Careers at Hills Balfour
If you've got a head for destination marketing and the heart to handle heaps of client love, you could be a perfect fit for the superstar shaped holes we sometimes get on our team.
We should mention, that we look for the best of the best, so with that in mind, if you've got a super positive attitude, solid experience and real problem-solving depth, it's definitely worth starting a conversation.
Simply send us a copy of your most up to date CV, along with a brief covering letter that includes your current salary and notice period. Then send it to [email protected] and we'll be in touch as soon as we can.
1. PR Account Director (LONDON) Due to the ongoing exciting developments at Hills Balfour, we now have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced PR Account Director to join our award-winning team.
Working from our central London offices, this role will suit an established PR professional with at least 10 years’ experience, ideally within the travel and lifestyle PR sectors. We are looking for a great people manager and someone who is passionate in their commitment to achieving exceptional results and delivering a world-class service for their clients.
No two days are ever the same at Hills Balfour, but some of the key responsibilities for this role will include promoting the public image of the PR clients and the Company; offering strategic advice to managers and staff to ensure they carry out their responsibilities to the highest standards; ensuring a financially efficient and streamlined approach to the portfolio; and a high involvement with new business.
This role requires a dynamic individual, capable of providing operational know-how, strategic support, and entrepreneurial nous. Applicants must be able to work - and thrive - in a fast-paced environment and should have the confidence to operate successfully under their own initiative as well as collaboratively alongside the wider Hills Balfour team. We are looking for someone who is motivated, energetic, organised and creative, with the ability to multi-task, prioritise and take full responsibility for their own workload as well as overseeing a team. Flawless execution and an eye for detail are also essential qualities for this role, and a good grasp of the social media and digital influencer landscape is a must.
This is a great opportunity to join the UK’s leading integrated travel marketing agency at an exciting time of unprecedented growth.
To apply, please email your CV and some thoughts on what you could bring to this role to Maureen McGrory at: [email protected] quoting reference MM1814
2. MICE - SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER (LONDON) Hills Balfour, part of MMGY Group, has an exciting opportunity for an established and highly motivated Mice – Senior Account Manager to join our expanding team.
Hills Balfour works with some of the world’s ultimate Business Events destinations and our role is to make sure that the European market knows it. By developing and implementing marketing, media, trade, and partnership strategies and working co-operatively with European buyers and industry partners, our purpose is to help our clients grow the value of international visitors for the benefit of their economies.
Reporting to the Director of MICE/Business Events, the successful candidate will be working closely with key contacts to raise the profile of their flagship account(s) in the conference and incentive sector, ensuring business objectives are delivered and client activities at tradeshows and key events in the U.K. and Europe are maximised.
To be successful you will have up to 5 years’ experience working within the UK MICE sectors, with demonstrable knowledge of destination sales including what motivates buyers in destination selection. You will also possess a proven track record in planning and executing events and have experience of working closely with creative agencies.
A high level of organisational skills, sound judgement and well-developed project management capabilities are all essential skills for this role.
There has never been a more exciting time to join Hills Balfour and so if you have superb communication skills, you are someone who pursues everything you do with energy and drive and you want to work alongside a great team culture, then look no further!
To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter stating why you would be perfect for this role and include your required notice period and current salary to: [email protected] quoting reference HR1813.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
3. Accounts Assistant (London) The ongoing expansion within Hills Balfour has opened up an exciting new opportunity for someone who is AAT qualified, or studying towards ACA or ACCA, to join our small and friendly finance team.
If you have great time management skills, enjoy working autonomously but equally can take/follow direction and can confidently handle a varied and busy workload effectively and with the utmost efficiency, then continue reading.
Based in our offices in central London, the successful applicant will assist with the smooth running of all aspects of the day to day accounts function including:
- Sales and purchase ledgers
- Credit control
- Petty cash & expenses
- Administrative and clerical support as needed
To succeed in this role, you must possess:
- First-rate numerical skills
- The ability to work to strict and demanding deadlines
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; capable of building relationships with individuals at every level of the business
- The ability to multi-task and deliver outstanding results
- Solid organisational skills with excellent attention to detail
- An in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
- Ideally educated to degree level
- An experience of using Sage 50 Accounts
To apply, please send a covering letter to [email protected] enclosing your CV and quoting reference SM1812. Please also include your salary expectations and, if applicable, your notice period.
No agencies please.
4. Sales and Marketing Account Executive, Tourism and Events Queensland (London) We have a fantastic opportunity for an Account Executive to join our creative, passionate and dynamic sales and marketing team working for our long-standing client, Tourism and Events Queensland.
The successful candidate will be passionate about travel and ideally will have 1-2 years' experience either in a travel marketing or travel sales role. Queensland destination knowledge is an essential requirement for this role, along with knowledge of the UK travel industry. You will need to be a good organiser, have great creative writing skills and an eye for detail, be a good communicator, enjoy conducting destination training and be able to juggle a busy workload. Some digital marketing experience would also be advantageous. It is busy and challenging, but a great opportunity to learn and develop destination marketing skills and will provide the opportunity for the successful candidate to get involved in exciting marketing projects and events, and also to have the opportunity to travel to Queensland.
To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter stating why you would be a perfect for this role and include your required notice period and current salary to [email protected] quoting reference JN1810.