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PR Executive
Firmdale Hotels - Marketing
Full Time
1 Year Experience
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PR Executive
Firmdale Hotels - Marketing

Full Time
1 Year Experience
Coins Icon To be discussed
Skills
Microsoft Office
Social Media
creative
Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated self-starter to join the PR team at Firmdale Hotels. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an exciting team responsible for PR and communications internationally. The role will provide an opportunity to work across hotels, travel, food and interior design PR for one of the UK’s most successful luxury hotel brands and interior design studios.


Job Role and Responsibilities:

This role will support the PR and Communications team including press requests, research and administrative tasks to ensure a smooth running of the busy press office.

  • Support the PR team in the execution of Firmdale Hotels PR strategy, including promoting the hotels, restaurants and bars, kit Kemp Design Studio, hotel experiences and events and product launches
  • Pitching stories to the press and identifying  and generating coverage opportunities
  • Continuously monitor the press and news agenda to keep abreast of new developments and updates in relevant sectors
  • Manage the PR inbox and respond to press, blogger, image and filming requests
  • Maintain and create media lists and editorial calendars
  • Monitor coverage through an organised record of print and digital clippings
  • Assist with the organisation of press events including managing invites attendance and confirming attendees
  • Produce weekly and monthly PR reports
  • Arrange and attend regular press meetings – at least one per week
  • Be proactive and reactive using creativity and initiative to get the job done effectively
  • Work closely with the head of PR and Director of PR & Marketing and the wider comms team to ensure an effective and productive working relationship 

Requirements:

  • Experience of working in or demonstrated knowledge of the hotel/travel sector and interiors/design
  • A minimum of one year’s work experience working in PR either agency or in house
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated self-starter with great attention to detail
  • Excellent creative writing skills 
  • Strong interest in travel, food and drink and interior design
  • Great media contacts and a desire to make more
  • A keen interest in and awareness of the media and current trends
  • Willingness to learn, be proactive and use initiative
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

What we Offer:
  • Perkbox – A team member platform offering a huge variety of discounts and our reward and recognition program
  • Wage Stream  – An employee app to stream your wages before payday
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Social Events, Wellbeing and Team Activities
  • Award winning training opportunities and Career Development
  • Firmdale Experience and Long Service vouchers (Afternoon tea, dinner for two, Film Club and an overnight stay)
  • And much more!

Why join Firmdale Hotels?

Firmdale Hotels is an international award winning group comprising of 10 high end luxury hotels and 8 bars and restaurants in London and New York.


We are delighted to have been recognised by the hospitality industry for some of the great work our teams have done. To name a few of our recent awards and accolades;

  • Firmdale Hotels - “Winner of the Best Employer Award at The Cateys 2017 & 2020 and Number One in The Caterer Best Places to Work in Hospitality”
  • Manager of the year - Laura Sharpe, Cateys 2018
  • Hotel of the year - Group - Cateys 2018

In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, we do require all applicants to have the eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom. Documentation will be required at interview stage.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated self-starter to join the PR team at Firmdale Hotels. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an exciting team responsible for PR and communications internationally. The role will provide an opportunity to work across hotels, travel, food and interior design PR for one of the UK’s most successful luxury hotel brands and interior design studios.


Job Role and Responsibilities:

This role will support the PR and Communications team including press requests, research and administrative tasks to ensure a smooth running of the busy press office.

  • Support the PR team in the execution of Firmdale Hotels PR strategy, including promoting the hotels, restaurants and bars, kit Kemp Design Studio, hotel experiences and events and product launches
  • Pitching stories to the press and identifying  and generating coverage opportunities
  • Continuously monitor the press and news agenda to keep abreast of new developments and updates in relevant sectors
  • Manage the PR inbox and respond to press, blogger, image and filming requests
  • Maintain and create media lists and editorial calendars
  • Monitor coverage through an organised record of print and digital clippings
  • Assist with the organisation of press events including managing invites attendance and confirming attendees
  • Produce weekly and monthly PR reports
  • Arrange and attend regular press meetings – at least one per week
  • Be proactive and reactive using creativity and initiative to get the job done effectively
  • Work closely with the head of PR and Director of PR & Marketing and the wider comms team to ensure an effective and productive working relationship 

Requirements:

  • Experience of working in or demonstrated knowledge of the hotel/travel sector and interiors/design
  • A minimum of one year’s work experience working in PR either agency or in house
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated self-starter with great attention to detail
  • Excellent creative writing skills 
  • Strong interest in travel, food and drink and interior design
  • Great media contacts and a desire to make more
  • A keen interest in and awareness of the media and current trends
  • Willingness to learn, be proactive and use initiative
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

What we Offer:
  • Perkbox – A team member platform offering a huge variety of discounts and our reward and recognition program
  • Wage Stream  – An employee app to stream your wages before payday
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Social Events, Wellbeing and Team Activities
  • Award winning training opportunities and Career Development
  • Firmdale Experience and Long Service vouchers (Afternoon tea, dinner for two, Film Club and an overnight stay)
  • And much more!

Why join Firmdale Hotels?

Firmdale Hotels is an international award winning group comprising of 10 high end luxury hotels and 8 bars and restaurants in London and New York.


We are delighted to have been recognised by the hospitality industry for some of the great work our teams have done. To name a few of our recent awards and accolades;

  • Firmdale Hotels - “Winner of the Best Employer Award at The Cateys 2017 & 2020 and Number One in The Caterer Best Places to Work in Hospitality”
  • Manager of the year - Laura Sharpe, Cateys 2018
  • Hotel of the year - Group - Cateys 2018

In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, we do require all applicants to have the eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom. Documentation will be required at interview stage.