An incredible Belfast based media and PR agency is looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Communications Manager to join their team. As part of a team making incredible events and awareness campaigns, you’ll be in charge of delivering fabulous events and PR for world-leading brands. 

You’ll be directing productive, happy client relationships with your team, and overseeing smooth work with other agencies and partners. You’re a big-picture kind of person that has an eye for the details that make a campaign and relationship truly successful. Mentoring will be a big part of your job, and you’ll be essential to the company machine working as it should. 

The position is based at the company’s headquarters in northern Belfast, offering a fast commute and fantastic cost of living for people based in the Republic.

What’s in it for you? Fantastic culture-forward agency and national brands | Excellent salary & benefits | Northern Belfast office with hybrid working | Creative, ambitious team

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing strong client relationships activities – providing counsel, managing expectations, troubleshooting, and supporting your comms team. 
  • Assuming full responsibility and accountability for project progress, ensuring top quality from start to on-time, above-expectation delivery.
  • Leveraging your experience to ensure client briefs are clear, comprehensive, and sure to be successful – with something a little extra. 
  • Leading on company strategy with clear, compelling proposals to be presented to clients with confidence and expertise. 
  • Maintaining constructive, fluid communications with other creatives and campaign stakeholders.
  • Managing high-quality content – the client needs to be presented with the best of the best. 
  • Taking the lead on incorporating creative pop culture referents and contacts to drive innovation for media, social and digital content.
  • Overseeing competitor/client analysis and ensuring industry best practices across all projects. 
  • Acting as a mentor to junior staff to be empowered to work on their own initiative. 
  • Working with an awareness of key financial areas: profitability, revenue, budgeting, and forecasting – and overseeing projects are meeting their budgetary and time allocation. 
  • Collaborating with senior staff to ensure high cost, resource, and time efficiency. 
  • Assisting with attracting and onboarding new business, as well as maximising opportunities with existing accounts.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience at a media or PR agency – FMCG desirable.
  • High confidence in working with clients, addressing issues, making recommendations, and troubleshooting positively.
  • Past record of managing multiple expansive projects on tight timelines.
  • You’ll be an independent, strategic thinker, great at spotting room for improvement or optimisation. 
  • Proficiency at taking responsibility and accountability for large projects with multiple parts – you know what’s happening, when and why. 
  • Confidence in managing the financial aspects of the brand, and you’ll be keen to drive profitability and maximise revenue and opportunities. 
  • You’ll be highly culture-oriented – this is a brand that lives and dies by its values, so an excellent fit is essential.
  • Experience in implementing internal processes and structures to optimise resources and time management.
  • You’ll be an incredible team player, helping to mentor your juniors and assist other team members to deliver their best. 
  • Detail-oriented and time-aware: you’ll be overseeing your team to deliver fantastic work that smashes client expectations right on time, if not before. 
  • You’ll be highly creative in your approach to communications, strategy, execution and problem-solving. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in one of the country’s most exciting PR and brand agencies and lead communications for some outstanding campaigns – this is an incredible chance for a senior comms professional with team and project management experience. 

If you like the sound of a great salary working for an exciting agency with some of the world’s best-known brands, send your CV and portfolio to our specialist recruiters at Prosperity today. 

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