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Public Relations Media Specialist

Company: Unique Vacations, Inc.
Location: Miami
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Want to have an impact on one of the worlds most well-known consumer brands? Here is your chance.Unique Vacations Inc., an affiliate of the worldwide representative for the brands of luxury all-inclusive resort leader Sandals Resorts International including couples-only Sandals Resorts and family-friendly Beaches Resorts, is seeking a Media Relations Specialist to join its Miami-based team of award-winning hospitality, marketing, and PR experts. An ideal role for a dynamic, creative self-starter, the Media Relations Specialist is expected to understand the ever-changing news cycle, maintain and build relationships with key media and craft stories that can deliver results. The candidate will have the opportunity to assist in the planning, development and implementation of communications strategies and activities to support the brands efforts. The Media Relations Specialist will be expected to use their experience to move select projects forward on their own, as well as collaborate on brainstorming, planning and execution with their peers.JOB ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Develop and manage Media Relations activities to include crafting story narratives, pitching media outlets, developing relationships with key media, and assisting with management of external PR firmsGuide and craft a wide variety of company-wide and internal communicationsHandle inbound media inquiries Build and maintain comprehensive media database Writing and editing of materials including Press Releases, Media Alerts, Executive Messaging Concept communications and events plans that serve to promote company news and product launchesBe available to support and assist in project coordination as needed. Organize and prioritize numerous tasks and be able to work under deadlines Compile competitive information, stay abreast of advertising and marketing trends, and obtain additional background and current development information through research and interviews. Maintain a working knowledge of all resort brands and current promotional efforts. Attend operational reviews and weekly department meeting, visit resorts as needed/requested, etc.COMPETENCE REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Qualifications include:Must be proficient in MAC - Word, Excel, Power-Point, OutlookExcellent follow-up and communication skills, verbal & writtenAbility to thrive in a fast-paced environment and prioritize workload to meet deadlinesAbility to work well independently and as part of a team landscape Ability to travel internationally as well as domesticMust maintain proper and up-to-date documentationEXPERIENCE: Outlined below are the academic qualifications and length and type of experience deemed necessary by Unique Vacations Inc., in order to perform the role of Copywriter competently.Education: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university preferred, in Public Relations, Journalism or related communications fieldExperience: 3-5 years of experience in journalism or at agency levelCandidate should possess at least 3 years of public relations experience, with emphasis on a media relations skill set including strong writing skills, ability to identify and pitch story concepts, develop strong media relationships, plus the ability to secure assets and meet deadlines.BENEFITS:We offer Health, Dental, Vision, LTD & Life Insurance, Sick days, Vacation days, Seven paid Legal Holidays and a generous 401K package. After one year of continuous employment, you may visit one of the Resorts we represent at a minimal cost. Once you visit one of the properties, you will not only experience the best of what the brand has to offer but you will get to see first-hand what makes us so passionate and most of all so Unique.

Keywords: Unique Vacations, Inc., Miami , Public Relations Media Specialist, Advertising , Miami, Florida

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