Media Relations / Project Manager Canada
Does an attractive, Toronto-based position in the tourism industry excite you?
 
Each day, the 240 employees at our Zurich headquarters and in 33 offices in 22 markets use innovative and unconventional means to market Switzerland as an especially attractive and diverse travel destination.
For the North American representation in Toronto, we are looking for an experienced and motivated professional with an outgoing personality and autonomous working style to fill this vacant position, reporting to the Head of Media and Communications North America.
Your area of responsibility
  • Establish and maintain relationships with media in Toronto, Montreal, Western Canada and the Greater Chicago area, pitch stories and respond to media inquiries
  • Plan, organize and execute media events / individual and group media trips
  • Prepare content for media professionals including news and trade media releases
  • Manage special projects and integrated campaigns in Canada
  • Liaison with Swiss and other partners
  • Explore and manage TV projects
  • Manage reporting of media results
  • Maintain media database for Canada
  • Database back up function for media team in North America
Our Expectations
  • At least four years of working experience in international media relations, communications and/or social media
  • Mother tongue French, proficient command of English (oral and written) and good knowledge of German or Italian
  • Excellent knowledge of Switzerland as a vacation, travel and meetings destination
  • High level of initiative, independence, creativity as well as communications and organizational skills
  • Team oriented approach
  • Allrounder with experience in hospitality or tourism
  • Willingness to travel extensively within North America and Switzerland
  • Proven track record in event management
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
 
Your Benefit
  • An interesting and diverse position
  • Modern office space in Toronto
  • Highly motivated colleagues
  • Attractive employment conditions and benefits
Your Contact
Suisse Tourisme. Schweiz Tourismus. Svizzera Turismo. Switzerland Tourism.
Angela Leutwiler Hüssy
Human Resources
+41 (0)44 288 12 23