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03
September
2018
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LOTUS IS RECRUITING: POSITIONS AVAILABLE FROM AE TO AM

LOTUS has built a reputation as a major player in the travel PR and marketing arena representing high profile clients including destinations, airlines, hotel groups and other travel companies.

As a team, we have a reputation for energy and results. We create campaigns backed by intellect and creativity and manage projects across many markets.

Due to new business acquisition, LOTUS now has positions available from Account Executive to Account Manager level working across a number of high profile travel clients.

As well as PR, both roles will have an appreciation for the wider marketing mix.

Role description:

These are varied roles working on a range of key travel accounts.

The successful candidates will work as part of a team to implement PR strategies, delivering on coverage objectives and proactively seeking opportunities to contribute to the team effort.

Roles are suited to candidates with previous travel PR experience, solid editorial skills and good UK media contacts.

Key responsibilities:

Senior Account Executive

  • Writing compelling press releases and newsletters
  • Assisting the account manager in smooth campaign execution
  • Organising and executing events (media, consumer and travel trade)
  • Ongoing client and media liaison
  • Identifying added-value media/PR/ marketing opportunities for clients and business
  • Creating client coverage and activity reports
  • Supporting on PR strategies and new-business pitches
  • Hosting media on press trips and fam trips
  • Representing LOTUS at key travel media a/o travel industry events

Account Manager

  • The development of client strategies (with the support and input of the account director)
  • Proven ability on executing strategies and delivering on KPIs
  • Media sell-ins and pitching 
  • Strong editorial skills including content creation for multiple platforms 
  • Managing and executing events (media, consumer and travel trade)
  • Ongoing client management
  • Identifying added-value media/PR/ marketing opportunities for clients and business
  • Hosting media on press trips and fam trips
  • Representing LOTUS at key travel media a/o travel industry events 

Key skills required across both roles:

  • Strong editorial skills and experience in writing press releases
  • Have a good knowledge of the UK media and digital landscape
  • Have a solid understanding of the UK travel industry 
  • Have strong editorial a/o blogger contacts (particularly within the travel sector)
  • Stay on top of the UK news agenda and understand what makes a compelling story
  • Be proactive in seeking client opportunities
  • Have a creative approach
  • Be a strong communicator
  • Have a natural interest and passion for travel
  • Have a strong academic record and relevant career experience
  • Perfect written and spoken English (note, an additional language would be a bonus)

The package:

  • Based in offices in SE1 the package includes:-
  • Salary: Subject to experience
  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • In-house and external training programmes as part of an ongoing development
  • The candidate will be expected to travel overseas and should have a full driving license.
  • CVs can be sent to Isabel@wearelotus.co.uk
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For more information on LOTUS, please visit our websites: www.wearelotus.co.uk / www.wearelotuslatam.co.uk 

For further information on any of the roles at LOTUS, please contact Kate Mcwilliams (kate@wearelotus.co.uk/ 0207 953 7470).