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Tuesday, December 02, 2008

MLT Vacations - Public Relations Specialist

About the Job
MLT Vacations, a leading wholesaler of leisure travel products and wholly owned subsidiary of the New Delta Airlines Corporation is seeking an experienced and diverse writer to join our public relations team.​
If you’re looking for more than just another job, find the travel industry exciting and looking for a growing and expanding company with a casual environment, then MLT Vacations has a perfect opportunity for you.​
POSITION OBJECTIVE: Recommend and execute consumer and trade public relations strategies, programs and tactics that effectively describe and promote MLT Vacations and its brands.​ Develop communications materials to support Corporate Communications department strategies.​
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist in development of annual public relations plans in collaboration with marketing.​
  • Draft and distribute external communications regarding company performance, future direction, corporate news and product news and information.​
  • Track placements and exposure in all media, including: print, TV, radio and online.​
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive list of media contacts.​
  • Build and foster relationships with consumer and trade publications.​
  • Build and foster relationships within applicable business community and professional organizations.​
  • Respond to media requests for information and help to facilitate public relations events and media opportunities including interviews, appearances, releases of quotes, etc.​
  • Manage charitable contributions program, including screening requests and disbursement of donations.​
  • Represent MLT Vacations at consumer and trade events.​
  • Assist MLT leadership team and key partners with external communications and speeches.​
  • Collaborate with Operations Center management and communications team in the development and delivery of marketing communications for front line sales staff.​
  • Generate, analyze and distribute reports pertaining to assigned responsibilities.​
  • Comply with all corporate and departmental policies/​procedures and applicable governmental regulations.​
  • Attend and participate in meetings that pertain to assigned responsibilities.​
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.​
OCCASIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Domestic and/​or International travel to fulfill assigned responsibilities.​
  • Assist in development of content for internal communications mediums including Intranet, newsletters, executive correspondence, employee meetings, etc.​
EDUCATIONAL/​SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.​
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Public Relations from four-year college or university; or equivalent work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.​
  • Two plus years of communications and/​or journalism experience.​
  • Public relations agency experience or experience working with the media.​
  • Knowledge of MLT Inc.​'s programs, policies, procedures and reservations systems preferred.​
  • Strong PC skills including MS Word and Excel required.​
  • Must demonstrate strong English language, grammar and writing skills.​
  • Must have the ability to work independently and possess strong organizational and analytical skills.​
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and solve problems in a timely and accurate manner.​
  • Ability to prioritize and successfully manage multiple projects/​deadlines simultaneously.​
  • Must be able to effectively and professionally communicate to management, staff and media as well as demonstrate sound judgment/​reasoning skills.​
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail.​
Another reason to work for MLT Vacations?​ GREAT BENEFITS!
Unlimited reduced rate worldwide travel.​  Health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), bonus opportunities, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, PTO/​paid time off, casual work place, and more!
Local applicants only please - please include your salary requirements in your cover letter.​
You must submit writing samples along with your resume to be considered.​




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