Senior Publicity Manager

Think Jam London United Kingdom Communication and Public Relations

Company Description

Think Jam is an award-winning specialist entertainment marketing agency, proven to deliver communications strategy, consultancy and content creation to global clients across film, TV, gaming, the arts and publishing.

Our mission is to lead from the front by innovating, collaborating and delivering unrivalled expertise worldwide.


Position

To develop, prepare and execute multiple client proposals for publicity campaigns and ensure all

activities agreed upon are followed through within the agreed deadline and budget, and delivered with consistent standards of excellence.

Responsibilities of the Role

  • Manage, develop and prepare publicity strategy, determine audiences and consumer targets according to campaign specifications, research and develop a comprehensive publicity strategy which ensures the best level of coverage 
  • During the campaign planning stage, discuss and align with account management team on the publicity campaign goals, objectives and measureables – KPIs, key targets, milestones and ROI on activity and initiatives and prepare pitch and planning documents
  • Recommend and execute innovative and realistically achievable ways to publicise campaigns including promotions, talent junkets, editorial, competitions and social campaign activity
  • Lead brainstorm meetings to create publicity plans, pitches, strategy and plan of action documents
  • Attend regular meetings with clients and the account management team to discuss campaigns and ensure they are on track
  • Ensure outstanding relationships are built with clients and their expectations are consistently managed at different levels within the team
  • Lead the way in organising relationship-building events and encourage the team to contribute to these
  • Be aware of organic growth opportunities with your existing clients and other divisions within their businesses
  • Proactively seek ways to win new business through networking opportunities
  • Cross-sell the agency’s services
  • A working knowledge of all core social media platforms
  • Work daily with the publicity team to prioritise and delegate work while offering guidance, direction and support
  • Overall responsibility for managing budgets within the team
  • Mentor, train, support and guide the team in all areas of publicity including promotions, partnerships, social media, research, analytics and video

Requirements

You will be dynamic, forward thinking, innovative, open minded and interested in exploring new ways of working. You’re also likely to have the following skills & experience:-

  • 5+ years of relevant experience as a publicity manager or relevant role, including digital publicity.
  • Extensive contacts in the UK entertainment industry.
  • Proven client relations skills
  • Ability to lead, challenge and encourage a team
  • Demonstrate an understanding of client budgeting
  • Excellent communication, organizational and presentation skills
  • Conscientious timekeeping and effective time management
  • Knowledge of the film and television industry is essential, some brand PR experience desirable
  • Love of new technology and passion for following developing media trend

Other information

Team Think Jam

Our clients trust us to deliver high-impact, engaging campaigns, and we respond with enthusiasm, honesty and commitment.

We pride ourselves in putting people at the heart of what we do and in return for your enthusiasm and expertise, we offer a competitive salary, 28 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, Westfield health cash plan, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, birthday half-day off work, wine-down Wednesdays (our mid-week treats), monthly company breakfasts, company away days and an anniversary present each year.

Our company values are loyalty, results, innovation, enthusiasm and teamwork. If these resonate with you then we’d love to hear from you.

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