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PR & Influencer Activations Lead - Germany & France

GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide

Marketing & Communications
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

PR & Influencer Activations
Lead - Germany & France

About GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is the globally leading marketplace for unforgettable travel experiences. Travelers use GetYourGuide to discover the best things to do in a destination. Since its founding in 2009, people from all over the world have booked more than 135 million tours, activities, and attraction tickets through GetYourGuide. Powered by a global team of over 800 travel experts and technologists, we are headquartered in Berlin and have 18 local offices around the world. Visit our careers website to learn more.

Team mission

GetYourGuide is seeking a talented and driven PR and Influencer Activations Lead to join our incredible Brand Organization. In this role, you will lead our communications strategy in Germany (knowledge of the French market is a plus) and drive brand awareness and consideration. You'll play a crucial part in generating engaging earned media and influencer content to attract more travelers and promote GetYourGuide as the go-to platform for unforgettable experiences. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join us during a phase of extraordinary and rapid growth, where you will have the chance to shape our brand and make a significant impact on our mission of providing the world with access to incredible experiences.

You will:

  • Lead strategy creation and implementation of consumer PR and influencer marketing to activate the brand in Germany (knowledge of the French market is a plus), including crafting engaging stories, creating briefs, negotiating contracts, and selecting the most suitable media outlets and influencers
  • Be the main representative for influencer and public relations efforts in Germany, ensuring alignment with regional trends, preferences, and media landscape
  • Leverage PR and influencer marketing tactics to bring across the brand message and support brand campaign execution
  • Collaborate closely with the Head of Comms to define clear objectives for activations, provide budget recommendations, and establish measurable KPIs
  • Work with our local PR agency to oversee reporting and campaign analysis for ongoing evaluation and optimization of initiatives
  • Establish processes for leveraging influencer content on owned and paid social media platforms
  • Continuously refine testing methodologies to demonstrate the effectiveness of PR and influencer marketing efforts in achieving company goals
  • Foster knowledge sharing across the organization, serving as the internal advisor on all brand influencer and public relations topics

Who you are

  • You are located in Berlin or are willing to relocate for the role. We operate on a hybrid work model and value in-person interaction in our office a minimum of 3 days per week.
  • ​​8+ years of experience in consumer PR and influencer marketing, with a background working in-house or agency side, ideally across both. Additional background working in journalism will be highly valued.
  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of the German market as well as a strong network of press contacts in the German market (French market is a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and native or near native German language skills. French is a plus.
  • An understanding of how the PR and influencer marketing channel affects and supports other channels in the marketing mix, specifically within brand communications
  • Demonstrated success in managing communication campaigns, including creating and executing mega influencer/celebrity partnerships
  • Deep understanding of influencer marketing, social media platforms, and current trends, with a particular emphasis on Instagram and TikTok
  • Analytical mindset, with a clear understanding of research methodologies and the ability to utilize KPIs to inform strategic decisions
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams and external partners to deliver a cohesive brand strategy
  • Strong organizational and prioritization abilities, results-driven, detail-oriented, with the capacity to multitask and manage priorities effectively, avoiding delays
  • Proven experience working within Germany (France is a plus)
  • Background in the travel or marketplace industry is a plus

How we set you up for success:

  • Invest in your development with an annual personal growth budget
  • Create a comfortable workspace at home with an annual home office budget
  • Become a part of our success with virtual stock options
  • Enjoy flexibility with a hybrid work-from-home and telecommuting policy
  • Save on transportation costs with discounted public transportation tickets
  • Support your loved ones with generous maternity and paternity leave policies

And more...

We look forward to hearing from you

Unlock your full potential and join our mission to create unforgettable experiences for millions around the world. If you have the skills and passion for joining our team, we invite you to apply by submitting your CV/resume in English through the form below. Check out how we hire for tips and visibility into our process and check out life at GetYourGuide. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via jobs@getyourguide.com.

We are an equal-opportunity employer

Our commitment is that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application.

Important notice: Protect yourself from recruitment scams

We want to ensure your safety during the application process. Please be aware of potential scammers impersonating GetYourGuide recruiters. Remember, GetYourGuide never requests payment or sensitive personal information during recruitment. All official job opportunities are exclusively posted on our Careers page. If you suspect fraudulent activity, report it to jobs@getyourguide.com. Stay vigilant and protect yourself from recruitment scams.

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