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Consumer PR Senior Account Manager

McCann Worldgroup
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Marketing & PR
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We have a rare opportunity to manage and grow one of the most exciting Consumer PR portfolios in the region.

We're looking for someone who is driven, independent, skilled in delighting clients and experienced in managing juniors, and who knows how to turn an idea into content, coverage and conversations.

You will work with one of the largest PR teams outside of London - one that's part of the world's most effective agency network for the past four years.

Your clients will include one of the UK's leading property developers, home interior and fashion brands.

This role would suit a very experienced account manager looking to move to the next level, or a seasoned SAM looking for new challenges and the opportunity to grow their career with an established and highly successful agency.

Please note whilst we are all working remotely at present, there will be a requirement to be based out of our Solihull offices a few days a week once we start to return to office life.

Why would you want to work here?McCann Birmingham is part of McCann Central, the UK's largest integrated agency. Over 500 individuals working together to help brands play a meaningful role in people's lives.

We are also part of McCann Worldgroup, a global agency network that delivers culture-shaping work for some of the world's biggest brands.

And to add to the (literal) wheelbarrow full of awards we've got including Euro Effies most effective global agency, Cannes Network of the Year, Campaign's European Integrated Agency of the Year, not to mention McCann Central's haul of awards in recent years at Cannes Lions, Clios, One Show, D&AD, LIAs, Golden Drum & Creative Circle Awards. So creativity really is at the forefront of everything we do.

We're a team of passionate creatives, strategists and engineers from a wide mix of backgrounds. But there's a lot that unites us - like caring deeply about everything we make. And though our skillsets are wide and our process knowledge is deep, we are all still learning every day.

RequirementsResponsibilities will include, but not be limited to
  • Building great relationships with clients and providing sound consultancy
  • Managing junior account team members to ensure work is of a high standard and client KPIs are met
  • PR content creation
  • Media relations and regular sell-ins to key media
  • Influencer management
  • Working alongside our specialist social media team
  • Providing briefs for other departments / external service providers
  • Helping directors ensure work is on time, on budget and delivering
  • New business pitch involvement
  • Reporting & evaluation
You will be a confident communicator with a keen eye for detail and strong organisation skills. Good time management and a basic knowledge of the latest digital and social media channels are also a must.

This role is the perfect opportunity to develop your skills alongside our award-winning and multi-disciplinary PR and Social team. If this sounds like you and you're ready to take your career to the next level, let's talk.

BenefitsIn addition to a competitive salary we are committed to creating a brilliant environment for all our people. This includes benefits such as 28 days holiday, plus the opportunity to buy more holiday, enhanced pension contributions, life assurance and much more.

A culture of learning and development is also central to our ethos, so you'll have access to industry leading training and development programmes, plus you'll get to work closely with the world's biggest media partners to access exclusive features and products.

Most importantly, you'll be part of a fun and collaborative team and you'll work in an environment where you are supported and developed.

If you want to join an iconic network agency that offers you the chance to work on one of the top clients in our portfolio & the opportunity to progress your career with an unrivalled development programme, contact us now.

Our commitment to equal opportunitiesFor us, diversity is a business imperative - one that must be embedded into every aspect of how we operate in order to drive success. Simply put, we believe an encouraging and inclusive environment makes sound business sense.

As a globally integrated community that influences and shapes culture, it's vital that the talent mix in our agencies encompass all dimensions of diversity, and that we demand the same of the people we work with.

Conscious inclusion encompasses social, cultural and cognitive differences and cultivates an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose. It is the integration of this philosophy that allows us to create meaningful experiences for our employees, drive better business practices with our vendors and clients, and ultimately lead with purpose.
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