Brand Public Relations Manager

This job is no longer active. View similar jobs.

POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking Atlanta, GA

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7285371
AJE Ref #
576153201
Location
Atlanta, GA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
*
* Description:

*
* Recommend a friend \- Band 6 USD Do you see yourself as the
*
* Brand Public Relations Manager
*
* ? What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU\. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies \- people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do\. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team\. IHG Americas Regional Corporate Office is centrally located at the beautiful Ravinia Complex just outside Atlanta s Perimeter \(I\-285\), offering a convenient commute from all areas of Metro Atlanta\. In addition to being easily accessible from all major highways, the complex provides a free shuttle service between the office, the nearby Perimeter Mall and MARTA train station for alternative commuting options during business hours\. Our office complex offers many amenities and personal conveniences, including and on\-site dry cleaner, private health club, wellness center and restaurants\. Atlanta, situated near the North Georgia Mountains, has something for everyone, world class educational institutions, interactive venues, historical sites, beautiful performing arts facilities, professional sports teams Braves, Falcons, and Hawks, and is home to unique venues including CNN, the Georgia Aquarium, The King Center, World of Coca\-Cola, The Carter Center, High Museum of Art, and Zoo Atlanta\. Our Americas Corporate office, based in
*
* Atlanta, Georgia
*
* , is currently seeking a
*
* Brand Public Relations Manager
*
* responsible for overseeing communications strategies for IHG Lifestyle brands as they pertain to consumers and the hotel industry\. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing consumer\-focused public relations plans and programs through an integrated marketing approach, overseeing promotion and publicity of brand initiatives, overseeing media relations activities, liaise with hotel marketing and hotel agency partners and manage IHG external agencies and partners, This role is responsible for research and writing as well as executive messaging and coaching\. t\. May lead and review the work of less experienced staff\.*
* Essential Duties and Responsibilities \(Key Activities\)
*
* Develop innovative, brand\-specific, public relations strategies and plans to support brand business objectives as agreed with supervisor and the respective brand vice presidents\. Collaborate with brand marketing and guest experience teams to develop annual business plan as it relates to Public Relations\. Identify public relations opportunities to further strengthen brand positioning and programs\. Oversee media relations efforts including research; development and writing of communications materials, including but not limited to news releases for trade and consumer media, social/web content, executive key messages; coaching media spokespersons; coordinating interview logistics with media, and reporting\. Oversee the relationships with public relations agencies and other outside vendors\. Collaborate with other cross\-functional internal teams including brand marketing, guest experience, social media, content marketing, and corporate external and internal communications to develop holistic brand communications programming\. Develop and maintain relationships with key hotel contacts including general manager, director of sales/marketing, and director of public relations as well as any hotel retained public relations/marketing firms\. Develop and maintain relationships with key media contacts, inclusive of both consumer and hospitality trade outlets\. Manage influencer programs to drive brand awareness, consideration and preference\. Monitor & maintain budgetary control over PR expenditures\. Prepare summaries for program tracking; work with brand marketing teams to determine effectiveness of current programs to maximize the Company s return on public relations investments\. This position will require some travel\. Competitive salary plus bonus potential*
* Qualifications
*
**
* REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
*
**
* Education
*
* Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience\. B\.A\. in Journalism, Communications or English preferred\.*
* Experience
*
* Eight or more years progressive work related experience with demonstrated proficiency in multiple disciplines/processes related to the position including public relations experience in a multi\-brand environment\.*
* Technical Skills and Knowledge
*
* Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing information to clients, vendors, senior management and staff\. Fluent knowledge of working within a Windows environment\. Experience in strategic planning and business plan development as it pertains to public relations/communications activities\. Demonstrated experience managing budgets Experience working in a franchised business is helpful\.*
* Must have the legal right to work in this country
*
**
* Relocation support is NOT provided for this role
*
* In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched 401\(k\) program\. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people\. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself\. So what's your passion? Please click 'Apply Online' and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG\. IHG is an equal opportunity employer:
Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationBachelor's or Master's Degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience\. B\.A\. in Journalism, Communications or English preferred\.ExperienceEight or more years progressive work related experience with demonstrated proficiency in multiple disciplines/processes related to the position including public relations experience in a multi\-brand environment\.Technical Skills and KnowledgeDemonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing information to clients, vendors, senior management and staff\.Fluent knowledge of working within a Windows environment\.Experience in strategic planning and business plan development as it pertains to public relations/communications activities\.Demonstrated experience managing budgetsExperience working in a franchised business is helpful\.Must have the legal right to work in this countryRelocation support is NOT provided for this roleIn return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched 401\(k\) program\. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people\. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself\.So what's your passion? Please click 'Apply Online' and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG\.IHG is an equal opportunity employer:
Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans*
* Job:

*
* _Corporate & Public Affairs_*
* Location:

*
* _GA\-Atlanta_*
* Requisition ID:

*
* _R123380_ .