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The Public Relations department is responsible for maintaining the public image of both Wynn and Encore.
*Develop and implement strategic public relations campaigns on behalf of Wynn Las Vegas, Encore and the business units of the resorts. *Oversee and guide the efforts of PR Managers *Plan and conduct public relations and media relations activities designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. *Serve as day-to-day contact with leaders of each business unit and meet regularly to determine story ideas and needs. *Respond to reporter requests for information and interviews. *Accompany executives and resort related talent to all media and public relations activities, on or off property. *Coordinate the resort experiences of visiting media. *Welcome and host VIP visitors to the property. *Organize press conferences and special events. *Update and assist with the creation of media and general marketing materials (press releases, written materials, photos, video, web sites, etc.). *Manage the timely distribution of press materials to the media. *Participate in brainstorming sessions and lead the implementation of newly created strategy. *Create, develop and coordinate promotions with measurable value. *Manage activities of public relations firms hired for specific related projects. *Represent the resorts and business units at community and business events. *Manage the distribution of print and electronic press clippings. *Assist with the archival library of all public relations and marketing materials. *Coordinate related press junkets. *Maintain a media activity database. *Prepare PR schedules and reports for internal distribution. *Collaborate with internal PR department to develop concepts, strategies and tactics for public relations and promotions programs. *All other duties assigned by the Director of Public Relations *Responsible for promoting all Food & Beverage and Retail Outlets.
*Bachelor?s degree in Communications, Marketing or a related field. *Minimum of eight to ten years of experience in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. *Knowledge of local, regional and national print and electronic media contacts, reports and journalists. *A minimum of (2) two years Food & Beverage Public Relations experience preferred but not required. *Advanced writing ability, strong organizational, excellent spoken and written communication skills required. *Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends. *Must be 21 years of age or older.
Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com), Encore (www.encorelasvegas.com) and Wynn Macau (www.wynnmacau.com). Wynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 111,000 square foot casino, 22 food and beverage outlets, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, and approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space.
Encore, an expansion of Wynn Las Vegas, opened on December 22, 2008. Encore is located immediately adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas and features a 2,034 all-suite hotel, approximately 72,000 square foot casino, 12 food and beverage outlets, a night club, a spa and salon, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space and approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets.