29
April
2019
|
13:47
Europe/London

LOTUS RECRUITING FOR A JUNIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Award winning sales and marketing agency Lotus has built a reputation as a major player in the travel and food marketing, sales and PR arena.

Lotus represents high profile clients across the tourism industry including destinations, tour operators and hotel groups.

As a team, we have a reputation for energy and results. We create sales and marketing campaigns backed by commercial insight, intellect and creativity.

Now part of W Communications, our alliance combines detailed understanding and knowledge of the travel and food industries with a creative powerhouse that currently works with the likes of super brands such as Unilever, Google, Spotify and British Airways.

If the below job description is of interest, contact Sarah Johnson by emailing sarah@wearelotus.co.uk.

About the role

Key responsibilities:

  • Support, plan and carry out sales/marketing/PR activities to agreed timescales
  • Developing a strong knowledge of our clients’ businesses, their markets and competitors
  • Developing long-term beneficial relationships with suppliers, partners, industry on behalf of your clients
  • Attend meetings on behalf of clients to explore programme development and campaigns
  • Research, write and distribute trade & media newsletters, blogs and online content
  • Assisting the account manager in smooth campaign execution and implementation of marketing & PR strategy
  • Organise overseas fam visits and press trips
  • Attendance, organisation and participation in industry events in the UK and overseas
  • Staying abreast of media & travel industry trends
  • Monitoring the media (newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires and blogs) for opportunities for clients
  • Collating, analysing and evaluating media coverage and activity to create reports to present to clients
  • Contribution to strategic plans and pitches
  • Keep up to date with market trends and client needs
  • Contribute to the company’s development and acting as its ambassador
  • General office administration

About the person

Key requirements include:

  • A natural networker, outgoing and personable
  • Commercial understanding
  • Literate
  • Creative – generating ideas with small budgets
  • Presentable and confident
  • Flexible
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to manage deadlines

Package

  • Starting salary from £20,000 depending on experience.
  • Contributory company pension scheme for all staff
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle scheme
  • Maternity and paternity package
  • Childcare vouchers

Performance Related

  • Commission for bringing in new business wins
  • Recruitment finder’s fee
  • Performance related bonus

Career Related

  • Cultural/Training bursary up to £500
  • Annual review programme and six-monthly progress assessments
  • Mentoring programme – runs as part of our overall development and training programme

Lifestyle

  • 20 days paid holiday plus England statutory and bank holidays
  • Office closure over Christmas and afternoons before Bank Holidays
  • Private Health Insurance Scheme
  • Company sick pay

Social

  • Parties - we enjoy annual Summer and Christmas parties
  • Regular social outings
  • Friday Drinks
  • Free breakfast