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 Manager As the world starts to travel again, are you ready for your career to take off? Your journey starts here with MMGY Hills Balfour.
MMGY Hills Balfour is the UK’s leading travel, tourism, and lifestyle communications partner. Across the disciplines of PR, integrated marketing, creative strategy and production, together, we curate bold, innovative campaigns that challenge and change perceptions, encourage dialogue and make people take action. Our mission is to grow people and places.
We are currently looking for an Account Manager to join our thriving PR team.
This is an exceptional opportunity to join the UK’s leading integrated travel marketing agency, in a role that will be critical in supporting the business to achieve its next level of ambitious, global growth. It therefore requires a dynamic individual, capable of providing operational know-how, strategic support, and entrepreneurial nous.
The successful candidate will be a graduate with at least 3 years’ experience of PR working in a similar role. They will have the ability to manage staff, have a strong eye for detail and maintain good media contacts across the travel and lifestyle sectors. The successful candidate will also have an excellent understanding of social media and be able to develop & direct PR and social media campaigns; and initiate and organise media events trade shows and press trips. The account manager will form part of a dynamic and creative team, as well as being able to work on his/her own initiative in a demanding and challenging environment.
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 MMGY Global 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 matrixed team. Flawless execution, an eye for detail, financial efficiencies and an exceptional grasp of the social media and digital influencer landscape are also essential requirements for the role.
In return you will get the chance to work within a multi award-winning agency, overseeing an exceptional portfolio of clients working alongside some of the best talent in the business. We offer a competitive salary and great benefits.
Please submit your application to [email protected]
2. PR Director We are hiring - an exciting PR opportunity to promote NYC & Company to the European markets.
New York City is reawakening, coming back better and stronger. As NYC & Company’s European PR agency, MMGY Hills Balfour is excited to re-engage with the media across the continent to continue telling this great city's stories.
We are looking for a results-driven PR director with a minimum of six to eight years experience in travel and lifestyle PR along with a proven track record of placing stories and broadcast segments. Based in London, the role will be pan-European (the key markets being the U.K., France, Germany and Italy with a secondary focus on the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Austria and Switzerland), so we are looking for someone with an enviable black book of media contacts across the region and the ability to speak an additional European language would be a bonus.
Working with the amazing Christopher Heywood and his team, the successful candidate will be able to curate compelling stories, have excellent organisational skills and be able to plan and implement press events across Europe and trips to NYC working with HQ and supporting NYC & Company’s membership and tourism community.
Social media experience of working with influencers and key opinion leaders as well as a knowledge of the latest PR tools would be ideal.
If you are passionate about NYC, and think this role is for you, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]