Marketing & PR Manager

Marketing & PR Manager

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 04 August 2019
Twitter: @wastecreative
Job Listing Added: 08 July 2019

Role: Marketing & PR Manager


Location: London


Start date: ASAP


What we’re looking for:


A quick-thinking Marketing and PR Manager to join our fast-growing team. Your role will be to manage all aspects of the agency’s marketing efforts, drive new business while keeping a keen eye on the agency’s brand and reputation. But above all, your primary goal will be to make Waste famous.


Our “Maximum Digital, Minimum Nonsense” approach is already driving phenomenal growth, so the successful applicant will need to be able to hit the ground running. We’ll give you on the job training and access to courses, but this is not a role (or an agency) held back by time-consuming processes or fussy hand-holding.


Your experience and skill set will include:


3 - 5 years in Marketing & PR, ideally working within an agency
Knowledge of and passion for advertising, PR, social media & emerging tech
Strong copywriting and content creation experience
New business experience (essential)
Lead generation experience (not essential but a bonus)
Strong account management skills
Confident and inspiring communication skills
A little black book of PR contacts & a strong relationship with the national trade press


Your role is to:


Plan and execute Waste’s marketing strategy
Manage all of our external comms
Develop and implement the writing, design and production of materials for prospecting i.e. thought leadership, articles, emails, blogs, films
Monitor and optimise our social analytics & content performance
Plan and run our owned events


Your Year One goal would be:


To make Waste famous
Get us in the room with 3 new clients
Design and manage one big event
Create an in-depth report on a new industry/subject


In return, you’ll get:


To work at an exciting and fast-growing independent agency
The opportunity to develop your skills in a fun, supportive environment
Regular performance check-ins and personal development plans
To work alongside passionate digital natives, producing world-class work
Opportunities for training & fast-track growth
Massages, fruit & Friday drinks!


About us:


Waste is an independent digital creative agency founded in 2006 on the principle of cutting out unnecessary agency fluff in favour of urgency, expertise and a no-fuss attitude. We call this approach ‘Maximum Digital. Minimum Nonsense.’


With offices in London and Los Angeles, we employ 60+ specialists covering Strategy, Creative, Social & Web Content, Advertising, Digital Experiential, DOOH, UX and SEO.


Our client list includes Supercell, the mobile gaming giant, for whom we deliver player acquisition and retention built around community listening and high-speed, high-quality content creation. Other entertainment clients are Nintendo, Sega, Warner Brothers, Turner and Ubisoft. We also provide digital leadership for energy giant Centrica, covering British Gas, Hive, Dyno and Direct Energy. Other clients include dating app Badoo, lottery giant Camelot and media brand family Oath. We recently won digital strategy & creative contracts with intu– the largest shopping centre brand in the UK, and Grosvenor, the largest casino brand in the UK.


Our approach has seen us win more than 50 awards, including Awwwards, BIMAs, FWA, CIM, Pixels, Lovies, W3 and Webbys. We’re renowned for brewing our own craft beer, the Waste Pale Ale (WPA), a firm favourite with clients and partners. We also support the UK based gaming charity, SpecialEffect.