Social Communications is an award-winning agency with big ambitions. We specialise in PR, public affairs, marketing, creative and design. In the last 6 years, we have grown from 2 people in a small office in Sale to over 35 people in three offices located in Manchester, Leeds and Bristol.

Joining an award winning, multi-million pound turnover agency is just part of the attraction of working here. At Social Communications, our employees come from all walks of life, but share a common approach: social responsibility, which is central to our company ethos.

We take genuine care of our employees – and work hard to foster a supportive, collaborative, enjoyable atmosphere for everyone – one which promotes health and well-being. We know that happy employees help to make happy clients, and we want our staff to enjoy their work. That’s why we offer all our employees a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Flexible working (including both working from home and flexible office hours)
  • Work iPhone
  • Twice yearly all-company away day
  • Fresh fruit
  • Company healthcare
  • Regular social events
  • Birthday day off, in addition to generous annual leave allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Team building sessions

We are always keeping an eye out for talented people who want to make a difference so even if your experience doesn’t fit with any of the roles we are currently recruiting, please send your details by completing the form below and attaching a recent CV.

Current Opportunities


Account Manager (Bristol)

Want to grow with an agency that is really going somewhere? Fab at convincing the media that your story is the best news ever?  Able to write copy that makes even the most complicated story easy to understand?  Let’s get together!

The Social Communications South West office, based in central Bristol, is looking for an Account Manager.

The office in Bristol was established in November 2017. We have grown a strong list of clients across a variety of sectors including property, retail, energy, housing and construction.

We are now looking for a special PR Account Manager to help us deliver for our clients, and to grow and develop with the agency as it continues to quickly expand.

You’ll have responsibility for your own client accounts, being the main contact on a day-to-day basis.  You will also have line management responsibility of a junior member of staff in the near future as part of your growth and progression within Social Communications.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Plan and implement impactful PR campaigns and strategies
  • Recognise media angles, sell in and generate positive news coverage, profile pieces and features across a broad media spectrum
  • Write accurate, high-quality media releases and content for online platforms
  • Report on, analyse and evaluative PR campaigns
  • Be the key point of contact for clients
  • Supervise junior members of staff
  • Join in our business development activity, including proposal writing

We would like for you to have:

  • Fantastic writing flair, being able to adapt your style for different audiences
  • Excellent media skills, with a strong understanding of what makes a story
  • Experience of delivering impactful PR / comms campaigns

You will ideally be:

  • Great at relationship building, at all levels
  • A self-starter, who can work independently, whist remaining a key part of the team
  • A creative and innovative thinker
  • Organised and able to project manage, to deliver our clients work to a very high standard and to deadline.
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Account Manager (Leeds)

After a strong start to the year, with new account wins in the housing, retail, infrastructure and education sectors, our Leeds office is looking for a dynamic Account Manager to support our PR and communications activity and project work.

Social Communications is looking for a PR Account Manager to join us in our Yorkshire & East office.

Social Communications is a full-service PR, public affairs, marketing and creative agency.  We have a highly experienced team of ex-journalists, communications professionals, consultants and creative sparks. A strong portfolio of clients spans the property, retail, energy, housing and construction sectors – where we proudly promote, defend and develop brands across the UK.

After a strong start to the year, with new account wins in the housing, retail, infrastructure and education sectors, we are looking for a dynamic Account Manager to support our PR and communications activity and project work. The successful candidate will help develop proposals and lead on activity with new and retained clients, across the country.

As well as a keen eye for media opportunities, the successful applicant will be versatile and able to lead digital comms activity, event organisation and stakeholder engagement campaigns. Experience of property communications is preferred, but not essential.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Plan and implement impactful PR campaigns and strategies
  • Combine creativity with knowledge of the media to recognise newsworthy angles and generate positive coverage, profile pieces and features across a broad media spectrum including print, broadcast, online and social media
  • Ability to write accurate, high-quality media releases and content for online platforms
  • Support in the reporting, analysis and evaluation of PR campaigns
  • Liaise with the client and act as key point of contact
  • Sell ideas and features to clients and media
  • Supervise account executive and intern activity and workload
  • Fully participate in brainstorms and create workable programmes for new business and existing clients
  • Keep track of impending deadlines and ensure all work is completed in a timely manner
  • Participate in new business development including proposal writing

Skills:

We are looking for:

  • High level of writing skills and ability to adapt style for different audiences
  • Excellent publicity skills, a strong understanding of the media, editorial requirements and what makes a story
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovative thinking
  • Experience of delivering impactful communications campaigns from inception through to delivery
  • Experience of delivering social media campaigns
  • Flexibility to work across different communications channels and activities, including events
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally, at all levels
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • A self-starter, demonstrating the ability to work independently, while maintaining team role
  • Strong administrative and project management skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • A willingness to work as part of a growing agency team in support of colleagues

Benefits:

You will be entitled to benefits including an iPhone, a day off on your birthday, support with training and flexible working.

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Junior Creative Artworker (Manchester)

If you’re a skilled graphic designer able to push boundaries and generate beautiful work for both print and digital, then you might be just what our creative team is looking for.

We’re on the look out for a talented Junior Creative Artworker with proven ability to deliver high-quality artwork within a fast-paced environment.

Based in our Northern Quarter, Manchester office, you will join an existing team of two Designers, web, content and video and wider Marketing team, working with the Social Communications wider agency of 35+ team.

Working with brand guidelines, you will have a great eye for detail and great knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. You will also be familiar with PowerPoint and be able to showcase excellent layout and typographical skills across multiple platforms.

Working on everything from brochures and websites to exhibition stands and presentations and proposals, you will need to be a confident, creative thinker and bring ideas and excitement to everything you do.

What really makes you stand out is the ability to push boundaries and generate beautiful designs from all types of briefs.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • A university degree in Graphic Design
  • 1 + year design experience within either an agency or in-house environment
  • Confident in working with a wider team, taking briefs and engaging directly with a range and level of agency team and suppliers
  • Good organisation, time management and time-keeping skills – happy working with and supported by existing two Designers and on own projects
  • Excellent working knowledge of Creative Cloud (inc. InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • The ability to balance multiple briefs and follow brand guidelines
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • A strong understanding of current design trends

Preferred but not essential skills:

  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects
  • Illustration Skills
  • Understanding of HTML and CSS and experience with web, email and broader digital

To apply, please complete the form below, attaching your CV and examples of/links to your work.

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Please complete the below form if you are interested in joining the Social Communications team:


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Many thanks for expressing interest in employment opportunities at Social Communications. Your enquiry will be reviewed by our team and, if there is interest in exploring further, we will be in touch.

If you do not hear from us please assume that we do not have a requirement matching your skills and experience at this time. Nonetheless we will keep your details on file for a period of 3 months and will let you know if our requirements change during that period. If you would like us to delete your personal information within that 3 month period please do not hesitate to let us know.

Thanks again for your interest in Social Communications.

Best wishes
The Social Communications Team