Account Director – Luxury Travel – London – Up to £45k

Recruiter
Capstone Hill Search
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £45k
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you ready to lead a travel/lifestyle team of 3, coordinating and directing luxury international accounts?

We want you to come in and manage a diverse portfolio of clients across travel, food & drink and lifestyle whilst creating and running integrated campaigns. From luxury spas to luxury hotels to luxury spirits  - this really is an A list agency role.

The role would also involve exciting travel opportunities (press trips and new business meetings) so the ideal candidate would have a valid passport!

The Role:

  • The conception and implementation of high impact strategic public relations and lifestyle campaigns for a range of travel, wellness, restaurant and drinks brands
  • Directing and overseeing the efficient running of the team, working closely with the Account Managers to ensure deadlines are met and the strategies are implemented effectively
  • Develop and maintain relationships with senior journalists and influencers in the travel and F&B sectors (print and digital)
  • Work with the new business team on pitches and proactively seek out new business opportunities


The Person:

  • A highly capable, well-travelled and confident candidate
  • You should have extensive client management skills
  • Be able to lead & present, develop and direct a team whilst also showing the ability to coordinate international offices for some of the company’s larger clients.
  • A brand aware individual who has a passion for luxury travel, F&B, and lifestyle
  • Should have strong media contacts & relationships in the UK across major national newspapers, glossy magazines and niche titles on and offline.



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