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CAREERS AT HILLS BALFOUR:   We are often looking for experienced Travel PR, Sales and Marketing and MICE experts, as well as new stars of the future. If that is you and you are interested in a possible career at Hills Balfour, please send your up to date CV with a covering letter which includes your notice period and your current salary to Samanthah@hillsbalfour.com    

 

1. Personal Assistant - APPLICATIONS CLOSED 18 MAY 2017

We are looking for reliable and confident PA to support the CEO from June for a 12-month maternity cover. This role is fast paced and varied where no two days are the same. The role includes diary management, organising appointments and meetings, arranging national and international travel, accommodation and processing expenses. You will also be responsible for email management, composing business letters and correspondence, and arranging and attending meetings, preparing agendas as well as minute taking. You must have experience of arranging conference calls and video conferences and acting as the gatekeeper whilst handling all incoming queries. Duties will also include compiling Board reports on a quarterly basis and coordinating New Business proposal deadlines and applications. You will also be asked to assist the HR Director with PA duties on an ad hoc basis.

The right applicant must have a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar PA role with excellent command of the English language. You must be able to multitask and have in-depth knowledge of using Excel, PowerPoint and Word. You will also have excellent interpersonal and organising skills with the ability to multitask and fulfil all assignments with the utmost tact and discretion.

To apply please send a cover letter, CV, salary details and notice period / availability, quoting reference AH1706 to samanthah@hillsbalfour.com

Due to the high volumes of interest, you will only be contacted if shortlisted for an interview.

 

2. PR Senior Account Executive / Account Manager - Luxury Division

APPLICATIONS CLOSED 18 MAY 2017

As the leading destination PR agency based in central London, we are proud to be expanding our newly formed luxury division. This is a truly exciting chance to join our team right from the outset.

We are either looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive or someone with a proven track record ready to take the next step as Account Manager.

The successful candidate should therefore be a graduate with at least 18 months to 2 years’ experience and have good contacts within the luxury media sector as well as a strong and passionate interest in the luxury travel and lifestyle space.  He/she should have the ability to manage staff, must have a strong eye for detail, as well as having the ability to initiate and organise media events and press trips.

The ideal candidate will have a strong character as he/she  will form part of an enthusiastic, dedicated, flexible and energetic team, as well as being able to work on his/her own initiative in a demanding and challenging environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter stating why you would be a perfect for this role, enclosing your CV. Please include your current salary and notice period to samanthah@hillsbalfour.com quoting reference MP1702.

NO AGENCIES

 

3. PR Account Executive / Assistant Account Executive                                    POSITION FILLED 08 MAY

As the market leader in travel representation, we are currently looking for an Assistant Account Executive or Account Executive to fill a newly created and exciting position in our ever expanding PR team. Dependent on experience, this would suit a graduate’s first steps in their career or someone seeking to establish themselves in the PR world.

The ideal candidate should be professional and keen to work in a fast pace environment. The candidate will have outstanding written and spoken communication skills, be confident and able to work not only under their own initiative but also as part of a dynamic and creative team. We want someone who is motivated, and above all, organised, with a keen eye for detail as well as a passion for travel!

Based in the Southwark / London Bridge area, the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of Public Relations. Focussing on the cruise sector, the candidate will work with some of the world’s best known travel brands across the luxury, family and adventure markets in ocean and river cruise, writing press releases and copy writing, developing and selling-in stories, coordinating events, creating content for social media posts and monitoring press coverage and news.

Sound like the role for you? To apply please send a covering letter, enclosing your CV, salary details and notice period / availability to LaurenE@hillsbalfour.com quoting the reference LE1704.

NO AGENCIES

 

 

4. PR Assistant Account Executive / Account Executive                  APPLICATIONS CLOSED 09 MAY 17

PR aficionado with a love for travel? Good news, we are on the hunt for a PR star of the future!

We are looking for an intelligent, articulate and social / digital savvy person to join our dynamic team.  You will be adored by media and clients alike, show a knack for writing captivating copy and maybe even have a track record for generating awesome press coverage. Not asking for much are we?!

In return you will become part of the UK’s leading PR and representation consultancy serving the travel and tourism industry, working across a coveted portfolio of accounts including far flung tourism boards, boutique tour operators, quintessentially British resorts and innovative travel products.

To apply please send a covering letter, CV, salary details and notice period / availability, quoting the reference FC1705 to fionac@hillsbalfour.com

NO AGENCIES

 

 

MEET THE TEAM

Lucy Campbell

Brought up in Africa and Hong Kong I came to London to complete a Psychology degree but have had the travel bug all my life.  After working for EMI Music as their Marketing and Promotions manager I moved to Australia to work for Mushroom Records.  I re-trained as a Pilates teacher whilst bringing up my three children and started a blog.

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