PR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Do you have the ability to think creatively and put ideas into action, delivering stand-out campaigns, coverage and content? If so, McCann PR & Social (Birmingham) wants to talk to you!
We are looking for an Account Executive to work across a mix of high profile clients within our busy homes and retail team. You’ll be a media relations whizz and will thrive on speaking to the media on a daily basis, creating impactful social content, and delivering campaigns with real wow.
Upbeat, with a can-do attitude, you’ll be a people person, super-organised, have a passion for writing and winning awards, and have a little black book of great contacts!
You’ll already be in an agency but looking for your next challenge and want to be part of a fast-paced, fun and exciting team, with a fantastic training programme and great career opportunities.
Driving licence mandatory.
Start date: September 2017
McCann PR is a team of 40 PR consultants, which sits at the heart of McCann Central, the largest communications agency outside of London, with over 350 talented people working under one roof. As part of a full service agency, we have full access to a wide range of disciplines including planning, research, creative, media and digital as well as specialist social media and media training teams within the PR team.
We’re highly awarded and deliver stand out results for our clients every time, and have a fantastic client portfolio ranging from McCarthy & Stone, Anglian Home Improvements, Powershop and Vauxhall, to Mappin and Webb, Fruitella, Chupa Chups and Stanley Black and Decker
We provide a clear career progression plan including specific training needs and extensive training and development opportunities. We’re one of the first agencies in the country to gain the Investors in People gold award, and one of the first agencies outside London to gain accreditation on the IPA’s (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) continuous development programme – CPD. Our extensive training programme comprises internal and external CIPR and IPA courses and our own McCann Worldgroup courses. These include the McCann Academy, where delegates across Europe are bought together, and access to Interpublic Group’s worldwide training programme - smartWorld - which offers an expansive range of courses and seminars all accessible at the touch of a button.
We offer lots of employee benefits including free onsite parking, birthday wine, pension scheme, life assurance, childcare vouchers, subsidised gym membership, onsite car cleaning, onsite dry cleaning collection / drop off, subsidised Bistro, 25 day’s holiday each year (3 of which to be taken between Christmas and New Year), a holiday purchase scheme for those all important holiday top ups, and the highly popular free chocolate Fridays.
And it’s not just about work - we have a lot of fun too, in fact our social committee keep us pretty busy! From monthly PR team meetings and PR Star Awards, in-house yoga classes, to team nights out and, of course, our fabulous Christmas and summer parties.
Sound good? Join us!