Careers

PR Account Executive

Job Summary

Due to new business wins we’re on the hunt for new talent to join our growing PR team.

If you love writing and have a good instinct for a story, we want to hear from you.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

You’ll likely have had some experience in PR already, either in-house or at an agency, or perhaps you’ve worked as a journalist for a year or so. Either way you will be able to tangibly demonstrate your writing talent, organisational skills, your ability to research and get under the skin of a topic.

Above all, you need to be a confident communicator, thrive under pressure, have an excellent command of the English language and possess a good measure of bulldog determination and common sense.

Benefits

In return we can offer a thrilling and fast paced working environment, working alongside a great bunch of enthusiastic and friendly PR professionals in a place where you can learn, grow and develop your career.

What’s on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Great progression opportunity
  • 30 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • An additional day off for your birthday
  • Additional holiday for long servers
  • Pension contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Monthly company lunches and drinks
  • A modern, central office location
  • Currently working from home due to the pandemic, option for hybrid working in the future

Please send your CV and current salary, together with a covering letter to Hannah Elwell, Deputy Managing Director

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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Senior Marketing Manager

Unsworth Sugden is a full service marketing, digital and PR agency based in Leicester and one of the most successful and respected agencies in the Midlands.

You will be working on an account group of multiple clients creating, implementing and delivering strategic marketing plans which will encompass the full marketing mix. Working closely with our in-house design and digital teams, you will effectively negotiate and purchase services and media from external suppliers in order to maximise profitability.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Ideally with 4+ years’ experience in a similar role (preferably with previous Agency experience), you will have a clear understanding of both traditional and digital marketing channels and excellent project management skills.

You will be skilled at building and maintaining strong client relationships.

Above all you will need to be confident, highly motivated, driven and an excellent team player with the ability to keep everyone happy!

Compensation & Benefits

  • Great progression opportunity
  • 30 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • An additional day off for your birthday
  • Additional holiday for long servers
  • Pension contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Monthly company lunches and drinks
  • A modern, central office location

Please send your CV and covering letter to Ryder Sugden, ryder@unsworthsugden.co.uk.

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PR Internship

Here at Unsworth Sugden we offer a two week PR internship for ambitious students looking to gain hands on experience in a fast-paced working environment. 

So, if you’re a keen writer who’s looking to be thrown in at the deep end, we’re accepting applications to work from home, virtually with our busy team now!

 

With us, you’ll be making the headlines not the tea

Working on a variety of exciting projects, successful applicants will be able to really get their teeth into the PR industry and take on tasks for a number of our well-known clients. We’re looking for people who are creative, enthusiastic and passionate about our industry. 

 

The things you’ll get involved in: 

  • Writing press releases – which are major part of what we do!
  • Interviewing subjects for press releases
  • Attending brainstorming meetings/ idea creation
  • Research tasks
  • Events management 
  • Writing reactive media comments for the press
  • Booking and arranging photography 
  • Media evaluation 

 

The details: 

  • Two weeks (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm)
  • Up to £50 towards expenses given per week
  • You must be over 18 to apply 
  • Candidates must be passionate about the PR industry and have a keen interest in writing 
  • The internship is open to everyone, so if you’re looking for a career change or to get back into work after illness/ having a baby, apply within!  
  • You may be asked to do a virtual interview 

 

Sound interesting?

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to our PR Account Director Emily Howett – emily@unsworthsugden.co.uk