PR & SOCIAL ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
Are you an innovator in communications? Do you create integrated PR campaigns that make your clients smile and get great results? We’re looking for a digitally-minded PR account director to join our senior team, to excite existing clients and play a key role in new business.
In your role you will work across a mix of high profile consumer clients, leading your team to develop strategic, creative and compelling PR and social campaigns - both for existing clients and in a new business context. From campaign and content ideation, to creation, implementation and measurement, you’ll constantly be looking ahead at innovative solutions for your clients and impactful ways to demonstrate a campaign’s success.
Business-minded, you’ll have a good understanding of your client’s business strategy and communications objectives, proactively identifying communications opportunities to help meet their needs. You’ll have a strong ambition to grow our business too; from working closely with senior management on new business opportunities to developing and growing your portfolio and team, you’ll be a people person with a can-do attitude who is inspired by leading, motivating and developing their team.
You’ll have agency experience, be looking for your next challenge and want to be part of a fast-paced, fun and exciting team, with great career opportunities.
Driving licence mandatory
Start date: March 2018
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!