Do you have a passion for storytelling and writing?  A thirst for a newsworthy story and a hunger for securing great coverage for your clients? Are you looking for the next step in your career, working on some fantastic national campaigns?  If so, McCann PR & Social (Birmingham) wants to talk to you!

 

We are looking for highly driven and passionate account manager to join our growing retail team.

 

Working on a mix of national/local property and homes clients, you’ll be experienced at running meetings, developing proposals and proactively coming up with new ideas, and guiding and advising clients on solutions to meet their needs. As well as developing new stories, case studies and features and pitching ideas to the media, you will also be required to develop relevant content for digital and social channels.

 

Alongside a creative mind, strong writing ability and a good eye for detail, we’re looking for brave thinkers who will push the boundaries and stop at nothing to support the team in creating award winning campaigns.

 

What we offer is the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of specialists who are passionate about what they do. We’ll support you in developing and honing your skills and passions to enable you to reach your full potential. So apply now if you want to be part of a fast-paced, fun and exciting team, with a fantastic training programme and great career opportunities.

 

Start date: April 2019

 

About McCann:

McCann PR and social is a team of 45 PR consultants, and part of McCann Worldgroup.

 

Located in Shirley, Solihull, the McCann PR & Social team are part of the largest communications agency outside of London, surrounded by over 400 talented people all 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 and Social team.

We’re highly awarded and deliver stand out results for our clients every time, and have a fantastic client portfolio across automotive, luxury goods, home interest, food and drink, manufacturing and the electrical industries.

 

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, 28 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, in-house yoga classes, to team nights out and, of course, our fabulous Christmas and summer parties.

 

Sound good? Join us! Please submit your CV to: careers.mccanncentral@mccann.com