Clarion is an award-winning Top 100 consumer, trade and social PR agency, owned by WPP, with offices in the heart of Clerkenwell, London and Edinburgh. With over three decades of big brand experience under our belts, we’ve a proven track record in strategic thinking, award-winning creative and impactful outcomes.
Winner of PR Week’s Gold Campaign of the Year award, a highly coveted Cannes Lion award and RAR’s award for PR Agency of the Year (for the second year running) we work with some of the UK’s most popular brands including Aldi, Nectar, LEGOLAND, Diageo, Unilever, AEG, Zanussi, Electrolux and St Pancras, Valspar paints, Jagermeister, Rowse Honey and Genius Gluten Free amongst many others.
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.
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.
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 2017, will work across a number of our big brand clients and learn the ropes in a fast-paced, hands-on environment.
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 Shelley Wyatt, Clarion Communications, The Griffin Building, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5AR.
The closing date for entries is 7 April 2017. If you make our shortlist, we will contact you by 21 April 2017 and you will be invited to attend an interview at our London office between 8-14 May 2017. Good Luck!