JOB NUMBER: JB03991
VACANCY NUMBER: ADV04772
ORGANIZATION: MSC Cruises INC.
BUSINESS AREA: Office
LINE MANAGER: Supports Communications Team
MSC Cruises, the world’s third largest cruise line, is hiring a contractor for its PR and Communications team. Working through 2024, the contractor will support the U.S. communications team in the day-to-day functions, help with planning and booking trips for journalists, track media coverage, and assist in the preparation of a key industry event in Miami. This is a full-time role working approximately 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday. You will join the team in the Fort Lauderdale office twice / week.
•Assist in the coordination and organization of U.S. press trips for media, PR agency and communications team
•Support with DTS bookings (MSC’s booking system), air and ground travel arrangements for press trips and media events
•Event support (both In-person and leading up to the event) through tracking invites, RSVPs and on-site check in
•Support in tracking and compiling media coverage for daily and monthly reporting
•Support in organization of company award efforts
•Press release upload and distribution to key platforms and stakeholders
•Support with invoice handling and archiving
•Help prepare materials for upcoming events (organize branded materials, print travel paperwork, create event overview documents)
•Create meeting notes, agendas, and organizational documents
•Able to travel both nationally and internationally during the scheduled contract, company funded
•Background in PR & Communications, accustomed to liaising with media / journalists
•Experience supporting a busy communications team, juggling multiple tasks at once
•Excellent organizational skills and strong ability to shift focus between varying projects
•Clear communication skills, strong written and verbal English
•Strong working knowledge of MS suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, able to produce on-brand materials to be circulated to event attendees.
•Basic knowledge of AP style and standard press release formatting
•Ideally experienced in booking travel on a large scale
•Ideally some event management experience
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