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Media Influencer Lead - H+K Strategies

London, U.K.

Consumer Packaged Goods Sector

THE TEAM/ROLE
H+K’s Consumer Packaged Goods sector works with some of the world’s best known brands to shape and deliver stories across platforms and channels that will make a genuine impact on the client’s business.

We have an opportunity for a dynamic and driven Senior Account Director with a flair for storytelling and consumer lifestyle communications to join our award-winning team. Primarily working on Procter & Gamble’s Braun (male grooming), this role offers an opportunity to lead a sizable piece of business supported by a talented and passionate five person team.   

The role will focus on the UK and will include building capability for account teams working on Braun across H+K’s global network (experience managing a hub would be a plus). The ‘day job’ will encompass storytelling around product innovation and technologies, managing brand ambassador amplification and driving the brand’s lifestyle credentials via partnerships and style influencer programmes. 

The successful practitioner will be a target-driven news generator, used to leading a team to deliver very high media results. In addition, they will be digitally savvy, have solid media credentials and be used to delivering influencer engagement programmes for Instagrammers and Bloggers for example. Male grooming/male lifestyle PR/communications experience is preferred.  In addition, experience of content marketing and delivering integrated campaigns across all channels, (traditional, earned, owned, shared and paid) is a prerequisite for this role.

CLIENTS
Braun male grooming products.

RESPONSIBILITIES + ATTRIBUTES

  • Creative and strategic thinker and master storyteller
  • Consumer brand building expert with experience of working on integrated campaigns with inter-agency teams
  • Target driven and results orientated
  • News generator with the ability to drive a steady stream of news stories
  • In-depth UK media knowledge and extensive media and influencer contacts
  • Ability to manage complex events and work effectively with agency partners, experts and brand ambassadors
  • Solid working knowledge of digital channels/social media platforms and the most effective way to generate, host and engage audiences with creative content
  • Stand-out publicist with the ability to lead a busy press office team, including reactive news and content creation expertise
  • Natural team leader with solid management experience
  • Expert client handling and counsel
  • Financial management and effective budgeting for client campaigns
  • Proven track record of successful business growth and new business wins
  • Experience in managing a brand across multiple markets and building capability and skills to ensure consistent, quality execution.

WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU

  • A pivotal position on one of the world’s largest consumer goods company with the biggest marketing budgets globally
  • The chance to work on a diverse and exciting range of client programmes including ambassador-led campaigns and sponsorships
  • The opportunity to make your mark in this thriving team working within a supportive environment.
  • The chance to join a leading global PR network and all the career opportunities and wider benefits you would expect, including a best in class training programme.

AGENCY CULTURE
H+K is a public relations and integrated communications agency with 90 offices around the globe.  H+K London is the first and only large agency to structure itself around sectors to deliver deep industry knowledge, supported by specialist areas of ideas and strategy, content creation and publishing. A recently launched Global Centre of Creative Strategy places change, innovation and creativity at the heart of everything we do. 

Through strategic counsel, creative thinking and effective activation, our deep sector expertise enables us to truly understand our clients’ perspective and transform our clients’ challenges into effective and award-winning solutions. Our purpose is to inspire more open, creative and curious conversations to help build a better agency and world. Our communications are driven by our clients’ desire to communicate their purpose and create a legacy in the world. We create ideas to believe in.

TRAINING + DEVELOPMENT
Personal growth is at the heart of our culture. The Hub, our internal training academy, provides a range of required and bespoke training opportunities that enable our people to have more ownership of their career development.

As well as our locally-developed modules we also deliver training from the H+K University, our global training and development platform. The University curriculum combines best practice from around our network in core consultancy and communications skills.

KEY H+K BENEFITS

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Bespoke health and wellbeing plan
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • SMART pension scheme
  • Heavily subsidised on-site bar
  • WPP employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity scheme
  • Vouchers + extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to: Czarina Charles, Talent Acquisition Manager – [email protected]

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31/01/2017

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