Location:
Bristol

Salary:
£Competitive (depending on experience)

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (not including Bank holidays)
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme of up to 5 days per year
  • Additional 5 days holiday on your 5th anniversary year
  • Company pension scheme
  • Outstanding training and development programme
  • Well-being programme inc. weekly fruit delivery, monthly massages, eye-care vouchers
  • Refer a friend and new business incentives
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Medical cash plan – including employee assist programme, contributions to dental, optical, physio etc.
  • Employee discount scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts at various shopping outlets

Closing date:
06 March 2018

How to apply:
To apply, please send your CV over to recruitment@speedcomms.com

 

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06 February 2018

Senior Content Manager (Part Time)

Speed Communications is a thriving 50-strong, full service PR and communications agency, utterly passionate about the communications world we live in. Award-winning with a track record in delivering impact, we create brilliant, shareable content across a myriad of channels. Every day we use our media intelligence, social savvy and insightful thinking to help brands and businesses tell their story in the most engaging and relevant way.

Studio Speed is our new content hub and it works to connect clients with their audiences in new, multi-channel and story-led ways – because content is now a fundamental part of how businesses and brands operate and communicate. The team is made up of copywriters, journalists, filmmakers, designers and strategists, so whatever channels are right for clients and their stories, Studio Speed can deliver.

Role profile;

We’re on the lookout for a Part Time Senior Content Manager to join our content hub in Bristol to work 22.5 hours a week. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the development of creative, multichannel and strategic content for our clients, as well as leading projects and building strong client relationships. Being an excellent Copywriter is a given in this role but on top of that, you’ll be providing creative consultancy to support the effective delivery of multichannel content projects and wider campaigns, along with seeking opportunities to grow the business through existing and new clients.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Write at a professional standard with a flexibility of style, tone and purpose to suit the project in hand
  • Craft copy that’s engaging, compelling, persuasive and on brand, requiring minimal input from senior teams
  • Contribute to the full range of Studio Speed’s creative projects including production support for film projects where required
  • Contribute to Speed’s own profile raising through blogs, social media content and event attendance / support
  • Proactively look out for, monitor and update on opportunities for Studio Speed to work with new and existing clients and brands
  • Run, take part in and actively contribute to team brainstorms across all team accounts
  • Play an active role in bringing new business leads into Studio Speed
  • Work with the Studio Speed team as well as Account Directors and Directors through all stages of the pitch process to convert into business
  • Manage programme and project budgets to ensure projects are profitable and delivered within budget
  • Support the senior team in the overall management of the team, being responsible for staff levels and making sure there is appropriate client cover at all times
  • Act as mentor to selected junior team members to oversee their progress and development where required
  • Immerse yourself in the creative world; be inspired by what you see, read and hear

 

Skills required / personal attributes;

  • Proven experience in thinking creatively with an eye for a good story
  • Have the motivation and ability to absorb and assimilate information on a variety of issues across multiple sectors
  • Strong project management experience
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and organisation
  • The ability to act with confidence and energy in external meetings
  • Integrate with the wider team, take the initiative to get involved with agency activities such as Speed social media channels, lunch’n’learns, TED Talks etc
  • Be a team player, always supporting your colleagues and helping when needed
  • Start to harness relevant networking opportunities to drive new business leads for the agency