13
February
2019
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16:29
Europe/London

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).

Package:

Salary subject to experience

22 days holiday

Business bonus scheme

Healthcare

Pension

Team summer day

Team Christmas party

Christmas closing time

Email CVs to Sarah@wearelotus.co.uk