Clarion Communications is a full service PR and social agency, based in Clerkenwell, London and Edinburgh. Winner of PR Week’s Gold Campaign of the Year Award, a highly coveted Cannes Lion award, RAR’s PR Agency of the Year for two consecutive years and most recently shortlisted for an amazing 9 PRMoment awards including ‘Consumer PR Agency of the Year’ – results are in March and April.
We work with some of the UK’s most popular brands including Unilever, Nectar, Aldi, Diageo, LEGOLAND, St Pancras International, Dollar Shave Club, Conviviality plc, Wickes and AEG.
CLARION 2018 GRAD SCHEME
Want to work at Clarion? We’re currently recruiting a brilliant graduate, for a six month paid placement to start in the summer. The successful candidate, who will have graduated by summer 2018, will work across a number of our big brand clients and learn the ropes in a fast-paced, hands-on environment.
- Entry closing date 18 May 2018
- A shortlist of applicants will be invited to come to Clarion for an interview in June 2018
- Graduate placement will start in August 2018
To apply, we’d like you to tell us in just ’60 seconds’ why you are right for this role. The format can be any content and as creative as you wish, but it must be viewed / read in 60 seconds. Along with your ‘60 seconds’ content, please also send a CV to Clarion Grad Scheme.
If you make our shortlist, we will contact you by 1 June 2018 and you will be invited to attend an interview at our London office between 25-29 June 2018. Good Luck!
We are seeking an experienced Account Executive to join our growing team of 50 passionate people to work across a variety of consumer lifestyle accounts. With a high staff and client retention rate we’re looking for people who want to grow and succeed with us.
You’ll be joining a busy and creative press office, carrying out activities ranging from press events and product placement to generating ideas for national news and social media. You’ll be writing press releases and features, meeting journalists and keeping coverage logs as well as supporting your client teams.
Qualities & Experience
- Ideally you will have 1 year’s PR experience
- Well organised with solid time management skills
- Creativity and passion are essential
- Strong writing and presenting skills
- Good understanding of the media and news agenda
Employee perks at Clarion include subsidised weekly yoga sessions, free fruit, free monthly massage, summer party, flexible working hours on Tuesdays, and the perk of finishing every Friday at 4pm after a free drinks and nibbles trolley comes to the office! All reasons that led us to be finalists in 2017’s Media Employer of the Year awards.
As well as a competitive salary you will receive many other great benefits working with Clarion. Owned by WPP, our benefits include company pension scheme, private healthcare, 22+ days holiday (plus a day off for your birthday), seasonal shutdown between Christmas and New Year and a multitude of WPP discounts across hundreds of brands including Apple and Ford. In addition personal development programs including mentoring for all employees.