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Senior Account Director

Travel Trade Recruitment
South West London, London, England
Up to £70000 per annum + + Bonus
Closing date
14 May 2024

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Tourist Board
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Amazing opportunity for a Senior Account Director to join a team in London. You will be responsible for running accounts for some of the leading brands in the luxury hotel space. The ideal candidate must have agency experience in running PR campaigns within this sector. We are looking for someone with a proven track record and excellent media contacts in the travel and lifestyle media, with strong management experience and a 'hands on' and thoughtful approach to getting the job done.
The Job:
* Experience in training, developing, and nurturing a team of varying levels, whilst personally showing a genuine, strong interest in travel and travel trends
* While based in London, this role will be the team lead on UK & European strategy for cross-office clients, daily workload monitoring and process approval, client reporting, and nurturing talent.
* Highly organised, a sharp eye for detail, and effortless multi-tasking skills
* Experience in conceiving and delivering creative and strategic integrated communications campaigns across traditional & digital platforms, for both high profile hotel launches as well as maintaining consistent results for long standing clients.
* Experience in implementing synergistic creative brand partnerships between clients and third parties.
* Demonstrates excellent communications skills, creative thinking, and an adeptness to adapt to an ever-changing industry and media landscape.
* Able to provide senior level strategic consult to clients to build their brand and support in achieving business growth and sales goals.
* An impressive 'little black book' of media contacts, both online and offline, and confident in liaising with top tier media, influencers, tastemakers and KOLs - the more global, the better
* Strong third-party contacts in place within the travel industry (including tour operators, airlines, tourist boards)
* Expert knowledge and interest in luxury travel and lifestyle trends
* Experience in bringing in and converting new business leads is a bonus, as well as creating compelling, creative PR proposals and new business presentations

Skills Required:
* At least 5 years' experience
* Proven track record and excellent media contacts in the travel lifestyle and media

The Package:
* Salary £70,000 + Bonus
* Hybrid working in London.

* If you would like to apply for the above position, please click ' APPLY' or email


Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
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Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

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Tel: 0203 887 9444

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Tel: 0121 222 2624

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Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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