Media Relations Manager (Central & Eastern Europe)

Kiwi.com is a global award-winning Czech company that has brought technical innovation to the travel industry. We are at a really exciting point in our journey and are looking for a talented individual to be part of our small, but high-functioning, external communications team.  We need someone who is keen to make a difference, who understands how earned media plays a crucial part in the growth of a brand and someone who is not frightened of a challenge as we go out and disrupt the travel industry.

    Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Support and work closely with our Head of Global Communications and wider team on a daily basis, particularly in the creation, planning and implementation of consumer PR campaigns to drive media coverage and brand awareness in the region.
  • Be responsible for documenting the planning, execution and reporting of the consumer PR plan for target markets in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Be responsible for the in-house press contact database for the target markets in Central Europe – researching and adding new contacts and building relationships with those media
  • With the team, source relevant news inside the business which is relatable for customers in the local markets 
  • Plan and deliver creative and impactful PR events and activities in target markets aligned with the commercial roadmap and Go To Market strategy.
  • Build relations and align plans with colleagues across the business, particularly in content & creative, marketing, employer branding and internal communications.
  • What “must have” qualities are we looking for?

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in consumer PR (in-house or agency).
  • Experience in designing and implementing impactful PR-led events, product launches and brand engagement campaigns.
  • A creative thinker.
  • Great communication skills – you are outgoing, friendly, with a good sense of humor, open-minded and able to think strategically.
  • Profound knowledge of Czech/Slovak as well as English (level min C1) both spoken and written level.
  • High level of resilience, happy to work in a fast-paced environment (as you can’t expect anything less in Kiwi.com).
  • Experience in working with senior leadership stakeholders.
  • Which qualities are really “good to have” for this role?

  • Experience in working with media in other Central European markets.
  • Experience of the wider PR eco-system (such as social and influencer amplification).
  • Self-motivated team player, extremely detail-oriented, persistent and independent, with a strong ‘can do’ attitude.
  • An understanding of the travel industry and travel media contacts.
  • Ability to prioritize, with great time management and organizational skills.
  • Furthermore, “nice to have” would be:

  • Enthusiasm for tech and travel.
  • The common software knowledge, especially Google Suite tools.
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We offer you

Besides a motivating salary, we offer quarterly bonuses dependent on the company’s overall results and your own performance
The opportunity to join our Phantom Stock scheme (for positions from level 5 upwards).
We also enjoy benefits, such as meal vouchers, 20+5 days vacation, Cafeteria program, sick days, VIP Medical Care, multisport card. 
Flight vouchers to celebrate your kiwi anniversaries.
Occasional work from home and/or our modern office located in Karlín where you can enjoy sleeping spots, chillout zones, free refreshments, parking for car/bicycle/motorbike.
Dogs, kids, and parties are welcome in our offices.
Grow.Kiwi program which supports parents and keeps them engaged with the company.

Interested? Join us and hack the traditional ways of travel!

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Recruiter Kiwi.comHR RecruiterAlžběta Trčková

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LocationPrague

TeamCommercial

Employment typeFull-time

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