Corporate comms for some of the world’s biggest food & drink brands
If you’re a corporate communications specialist but don’t enjoy the corporate, suit and tie environment, then this is the agency and role for you.
This agency is more traditionally known as a consumer shop; however have been winning more and more corporate work from their clients and have a dedicated team of 5 corporate specialists (the agency is approx. 50 in total) servicing the corporate reputation function of the agency. Due to continued growth in this area, they are now looking for an Account Director to join the team.
Accounts include the likes of Ferrero Rocher, Kellogg’s, McVities, Nestle and more – all with big budgets, working on integrated campaigns. It’s a very interesting time for the food sector in particular, with Brexit and Covid19 throwing up a multitude of communications challenges, in addition to CSR, which was already a key focal point for businesses in the space. The work will span pure-play corporate reputation work, CSR & sustainability, crisis and issues and media relations.
Culture-wise, this is one of the nicest agencies out there that genuinely puts employees front and centre, explaining its strong retention rate and numerous awards for employee engagement. Benefits include generous bonuses for company and personal performance as well as new business, complimentary breakfast and soft drinks, health plan, fitness classes and company running club, flexi hours and lots of team socials.
They also score highly on diversity and inclusion, having signed up to the Blueprint Commitments for racial diversity and being awarded Ally Status for their efforts in this space.
The Role – Account Director
As mentioned, you’ll join the Corporate Reputation team within this 50 person agency, reporting into and supporting the Managing Partner. We’re looking for someone with a solid agency background, with experience working on retail, food & drink or FMCG accounts preferred.
A full JD can be provided on application but some key responsibilities/skills will include:
Ability to take data and insight to help clients define strategies to deliver business objectives
Ability to deliver corporate reputation programmes for clients independently
Excellent copy writing and media relations skills/contacts
Help grow the corporate portfolio amongst existing clients in addition to pitching new business
For more information on this exciting opportunity please contact Amy Wilson to discuss in strictest confidence. E: [email protected]
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