Citypress

Careers at Citypress

We’re always on the lookout for the best and brightest to join us. But we don’t just look for people with the right skills from day one. We recruit with long-term careers in mind and an internal training programme to support progression. We want people with passion, ambition and the desire to learn and grow.

If you think you have what it takes to be a part of the Citypress team then see why we’re a great place to work and send us your details or check out our vacancies below.

Graduate Placement in Manchester

Start date: September 2019
Duration: 12 months (permanent positions available on successful completion)
Salary: £17,000

A career in communications is diverse and dynamic. Spanning PR, media, social, creative production, data analytics and crisis management, the Citypress graduate placement scheme will expose you to every discipline.

Structured as a 12 month rotation through our agency’s specialist teams, you’ll work on campaigns for some of the UK’s biggest brands, learning from some of the most experienced consultants in the industry.

Based in our Manchester head office, you will also have the opportunity to work across our network, in Edinburgh, Birmingham and London.

And you’ll be part of an agency that’s recognised as a ‘best place to work’ by both PRWeek and The Sunday Times thanks to its supportive culture, commitment to workplace wellbeing, mental health awareness and training.

Open to anyone who has graduated within the last three years, the programme guarantees a permanent role on completion.

Successful applicants will be invited to an assessment and immersion day at in Manchester at the end of August where you’ll meet the agency’s leaders, socialise with your peers, take part in creative challenges and attend workshops, giving you a taste of agency life.

If you’re bright, curious, ambitious and have a passion for communications, send your CV and a covering note summarising 1. why you’re pursuing a career in communications and 2. a campaign that’s inspired you.

Deadline is Monday 29th July.

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Senior Account Director or Associate Director in Edinburgh

We’re looking for a highly experienced senior account director or associate director to join our growing team in Edinburgh.

You will play a lead role in helping to develop and grow a team of consultants and oversee a portfolio of client relationships in a diverse range of sectors, from financial services to utilities, technology and retail.

This candidate will demonstrate real leadership skills, sound commercial knowledge and a passion for building meaningful clients relationships, as well as a proven track record in project management and new business.

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PR Account Director in Manchester and London

We’re looking for an ambitious account director to support corporate and B2B PR briefs across a diverse range of sectors, including financial and professional services, private equity, housing, energy and retail. Based in either our Manchester or London office, the successful candidate will lead account teams in delivering integrated programmes, play a key role in new business and be responsible for managing and developing junior colleagues.

We are looking for someone with the enthusiasm, diligence and proven consultancy skills to add value to our growing team at one of the UK’s leading PR agencies.

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Account Director in Manchester

We’re looking for an experienced and ambitious B2B PR account director with expertise in the property sector to join our growing team. Based in Manchester, you will lead account teams overseeing integrated PR campaigns for clients including developers, contractors and regeneration specialists. You’ll also play an active role in converting new business opportunities, and manage and develop junior colleagues. Our ideal candidate will have proven experience at account director level and be looking to bring their consultancy skills and enthusiasm to contribute to one of the UK’s fastest-growing PR agencies.

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Social Media Account Director in Manchester

We’re looking for an experienced and ambitious social media account director to join our growing, award-winning team in central Manchester. Supported by a team of social media specialists, you will lead social media programmes and provide strategic advice across a range of consumer and corporate clients. You will work closely with the Associate Director of Social on new business and organic growth and are expected to have good strategic planning experience and strong presenting skills. The ideal candidate will have more than five years’ agency experience and a track record of delivering successful social media campaigns for major companies and brands.

Citypress was awarded PRWeek’s Best Places to Work Award for 3 years in a row, has been named a Sunday Times Top 100 employer and we offer a range of benefits including healthcare cash plan, performance-based bonus scheme and flexible working opportunities.

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Account Manager / Senior Account Manager in London

Citypress is looking for an ambitious and committed account manager or senior account manager to join our growing team in London. This position will involve working with some of the UK’s leading brands across a range of sectors, specialising in personal finance and travel.

We’re looking for candidates that have experience in these sectors, who have had exposure to media relations and copy writing and are looking for a new opportunity. Candidates will ideally have three years of PR experience.

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Senior Research Executive/ Research Manager in Manchester

We’re looking for a passionate research executive or manager to join our research and analytics team in Manchester. You will have the chance to be involved in a mix of projects including qualitative, quantitative and desktop research for big-name brands, supporting with new business and helping ensure evaluation and reporting of results is meaningful and accurate.

We’re looking for someone with previous research experience, who’s able to hit the ground running. They’ll be proactive by nature, have an eye for detail and take a natural interest in the world around them.

Pay is competitive and will be determined by your professional experience, while we offer a range of additional benefits including healthcare cash plan, performance based bonus scheme and flexible working opportunities.

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Consumer Account Manager / Senior Account Manager in Manchester

We’re looking for an experienced and ambitious PR account manager to join our consumer practice in central Manchester. You will manage integrated PR accounts across a range of sectors including retail and travel, and will be responsible for helping to develop and grow junior colleagues.

The ideal candidate will have over three years’ experience in PR and will have strong media relations, project management and client relationship skills.

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Account Manager in Manchester

Citypress is looking for an ambitious and committed account manager to join our team in central Manchester. This position will involve working with some of the UK’s leading brands across a range of sectors, with a focus on energy, personal finance and professional services. The role will also involve working cross-team over the wider Citypress network, with offices in Birmingham, Liverpool, Edinburgh and London.

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Account Executive in Manchester

One of our Manchester teams — which works with clients in financial and professional services, housing, energy and food and drink among other sectors — is recruiting an ambitious Account Executive.

Our ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team player with a curious mind and be keen to develop their skills working on integrated B2B and corporate briefs for some of the UK’s leading business brands.

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HR Administrator in Manchester

We are a highly successful, Manchester based PR agency looking to recruit a HR Administrator to provide an efficient & effective service to the business.

Paying a competitive salary, this is an opportunity worth exploring if you’re looking to be part of an exciting, dynamic and creative industry.

As a HR administrator, your role will focus on the provision of administration support to the HR team as well as providing a friendly and efficient service to all members of Citypress. Reporting directly into the Head of HR, this position will also support the wider Operations team on admin, training and payroll tasks. You will also be responsible for maintaining accurate data on the HR system enabling you to produce reports to the HR and wider Operations team.

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Administration Assistant in Manchester

We are a highly successful, Manchester based PR agency looking to recruit an Administration Assistant to provide an efficient & effective service to the business.

Paying a competitive salary, this is an opportunity worth exploring if you’re looking to be part of an exciting, dynamic and creative industry.

Day to day responsibilities include working closely with the Office Manager and Operations Team to provide and effective and efficient operation of the agency’s support functions. Daily duties will include:

-Providing general administrative support to the agency
-Booking and servicing internal and external meetings using the in-house reservation system
-Servicing client meeting meetings in a professional and courteous manner
-Providing a professional switchboard and reception
-Maintaining high standards of housekeeping through the office at all times and arranging for general repairs
-Managing supplies of stationery and office consumables

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We appreciate great talent

Citypress is one of the fastest growing PR consultancies in the UK, and we’re always on the lookout for new talent.

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