Opentable

International PR Manager

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What Opentable is looking for in applicants

OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), powers reservations for the hospitality industry. OpenTable’s software seats more than 1 billion people per year and helps more than 60,000 restaurants, bars, wineries and other venues attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximize revenue.

As an employee of OpenTable, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each other's strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

About you:

As the International PR Manager you will facilitate integrated marketing campaigns across B2C and B2B audiences, ensuring that PR campaigns can be used across owned, paid and earned channels in core international markets. In addition, you will develop strategic pitch angles using data, product and execs; creating press materials and work internally / externally to drive PR coverage

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare messaging / briefing materials for Exec spokespeople
  • Communicate with partners and internal customers / teams globally
  • Identify trends across pop culture, media, tech or hospitality industries to assist in creating relevant integrated campaigns
  • Love news jacking, identify and implement bold storytelling opportunities
  • Lead the relationship with external PR agencies across multiple regions
  • Handle regional budgets
  • Oversee media monitoring vendors, reporting, and analysis
  • Ensure campaigns and activities secure best in class media coverage for OpenTable in B2B and B2C outlets in core international markets including the UK, Germany and Australia
  • Build and maintain relationships with relevant reporters and influencers in home market

Please apply if you have:

  • Significant experience within consumer PR and B2B media relations with proven results; food and beverages (F+B), tech, and/or hospitality PR experience a plus
  • Passionate about restaurants and hospitality
  • Track record of securing feature placements
  • Strong relationships with consumer, F+B, tech, and lifestyle media outlets
  • Experience in supporting integrated PR programs
  • Experience in working across multiple markets, and managing multiple agencies
  • In-depth understanding of existing and emerging social platforms
  • Strong writing, editing and messaging skills
  • Comfortable in a data-driven environment, analysing and using data for storytelling
  • Ability to work independently and on several competing priorities with high attention to detail
  • Willing to travel to our San Francisco HQ and other OpenTable offices as needed

Benefits

  • Generous paid vacation
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Company matched retirement plans
  • Health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Headspace Subscription
  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.
  • Weekly Catered Lunches
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave

Diversity and Inclusion

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more creative ideas, products, and better outcomes for our team members. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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