We are an ambitious group of communications experts who stand shoulder to shoulder with a variety of clients to help solve some of the world’s most challenging issues through impactful brand communications.

You will:

  • Support members of the communications team (both senior Directors and those who report to you)
  • Monitor mainstream and social media; clipping and logging coverage
  • Coordinate and co lead relationships with partner agencies
  • Liaise with clients across a number of accounts
  • Plan for events and lead a team to liaise with venues, partners and suppliers
  • Produce well thought through activity reports
  • Create written collateral for clients including press releases, statements, Q&A and other media materials
  • Pitch stories to target journalists on the phone and via email and encourage your team to do the same

Our Values

  • Curious
  • Courageous
  • United
  • Unique

Blakeney are looking for an ambitious SAM with a good understanding of politics and media, to work as an integral member of the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a keen eye for detail and a desire to work in a fast-paced and exciting environment.

What we are looking for

You will need to be confident, sharp, creative and energetic. We are especially looking for originality and personality. Therefore, the following are guidelines, not strict prerequisites:

  • A friendly, fun demeanour - balanced with first-rate professionalism.
  • Solid experience in a communications role with strategic ability
  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent professional qualifications.
  • Exceptional writing skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent organisational skills – with experience of working to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Experience in managing a team and client portfolio
  • Good working knowledge and experience in using social media and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A willingness and ability to help shape our company and the way we do business

What you can expect

  • Flexible working.
  • Bespoke benefits programme focused on enhancing your life inside and outside of work
  • An authentic focus on making the time you are at work fulfilling and fun
  • Real investment in you – now and in the future including coaching and a 12-month programme dedicated to up-skilling you against your future aspirations
  • First-hand and elevated experience, designing major communications assets for campaigns that help to shape the way the world communicates so you will get to work closely with a very experienced wider team and benefit from their skills and expertise.
  • Exposure to clients across a range of industries, from live entertainment to energy, as well as the opportunity to be directly involved in high-level creative and brand campaigns.