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We’re looking for a communications professional who is crazy about the latest insights, trends and sub-cultures. Someone who is excited to explore new ways and new channels to help our clients tell their story through creative campaigns and compelling content. You’ll know what will get cut through and what will be and you’ll build multi-channel plans to earn attention and drive demand for
Connected to Weber Shandwick globally, you’ll work on meaty regional and global opportunities but, you’ll also enjoy the freedom and autonomy that comes from working in a small, dynamic, agile team here in Australia. You’ll collaborate with the strategy and creative team at Jack Morton on coming up with fresh and innovative ways for our clients to tell their stories.
Finally, you’ll have a seat at the table with the leadership team to shape the direction of the business and pursue the work and the clients you are passionate about.
RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS
You will be responsible for:
Making us sticky with our clients so that they trust us, value us and do more with us
Knowing what’s going in in our world and in the world of your clients – you’ll be ahead of them, looking around corners and building that knowledge into strategic and creative plans
Understanding how to use data to unearth insights to support the creative process
Management of a large portfolio of clients and teams
Staying across mediums, platforms, and influencers, to inform the work you do. You’ll inspire others to do the same
Thinking ahead, being proactive, seeking opportunities to do cool work which drives growth and fame for the agency
Championing the Weber Shandwick brand
Being a good partner to your client – one that is both partner and provocateur
Planning and directing media relations strategy, audience insights strategy, integrated communications plans and measurement and evaluation
The commercial success of your accounts
Tackling the hard conversations
Knowing and demonstrating our value
Making sure you have the right team with the right skills and attitude to kick goals
Leading by example
Forward planning and problem solving at a leadership level
Actively participating in or leading agency-wide initiatives
REF: PRIA Professional Framework – Directorial Stage – AQF Level 9; Experience: 9+ years
Advanced and integrated knowledge of communications industry; communication channels; communication theories; Australian politics, society and media; communications practices; clients and customers; sector; and ethical practice and social responsibility
Impeccable communications skills
Strong media relationships and knowledge of the media landscape, with a focus on the consumer space
Knowledge of the Australian influencer space, and experience working with influencers on behalf of consumer lifestyle brands to build authentic and credible content for your clients
Demonstrable understanding of social and digital
Demonstrated ability to find solutions to complex problems and determine advanced and integrated problem-solving strategies
Alignment with our agency behaviours of; Be tenacious, Be Brave, Be Curious and Be Yourself
An entrepreneurial spirit
MEET WEBER SHANDWICK
You might know us as one of the world’s leading communications and marketing services firms.
strategists and technologists craft campaigns that do more than grab attention – they demand interaction, generating long-term value for our clients here in Australia and around the world.
In an age where disruption is the ‘new normal’, Weber Shandwick uses data and insight to develop the most innovative and integrated marketing and communication solutions for our clients.
SO, WHO IS JACK? (YOU MIGHT HAVE NOTICED THE OTHER LOGO!)
Jack is Jack Morton, our sister agency with whom we collaborate every day to create to bring unique and differentiated solutions to our clients.
Our collaboration has become so second-nature and the results so powerful that here in Australia we have become ‘a collective’ offering a blend of PR, experiences and content inspired by Ideas, Intelligence and Connections to design demand for some of the world biggest and bravest brands.
We are a unique Australian agency collective of proven experts from two global brands.
A rare collaboration between committed lovers of Creative, PR, Experience & Content. A new model for insightful storytelling that builds brands and drives demand.
We love people who care more than they’re asked.
Who relish trust, fairness, and the opportunity to influence the work and the workplace from the ground up.
Who thrive on the responsibility of freedom over the rigidity of rules for the chance to be extraordinary.
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