I am working with a global company in the luxury travel/hospitality space. They are around 10 years old and scaling their growth post pandemic. They are an international outfit, operating in most countries, with further growth expected.
They are seeking a Head of communications to step in and continue an already growing function, supporting their development into new and exciting territories. This is a 360 communications role that covers strategy and delivery with a hands-on approach. You will Expand global awareness from core markets (EMEA and US). Build executive visibility, manage integrated communications campaigns, and scale internal communications across 400 employees in five offices and a dozen remote locations.
Develop worldwide PR and communications strategies for a high-growth scale-up. Identify new story ideas and take them from creation to launch, including media outreach, executive communications, and marketing campaigns.
Expand brand awareness across 50+ countries and 200+ cities. Write white papers generating hundreds of corporate travel manager sales leads.
Establish sustainability as a brand pillar by finding a new carbon offset provider, signing The Climate Pledge, joining Leaders for Climate Action, and gaining entry to the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions
Direct internal and executive communications with quarterly company-wide C-level Q&A sessions, CEO letters to employees and partners, and conference presentations that re-defined the company’s mission and vision.
Develop a strong internal communications strategy focused on employee engagement and talent attraction
Manage a junior team member, support her personal development, and set targeted KPIS.
At least 7+ years’ of public relations and/or communications experience
Experience in the travel/hospitality sector preferred
Previous experience working in a global or international role – at least 3 core regions
Previous line management experience required (at least 1 -2 team members)
Has worked in a small or standalone role before and is comfortable being hands on doing the delivery.
Strong project management skills, ability to multitask, prioritise and follow through on ongoing projects and campaigns
Strong writing and communication skills
Self-motivated: Entrepreneurial mindset with a strong sense of ownership, empathy, and determination to get things done