Two Job Vacancies at The Travel Corporation

Two Job Vacancies at The Travel Corporation

The Travel Corporation is to appoint a Marketing & PR Executive and a Sales & Events Co-ordinator, both of whom will be based in Merrion Square, Dublin 2, and will report to Sharon Jordan, Country Manager. The Travel Corporation Logo


Marketing & PR Executive

This hands-on role would ideally suit a university graduate with a minimum of two years’ experience who is motivated, has initiative and capable of working to tight deadlines, both unsupervised and under pressure. The ideal candidate is a team player who is able to work within a close-knit team on a variety of different tasks at any given time.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Implementation of trade and consumer promotions, incentives, campaigns, advertising, events, brochure launches and online activity
  • Maintaining a comprehensive record of all marketing activity
  • Analysis of campaign results, booking reports, consumer feedback, data and market research including competitor analysis
  • Ensuring brand consistency across all activities, in line with worldwide guidelines
  • Content management and editing of all agent and consumer websites, as well as content production for partner websites
  • Production of e-newsletters and online communications
  • Day-to-day management of social media
  • Copy writing, image selection, advert design and production
  • Proof reading of brochures and collateral for accuracy and ensuring they are within brand guidelines
  • Production of collateral for joint agency and tourist office promotions
  • Liaising with the sales team to ensure they have collateral required
  • Attending trade and consumer functions and events
  • Co-ordinating joint trade campaigns
  • Co-ordinating tourist board campaigns
  • Organisation of press trips and launches
  • Building relationships with key members of online and offline press and bloggers
  • Supporting the Country Manager

Required skills and person specification:

  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Accuracy with an eye for detail and excellent proof-reading skills
  • Good organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, unsupervised and using own initiative
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic and driven
  • Approachable and motivational
  • Able to work within a small team and a real hands-on team player.
  • Knowledge of mailchimp and Indesign an advantage.

Sales & Events Co-ordinator

Responsible for the following duties (but not exclusively):

  • Multiple PA duties including items such as consolidation of expenses, calendar management and any other business as required
  • Professionally answering the telephone and dealing with travel enquiries
  • Working closely with the team in reservations
  • Arranging and booking flights
  • Fam / Press trip organisation
  • Planning and aiding national event organisation
  • Arranging agent and in house training
  • Presentation preparation
  • Trade and consumer show organisation and participation
  • Supporting sales with email eblast, faxes and marketing activity
  • Maintaining and updating databases
  • Maintaining and updating multiple website and Facebook and Twitter
  • Meeting and greeting candidates and clients
  • Meeting room set-up when required
  • Reports, ordering stationary / manning invoices
  • General admin filing, faxing and photocopying, posting brochures, letters etc
  • AOB

Required skills and person specification:

  • This position would suit someone looking to explore a new direction within the travel industry. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and be comfortable working as part of a small and fast paced team. Must have excellent computer skills including Powerpoint, Excel and Word. Knowledge of In-Design would be an advantage
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, unsupervised and using own initiative
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic and driven
  • Approachable and motivational
  • Able to work within a small team and a real hands-on team player.
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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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