Senior Creative Account Manager (Mat Cover)


Job Description

Based at our Bristol HQ, the role will involve overseeing projects for clients from the idea stage to the subsequent issue to the national news media.

The successful candidate will generate strong creative concepts, contribute to brainstorms, pitch to clients, write up ideas, compile survey questions, write tight, engaging news copy and attend meetings / calls regularly.

They will also liaise with the digital, video, design and social teams to ensure projects run seamlessly.

This role will give you a unique understanding of all parts of our business and the wider news and PR industry.

The successful candidate will have the flexibility of working from home once a period of training has been concluded. However, all staff are currently required to work from the office for a minimum of two days per week.

Required skills

Who we’re looking for:

We’re after a senior creative account manager to join our team in Bristol as maternity leave cover – who will have at least 3 years’ experience working in a PR agency.

You will be ambitious, super-keen and a fast learner, and able to hit the ground running.

You must have a keen interest in popular news content across digital, social and print platforms, a fascination with how the industry works and a hunger to soak it up.

A minimum of an A Level in English and / or Media Studies is desirable.

You must also be calm under the pressure of tight deadlines, brilliant at juggling multiple pieces of work, and be able to build a rapport with our clients with your friendly and warm telephone and email communications.

All applicants will ideally have:

3 years working in a PR agency

A qualification in English A Level / be able to demonstrate excellent written skills

Be confident and personable with the ability to quickly strike a rapport with people, both in person and on the phone

Have an understanding of, and interest in, how news stories are presented in the digital environment


Salary and application:

Salary £30K+ is dependent on experience.

SWNS also has a generous and growing list of employee benefits, including: