LOTUS recruiting for a Senior Account Executive
LOTUS has built a reputation as a major player in the travel PR and marketing arena representing high profile clients including destinations, airlines, travel companies, associations and hotel groups.
As a team, we have a reputation for energy and results. We create campaigns backed by intellect and creativity and manage campaigns across many markets.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the agency as a Senior Account Executive working on a number of high profile travel clients.
As well as PR, the role will have an appreciation for the wider marketing mix, including social media and digital.
LOTUS is part of W Communications; one of Britain’s largest independent agencies, offering a full range of earned marketing services ranging from consumer & corporate PR and earned & paid social to SEO, snackable & ad-grade content creation, events and influencer engagement.
About the role
The Senior Account Executive’s primary responsibility will be to lead and develop existing clients.Key responsibilities- Producing coverage, generating content and press releases- Maintaining and developing long term client relationships- Developing a strong knowledge of our clients’ businesses/organisations, their markets and competitors - Supporting and delivering client communication strategies and plans- Delivering tactical projects and campaigns against brief- Developing and maintaining strong media relationships- Sourcing media and coverage opportunities for clients- Keeping up-to-date with market trends and client needs- Event management- Contributing to the company’s development and acting as its ambassador
About the person
Key requirements include:
- Proven experience in travel PR (or similar) and a passion for the sector
- A nose for news – and creative mind-set to generate it
- Strong media relations skills and active journalist/ blogger contacts
- Ability to manage campaigns to time and to budget
- Excellent written and verbal communications
- Strong commercial acumen
- Ability to write compelling and creative copy
- Motivating and inspiring personal style
- Flexible team player who can adapt easily to the diversity of agency life
- An active personal interest in social media
- A good eye for detail
The candidate will be expected to travel and a full driving license is beneficial. A second-language is also beneficial (Spanish in particular).
Salary subject to experience
22 days holiday
Business bonus scheme
Team summer day
Team Christmas party
Christmas closing time
Email CVs to Sarah@wearelotus.co.uk