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Support and coordinate activities for CALA PR, including drafting press releases, coordinating interviews, compiling media materials, managing media requests and supporting PR event organization. This position reports to the Director, PR and Social Media and partners with the Area PR Directors and Account Management Organization in the region to oversee that properties across CALA are in alignment with regional initiatives. The Coordinator is an integral hub for the wider PR team, liaising with stakeholders in Bethesda and in market, coordinating PR reporting, facilitating source market media stays, and integrating CALA success stories.
Develop media materials, including press releases, fact sheets, talking points and executive speeches
Proof media materials sent by properties, brands and other stakeholders
Manage and maintain CALA Talking Point library
Hub for CALA information requests by various stakeholders, such as Americas PR, properties and global Brands
Refer media requests to the an appropriate spokesperson or information source; coordinate interviews
Support execution of PR activations
Collect monthly monitoring reports from markets and forward to PR agency for inclusion in CALA PR report
Manage and pull reports from Trendkite, as needed
Distribute weekly PR coverage report to internal stakeholders
Manage Marriott Spanish News Center site and image library
Support strategy development; identify and propose story angles to promote CALA; research
Review, process invoices with Director approval; keep detailed invoicing log; monitor department travel budget
Create presentations for executives
Create and manage PR work-in-progress calendar; upload to internal tools (eg Americas Marketing calendar
Manage PR Box file sharing
Support Director with flight bookings, expense reports, as needed
Use computer systems and software packages to input, access, modify, store, or output information
Enter and retrieve data from computer systems using a keyboard, mouse or trackball.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish.
Provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette.
Working with Others
Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact, respect, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
Work with other people to gather the information necessary to manage projects, achieve goals, and resolve problems.
Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement
Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.
Excellent organizational skills.
Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats.
Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time.
Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance.
Policies and Procedures
Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
Follow company and department policies and procedures.
Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.
Learning Interpersonal Skills
Customer Service Orientation
Diversity Relations Communications
Telephone Etiquette Skills
Creative Thinker Administration
Highly organized Languages
Portuguese a plus
Education B.A. in communications, journalism or PR
Related Work Experience At least 2 years of related work experience
Supervisory Experience No supervisory experience is required
Fluent in speaking, reading and writing English and Spanish