Marketing and PR roles – recruiting for all levels

Are you relentless?

We are looking to recruit PR and marketing roles to work as part of our busy integrated communications team. You will be responsible for helping to deliver award-winning campaigns on behalf of a wide range of clients – working closely with all members of the agency, including the in-house design studio and events team. Based in our Ringwood (Hampshire) office, with occasional travel to attend events and client meetings.

Personal attributes:

  • Client likeability and trust
  • Ambitious – drive to succeed and move up the agency
  • Proactive, confident attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • A relentless approach to driving results

Internships: For those that are looking to make their first step on the career ladder, we offer paid internships. Our internships give you great insight into the industry and we’ll ensure you get the best possible learning experience across a range of PR and marketing activities. With a carefully chosen Line Manager to support you and provide lots of guidance and feedback, you’ll gain a strong idea of your working style and personal strengths. Internships at McKenna Townsend are paid at least the level of National Minimum Wage and in accordance with PRCA guidelines.

For further information please get in touch: mel@mckennatownsend.com

Current vacancies

PR and marketing – account manager (maternity leave cover)

We are looking for an exceptional and dedicated Account Manager to work as part of our busy team, for a maternity leave cover (10 months – with potential to extend).

You will be responsible for helping to deliver award-winning PR activity on behalf of a wide range of clients, including Sunseeker International, the Subway® brand and Care South, as well as drive new business opportunities for the agency. The successful candidate will have at least two-three years of previous PR/marketing experience, including social media and digital marketing.
You will be based in our Ringwood (Hampshire) office, with occasional travel to attend events and client meetings.

Key duties
Proactively manage client activities and be seen as an expert in your field of activity
Manage budgets for client projects
Work closely with Account/Associate Directors and Managing Directors in developing strategy for clients
Develop and maintain excellent client and media relationships
Drive new business opportunities for the agency, working as part of a team to deliver pitches and respond to briefs

Candidates must have:
PR expertise
Social media experience (strategy and delivery)
Strong writing skills
Confidence to lead accounts
Good presentation skills
Excellent client liaison skills
Proven track record in delivering first-class results for clients
Minimum three years’ agency experience
An understanding of wider marketing disciplines is also desirable but not essential.

If you think you have what it takes to join the team, apply now. For more information on the role, contact rachel@mckennatownsend.com

PR and marketing – account manager

We are looking for a first-class Account Manager to join our busy team. You will be responsible for helping to deliver award-winning marketing and PR on behalf of a wide range of clients, including Sunseeker International, the Subway®brand and Condor Ferries, as well as drive new business opportunities for the agency. The successful candidate will have at least two-three years of previous PR/marketing experience, including social media and digital marketing.

Candidates must have:
Experience in PR/creative/marketing and good understanding of marketing disciplines
Excellent track record in delivering first-class results for clients
Confidence to lead client accounts
Strong writing skills – a great portfolio of work delivering fantastic results
Social media experience (strategy and delivery)
Good presentation skills
Excellent client liaison skills
Fanatical attention to detail and organisational skills

Please send your CV, what makes you relentless and current remuneration to:
Sarah Townsend sarah@mckennatownsend.com

 

McKenna Townsend is an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and to opposing discrimination on the basis of gender, marital or civil partnership status, religious belief, race, disability, age and sexual orientation.

To find out more about the marketing, PR, advertising and digital services we offer, call us on 01425 472330 or send us an enquiry here
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