Media Relations Manager Western USA.

Suisse Tourisme | Schweiz Tourismus | Svizzera Turismo | Switzerland Tourism |

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  • Publication date:

    06 October 2022
  • Workload:

    100%
  • Contract:

    Permanent position

Switzerland Tourism is looking for a Media Manager Western USA, based in Los Angeles. Reporting to the Head of Media Relations in New York you will be responsible for all our media relations on the west coast. This position moves from San Francisco to Los Angeles, where you will be the sole representative of Switzerland Tourism. As a passionate PR professional, you have an outgoing personality, like working independently, and have a high affinity for TV Productions, Influencer Marketing and Event Management.

Media Relations Manager Western USA.

Switzerland Tourism is looking for a Media Manager Western USA, based in Los Angeles. Reporting to the Head of Media Relations in New York you will be responsible for all our media relations on the west coast. This position moves from San Francisco to Los Angeles, where you will be the sole representative of Switzerland Tourism. As a passionate PR professional, you have an outgoing personality, like working independently, and have a high affinity for TV Productions, Influencer Marketing and Event Management.
  • Positioning Switzerland as a travel and vacation destination to key media on the West Coast
  • Relationship management with journalists and editors of print, broadcasting, and digital media outlets
  • Coordinate, organize, and escort TV productions
  • Prepare content for media professionals
  • Respond to media inquiries and actively pitch story ideas
  • Organize individual and group media trips to Switzerland
  • Plan, organize, and host media events
  • Conceptualize and execute Influencer activities.
  • Liaison with regional Swiss partners
  • Report of media results and database management
  • General destination marketing task in Southern California
  • Higher education in marketing, communication, or tourism (Uni/FH)
  • Four years of professional experience in a PR role
  • Proven track record in event management
  • Experience in TV Productions and knowledge of the West Coast media scene is an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written language skills in English and good knowledge of French and German
  • A high degree of independence, creativity, and self-motivation
  • Affinity to innovate and create eye-catching media projects
  • Competent, confident appearance, diplomatic negotiation skills
  • A curious and versatile team player who is customer and partner-oriented
  • Very good knowledge of Switzerland as a travel and holiday destination
  • Willingness to travel extensively in North America and Switzerland.
  • Swiss citizenship (due to visa regulations) and willingess to work and live in LA.
  • Driver's License
  • Due to the US Covid-restrictions the candidate must be fully vaccinated otherwise no entry into US is granted

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  • Suisse Tourisme | Schweiz Tourismus | Svizzera Turismo | Switzerland Tourism |

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