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Senior Public Relations Manager, The Points Guy & Lonely Planet

Senior Public Relations Manager, The Points Guy & Lonely Planet
Organization: Red Ventures
Location: Charlotte, NC
Date Posted: 03/28/2024

The Senior Public Relations Manager

The Senior Public Relations Manager will work alongside the communications team on all aspects of public relations for The Points Guy and Lonely Planet. The Senior PR Manager will be responsible for leading the team and applying expert knowledge of best practices in communications, public relations, and marketing to elevate Red Ventures’ travel brands’ mission and impact. The Senior PR Manager will lead various tasks and initiatives such as managing company spokespeople, working closely with agency partners, overseeing both brands’ media presence, maintaining active relationships with the media, and leading The Points Guy’s social impact efforts. The ideal candidate has an interest and experience in consumer PR and media relations and a passion for travel and giving back.

This position reports to the VP of Communications and will be based in The Points Guy’s New York City office on a hybrid schedule with Tues-Thurs as our standard in-office days.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead the execution of public relations strategies for The Points Guy and Lonely Planet brands including research and writing, developing media concepts, pitch angles, talking points, media alerts, and releases that drive brand awareness, engagement, and adoption.
  • Bring and maintain relationships with media “friendlies” and key journalists, producers, and hosts.
  • Secure, lead, and manage media interviews.
  • Leverage advanced knowledge of consumer behavior, economic trends, and the travel landscape in support of strategic objectives and business goals.
  • Oversee The Points Guy social impact strategy including charitable giving, planning and execution of campaigns, and management of external charity partners.

What We’re Looking For:

  • 4+ years of experience in media, agency, or PR required.
  • Proven track record of creating and executing successful PR campaigns at a national level.
  • Strong storytelling ability.
  • Mission-driven with a passion for travel, credit cards, and points and miles is a plus.

Compensation

Cash Compensation Range: $112,000-$162,000* *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.

Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision) Life Insurance Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off Holiday Pay 401(k) with match Employee Assistance Program Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

Who We Are

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education, and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com.

For more information, visit Red Ventures and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan, and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected].

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