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Senior PR Executive

Bourne Leisure Head Office
1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4YL GBR
Employment Status
Employment Type
Effective Date
21 June 2019
Expiration Date
2 August 2019

The Senior PR Executive will support the PR and Social Media Manager in the execution of Haven's brand campaigns.

Excited by giving people a great British holiday? We are looking for a passionate self starter, who can join our vibrant team as we look to proactively share more of our stories with the media.

This is a key time to join the UK's leading holiday company as we develop our parks of the future as well as maximise our official partnership with Team GB. This is a great opportunity for a person looking to move into a more senior role while being supported by a wider team to help them grow and develop. 

Key responsibilities: 

Drafting and pitching press releases, articles, stories and blog pieces and being a key contact for the business with travel journalists.
Working with the UK's leading holiday company which has great affinity with journalists
Building and maintaining relationships with media contacts and with team members on parks.
Executing, with agency support, large scale PR activity for major Haven projects.
Monitoring media coverage and reporting information to the internal team and clients. 
Supporting the wider PR and Social Media team with creating content
Deputising for the PR Manager where necessary and supporting with crisis issues where necessary.

The ideal candidate:
At least 3-5 years PR experience gained in house or agency
Holiday and travel PR experience
Excellent communication skills and ability to build key relationships with Media Internal stakeholders

Haven is now the largest privately-owned holiday operator in the UK, with 38 Parks around the British Coastline.  Our 23,500 holiday home owners and our 2.5 million holiday guests come to Haven each year to enjoy ‘a breath of fresh air’ experience at the seaside away from daily life and look forward to spending quality family time together.
We are also proud that we were voted 6th in the Sunday times Top 30 "Best Big Company to Work For". 

We describe our team members, at all levels, as 'bright and breezy' people and you will need to have the right attitude for consistently living by dare to care, yes I can, keep it simple, make it fun and do the right thing for our guests. Our mission is to give our guests a great time with memories that last a lifetime. In return, we can offer you career opportunities of a lifetime.