Influencer – Senior Account Director/Account Director – Consumer Packaged Goods | Hill & Knowlton

Hill & Knowlton

Job Title: Influencer – Senior Account Director/Account Director – Consumer Packaged Goods
Employer: Hill & Knowlton
Location: London, United Kingdom
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Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 10826_d9a7faf24969b015cf3e01c02fb2da44

 

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About Hill & Knowlton

Hill & Knowlton is the global strategic communications leader for transformation. We help brands, businesses and leaders build reputation, manage risk, and create breakthrough opportunities for growth. Founded in 1927, today’s Hill & Knowlton operates 70 offices in over 30 countries, providing advisory, public relations and creative solutions to local and global clients. Our global team offers integrated strategic services, grounded in deep sector expertise, and enabled by creativity and intelligence. Headquartered in New York, Hill & Knowlton is part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups.

OUR TEAM

We’re looking for a senior influencer specialist (SAD level) to join the CPG team and work across some of our largest consumer clients. The successful candidate will take a lead role in; developing best in class influencer strategies and programmes for new and existing clients, can provide continued counsel on the most effective ways of delivering against business objectives, a strong understanding of measurement and reporting and demonstrate the ability to lead and organise a team within a fast-paced environment.

This role will have a primary focus on P&G, the sectors biggest client, and include brands such as Aussie, Braun and Venus, so experience and passion within the beauty and lifestyle sectors is essential.

You will support client teams through strategic planning, ideation, and delivery of content across owned, earned, shared, and paid channels to drive our client’s business as well as supporting with lead generation and building brands and reputations. Embedding product into authentic cultural moments is integral to our jobs so proven skills in creative storytelling and developing trend-led narratives that deliver high performing assets for organic and paid to draws audiences is key.

A deep understanding of existing and emerging social media platforms, influencer marketing, best practices and how audiences engage online is a key part of this, additionally you must have a high-level understanding of technical platform capabilities and be able to talk confidently on this with media teams.

You will also understand how to root strategies in data & analytics to drive measurable results and will have experience executing campaigns across platforms and the marketing mix.

This role would suit a creatively minded practitioner who is able to manage multiple work streams within a fast-paced environment, ideally with experience of working within agency.

THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide counsel to clients and lead insight driven content strategies for current and new clients, championing creative work that will work across all channels.
  • Lead and develop best in class content strategy for core clients and ensure best practice is implemented across influencer marketing campaigns.
  • Ensure all content is of the highest quality in relation to the brief, acting as core line of approval before being shared externally.
  • Understand our clients’ competitive landscape and make informed recommendations regarding emerging and new platform capabilities and trends.
  • Be able to budget and scope for work accurately to manage profitability and resource.
  • Work with and lead clients toward defining scope and the approach for major projects for clients and help structure and present recommendations.
  • Drive escalation of knowledge within the agency, continuously focus efforts on developing and enhancing the skills and capabilities of teams as well as working with other content and publishing leads across the agency globally to share key learnings and upskill sector teams
  • Provide insight and recommendations for growth strategies for clients, identify new opportunities and play a proactive role in terms of proposal development, pitching and conversion.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

  • Exceptional writing and communication skills with a diligent approach to detail.
  • Excellent knowledge of content creators – who the big names are, what channels they live on, how they reach their audiences, how they work with brands.
  • Ability to generate digital ideas that deliver cut through to target audiences within the social media space – and a deep understanding of channel roles and best formats.
  • Extensive content strategy development experience, ideally gained within an agency environment.
  • Ability to explain technical issues with clarity in a non-technical way.
  • A strong analytical understanding and the ability to intuitively understand what the audience needs to know and how they want to consume it.
  • Solid working knowledge of digital channels/ social media platforms and how they can be used to generate, host and engage audiences with creative content.
  • Interest in, and understanding of, business issues, news and politics, the media and the world around you in general.
  • Ambition, drive, and commitment to great results.
  • Attention to detail.

KEY H&K BENEFITS

  • 25 days & (3 days at Christmas) annual leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • SMART pension scheme
  • WPP employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity scheme
  • Vouchers & extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries
  • Our dedicated interactive training academy – ‘The Hub’
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellness programmes
  • Weekly social events
  • 2 x volunteer days per year
  • Additional wellness days off for active commuting

OUR LONDON OFFICE

H&K employs over 300 people in the UK, and our stunning Southwark offices run over two floors as part of the larger WPP Campus, Rose Court. We have access to a beautiful roof terrace withpanoramic views across London and a bar/restaurant area, which is a great spot for client meetings and socialising with the wider agency and other WPPOpCo’s.

DE&I

We pride ourselves on creating a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone belongs.As a company and as co-workers, we are building a workplace where everyone can reach their full potential. We are an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

We believe diversity is strength. Our Commitment at Hill & Knowlton is to combine our employees unique backgrounds, perspective, and experiences to build a more diverse and inclusive organisation that represents all of us and the businesses we work with. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and will consider all applicants regardless of age, gender identity ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, family or parental status, neurodiversity, and disability status. We are also happy to provide reasonable adjustments during the application and interview process. Please refer to our Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Recruitment Charter to understand more about H&K’s commitments here.

H&K is Disability Confident Committed and a Dyslexia SMART organisation. If you require any adjustments to the application or interview process with us, please don’t hesitate to email

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