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Public Relations Executive, P&O Cruises (12 mth contract)

Posted on 20-Jun-2019
Application Close Date: 27-Aug-2019
Job Details
Marketing and Communications
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipJP_P&O Cruises_PR Executive_0619.doc (Word, 1.68MB)
Job Profile

An exciting contract role has opened up to help execute the public relations strategy for P&O Cruises - Australia's modern cruise brand. 

It's an exciting time to join P&O Cruises with the brand investing in refreshing its fleet. The newest addition is a spectacular Grand Class ship, Pacific Adventure, arriving in 2020, with another ship scheduled in 2021! 

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Public Relations P&O Cruises, and working closely with colleagues in several teams including Marketing, Social Media, Events, Corporate Affairs and Operations, the successful candidate will support day-to-day consumer and trade media relations activity by helping to create and roll out a consistent stream of positive public relations activities. 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • build relationships across the P&O Cruises business to help stay on top of story-worthy happenings as they unfold
  • draft and distribute press releases for consumer lifestyle, travel and trade media
  • build and nurture relationships with travel and trade media; act as the day-to-day point of contact
  • work with our PR agency in brainstorming and pitching ideas
  • work with P&O Cruises Social Media Manager to translate trade stories for social media
  • maintain up-to-date support tools (such as media fact sheets and image library)
  • provide support for events, media famils and social media campaigns

We're keen to hear from people with 2+ years' experience in public relations or journalism who bring:

  • journalistic ability, with a strong gauge on what's newsworthy
  • strong writing skills, including high attention to detail and experience writing article length pieces
  • excellent interpersonal, networking, relationship building and stakeholder engagement skills
  • a team centric, positive and proactive attitude to work
  • resourcefulness, the ability to self-manage workload and resilience to get through peak business times
  • Tertiary qualifications in Media Communications (highly desirable)

This position will involve some outside of office hours work and travel – including onboard. A passport is essential.

Please refer to the attached Job Profile for further details.

At Carnival Australia we pride ourselves on promoting an inclusive and flexible workplace culture where individual differences are valued. We are committed to working with people's strengths and encourage applicants to approach us for any necessary adjustments.

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