectively across a variety of client accounts. Utilizing their media relations experience and connections, along with social media experience (ideally), some of the key duties of an AE include, but are not limited to: supporting media relations activity for client accounts, securing earned media, developing and overseeing monthly reports, maintaining client lists, contributing to PR plans and strategies, and brainstorming creative programming and pitches. In this role, work travel and a valid passport are required!
As an AE, you will be a key member of our highly motivated, skilled, collaborative, and creative team engaged in a range of assignments spanning hotel and brand launches, thought leadership, social media and stakeholder engagement. This role is based in our New York office; NYC metropolitan area qualified residents seeking in-office or WFH schedules are desired. WFH qualified applicants residing in the USA Eastern, USA Central time or USA Pacific time zones will also be considered for this position.
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