Senior Account Manager

Posted 27th November

Closing Date:

5pm Friday 18 December 2020

We are looking for kind, creative people with a can-do culture to join our team to work across clients spanning the Built Environment and the Small to Medium sized Business sectors. Our Manchester team would also be keen to hear from candidates with experience in the adult social care landscape.

An AMEC-award winning agency, we pride ourselves on our approach to evaluation and on work that improves lives, helps organisations to flourish and unlocks the potential of communities. Our clients include TV architect George Clarke’s Council House Scandal campaign, alongside creative projects for the National Lottery’s My Hometown campaign and UK Sport.

Life Happens and purpose beyond profit

As an agency we are underpinned by a key ethos, Life Happens. It’s our commitment to our employees that when the unexpected happens in life, and with recognition that this is different for everyone, Social has got their back.

Our purpose goes beyond profit. We have made a commitment to make a positive social impact through our work to improve lives within communities. That purpose stands shoulder-to-shoulder with our commitment to develop and grow our people and to create careers of choice in the communications industry.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Three/four years agency or in-house experience
  • Excellent creative writing skills
  • Insightful thought leadership creation/ghostwriting ability
  • Robust ideation for PR campaign development
  • Strong media contacts and media placement experience
  • Client relationship/project management skills

What we offer:

We have flexible working new for 2021, an annual leave increase to 30 days (plus bank holidays), one of the most generous in the sector.

Everyone who works at Social understands our company’s core values, our three guiding behaviours that create a one team spirit.

During the pandemic, Social is working remotely but the post would be based in our Manchester office.

  • Competitive salary
  • Support for flexible and remote working
  • Thirty days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced sickness, compassionate, maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Pension scheme
  • Support for volunteering
  • Access to discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Strong commitment to learning and development
  • Regular team away days and socials

Everyone's welcome

  • We’re all from different backgrounds and aspiring to be the best version of ourselves but Social is striving to do more and better in terms of our diversity and inclusion.
  • While all applicants will be treated equally regardless of race, gender or other status, Social is under-represented by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups and by disabled people. Candidates from these groups are particularly encouraged.
  • Encouragement doesn’t end once you’re on board. Inclusion is not just for job ads. We are committed to ensuring that our employees all have equal opportunity to thrive, succeed, fail and learn.

Interested? Apply Now

Please fill out the form below to apply for the role as Senior Account Manager in Manchester. Once submitted, our team will get back to you if we would like to take your application further.

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