Visit Kansas City Kansas is seeking a Public Relations Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of success in developing and executing public relations campaigns for travel destinations. In this role, you will be responsible for generating positive media coverage of Kansas City, Kansas as a tourism destination. You will work closely with travel media, bloggers, and influencers to pitch stories, respond to inquiries, and coordinate press trips. You will also develop talking points and story ideas, and attend travel writer conferences and events.


  • Oversee public relations strategies for travel media
  • Work with travel media, pitch stories, and respond to inquiries
  • Coordinate and host press and fam trips
  • Attend travel writer conferences and events
  • Write and distribute press releases, talking points, and media pitches
  • Work with Marketing Team on influencer strategy and plan and host influencer trips
  • Act as primary contact for PR agency


  • At least 4 years of experience in a related position such as public relations or media relations
  • Degree in a related field of study, though an equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and ability to engage effectively with diverse audiences
  • Professional and proactive work ethic with strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to set priorities and limits in order to accomplish tasks, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated commitment to the value of diversity
  • General knowledge of Kansas City, Kansas and the KC metro area
  • Candidates that are bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred but not required
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for public relations, we invite you to apply for this position. In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape our company's image, build strong relationships with the media, and effectively communicate our key messages to the public. We offer competitive compensation packages and opportunities for professional growth.

APPLY HERE by Monday, October 23, 2023