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We are expanding our team in Scotland and are hiring a Communications Manager (Account Manager level) to manage campaigns for Scottish, UK and global clients.

We’re looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years experience and an enviable network of contacts and connections across media, influencers and content creators.

You’ll be used to managing culturally relevant campaigns that drive talkability, with big ideas and creative thinking, exceptional attention to detail and proven end to end delivery.

Experience working on FMCG brands and/or behaviour change campaigns is desirable.

Location: Glasgow (hybrid - 2 days per week in office)

What You'll Do

As a Communications Manager, you are passionate about what you do, resourceful and keen to take responsibility in managing and delivering outstanding work.

You’re in regular contact with clients, other agencies and suppliers, so you thrive on fostering and maintaining great relationships. You’re extremely organised and confident to use your own initiative to see a job through to completion.

You’re flexible, working across a range of teams, projects and communications channels to help deliver exciting content that tells brand stories with flair.

Skills for Success in a Communications Manager Role

  • Helping to find simple solutions; to all kinds of briefs and challenges.
  • Being a team player; particularly in delegating tasks to junior members, briefing them clearly and effectively, and supporting them in seeing work through to completion.
  • Fostering strong and meaningful relationships; from clients to media and colleagues.
  • Really understanding a client’s world; their marketplace, risks and opportunities.
  • Going the extra mile; you’re constantly thinking ahead and using your own initiative to find new opportunities that bolster client projects and our reputation.

You will Enjoy

  • Working collaboratively across the business with different experts and specialists
  • Having your finger on the pulse and being all over industry trends
  • The challenge of telling a brand story in a memorable way
  • Taking ownership and being accountable for delivering key tasks and making big ideas happen
  • The chance to help junior staff grow and develop

About Smarts

Smarts is one of the UK’s largest consumer PR and content agencies and we’re growing. From our offices in New York, London, Belfast, Glasgow and Amsterdam, our 160+ team delivers creative, award-winning work nationally and internationally for brands like, Balcones Distilling, Smirnoff and Zalando. A multi-disciplinary agency, our expertise stretches beyond traditional PR and media relations, into social and digital, influencer partnerships, content creation and more.

Smarts is a global Cultural Communications agency that specialises in activating through Public Relations, Strategic Partnerships, Influencer engagement, and content generation. We pride ourselves in the deep understanding of consumer passions, finding brands’ role in culture and connecting the two.

Discover more about life at Smarts here.

All the benefits.
All together.

Our Smarts+ commitment to you from day one includes:

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • 2 volunteer days
  • Hybrid working and flexible hours
  • Pension (with option to increase take-home pay)
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption policies*
  • Family-friendly policies and support
  • Premium Linkedin Learning Licence
  • Generous sick pay*
  • Private Health Insurance*
  • Life assurance
  • Well-being programme and support
  • Cycle to work scheme*
  • Electric vehicle leasing*
  • (Epic) parties and social events

*Varies dependent on work location

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