Position Description

Public Relations Trainee
Location Shanghai
Job Code 1139
# of openings 1
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Travelzoo is a global media commerce company. With 25 offices and more than 28 million members in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America, we publish outstanding deals from over 2,000 travel, entertainment and local companies. A career at Travelzoo is more than a job - it’s a calling. We love what we do and our team works hard to make an impact.

Travelzoo is seeking a  Public Relations (PR) Trainee for our Shanghai office. The PR Trainee will assist PR Manager, Asia Pacific in leading the evolution of the PR strategy by elevating and promoting the Travelzoo brand far and wide. This could involve anything from announcing the latest trends from member surveys, championing the voice of the consumer on industry issues to breaking the internet with headline-grabbing content.

The PR team promotes the Travelzoo brand and support our position as the world’s leading publisher of travel and entertainment deals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support PR efforts with yearly PR plans— the specific themes will be devised locally, with local strategies set by the PR manager
  • Help with creation of all PR collaterals, PR-oriented surveys, data analysis and translation of materials from the global PR team
  • Help maintain ongoing relationship with media in the travel, consumer and trade sectors and co-ordinate logistics of media outreach and pitches
  • Support the PR Manager on media events and exclusive member events and liaise with event vendors
  • Support the PR manager to secure campaign exposure with key media
  • Other special projects on an ad hoc basis.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in public relations, journalism, marketing or communications
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Mandarin and a high degree of comfort working with an international team
  • A high-performance focus, proactive work ethic and high level of attention to detail
  • A persistent, solutions-oriented attitude in the face of roadblocks
  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize amongst many projects
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A good sense of humor—we work hard but like to have fun doing so

We offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Excellent international career opportunities in a high growth company
  • Exciting and fast paced work environment
  • Ask about our travel perk!

If you are a globally minded young professional who thrives in a collaborative environment and values a meaningful career, then we want to work with you!




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