Senior Communications Consultant
Professional - Non IT
McLean VA Contract Nov 16, 2022

Employment Enterprises, Inc. is currently working with one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing hospitality enterprises. We are searching for a Senior Communications Consultant. You’ll lead the communications strategies and projects designed to elevate the client’s reputation as an innovator in Food & Beverage (F&B) across the enterprise and with brand-specific activations.

Senior Communications Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement 2023 PR strategies aligned with a global brand and communications objectives to elevate the client’s reputation as an innovator and leader in Food & Beverage to drive consumer engagement/bookings as well as recruit and retain the finest F&B experts in the industry.
  • Within the 2023 plan, build in executive speaking, media, and social media opportunities for Global F&B Brand Head to strengthen company’s external leadership voice and elevate the brand within the F&B industry.
  • Collaborate closely with F&B Brand Head and the Marketing brand team to drive business results by securing the most impactful earned, owned, shared, and paid media coverage that informs target audiences of goals to deliver the most reliable and friendly service.
  • Drive the development and implementation of fully integrated communications plans by collaborating with corporate + brand communications, internal communications, owner communications, regional communications and content teams.
  • Collaborate closely with Luxury, Lifestyle and Full Service Brand Comms team to identify priority announcements, openings and partnership to help elevate the enterprise brand.
  • Lead the crafting and distribution of well-written, impactful press releases and pitches; collaborate with the editorial content team and Marketing social media team to finalize and distribute breakthrough storytelling.

Senior Communications Consultant Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience in Communications, Public Relations, or Journalism with measurable results generating coverage in targeted media
  • Experience developing and crafting PR strategy, pitching and managing media interviews and events with senior company executives
  • A strong network of media relationships, particularly with experience in industry trade press
  • Understanding of the dynamic F&B industry and media environment
  • Established relationships with top-tier F&B reporters
  • An eye for news and the ability to craft engaging media pitches and stories to attract and target F&B and hospitality trade and consumer media
  • Thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, high-energy environment, and able to lead cross-functional project teams
  • Attention to detail
  • Ease in shifting between traditional PR, thought leadership, and brand reputation
  • An analytical mentality to solve problems effectively and creatively while maintaining a high level of flexibility, professionalism, and integrity
  • An ability to collaborate effectively across teams within a matrixed organization

What we offer:

  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Medical and dental benefits for qualifying professionals
  • Flex spending account
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance

 

“Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Employment Enterprises, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, assign, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, U.S. Veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.”