(or those not yet in Bristol, but who’d love to be!)
Chomping at the bit to get ahead in your career? Want to be heard? Aspire to be more than a cog in a wheel? Seeking the chance to flex your experience, develop great ideas and embrace new challenges? Get clarity on where your career could take you! Come and talk to AMBITIOUS!
You currently hold the role of Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, PR Consultant or Senior Consultant at a PR agency. Or perhaps you are now working in-house but miss the heady days of agency life and want a route back?
You are seeking a role where you can showcase your know how and grow and develop in a supportive environment where the sky is the limit!
Come and work with a fast growing, independent agency packed with talent and tenacity! AMBITIOUS by name and by nature, we are a PR led communications agency that delivers integrated strategic communications.
AMBITIOUS is made up of professionals who want to work outside of the confines of the traditional PR agency model. Structured to encourage entrepreneurial spirit, we pride ourselves on being a dynamic and nimble collaborative partner to our clients.
Our team includes PR consultants, digital and social experts, brand specialists and content marketers who are united by a shared purpose to do great work. Our culture is progressive, collaborative and non-hierarchical.
Based in Bristol, we work with business founders, fast growth and funded start up’s, medium to large corporates, multinationals and everything in-between.
The industry sectors in which we are strong reflect many of the business priorities of the South West. This includes technology and innovation, creative industries, property and construction, education, high value design and engineering, and professional services including financial services, law and management consultancy.
At AMBITIOUS every client works with a Director who part-owns the company. This means we can guarantee that our clients experience and you will be led by a highly motivated and engaged senior team who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and help and who haven’t forgotten how to be hands on!
Working with us, you will get front row seats and first hand experience of how to run a PR agency. We are at a critical stage of growth, we’re being nominated for awards, winning some great new business and working with brilliant existing clients.
If you succeed, we succeed. AMBITIOUS strives to add value to our team by always being generous with training and development opportunities and sharing the connections we hold and encouraging our team into the networks to which we belong.
You are likely to be an experienced Account Manager ripe for promotion or a Senior Account Manager ready to flex their skills in a new setting.
We are currently looking for a professional with a background and grounding in PR. You may also have experience in other areas of communications but you have a solid 3-5 years experience in PR.
We’d like to find an all-rounder. Someone who has had experience across consumer, corporate and b2b sectors. However for us, it’s not so much about the past and more about your willingness to embrace new sectors and get stuck in.
You’ll be skilled at all or at least have a working knowledge of some of the following:
- Strategy & planning
- Media and blogger relations (essential)
- Social media management, content marketing
- Strategic partnerships
- Internal communications
- Influencer and stakeholder engagement
- Issues and crisis management
In a nutshell, the role includes:
- Managing a portfolio of clients
- Running PR programmes of existing retainer and project clients and developing new programmes as needed
- Flexibility and bravery to change course of action and strategy as needed
- The skills to develop and grow clients
- Confidence to inject fresh thinking or recommend efficient ways to do business
- Opportunity to get involved in new business process
- Opportunity to be involved in shaping the agency and get front line exposure to growing and running a business
- Budget management
Role: This role is advertised as a full-time office based position but we are flexible and happy to hear your ideas around a mix of remote and office based work, flexible hours, 4 days a week or a 9-day fortnight. Lovely offices in Redland, Bristol.
Salary: Competitive. Incentives and bonuses offered for new business leads you bring into the agency.
Holiday: 25 days a year plus bank holidays
- Positive ‘can do’ attitude.
- Reliable, consistent individual with understanding of all round approach to role
- Ability to manage and motivate team
- Excellent interpersonal, presentation and writing skills
- Literate in Word, PPT & Excel
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to Liz Gadd, (our retainer recruiter) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your covering letter should explain why you are interested in the role and what you can bring to the team/business.
We’d also love to see some examples of your work – campaigns that make you very proud of your achievements, and please, tell us why!
It would also be helpful to have the details of your current salary and package and your salary expectations.
If you’ve got questions before your apply, please email Liz Gadd (our retainer recruiter) or call on 0117 301 8222, happy to give you as much information as you need to make your application stand out!
Look forward to hearing from you soon, this is an immediate requirement so do get in touch asap.