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!
In our growing team based in Shirley, we are looking for an Account Manager to help deliver headline-grabbing campaigns for a range of clients in our corporate portfolio. As well as digging into the day’s biggest stories and pitching ideas to national newspapers and specialist sector magazines, you will also be required to develop relevant content for digital and social channels.
Alongside the requisite skills of a creative mind, strong writing ability and a good eye for detail, we’re looking for a brave thinker – someone who will push the boundaries and stop at nothing to support a team in creating the next award winning campaign.
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 – this role is ideal for someone wanting the take the next step on their career path.
Driving licence mandatory.
Start date: October 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 400 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 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, 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 in-house yoga classes, to team nights out and, of course, our fabulous Christmas and summer parties.
Sound good? Join us!