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PR & Social Media Senior Executive (12 month FTC)

Posted: 5 Dec 2019 Closes: 8 Dec 2019
Southampton Competitive
Fixed term & Full time carnival-uk/20191205161637

When you think of iconic brands certain names jump to mind. Join our team, and you’ll play a lead role in our ambition of positioning Cunard as the first thing people around the world think of when it comes to luxury travel. You’ll have a lot to work with and our partnerships are second to none.

With the world’s most iconic ships, an inspiring heritage of almost 180 years and outstanding service, Cunard is proud to occupy a unique position within the luxury travel market. With the recent announcement of a new ship arriving in 2022, our ambitions are greater than ever to continue our journey to grow and celebrate this very special brand.

Exceptional, passionate people are at the heart of this journey, as we are currently recruiting a PR & Social Media Senior Executive to join the Cunard Sales and Marketing Team on a 12 month fixed term contract. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and generous employee discounts on voyages we want your career with us to be a successful and enjoyable one. This is your chance to join us as we write Cunard's next chapter.

The Role

Working closely with the Director of PR and Social Media and other senior stakeholders within marketing, you’ll quickly make an impact. Your focus will be helping to build brand love through great press coverage and engaging content. You’ll write our communications and support across a variety of PR and Social Media campaigns that reach our target audience and meet both the long and short term commercial objectives of the business. Here, you’ll use your media relations skills to drive awareness and create real momentum.

Insightful and resourceful, you’ll identify feature opportunities to increase our profile. Making what we already have work harder, you’ll find ways to continue to evolve PR and social media and support our international marketing teams as they drive awareness of Cunard with our international guests.

Please see the job description attached for the full details.

About You

In order to have the desired impact, it’s imperative that you have proven PR and Social Media experience with a significant brand or agency. You’ll be able to confidently and astutely write press releases and statements, have proven media contacts (ideally travel) and support the development and implementation of campaigns that deliver results.

As a real team player and an excellent communicator, influencer and negotiator, you’ll need to be able to build multi-faceted relationships with teams across the organisation and with third parties. You’ll be able to combine logic, strategies and analytical approaches with creativity and unparalleled innovation.

About Us

This position has been levelled at CUK09

One of our core organisational values is that we are 'better together' and that’s why we’re working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture; where difference is respected and valued and where our people can be themselves. Inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do so we welcome applications from everyone. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises and Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.

Cunard’s ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel for over 179 years. Our ships have always been The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World.  We continue our legacy of luxury ocean travel with our flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, with Queen Mary 2 providing the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York. In 2022 our fourth ship will join the Cunard fleet.

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why extraordinary, passionate people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued guests. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun. 

Join us on our journey, apply now. 

Carnival UK

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